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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Advarra

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, healthcare, industrial technology, and software industries, has acquired Advarra, a leading provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance solutions that are critical to the drug development process.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Linden Capital Partners
target: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators.
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closed 12/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Corrona, Inc., acquired HealthiVibe LLC

synopsis: Corrona, LLC, a leading provider of real-world observational and syndicated registry data, announced that it has acquired HealthiVibe, LLC, a leading patient experience company. HealthiVibe uses a systematic, evidence-based process to help pharmaceutical clients spearhead patient engagement initiatives of the product lifecycle.
buyer parent: Great Point Partners
buyer: Corrona, Inc.
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators. "
target: HealthiVibe LLC
HealthiVibe uses a systematic, evidence-based process to help pharmaceutical clients spearhead patient engagement initiatives of the product lifecycle. They leverage models and online analytic platforms to provide tools to optimize clinical trials and enhance product commercialization.
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closed 6/22/2016 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced its acquisition of CenterWatch, the leading provider of clinical trial industry news and information. CenterWatch provides clinical trials information to clinical research professionals.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficience of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, Clinical Services Organizations and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments. "
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is the recognized global leader in providing clinical trials information to a broad and influential spectrum of clinical research professionals ranging from sponsors and CROs, to investigative sites, technology solutions and niche providers.
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announced 3/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Nordic Capital, will acquire ERT

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on the healthcare, software, financial services, and industrial technology industries, announced the sale of ERT, a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development, to Nordic Capital Fund VIII.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leader in Nordic private equity investments, and now has an enviable reputation in investment and portfolio management. Since launching in 1989, Nordic Capital funds have delivered outstanding returns for our investors. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: ERT
ERT is a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. ERT delivers a combination of technology, services and clinical consulting that increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data and improve the widely deployed solutions.
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closed 7/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired ERT

synopsis: ERT, a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes services to biopharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations, announced that Genstar Capital, LLC, has completed its acquisition of the company in a take-private transaction.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital LLC has more than $3 billion of committed capital under management and targets investments focused on selected sectors within the life science, healthcare services, software and software services, insurance and financial services, and industrial technology industries. "
target: ERT
ERT is a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes research services and customizable medical devices supporting biopharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations to achieve their drug development and healthcare objectives.
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$395 [$370]
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$194
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$42
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1.9x
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9.0x
closed 5/5/2010 via Company Press Release

Kenneth Getz, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: Ken Getz, the founder of CenterWatch—an industry-leading clinical trials information services company—along with private equity investors has purchased the company from Jobson Medical Information.
buyer: Kenneth Getz
Ken Getz founded CenterWatch in 1994 and established the company as a leading provider of operating and business information on the $40 billion global clinical trials industry. Getz sold the company to the Thomson Corporation in 1998. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is a trusted source and global destination of clinical trials information for both professionals and patients. CenterWatch provides a wide variety of information services including grant leads for investigative sites, data about the global clinical trials industry and more.
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closed 12/31/2007 via Berkery

Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation announced the sale of CenterWatch to Jobson Medical Information, a portfolio company of The Wicks Group, LLC. CenterWatch is a trusted source and global leader in providing proprietary data and information about clinical trials to both professionals and patients.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is a trusted source and global leader in providing proprietary data and information about clinical trials to both professionals and patients.
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closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Arsenal Capital Partners, acquired BresMed Health Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm investing in healthcare and specialty industrials companies, announced the acquisition of BresMed Health Solutions, a pioneer in providing health economic research, communications, and consulting services to the global pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle‐market specialty industrials and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of $5.3 billion, and completed more than 45 platform investments. "
target: BresMed Health Solutions Ltd
BresMed is a health economic and outcomes research consultancy that provides health economic solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry. Established in 2006, BresMed has more than 150 staff across offices in the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, the U.S., and India.
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announced 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Clarivate Analytics, will acquire Decision Resources Group

synopsis: Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics, will acquire Decision Resources Group ("DRG"), a premier provider of high-value data, analytics and insights products and services to the healthcare industry, from Piramal Enterprises Limited, part of global business conglomerate Piramal Group.
buyer: Clarivate Analytics (:$1,614.03)
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management. "
target parent: Piramal Group
target: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group (DRG) is uniquely positioned to help healthcare businesses improve the lives of patients around the world by creating patient-centric commercial strategies that drive better outcomes and better access.
price ($mm)
$950
rev ($mm)
$207
EBITDA ($mm)
$48
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4.6x
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20.0x
closed 8/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Decision Resources Group, acquired Context Matters

synopsis: Decision Resources Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Context Matters, the innovative data technology start-up that developed a first-of-its-kind global market access integrated data platform.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group (DRG), a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Ltd., offers best-in-class, high-value data, analytics and insights products and services to the healthcare industry, delivered by more than 900 employees across 15 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: Context Matters
Context Matters is led by a team with extensive experience in the pharma & biotech and financial & information sectors with deep operational familiarity of the issues facing the pharmaceutical industry and those following the industry.
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announced 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Inovalon, Inc., will acquire Avalere Health LLC

synopsis: Inovalon, a leading technology company providing cloud-based analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Avalere Health, Inc., a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
buyer: Inovalon, Inc. (INOV:$449.36)
Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the healthcare landscape. "
target: Avalere Health LLC
Avalere Health, Inc. is a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
price ($mm)
$140
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$47
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3.0x
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closed 12/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Decision Resources Group, acquired Abacus International

synopsis: Decision Resources Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms focusing on healthcare insights and analysis, announced that it has acquired Abacus International, a pioneer in evidence-based global market access solutions for many of the world’s leading healthcare companies.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues within the healthcare industry. The top biopharmaceutical, medical technology and managed care companies rely on the Company’s predictive analytics to make fully informed decisions. "
target: Abacus International
Abacus International is unique in its provision of services throughout the lifecycle of a pharmaceutical or medical device. They can provide tailored solutions to overcome each hurdle of the product development process, from pre-launch though to market access.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Piramal Healthcare Limited, acquired Decision Resources Group

synopsis: Piramal Healthcare Limited has completed its previously announced acquisition of Decision Resources Group, a US based company in the healthcare information segment. Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best in class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Piramal Healthcare Limited
With assets across North America, Europe and Asia, Piramal Healthcare is one of the largest pharmaceutical custom manufacturing companies across the world. It has significant presence in the global critical care space with sales of anesthesia products to over 100 countries. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues within the healthcare industry. The top biopharmaceutical, medical technology and managed care companies rely on the Company’s predictive analytics to make fully informed decisions.
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$635
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$160
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closed 7/10/2007 via

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Decision Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, announced today that Providence Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm with more than $21 billion under management, will acquire majority control of the Company.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target parent: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
target: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit.
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closed 1/6/2004 via PR Newswire

Boston Ventures Management, Inc., Castanea Partners, acquired Decision Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Castanea Partners and Boston Ventures Limited Partnership VI today announced the recapitalization of Decision Resources, Inc., with a total transaction value of $58 million. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company is best known for its therapeutically-focused analyses of global pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets.
buyer: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
buyer: Castanea Partners
Boston Ventures Management, LLC is a private equity firm that has been an active investor and financial partner to management teams in the media, entertainment, publishing and information and communications sectors since 1983, earning the firm a franchise position in the private equity community. "
target: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit.
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$58
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sudler & Hennessey, acquired System Analytic Ltd.

synopsis: Sudler & Hennessey, has acquired a majority stake in System Analytic for an undisclosed sum. Sudler is a global healthcare marketing and communications network, while London-based System Analytic’s database and online tools enable pharmaceutical companies to identify, map and engage key opinions leaders across a broad range of medical fields.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Sudler & Hennessey
Sudler & Hennessey is one of the world's leading healthcare communications firms, developing strategic promotional and educational programmes for a broad array of healthcare brands. "
target: System Analytic Ltd.
System Analytic Ltd. owns and operates a database and online tools to help pharmaceutical companies to identify and engages opinion leaders. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
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$3
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0.0x
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Corrona, Inc.

synopsis: Audax Private Equity announced that it has recapitalized, in partnership with the management team, Corrona, LLC. Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $24 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses. "
target parent: Great Point Partners
target: Corrona, Inc.
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators.
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closed 9/10/2009 via BusinessWire

United BioSource Corporation, acquired Cognitive Drug Research, Ltd.

synopsis: United BioSource Corporation (UBC) announced the acquisition of Cognitive Drug Research, Ltd. (CDR), the leader in computerized cognitive testing for clinical trials. The CDR System is the most widely used computerized cognitive testing system in the world: it is used in more than 1000 trials encompassing approximately 50 different disease areas.
buyer parent: Oak Investment Partners
buyer: United BioSource Corporation
United BioSource Corporation accelerates the generation, analysis and communication of real world evidence by integrating scientific and operational expertise with innovative technology solutions to support global development and commercialization of medical products for life science companies. "
target: Cognitive Drug Research, Ltd.
Cognitive Drug Research, Ltd. (CDR) is the world leader in automated cognitive function assessment in phase I through phase IV clinical trials. Founded by Keith Wesnes in 1986, CDR’s proprietary cognitive assessment system can be administered to virtually any patient population in any environment.
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closed 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Precision for Value, acquired Redwood Outcomes

synopsis: Precision for Value, a company that supports commercial excellence for global pharmaceutical and life sciences clients through the demonstration and communication of product value and outcomes, announced its acquisition of Redwood Outcomes, a leading international health economics and outcomes research company.
buyer parent: Precision for Medicine
buyer: Precision for Value
Precision for Value supports excellence for global pharmaceutical and life sciences clients through the communication of product value and outcomes. The Precision for Value teams provide clients with services of industry knowledge, demonstrated analytics proficiency, and communications prowess. "
target: Redwood Outcomes
Redwood Outcomes is a Health Economics & Outcomes Research firm. They aim to advance and apply the science of evidence synthesis, integration, and communication to optimize health care decision-making.
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announced 8/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

PRA Health Sciences, will acquire Symphony Health Solutions

synopsis: PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (“PRA”), a leading clinical research organization, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Symphony Health Solutions Corporation (“Symphony Health”), a privately-held best-in-class provider of data, analytics and consulting solutions to the life sciences market.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: PRA Health Sciences (PRAH:$1,698.48)
PRA Health Sciences is one of the world’s leading global contract research organizations, or CROs, by revenue, providing outsourced clinical development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Since 2000, PRA has participated in approximately 3,500 clinical trials worldwide. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Symphony Health Solutions
Symphony Health Solutions is a leading provider of high-value data, analytics, and technology solutions for biopharmaceutical manufacturers, healthcare providers, and payers. Symphony Health derived data improves health management decisions, and helps clients drive revenue growth.
price ($mm)
$530
rev ($mm)
$200
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2.7x
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closed 3/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Advarra, acquired Bio-Optronics Group, LLC

synopsis: Advarra, the market leader in regulatory review solutions and clinical site technologies, has acquired Bio-Optronics, a leading healthcare information technology company. Bio-Optronics offers software solutions for clinical research management, staff scheduling, and patient workflows.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target: Bio-Optronics Group, LLC
Bio-Optronics is a leading healthcare information technology company. Bio-Optronics helps healthcare professionals to enhance quality, productivity, patient and staff satisfaction. They offer software solutions for clinical research management, staff scheduling, and patient workflows.
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closed 11/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Advarra, acquired Longboat Clinical Ltd.

synopsis: Advarra, the market leader in regulatory review solutions and clinical site technologies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Longboat, an innovative provider of clinical trial technologies focused on site training, protocol compliance, and patient engagement.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target: Longboat Clinical Ltd.
Longboat is an innovative provider of user-friendly, fully mobile clinical research technology solutions that take the complexity out of trials for site staff, patients, monitors, and study teams, making protocol compliance easy and instinctive.
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announced 9/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Advarra, will acquire Forte Research Systems

synopsis: Advarra, the premier provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance consulting services, will acquire Forte, the industry's leading provider of standards-based clinical research technology solutions for major academic medical centers, cancer centers, and health systems.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target parent: Primus
target: Forte Research Systems
Forte provides software and services in the critical areas of clinical trial management, clinical data management, and research administration for cancer centers, academic medical centers, and health systems. Forte's flagship Clinical Trial Management System, OnCore manages clinical research data.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Advarra

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, healthcare, industrial technology, and software industries, has acquired Advarra, a leading provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance solutions that are critical to the drug development process.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Linden Capital Partners
target: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Advarra, acquired Kinetiq

synopsis: Advarra, the premier provider of institutional review board (IRB) and research quality and compliance consulting services, acquired Quorum’s research and technology consulting division, Kinetiq. Kinetiq delivers innovative solutions for human subject protection and compliance in clinical research.
buyer parent: Linden Capital Partners
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target parent: Quorum Review IRB
target: Kinetiq
Kinetiq is a consulting and technology division of Quorum Review IRB that delivers innovative solutions for human subject protection and compliance in clinical research.
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closed 5/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Chesapeake Research Review

synopsis: Audax Group announced it has completed the recapitalization of Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. Chesapeake is a leading provider of independent institutional review board (“IRB”) services to major pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, universities, academic medical centers, and hospital systems.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group, founded in 1999, is a leading investor in lower-middle market companies. With offices in Boston and New York, Audax has over $5 billion in assets under management in its Private Equity, Mezzanine, and Senior Debt businesses. "
target: Chesapeake Research Review
Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. provides human research protections services. It offers institutional review board services & human research protections consultation, including strategic & operational, IRB consultation services; ethical, scientific & applied bioethics review, education & auditing.
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closed 9/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired CareSafely

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of industry-focused software solutions for training, workforce management, and risk communications, has acquired CareSafely, a software and content platform purpose-built to enable senior living and long-term care providers to strengthen their Quality, Safety, and Compliance (QSC) programs.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
target: CareSafely
CareSafely is a software and content platform purpose-built to enable senior living and long-term care providers to strengthen their Quality, Safety, and Compliance (QSC) programs.
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closed 9/8/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired Envisage Technologies

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of industry-focused software solutions for training, workforce management and risk communications, has acquired Envisage Technologies, the leader in unified training, compliance, and performance software for public safety.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
target: Envisage Technologies
‍Envisage Technologies is the world's leader in training and compliance management solutions for public safety. Envisage's Acadis Readiness Suite software gives public safety, security, and military professionals the tools to ensure they are trained, compliant with standards, and ready to respond.
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closed 8/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Telestream, Inc., acquired Sherpa Digital Media

synopsis: Telestream, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital and a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, announced the acquisition of Sherpa Digital Media, a live event hosting and distribution platform used around the world by Fortune 500 companies and others to stream content to their customers, employees, and members.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Telestream, Inc.
Telestream provides world-class live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. Telestream products span the entire digital media lifecycle. "
target: Sherpa Digital Media
Sherpa consolidates live and on-demand video so users can focus on creating top-quality content. With Sherpa’s virtual event platform and production services, people can hit the ground running with immersive webinars, webcasts, and event experiences, integrated with the tools you already use today.
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closed 7/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, purchased Higher Education Business from EverFi, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of industry-focused software solutions for training, risk management, safety, and prevention, has acquired EVERFI’s higher education business. This segment of EVERFI’s business includes its highly-regarded online training catalog for colleges and universities and the Campus Prevention Network (CPN).
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
seller: EverFi, Inc.
The acquisition includes EVERFI’s Higher Education and Campus Prevention Network Business. This segment of EVERFI’s business includes its highly-regarded online training catalog for colleges and universities and the Campus Prevention Network (CPN).
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closed 7/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, purchased Higher Education Business from EverFi, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of industry-focused software solutions for training, risk management, safety, and prevention, has acquired EVERFI’s higher education business. This segment of EVERFI’s business includes its highly-regarded online training catalog for colleges and universities and the Campus Prevention Network (CPN).
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
seller: EverFi, Inc.
The acquisition includes EVERFI’s Higher Education and Campus Prevention Network Business. This segment of EVERFI’s business includes its highly-regarded online training catalog for colleges and universities and the Campus Prevention Network (CPN).
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closed 9/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Sphera

synopsis: Sphera has announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone have completed their previously announced acquisition of Sphera, a leading provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) software, data and consulting services, from Genstar Capital.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $649 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world.
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$1,400
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announced 7/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, will acquire Foreside

synopsis: Genstar Capital is to acquire a majority stake in Foreside Financial Group from Lovell Minnick Partners. Foreside provides a robust offering of distribution solutions and governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions to clients in the global asset and wealth management industries.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Lovell Minnick Partners
target: Foreside
Foreside delivers a range of distribution and compliance services to clients in the global asset management industry. Foreside services open- and closed-end funds, exchange-traded products, commodity pools, private placements, investment advisers and registered broker-dealers.
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announced 6/30/2021 via BusinessWire

2020 Inc. will be merged with Compusoft Group, Genstar Capital LLC,

synopsis: Genstar Capital and TA Associates are to merge their portfolio companies, Compusoft, a leading international provider of specialized visual Configure, Price, Quote software, and 2020 Technologies, a leading provider of specialized CAD, configure, price, quote and enterprise solutions for the interior design and furniture manufacturing industries.
buyer: Compusoft Group
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Compusoft Group is a global software provider in the kitchen, bathroom and furniture industry. Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: 2020 Inc. (TWTYF:$68.26)
2020 is a global provider of specialized computer-aided design (CAD), configure, price, quote (CPQ) and enterprise solutions dedicated to interior design, space planning and furniture manufacturing.
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closed 6/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired 2020 Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital has acquired 2020 Technologies Inc from Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm. 2020 is a global provider of specialized computer-aided design (CAD), configure, price, quote (CPQ) and enterprise solutions dedicated to interior design, space planning and furniture manufacturing.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: 2020 Inc. (TWTYF:$68.26)
2020 is a global provider of specialized computer-aided design (CAD), configure, price, quote (CPQ) and enterprise solutions dedicated to interior design, space planning and furniture manufacturing.
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announced 5/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, will acquire Vector Solutions

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm, is to acquire a majority ownership stake in Vector Solutions, the leading provider of industry-focused software solutions for training, risk management, workforce management and operational readiness. Genstar is acquiring Vector from Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology.
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closed 6/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Enverus

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman (H&F), a premier global private equity firm, has acquired majority ownership of Enverus, the leading global energy data analytics and SaaS technology company, from Genstar Capital. The investment from H&F will enable Enverus to accelerate its development of market-leading software and analytics solutions.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman is a global private equity firm focused on large-scale equity investments in high-quality growth businesses. H&F partners with world-class management teams where its deep sector expertise, long-term orientation, and collaborative partnership approach enable companies to flourish. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Enverus
Enverus is the leading energy SaaS company delivering highly-technical insights and predictive/prescriptive analytics that empower customers to make decisions that increase profit. Enverus is a strategic partner to more than 6,000 customers in 50 countries.
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closed 3/31/2021 via PR Newswire

Enverus, acquired Energy Acuity

synopsis: Enverus, the leading energy SaaS company, has acquired Energy Acuity, the leading provider of power generation and power delivery market data with specific expertise in renewable energy. The addition of Energy Acuity will allow Enverus to create the most comprehensive end-to-end energy offering in the industry.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Enverus
Enverus is the leading energy SaaS company delivering highly-technical insights and predictive/prescriptive analytics that empower customers to make decisions that increase profit. Enverus is a strategic partner to more than 6,000 customers in 50 countries. "
target: Energy Acuity
Energy Acuity is a leading provider of information and intelligence on renewable power and clean energy markets. The company's product suite provides comprehensive and high-quality datasets covering power generation and grid infrastructure.
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closed 3/11/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Telestream, Inc., acquired Masstech Innovations Inc.

synopsis: Telestream, a company that provides world-class live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions, has acquired Masstech, a company that creates intelligent, hybrid cloud-based storage and asset lifecycle management solutions for the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Telestream, Inc.
Telestream provides world-class live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. Telestream products span the entire digital media lifecycle. "
target parent: FPE Capital LLP
target: Masstech Innovations Inc.
Masstech creates intelligent, hybrid cloud-based storage and asset lifecycle management solutions for the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry.
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closed 3/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Advarra, acquired Bio-Optronics Group, LLC

synopsis: Advarra, the market leader in regulatory review solutions and clinical site technologies, has acquired Bio-Optronics, a leading healthcare information technology company. Bio-Optronics offers software solutions for clinical research management, staff scheduling, and patient workflows.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target: Bio-Optronics Group, LLC
Bio-Optronics is a leading healthcare information technology company. Bio-Optronics helps healthcare professionals to enhance quality, productivity, patient and staff satisfaction. They offer software solutions for clinical research management, staff scheduling, and patient workflows.
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closed 12/1/2020 via PR Newswire

Signant Health, acquired VirTrial

synopsis: Signant Health has acquired VirTrial, a provider of software solutions for remote site startup and decentralized clinical trial conduct. With the acquisition, Signant Health expands its software stack to further digitally enhance trial sites and offer sponsors superior evidence generation across traditional, decentralized, and hybrid trial models.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Signant Health
Signant Health is the evidence generation company. Signant is focused on leveraging software, deep therapeutic and scientific knowledge, and operational expertise to consistently generate quality evidence for clinical studies across traditional, virtual, and hybrid trial models. "
target parent: Kinderhook Industries
target: VirTrial
VirTrial's virtual care platform enables pharmaceutical companies and Contract Research Organizations to empower their preferred clinical research sites to perform virtual visits through a combination of secure video, audio, chat, and messaging, which can be used on any device.
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closed 11/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Advarra, acquired Longboat Clinical Ltd.

synopsis: Advarra, the market leader in regulatory review solutions and clinical site technologies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Longboat, an innovative provider of clinical trial technologies focused on site training, protocol compliance, and patient engagement.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target: Longboat Clinical Ltd.
Longboat is an innovative provider of user-friendly, fully mobile clinical research technology solutions that take the complexity out of trials for site staff, patients, monitors, and study teams, making protocol compliance easy and instinctive.
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closed 10/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Prometheus Group, acquired Utopia Global Inc.

synopsis: Prometheus Group, a leading global provider of asset management operations and optimization software, announced the acquisition of Utopia Global, Inc., a leading data solutions company known for its end-to-end data quality, data migration and data governance solutions.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: Utopia Global Inc.
Utopia Global, Inc. was co-founded in 2003 and is widely regarded as the thought leader for enterprise data management software solutions and services that enable organizations to analyze, correct, enrich, and govern their data.
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closed 7/13/2020 via PR Web

OEConnection LLC, acquired NuGen IT

synopsis: OEConnection (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for OEM distribution networks, has acquired NuGen IT, Inc., a developer of information management software tools for the property and casualty insurance industry. NuGen IT provides integrated auto and homeowners' claims processing, workflow and business process compliance solutions.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: OEConnection LLC
OEConnection (OEC) is an automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks. Its suite of ecommerce, pricing, supply chain, business intelligence, part cataloging, data solutions, and services helps automakers and their dealer networks sell more OE parts. "
target: NuGen IT
NuGen IT is a developer of information management software tools for the property and casualty insurance industry and its partners. NuGen IT provides integrated auto and homeowners' claims processing, workflow and business process compliance solutions.
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closed 5/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Prometheus Group, acquired Viziya

synopsis: Prometheus Group, a leading global provider of asset management operations and optimization software, announced that is has acquired VIZIYA, a developer of enterprise asset management software, from Quarterhill Inc. VIZIYA designs and develops bolt-on software products to enhance enterprise resource planning-based asset maintenance systems.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target parent: Quarterhill Inc.
target: Viziya
Headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario, VIZIYA is the industry leader providing bolt-on software products to enhance ERP (enterprise resource planning)-based asset maintenance systems, delivering seamless integration and improving every stage of the maintenance process.
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$35
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closed 4/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired WorkTech

synopsis: Prometheus Group, a leading global provider of asset management operations and optimization software, has acquired WorkTech, a provider of contractor management and productivity solutions software. WorkTech enables organizations to optimize contractor spend by streamlining data capture, tracking, approvals, and payment processes.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: WorkTech
WorkTech is a provider of contractor management and productivity solutions software for businesses in asset-intensive industries. WorkTech’s productivity suite integrates with Enterprise Asset Management or Enterprise Resource Planning systems to provide users a comprehensive view of relevant data.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,171.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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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.
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$51
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$34
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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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.
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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.
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