Like Sonatype, Inc.

announced 11/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Sonatype, Inc.

synopsis: Sonatype, the company that scales DevOps through open source governance and software supply chain automation, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $50 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. "
target: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in software supply chain automation technology. Sonatype’s Nexus platform enables DevOps teams and developers to automatically integrate security at every stage of the modern development pipeline by combining in-depth component intelligence with real-time remediation guidance.
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announced 3/2/2022 via BusinessWire

Snowflake Computing, will acquire Streamlit

synopsis: Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, will acquire Streamlit, a framework built to simplify and accelerate the creation of data applications. Streamlit offers an open-source framework that makes creating web apps from Python easy. They enable developers and data scientists to quickly build and share data apps.
buyer: Snowflake Computing (NYSE:SNOW:$1,219.33)
Snowflake delivers the Data Cloud a global network where thousands of organizations mobilize data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. Inside the Data Cloud, organizations unite their data, easily discover and securely share governed data, and execute diverse analytic workloads. "
target: Streamlit
Streamlit is a framework built to simplify and accelerate the creation of data applications. Streamlit offers an open-source framework that makes creating web apps from Python easy. They enable developers and data scientists to quickly build and share data apps.
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closed 12/9/2021 via PR Newswire

UP9, acquired MockLab

synopsis: UP9, an autonomous microservice testing platform for developers, has acquired MockLab, an open source API simulator based in the UK. MockLab helps businesses to build and ship more robust systems. Their platform enables software teams to rapidly simulate APIs for faster parallel development and more comprehensive testing.
buyer: UP9
UP9 is an autonomous microservice testing platform for developers. UP9 enables microservice developers to ensure their APIs perform reliably and securely, and are production-ready. Their platform uses machine learning to help developers find problems early and get to the root cause quickly. "
target: MockLab
MockLab is an open source API simulator based in the UK. MockLab helps businesses to build and ship more robust systems. Their platform enables software teams to rapidly simulate APIs for faster parallel development and more comprehensive testing.
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announced 10/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Snyk, will acquire CloudSkiff

synopsis: Snyk, the leader in developer security, announced they have agreed to acquire CloudSkiff, creators of the leading open source tool for drift detection, driftctl. Cloudskiff helps DevOps, SRE, and cloud engineers to protect their codified cloud infrastructures.
buyer: Snyk
Headquartered in the UK, Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps organizations use open source and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images. "
target: CloudSkiff
CloudSkiff are the creators of the leading open source tool for drift detection, driftctl. Cloudskiff helps DevOps, SRE, and cloud engineers to protect their codified cloud infrastructures.
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closed 6/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Grafana Labs, acquired k6

synopsis: Grafana Labs has acquired Stockholm based k6, a company that simplifies and automates load and performance testing for agile software development teams. Their easy-to-use tools are used by modern development organizations from all corners of the world.
buyer: Grafana Labs
Grafana Labs provides an open and composable monitoring and observability stack built around Grafana, the leading open source technology for dashboards and visualization. "
target: k6
Stockholm based k6, simplifies and automate load and performance testing for agile software development teams. Their easy-to-use tools are used by modern development organizations from all corners of the world.
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closed 8/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Mirantis, acquired Lens

synopsis: Mirantis, the open cloud company, announced the company has acquired Lens, the Kubernetes integrated development environment (IDE) open source project. The tool unlocks situational awareness and enables users to easily manage, develop, debug, monitor, and troubleshoot their workloads across multiple clusters in real time.
buyer: Mirantis
Mirantis is a flexible infrastructure company. Mirantis provides continuous delivery of open cloud software via a managed services model to enable enterprise application owners to become free of infrastructure and operations concerns. "
target: Lens
Lens is the world’s most popular Kubernetes integrated development environment (IDE) open source project. The tool unlocks situational awareness and enables users to easily manage, develop, debug, monitor, and troubleshoot their workloads across multiple clusters in real time.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired SpecFlow

synopsis: Tricentis, the leader in continuous testing for DevOps, announced that it has acquired SpecFlow, the world’s leading open-source Behavior-Driven Development framework for .NET. SpecFlow facilitates collaboration between teams in small and large enterprises and allows clients to automate tests written in human-readable language.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Their innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. "
target parent: TechTalk Software AG
target: SpecFlow
SpecFlow is the world’s leading open-source Behavior-Driven Development framework for .NET. SpecFlow facilitates collaboration between teams in small and large enterprises and allows clients to automate tests written in human-readable language.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Visual Studio, acquired Open Build Service

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Open Build Service, an open and complete distribution development platform designed to encourage developers to compile packages for multiple Linux distributions, and become part of Visual Studio, a suite of programs offering developer tools for computer programmers, called an integrated development environment (IDE).
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Visual Studio
Microsoft Visual Studio is a suite of programs offering developer tools for computer programmers, called an integrated development environment (IDE). The suite offers a variety of editors, options, and controls for designing programs. "
target parent: Micro Focus International Limited
target: Open Build Service
The Open Build Service is a generic system to build and distribute binary packages from sources in an automatic, consistent and reproducible way. Users can release packages as well as updates, add-ons and entire distributions for a wide range of operating systems and hardware architectures.
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announced 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Deis, Inc

synopsis: Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, is acquiring Deis, an open-source software company that helps businesses build and operate massive online applications atop cloud services. Deis is based in San Francisco.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Deis, Inc
Deis is an Open Source company building tools for the Kubernetes ecosystem such as Helm and Workflow. Deis Workflow helps developers and operators easily deploy and scale their applications across public clouds, private clouds, and bare metal.
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closed 5/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Deco Software Inc.

synopsis: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer marketplace that started with accommodation rentals but has now expanded to other travel services, has acquired Deco Software, a company that builds the next generation of tools for mobile app developers. They offer an integrated development environment for building react native apps.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Deco Software Inc.
Deco Software builds the next generation of tools for mobile app developers. They offer an integrated development environment for building react native apps. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Smile SA, acquired SensioLabs

synopsis: Smile, the leading integrator and outsourcer of open source solutions in Europe, has acquired a majority stake in SensioLabs, a France-based open source software & SaaS editor. SensioLabs' Symfony allows users to build a custom framework based on their needs and reuse developed features from other projects.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Smile SA
Smile is the leading integrator and outsourcer of open source solutions in Europe. Smile offers 4 vertical ranges that complement its services, combining superior technical and business expertise: Digital and E-Business, Business Apps, Embedded Systems and the Internet of things, and Infrastructure."
target: SensioLabs
SensioLabs is a France-based open source software & SaaS editor. Their open-source products include Symfony, Twig, Silex, and Swift Mailer. Symfony allows users to build a custom framework based on their needs and reuse developed features from other projects.
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closed 10/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Fastlane

synopsis: Twitter, a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time, has acquired Fastlane, a set of tools that has found a lot of popularity with iPhone developers as an easy way to constantly test and update their apps.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Fastlane
Fastlane is a set of tools that has found a lot of popularity with iPhone developers as an easy way to constantly test and update their apps. Fastlane helps developers ship more apps, faster.
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closed 12/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

GitLab, acquired Opstrace, Inc.

synopsis: GitLab Inc., The DevOps Platform, announced it has acquired Opstrace, Inc., an open source observability distribution. They offer authentication, authorization, alert management, synthetics, TLS, and upgrades—all open source.
buyer: GitLab (GTLB:$221.00)
GitLab is a DevOps platform built as a single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle enabling Product, Development, Quality Assurance, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project. "
target: Opstrace, Inc.
Opstrace, Inc. is an open source observability distribution. They offer authentication, authorization, alert management, synthetics, TLS, and upgrades—all open source.
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closed 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

F5 Networks Inc., acquired NGINX Inc.

synopsis: F5, the global leader in multi-cloud application services, has completed the acquisition of NGINX, an open source leader in application delivery. NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,536.24)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: NGINX Inc.
NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
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$670
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closed 3/30/2022 via BusinessWire

Fastly, acquired Fanout

synopsis: Fastly, Inc., the world’s fastest edge cloud network provider, has announced its acquisition of Fanout, a platform that makes it easy to build and scale real-time and streaming APIs such as live chat support, ecommerce, video streaming, gaming, collaborative editing, and more.
buyer: Fastly (FSLY:$354.33)
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible. "
target: Fanout
Fanout is a platform that makes it easy to build and scale real-time and streaming APIs such as live chat support, ecommerce, video streaming, gaming, collaborative editing, and more.
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

GitLab, acquired UnReview

synopsis: GitLab Inc., the company that offers the single application for the DevOps lifecycle, has acquired UnReview, a machine learning based solution for automatically identifying appropriate expert code reviewers and controlling review workloads and distribution of knowledge.
buyer: GitLab (GTLB:$221.00)
GitLab is a DevOps platform built as a single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle enabling Product, Development, Quality Assurance, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project. "
target: UnReview
UnReview is a machine learning (ML) based solution for automatically identifying appropriate expert code reviewers and controlling review workloads and distribution of knowledge.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Forbes

Twitter, Inc., acquired Reshuffle

synopsis: Twitter announced that it has acquired the API integration platform, Reshuffle. Reshuffle is an open-source integration framework that lets developers build workflows and connect systems. They are based in Israel and California.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Reshuffle
Reshuffle is an open-source API integration framework that lets developers build workflows and connect systems. They are based in Israel and California.
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closed 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Netlify, acquired OneGraph Inc

synopsis: Netlify, the most popular way to build, deploy, and scale modern web applications, has acquired OneGraph, a single GraphQL endpoint that brings together all SaaS APIs and provides connections between them. OneGraph makes building integrations between 10-100x faster, and lets users focus on the parts of their app that matter.
buyer: Netlify
Netlify is a web developer platform that multiplies productivity. Netlify is an intuitive platform for building, deploying, and collaborating on web apps. Their solution includes features for deploy previews, split testing, build plugins, and more. "
target: OneGraph Inc
OneGraph is a single GraphQL endpoint that brings together all SaaS APIs and provides connections between them. OneGraph makes building integrations between 10-100x faster, and lets users focus on the parts of their app that matter.
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announced 5/6/2022 via PR Newswire

Datadog, Inc., will acquire HDIV Security

synopsis: Datadog, Inc. the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hdiv Security, a leading security-testing software provider.
buyer: Datadog, Inc. (DDOG:$1,028.78)
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack. "
target: HDIV Security
Hdiv Security is a leading security-testing software provider. Their product monitors application behavior to provide highly accurate detection of both known and unknown (zero-day) vulnerabilities at runtime. This enables developers to assess, track and monitor risk from running applications.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Mirantis, acquired Kontena

synopsis: Mirantis, a flexible infrastructure company that provides open cloud software, has acquired Kontena, a company that provides easy-to-use, fully integrated solutions for DevOps and software development teams to deploy, run, monitor and operate containers on the cloud.
buyer: Mirantis
Mirantis is a flexible infrastructure company. Mirantis provides continuous delivery of open cloud software via a managed services model to enable enterprise application owners to become free of infrastructure and operations concerns. "
target: Kontena
Based in Finland, Kontena provides easy-to-use, fully integrated solutions for DevOps and software development teams to deploy, run, monitor and operate containers on the cloud. The underlying Kontena Platform and Kontena Pharos technologies are open source and available under Apache 2.0 license.
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closed 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired MuseDev

synopsis: Sonatype, the leader in developer-friendly tools for software supply chain management and security, has acquired MuseDev, an innovative code analysis platform. With the addition of Muse, the Sonatype Nexus platform now offers customers full-spectrum control of the cloud-native software development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in developer-friendly, full-spectrum software supply chain management providing organizations total control of their cloud-native development lifecycles, including third-party open source code, first-party source code, infrastructure as code, and containerized code. "
target: MuseDev
MuseDev is a DevOps-native code analysis platform that helps developers find and fix their most elusive bugs. MuseDev orchestrates code analysis to automatically run at each pull-request and deliver results as comments during code review.
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announced 11/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Sonatype, Inc.

synopsis: Sonatype, the company that scales DevOps through open source governance and software supply chain automation, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $50 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. "
target: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in software supply chain automation technology. Sonatype’s Nexus platform enables DevOps teams and developers to automatically integrate security at every stage of the modern development pipeline by combining in-depth component intelligence with real-time remediation guidance.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired Vor Security

synopsis: Sonatype, a leader in software supply chain automation, announced that it has acquired Vor Security, a company that is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities.
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leading provider of DevOps-native tools to automate modern software supply chains. As the creators of Apache Maven, the Central Repository, and Nexus Repository, Sonatype pioneered componentized software development and has a rich history of supporting open source innovation. "
target: Vor Security
Vor Security is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities. Today, the index contains more than 2.1 million packages and detailed information on more than 120,000 vulnerabilities across an array of open source ecosystems.
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announced 4/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Kaseya Limited, will acquire Datto

synopsis: Kaseya, a premier provider of unified IT management and security software for managed service providers and SMBs is to acquire Datto, a leading global provider of security and cloud-based software solutions purpose-built for MSPs.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Kaseya Limited
Kaseya is the leading provider of IT infrastructure and security management solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) and small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). Kaseya allows organizations to efficiently manage and secure IT in order to drive IT service and business success. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Datto (MSP:$618.66)
Datto is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and security solutions purpose-built for delivery by Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Datto’s Unified Continuity, Networking, Endpoint Management, and Business Management solutions drive cyber resilience, efficiency, and growth for MSPs.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Triple Lift, acquired 1plusX

synopsis: TripleLift, the advertising technology company reinventing ad placement, has acquired 1plusX, a global marketing technology company. 1plusX helps media companies and marketers to unlock the full value of their marketing data. Their AI-powered platform turns data into actionable insights that enables companies to find new customers.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Triple Lift
TripleLift is an advertising technology company that is reinventing ad placement. TripleLift's technology powers ads that make advertising better for everyone. Their marketplace serves the world's leading brands, publishers, streaming companies and demand-side platforms. "
target: 1plusX
1plusX is a global marketing technology company. 1plusX helps media companies and marketers to unlock the full value of their marketing data. Their AI-powered platform turns data into actionable insights that enables companies to find new customers, amplify engagement and grow their digital revenue.
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closed 3/16/2022 via Company Press Release

Advanced, acquired Portt

synopsis: Advanced, a British software and services provider, has acquired Portt, a SaaS procurement, contract and supplier management solutions provider in Australia and New Zealand. Portt helps businesses to unlock the potential of their procurement teams. Their platform transforms sourcing activities and supplier contracts into strategic business assets.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is the third largest British software and services company in the UK. The company helps organisations create the right digital foundations that drive productivity, insight and innovation while remaining safe, secure and compliant. "
target: Portt
Portt is a leading provider of SaaS procurement, contract and supplier management solutions in Australia and New Zealand. Portt helps businesses to unlock the potential of their procurement teams. Their platform transforms sourcing activities and supplier contracts into strategic business assets.
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closed 3/9/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

Naviga, acquired Abacus Software Limited

synopsis: Naviga Inc., a leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries, has acquired Abacus, a United Kingdom headquartered SaaS digital subscription and audience insight supplier whose customers include major publishers, professional institutions and corporate brands.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Naviga
Naviga is the leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries. Its Content Engagement Platform (CEP) helps companies create, enrich, deliver and monetize content to manage engagements from end-to-end. Naviga's solutions are easy to use, scalable and agile. "
target: Abacus Software Limited
Based in the UK, Abacus is an award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) provider with unique proprietary Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Digital eXperience Platform (DXP) offerings. They help brands and communities improve revenue and engagement with personalised digital experiences and offers.
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announced 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., will acquire Spireon

synopsis: Solera Holdings, LLC, the leading global provider of integrated vehicle lifecycle and fleet management software-as-a-service, data, and services, will acquire Spireon, one of North America's largest device-independent telematics and connected vehicle intelligence companies, from Greenbriar Equity Fund IV, L.P.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of integrated vehicle lifecycle and fleet management SaaS, data, and services. Through four lines of business – vehicle claims, vehicle repairs, vehicle solutions and fleet solutions – Solera is home to many leading brands in the vehicle lifecycle ecosystem. "
target parent: Greenbriar Equity Group LLC
target: Spireon
Spireon, the Vehicle Intelligence Company, is one of the leading providers of device-independent aftermarket telematics solutions in North America. By equipping cars, trucks, trailers and other mobile assets with GPS devices and sensors, Spireon turns any vehicle into a connected vehicle.
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announced 1/31/2022 via Company Press Release

Elliott Management Corp., TIBCO Software Inc., will acquire Citrix Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Citrix, a cloud computing and virtualization technology company, has entered into a definitive agreement under which affiliates of Vista Equity Partners and Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation will acquire Citrix. Vista and Evergreen intend to combine Citrix and TIBCO Software, one of Vista’s portfolio companies.
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
buyer: Elliott Management Corp.
TIBCO unlocks the potential of real-time data for making faster, smarter decisions. Its Connected Intelligence Platform seamlessly connects any application or data source, intelligently unifies data for greater access, trust, and control, and confidently predicts outcomes in real-time and at scale. "
target: Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS:$3,217.17)
Citrix builds the secure, unified digital workspace technology that helps organizations unlock human potential and deliver a workspace experience wherever work needs to get done. With Citrix, users get a work experience and its IT has a platform to manage technologies in cloud environments.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13,598 [$16,620]
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closed 1/20/2022 via BusinessWire

Datto, acquired Infocyte, Inc.

synopsis: Datto Holding Corp., the leading global provider of cloud-based software and security solutions purpose-built for Managed Service Providers (MSPs), has acquired Infocyte, a threat detection and response company, extending Datto’s security capabilities that protect, detect, and respond to cyberthreats found within endpoints and cloud environments.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Datto (MSP:$618.66)
Datto is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and security solutions purpose-built for delivery by Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Datto’s Unified Continuity, Networking, Endpoint Management, and Business Management solutions drive cyber resilience, efficiency, and growth for MSPs."
target: Infocyte, Inc.
Infocyte is a globally trusted leader in proactive threat detection and incident response. Leading security and incident response companies use Infocyte’s platform to proactively detect and respond to vulnerabilities and threats within their customers’ endpoints, data centers and cloud environments.
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closed 1/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired JET ERP

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of JET ERP Betriebsgesellschaft mbH, a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software in Austria, operating under the brand "Data Systems - Solutions made in Austria".
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: JET ERP
JET ERP is a leading developer of ERP and business management solutions in Austria. The company's portfolio includes its modular, highly integrated cross-process software for document management as well as business intelligence applications.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BusinessWire

QuickBase, acquired MCF Technology Solutions

synopsis: Quickbase has acquired MCF Technology Solutions (MCF), a provider of digital services, strategy, and software to business around the world. With the acquisition, Quickbase is growing its service offerings and extending its leadership to better meet market demand for software to support the global boom in building and infrastructure.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: QuickBase
Quickbase provides software that helps organizations see, connect and control every element of complex projects. The no-code platform enables organizations to improve operations through real time insights and automation across complex processes and disparate systems. "
target: MCF Technology Solutions
MCFTech delivers digital services, strategy, and software to business customers worldwide. MCFTech offers consultative expertise in evaluating modern technologies, requirements discovery, solution design, and business process engineering.
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closed 1/4/2022 via PR Newswire

Integral Ad Science, Inc., acquired We Are Context

synopsis: Integral Ad Science, a global leader in digital media quality, has acquired Context, a Paris-based digital content classification company. Context's artificial intelligence (AI) driven technology provides image and video classification across various digital media, including social media platforms and connected TV (CTV).
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Integral Ad Science, Inc. (:$299.35)
Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global leader in digital media quality. IAS makes every impression count, ensuring that ads are viewable by real people, in safe and suitable environments, activating contextual targeting, and driving supply path optimization. "
target: We Are Context
Based in France, Context is a sophisticated video understanding technology dedicated to helping the media industry better address content classification and content monetization.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Systems Integration (Trading) Limited

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Systems Integration (Trading) Ltd. (SI), a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP), and manufacturing execution system (MES) solutions to the UK food processing industry.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: Systems Integration (Trading) Limited
Established in 1991, Systems Integration (Trading) Limited is the leading provider of integrated ERP and shop floor data capture solutions to the UK food processing industry.
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closed 11/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aptean, acquired Objective International NV

synopsis: Aptean has announced the acquisition of Objective Holding, a manufacturing execution (MES) and warehouse management (WMS) system provider for clients across the process and discrete manufacturing sectors. Objective International has been a leading European supply chain fulfillment provider to the manufacturing and process industry since 1996.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target parent: Alpina Partners
target: Objective International NV
Objective International has been a leading European supply chain fulfillment provider to the manufacturing and process industry since 1996. Their gate-to-gate software solutions are a reliable link in the production and logistics supply chain of production companies.
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closed 10/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Education Advisory Board, acquired Rapid Insight, Inc.

synopsis: EAB, the leading provider of education research, technology, and marketing and enrollment solutions, has acquired Rapid Insight, a provider of powerful and user-friendly solutions that help higher education leaders explore and analyze data in critical areas such as enrollment, fundraising, and academic performance.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Education Advisory Board
The Education Advisory Board is a provider of research, technology, and consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide. Through the firm's innovative membership model, EAB partners with academic and administrative leaders at more than 2,500 institutions. "
target: Rapid Insight, Inc.
Rapid Insight is a leading provider of business analysis and automated predictive analytics software. With a specialty in higher education and a focus on ease of use and efficiency, Rapid Insight products enable users to turn their raw data into actionable information.
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announced 10/13/2021 via PR Newswire

MINDBODY Inc., will acquire ClassPass

synopsis: Mindbody will acquire ClassPass, a monthly subscription service providing access to the world's most extensive network of fitness and wellness experiences. This deal will bring two of the wellness industry's most prominent leaders together, creating a one-stop shop for both business owners and consumers.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MINDBODY Inc. (MB:$228.91)
Mindbody is the leading experience technology platform for the fitness, wellness, and beauty industries. Fitness studios, salons, spas, and integrative health centers use Mindbody's integrated software and payments platform to run, market, and grow their businesses. "
target: ClassPass
ClassPass is revolutionizing the fitness and wellness industry by bringing together the world's best classes and experiences into one app. ClassPass connects members to a broad range of classes around the globe and is available as a wellness benefit with many of the world's leading employers.
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announced 9/29/2021 via Reuters

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Blue Prism

synopsis: U.S. private equity firm Vista Equity is to buy Blue Prism, a UK multinational software corporation that pioneered and makes enterprise robotic process automation software that provides a digital workforce designed to automate complex, end-to-end operational activities.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $77 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Blue Prism (:$205.22)
Blue Prism's Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software enables business operations to be agile and cost effective through rapid automation of manual, rules based, back office administrative processes, reducing cost and improving accuracy by creating a "digital workforce"​.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,499 [$1,330]
rev ($mm)
$212
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Acquia, Inc., will acquire Widen Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: Acquia will acquire Widen, a cloud-native maker of digital asset management (DAM) and product information management (PIM) software. Widen unites digital assets such as rich media, product information and marketing copy in a single workflow and provides an intuitive interface to democratize access for marketers to all of a brand’s resources.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Acquia, Inc.
Acquia empowers the world’s leading brands to create digital customer experiences that matter. The Acquia Digital Experience Platform enables marketers, developers and IT operations teams to rapidly compose and deploy digital products and services that engage customers and enhance conversations. "
target: Widen Enterprises, Inc.
Widen helps brands deliver content with confidence. Their cloud-based DAM (Digital Asset Management) and PIM (Product Information Management) software, the Widen Collective, empowers marketers to bring content together, send it anywhere, and automate in-between.
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announced 9/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Drift

synopsis: Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners announced that it is taking a majority stake in Drift, a company which aims to be the Amazon of businesses. Drift is the world's leading conversational marketing platform, trusted by top enterprise businesses like Ellie Mae, GrubHub, InVision, Marketo, MongoDB, and more.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $77 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Drift
Drift is the new way businesses buy from businesses. With its quickly evolving set of tools and playbooks, Drift is the world's leading conversational marketing platform, trusted by top enterprise businesses like Ellie Mae, GrubHub, InVision, Marketo, MongoDB, and more.
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closed 8/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Granicus, Inc., acquired GovQA

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based digital experience solutions for the public sector, announced the acquisition of GovQA, the nation’s leading provider of public records and compliance workflow solutions for government.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus is a leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services. With cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, online service delivery, records management, and more, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and citizens. "
target: GovQA
GovQA is the leading provider of cloud-based SaaS automated workflow solutions for government compliance. Customers use their software to more easily process and manage public records and information requests.
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closed 8/11/2021 via PR Newswire

Integral Ad Science, Inc., acquired Publica LLC

synopsis: Integral Ad Science (Nasdaq: IAS), a global leader in digital media quality, announced that it has acquired Publica, the connected TV (CTV) advertising platform. With this acquisition, IAS is accelerating its CTV strategy to help publishers better monetize their video programming across CTV devices.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Integral Ad Science, Inc. (:$299.35)
Integral Ad Science (IAS) is the global leader in digital ad verification, offering technologies that drive high-quality advertising media. IAS equips advertisers and publishers with both the insight and technology to protect their advertising investments from fraud and unsafe environments. "
target: Publica LLC
Publica is a leading Connected TV (CTV) ad platform and works with many of the world's biggest broadcasters, TV manufacturers, and OTT apps. Publica provides solutions for publishers to maximize their revenue across their CTV inventory through key solutions including a Unified Auction.
price ($mm)
$220
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closed 8/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, acquired Social Solutions Global Inc.

synopsis: Apax has acquired Social Solutions, the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Social Solutions Global Inc.
Social Solutions is the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants.
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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 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 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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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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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:$5,532.48)
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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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.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
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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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired Cove Markets

synopsis: No-fee trading app Robinhood has acquired Cove Markets to help ensure quality trade executions for its users. Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is democratizing finance for all. With customers at the heart of its decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: Cove Markets
Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts. They offer advanced tools, trading algorithms, live and historical data, analytics, charts, web widgets, and more.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi (SOFI:$867.87)
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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Employees
4934
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Ticker: DOCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so developers and businesses can spend more time building software that changes the world. DigitalOcean helps developers, startups, and SMBs rapidly build, deploy and scale applications to accelerate innovation and increase productivity and agility.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$428.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$64.23
EBIT ($mm)
($10.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
786
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22,175.79
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,857.40
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,236.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$14,780.48
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$421.45
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$353.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$136.39
EBIT ($mm)
$128.50
Net Income ($mm)
$75.95
Employees
340
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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