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ProProfs, acquired Qualaroo

synopsis: ProProfs, a cloud-based SaaS training platform, has acquired Qualaroo, a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target: Qualaroo
Qualaroo is a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
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closed 6/14/2012 via Market Wire

CatchFree, Inc., acquired KISSinsights

synopsis: CatchFree, a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback, announced that it has acquired KISSinsights from KISSmetrics, a customer analytics platform. KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions.
buyer: CatchFree, Inc.
CatchFree is a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback. CatchFree collects feedback from thousands of real users across a broad range of categories enabling users to easily compare and choose the best free solutions for their unique needs. "
target parent: KISSmetrics
target: KISSinsights
KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions, the crucial point at which they are likely to remember their motivation for making the decisions.
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closed 9/8/2011 via Market Wire

BigDoor Media, Inc., acquired OneTrueFan, Inc.

synopsis: BigDoor, the most widely used gamification and loyalty platform, announced it has acquired San Francisco-based OneTrueFan, a distributed community and web check-in rewards provider. OneTrueFan is a service for web publishers that enables visitors to earn points for their online activity and compete to become a site's biggest fan.
buyer: BigDoor Media, Inc.
BigDoor's patent-pending, gamified loyalty platform helps companies increase their traffic and revenue through social rewards. The BigDoor platform is currently used by over 300 companies to increase user engagement and monetization. "
target: OneTrueFan, Inc.
OneTrueFan is a service for web publishers that enables visitors to earn points for their online activity and compete to become a site's biggest fan. Visitors also earn badges for interacting with and sharing content on the sites they visit.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wesfarmers Limited, acquired Unlockd

synopsis: Wesfarmers has acquired the assets of Unlockd. Founded in 2014, Unlockd developed an app that offered consumers discounts on their phone bills by watching advertisements when they unlock their phone screen.
buyer: Wesfarmers Limited (ASX:WES:$46,384.52)
Wesfarmers Limited's diverse business operations cover: supermarkets, liquor, hotels and convenience stores; home improvement; office supplies; department stores; and an industrials division with businesses in chemicals, energy and fertilisers, industrial and safety products and coal. "
target: Unlockd
Unlockd's revolutionary white label mobile platform is revolutionising the attention economy. In exchange for viewing targeted ads, content or offers upon unlocking their smartphone, users amass points to redeem on items like mobile credit or data, premium entertainment content or loyalty points.
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closed 5/14/2013 via Market Wire

24/7 Customer, Inc., acquired Shopalize, Inc.

synopsis: [24]7, the intuitive customer experience company, announced its acquisition of Shopalize, a comprehensive social commerce platform specializing in social sharing and social referral solutions. [24]7 leverages big data and predictive analytics to better understand customers and improve customer service and sales results for top global enterprises.
buyer: 24/7 Customer, Inc.
24/7 Customer, headquartered in Bangalore, is the #1 provider of world-class voice and email based customer support services and solutions from India. [24]7 serves the Global 100 market leaders in the Financial Services, Retail, Telecommunications, Technology, and Travel Industries. "
target: Shopalize, Inc.
Shopalize is a comprehensive Social Commerce suite providing Social Media and Loyalty Marketing solutions for Online Retailers. It helps them to acquire new customers from Social Media and also increase repeat purchases from their existing loyal customers.
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closed 7/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Axivate Capital, acquired The Feedback Company

synopsis: Axivate Capital acquired a 51% stake in The Feedback Company. The Feedback Company is one of the leading Dutch companies in the field of customer feedback, focusing on ratings and reviews. They design and develop customer feedback analysis software.
buyer: Axivate Capital
Axivate Capital is an independent investment agency focused on supporting growth ambitions, internationalisation and value creation for Dutch companies in the field of digital media, e-commerce, market intelligence and the travel sector. "
target: The Feedback Company
The Feedback Company is one of the leading Dutch companies in the field of customer feedback, focusing on ratings and reviews. They design and develop customer feedback analysis software.
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closed 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Narvar, acquired Kronos Care

synopsis: Narvar, the pioneer in post-purchase customer engagement, announced it has acquired Kronos Care, a Paris-based startup that enables retailers and brands to increase loyalty through branded notification experiences.
buyer: Narvar
Narvar is an enterprise-grade SaaS platform. Narvar drives brand loyalty by enabling immersive post-purchase customer experiences. From order tracking, proactive communications, and seamless returns, Narvar applies machine learning across billions of interactions to make consumers' lives simpler. "
target: Kronos Care
Based in France, Kronos Care creates the best post purchase experience for online retailers by supercharging the tracking process to help them engage their customers and increase their loyalty.
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closed 5/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Modria

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments, announced it has acquired Modria, a company specializing in online dispute resolution (ODR) for government and commercial entities.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,116.66)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of citizens. "
target: Modria
Modria provides the leading software-as-a-service platform for online dispute resolution. Securely hosted in the cloud by Modria, the platform allows customers to link together negotiation, mediation and arbitration modules to configure support for their specific dispute resolution processes.
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closed 10/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Medallia, acquired Kampyle Ltd.

synopsis: Medallia, Inc. announced that it has acquired Kampyle, Ltd., the best-of-breed software platform for capturing customer feedback on digital and mobile channels. Medallia will offer a new product solution that combines Medallia's powerful data analytics platform with Kampyle's state-of-the-art web and mobile feedback capture capabilities.
buyer: Medallia (MDLA:$477.22)
Medallia is the Customer Experience Management company that is trusted by hundreds of the world's leading brands. Medallia's Software-as-a-Service application enables companies to capture customer feedback everywhere the customer is to improve their performance. "
target: Kampyle Ltd.
Kampyle has pioneered the field of online feedback analytics, delivering websites, online retailers and companies a powerful software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to collect, analyze, measure and manage online user feedback on services, products and customer experiences.
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closed 10/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Paribus

synopsis: Capital One, a diversified banking company, has acquired the price tracking service Paribus, which helps online shoppers get automatic refunds when prices drop on items they purchased.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$15,321.00)
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: Paribus
Paribus is a price tracking service that aids online shoppers in getting automatic refunds when the price drops on items they purchased. Paribus automates the process of following up on past purchases to see if shoppers could request a refund from the online retailer.
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Augeo Marketing, acquired Empyr

synopsis: Augeo, a leader in employee, member, consumer, and channel partner engagement solutions, has acquired Empyr, a card-linking platform for national brands and digital publishers. Together, they will launch a new company called Figg, combining the financial institution card-linking business of Augeo with the extensive publisher experience of Empyr.
buyer: Augeo Marketing
Augeo is a leader in engagement, loyalty, and incentive platforms developing new solutions and innovative technology. Augeo's membership benefits and insurances, employee recognition, sales incentives, virtual & live meetings, and events solutions elevate engagement and build stronger relationships."
target: Empyr
Empyr powers online-to-offline marketing programs for some of the largest websites and apps. The company's card-linked technology connects digital advertising to in-store purchases, allowing advertisers to track the entire customer journey, from an ad impression to a physical in-store transaction.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Clarus Commerce, the only company specializing in building, managing and optimizing premium loyalty programs, announced its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Trivergance
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce is the only company solely focused on building, managing and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for retailers. They provide the full suite of services needed for a successful loyalty program, which includes the technology platform, client services, IT and operations.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Yotpo, acquired Swell Rewards

synopsis: Yotpo, a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content, has acquired Swell Rewards, an incentive marketing platform. Swell Rewards allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease.
buyer: Yotpo
Yotpo is a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content like social media posts and reviews. Yotpo allows brands to leverage social proof to increase trust and sales, cultivate loyal customer advocates, and make better decisions based on customer feedback. "
target: Swell Rewards
Swell Rewards is an incentive marketing platform that allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease. Their SaaS-based platform helps merchants to better understand and retain their existing customers through a variety of effective marketing campaigns.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Falcon Investment Advisors LLC, Landon Capital Partners, Trivergance, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Trivergance, in partnership with Falcon Investment Advisors and Landon Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of Clarus Commerce from Norwest Venture Partners. Clarus, a leader in e-commerce and subscription commerce solutions, has developed and manages a proprietary, flexible and scalable membership and benefit management technology platform.
buyer: Falcon Investment Advisors LLC
buyer: Trivergance
buyer: Landon Capital Partners
Trivergance is a leading independent sponsor, having invested over $1 billion of third-party, institutional equity capital. Falcon is a private equity firm investsing in leading middle market companies. Landon Capital Partners is the direct private equity investment group of the Landon family. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce creates and markets high-value subscription websites designed to save consumers time and money. Clarus is one of the pioneers of creating free shipping and subscription-based solutions for e-commerce businesses seeking to ease consumers’ concerns about high shipping costs.
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closed 3/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired Bazaarvoice, Inc.

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, announced a majority investment from Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., a premier private equity firm investing in growth companies.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Thomas H. Lee Partners is a premier private equity firm investing in middle market growth companies, headquartered primarily in North America, exclusively in four sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Technology & Business Solutions. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites.
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closed 3/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Nordstrom Inc., acquired MessageYes

synopsis: Nordstrom Inc., a leading fashion retailer, has announced that it has acquired MessageYes, a platform rooted in conversational commerce. MessageYes is the first platform to offer frictionless e-commerce over mobile messaging for brands looking to engage and transact directly with their customers.
buyer: Nordstrom Inc. (JWN:$15,478.00)
Nordstrom Inc. is a leading fashion retailer. Nordstrom operates 366 stores in 40 states, including 122 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 232 Nordstrom Rack stores; two Jeffrey boutiques; two clearance stores; and seven Trunk Club clubhouses. "
target: MessageYes
MessageYes' mission is to help people effortlessly discover and purchase items they love using their mobile phones. MessageYes is the first platform to offer frictionless e-commerce over mobile messaging for brands looking to engage and transact directly with their customers.
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closed 9/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Snipp Interactive Inc., acquired Ziploop

synopsis: Snipp Interactive Inc., a global provider of digital marketing promotions, rebates and loyalty solutions, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Ziploop, Inc., a company that develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers.
buyer: Snipp Interactive Inc. (TSXV:SPN:$13.44)
Snipp Interactive Inc. builds cross-device shopper marketing solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. They provide a full spectrum of services including campaign conceptualization, rules and legal, design, execution, rewards provisioning and fulfillment. "
target: Ziploop
Ziploop, Inc. develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers. The company’s application works on various devices, including phones, tablets, and computers. Ziploop was founded in 2013 and is based in Orinda, California.
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closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Goodbox, acquired SmartPocket

synopsis: Goodbox, a startup that connects users with merchants via an instant messaging app, has acquired loyalty cards management app Smartpocket. Smartpocket was set up as a mobile technology platform that connects offline businesses to customers. It can convert a mobile device into a singular channel for all card transactions by managing loyalty cards.
buyer: Goodbox
Goodbox allows businesses to create a storefront on its app, similar to a real-world store. It enables merchants to chat with customers, upload their product/services catalog for search and discovery, take orders and accept payments. The company claims listings for about 100 categories. "
target parent: Sol Primero
target: SmartPocket
SmartPocket is a virtual wallet mobile application that digitally stores cards such as loyalty and insurance cards. It provides details related to the cards such as redeemable points, travel miles and insurance coverage. It allows users to book services and manage payments from their mobile devices.
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announced 10/14/2020 via Company Press Release

CM Telecom, will acquire ROBIN Software BV

synopsis: CM.com, a dutch messaging services provider, will acquire ROBIN, a market-leading customer service technology company in the Netherlands. ROBIN helps ambitious eCommerce retail brands build super-productive teams that provide great customer experiences. Their growth suite enables businesses to scale their customer service and boost performance.
buyer: CM Telecom (ENXTAM:CMCOM:$170.16)
Netherlands-based CM provides Conversational Commerce services from its cloud platform that connects enterprises and brands to the mobile phones of consumers worldwide. CM is also a licensed Payment Service Provider, offering card payments, domestic payment methods, and integrated payment methods. "
target: ROBIN Software BV
ROBIN is a market-leading customer service technology company in the Netherlands. ROBIN helps ambitious eCommerce retail brands build super-productive teams that provide great customer experiences. Their growth suite enables businesses to scale their customer service and boost performance.
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closed 7/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Livetex LLC, acquired Red Helper

synopsis: Petersburg developer of the platform for online consultations LiveTex absorbed its Moscow rival - RedHelper. Redhelper, based in Moscow, is a provider of SaaS solutions for online customer service and behavioral data analysis for e-commerce sites.
buyer: Livetex LLC
LiveTex is the first company on the Russian market that offers not just an online consulting service, but a whole set of solutions for communicating with customers: an online consultant, a call from the site and an intelligent system of involving visitors in dialogue. "
target: Red Helper
Redhelper, based in Moscow, is a provider of SaaS solutions for online customer service and behavioral data analysis for e-commerce sites.
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closed 2/29/2020 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired Qualaroo

synopsis: ProProfs, a cloud-based SaaS training platform, has acquired Qualaroo, a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target: Qualaroo
Qualaroo is a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
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closed 6/14/2012 via Market Wire

CatchFree, Inc., acquired KISSinsights

synopsis: CatchFree, a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback, announced that it has acquired KISSinsights from KISSmetrics, a customer analytics platform. KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions.
buyer: CatchFree, Inc.
CatchFree is a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback. CatchFree collects feedback from thousands of real users across a broad range of categories enabling users to easily compare and choose the best free solutions for their unique needs. "
target parent: KISSmetrics
target: KISSinsights
KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions, the crucial point at which they are likely to remember their motivation for making the decisions.
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closed 3/20/2021 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired PicReel

synopsis: ProProfs, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) products, has acquired Picreel, a leading conversion optimization software. Picreel fits perfectly into the ProProfs suite of customer software tools, which include customer insights, customer experience management, and customer acquisition.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target parent: Growth Stack Inc.
target: PicReel
Picreel is a provider of leading conversion optimization software. The company's software delivers powerful conversion optimization tools, including exit popups, overlays, on-site messages, nanobars, and surveys. Picreel integrates with the most popular marketing platforms and CRM tools.
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closed 12/9/2020 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired BigContacts

synopsis: ProProfs, a provider of SaaS products, has acquired BIGContacts from SureSwift Capital, a company that invests in SaaS businesses. BIGContacts is a web-based CRM solution for small businesses. BIGContacts offers a simple software solution allows users to keep their customers & prospects organized, send personalized emails, and track contacts.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target parent: SureSwift Capital, Inc.
target: BigContacts
BIGContacts is a leading web-based CRM solution for small businesses. BIGContacts offers a simple CRM, email and contact management software solution allows users to keep their customers & prospects organized, automate tasks, send personalized emails, and track contacts.
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closed 2/29/2020 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired Qualaroo

synopsis: ProProfs, a cloud-based SaaS training platform, has acquired Qualaroo, a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target: Qualaroo
Qualaroo is a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
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closed 6/17/2015 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired HelpIQ

synopsis: ProProfs announced that it has acquired HelpIQ, a cloud-based knowledge base software that makes it easy to create an online help center, knowledge base, user manual, FAQ and much more. Leading companies such as Adobe, Spirit Airlines, Accenture, and Nissan trust HelpIQ for their online documentation.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is the leading provider of comprehensive online tools for building, testing, and applying knowledge. Through its products, ProProfs offers corporate trainers, marketers and educators powerful yet simple features without requiring them to download or learn complex software. "
target: HelpIQ
HelpIQ is cloud-based software for creating and managing online documentation and context-sensitive help. It enables users to create a user-friendly knowledge base without development or IT help. The fully customizable knowledge base requires no downloads or installations.
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closed 1/24/2017 via BusinessWire

PSI Services LLC, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: PSI Services, a professional testing services provider to corporations, government agencies, professional associations, and certifying bodies, announced that they have acquired Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a recognized leader in talent assessments and measurement solutions for the Corporate, Government and Education marketplace worldwide.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience.
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closed 2/4/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: Spire Capital announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading technology-enabled provider of human capital management assessment solutions. Spire Capital and PAN management have acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of pan from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading global provider of online talent assessments and testing technology solutions that aid both corporate and government organizations in hiring and growing top talent.
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closed 7/20/2011 via Company Press Release

Saba Software, Inc., acquired Comartis

synopsis: Saba announced it has acquired Comartis, a leading software company in the testing and assessment market. Comartis is a leading provider of assessment and talent development solutions and services designed to align enterprise training with business objectives.
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba Software, Inc. provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management, and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work. "
target: Comartis
Founded in 1995, Comartis is a leading provider of talent development solutions and services designed to align corporate training with strategic business goals and metrics.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: TALX Corporation announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network, Inc., a provider of secure, electronic-based psychometric testing and assessments, as well as comprehensive talent management services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network is a state-of-the-art web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys.
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closed 3/19/2021 via PR Newswire

Penn Foster Inc., acquired Sokanu

synopsis: Penn Foster has acquired Sokanu, creator of the CareerExplorer platform used by over 10 million people to match to and evaluate career paths. The acquisition furthers Penn Foster's mission of putting middle-skill workers on a path to economic mobility by combining actionable labor market intelligence with workforce-relevant courses and programs.
buyer parent: Two Sigma Investments
buyer: Penn Foster Inc. (REVU:$188.75)
Penn Foster is bridging the gap between education and economic opportunity to build the workforce. They partner with employers, education and workforce organizations, and local community groups to design and deliver digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers. "
target: Sokanu
Canada-based Sokanu is the Internet's largest career advancement platform. CareerExplorer by Sokanu is the most widely-used career assessment, blending psychometrics and machine learning to help people understand how their personal traits, talents, interests, and values align with different careers.
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Mercer, LLC, will acquire Mettl

synopsis: Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth, and career and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., has agreed to acquire Mettl, a leader in cloud-based technology and data sciences-driven talent assessments, based in India.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer LLC provides consulting services in the areas of human resource talent management, health, retirement, investments, and mergers and acquisitions. "
target: Mettl
Mettl is an Online Assessment Platform to conduct tests and measure talent. It provides content across psychometric assessments, aptitude tests and IT/Non-IT domain tests, along with a SaaS platform to conduct secure online assessments.
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closed 10/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dillistone Group PLC, acquired ISV Software Ltd

synopsis: Recruitment software and services company Dillistone Group PLC said it will be acquiring ISV Software Ltd. The company provides online pre-employment skills testing and training tools worldwide. They develop and deliver what they believe is the best portfolio of candidate skills testing and training tools.
buyer: Dillistone Group PLC (GB:DSG:$13.76)
Dillistone Group Plc, through its subsidiaries, provides computer software and related support services to executive search firms, and in-house executive search and source teams in the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the United States, and the Asia Pacific. "
target: ISV Software Ltd
ISV Software provides online pre-employment skills testing and training tools worldwide. Since 1992, they have been working with recruitment professionals and HR teams worldwide to develop and deliver what they believe is the best portfolio of candidate skills testing and training tools.
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$1.38
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closed 12/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Cegid SA, acquired Technomedia

synopsis: Cegid has formed an alliance with Technomedia, the company behind an international SaaS Human Capital Management software suite for the private and public sectors. This acquisition forms part of Cegid's growth strategy in the HR sector, further cementing its international expansion.
buyer: Cegid SA
Cegid is a leading player in the digital transformation of companies, providing cloud services and enterprise software to private companies and public entities alike. It addresses the management needs of companies and public entities in the fields of finance, taxation and human resources. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: Technomedia
Technomedia delivers a natively-integrated talent management suite that helps organizations optimize their talent and grow their business. HR professionals use Technomedia's solution to identify and recruit the talent needed to reach business goals.
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closed 3/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Elsevier B.V., acquired Authess

synopsis: Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specializing in science and health, and part of RELX, has acquired Authess, the Boston-based developer of an advanced performance-based competency assessment platform that evaluates how students solve complex, open-ended problems they would encounter on the job.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers and tackle human crises. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education. "
target: Authess
Authess is a developer that uniquely leverages technology to measure an individual’s ability to solve complex, real-world problems. The Authess platform supports authoring, delivery, analysis, and reporting of authentic, performance-based assessment.
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closed 12/23/2013 via PR Newswire

HireVue, purchased CollaboRATE Inc. from ZRG Partners

synopsis: HireVue, announced the acquisition of CollaboRATE Inc., a spinoff from ZRG Partners which features a patented hiring decision engine designed to improve interview collaboration, feedback and analysis and enables informed, data-driven hiring decisions while also equipping organizations with feedback on internal interviewers and talent scouts.
buyer: HireVue
HireVue provides a new on demand way to interview. Users browse, watch, rate and share the interviews they want on their own time. HireVue’s Digital Interview Platform helps improve interviews of all types, including in person, phone and video interviews. "
seller: ZRG Partners
ZRG Partners is a global executive search and human capital management firm. ZRG's CollaboRATE features a patented hiring decision engine designed to improve interview collaboration, feedback and analysis and enables informed, data-driven hiring decisions.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/20/2020 via BusinessWire

MentorcliQ, acquired River Software

synopsis: MentorcliQ, the leader in employee mentoring software, announced the acquisition of River Software, an award-winning mentoring software for business. It gives people all of the controls they need to launch, manage, and measure their program.
buyer: MentorcliQ
MentorcliQ delivers the industry's leading employee mentoring software. MentorcliQ is proudly improving the workplace for over 2,000,000 employees in Fortune 500 companies and mid-sized businesses. "
target: River Software
River is award-winning mentoring software for business. It gives people all of the controls they need to launch, manage, and measure their program.
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closed 7/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired InReach

synopsis: Jonas Software, the premier supplier of software and services across all of the vertical markets it covers, has announced the acquisition of InReach, a leading provider of online continuing education (CE) management solutions.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software has a mix of Software, Communication and Service solutions to fit their client's needs. Worldwide over 2,300 clubs in more than 17 countries utilize Jonas Software to build and enrich member relationships, increase revenues, and decrease costs. "
target: InReach
InReach is a leading provider of continuing education management solutions. InReach technology, services, and experience have helped hundreds of organizations expand their continuing professional education programs beyond in-person events.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/30/2015 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Capital has acquired Saba in an all-cash transaction. Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these investments in both the private and public markets. "
target: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people. Saba Cloud is a purpose-built, highly scalable platform that exceeds industry security and reliability standards.
price ($mm)
$270
rev ($mm)
$142
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
92.2x
closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

HT2 Labs, purchased Learning Record Store from Riptide Software Inc.

synopsis: HT2 Labs has acquired Riptide Software Inc’s Learning Record Store (LRS). Riptide Software's Learning Record Store (LRS) provides software that tracks learning, including eLearning, self-directed, instructor-led, blended, microlearning, with Storepoints.
buyer: HT2 Labs
HT2 Labs are a team of digital learning pioneers, working with ambitious businesses to develop exceptional talent among their workforce. They have created Curatr, a next-generation learning software that can be used to create social learning experiences. "
seller: Riptide Software Inc.
Riptide Software's Learning Record Store (LRS) provides software that tracks learning, including eLearning, self-directed, instructor-led, blended, microlearning, with Storepoints. LRS can track on-the-job performance through real-time dashboards to show is training is causing an improvement.
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closed 6/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Degreed, acquired Pathgather

synopsis: Degreed, the lifelong learning platform, announced it has acquired Pathgather, merging the two companies that invented the learning experience platform (LXP) category. Degreed plans to bring the best elements of both solutions together to create an unequaled experience for both companies’ clients and users.
buyer: Degreed
Degreed is a better, smarter way to discover, learn and certify the skills people need for the future. Degreed connects all the resources people use to learn and grow, including corporate learning systems and millions of courses, videos, books, articles, podcasts, and subject experts. "
target: Pathgather
Pathgather is the learning experience platform for leading enterprises seeking to stay competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace. It works with existing learning ecosystems to provide actionable learning insights that align employee growth with business goals.
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closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

VitalSource Technologies LLC, acquired Intrepid Learning Solutions

synopsis: VitalSource, the leading platform for institutions, campus stores, and companies to create and deliver educational and training content, has acquired Intrepid Learning, a provider of cloud-based learning technology that empowers organizations to solve business challenges with cost-effective, easily configurable solutions that scale massively.
buyer parent: Ingram Industries
buyer: VitalSource Technologies LLC
VitalSource Technologies LLC, part of Ingram Content Group LLC, is improving the learning experience by making it easier to create and deliver effective and affordable content. VitalSource helps over 1,000 educational content providers create seamless interactive learning experiences. "
target: Intrepid Learning Solutions
Intrepid Learning provides cloud-based learning technology that empowers organizations to solve business challenges with cost-effective, easily configurable solutions that scale massively, connect learning to everyday work, and provide an integrated social and mobile-first learning experience.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Aon plc, acquired CoCubes.com

synopsis: Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon Plc, has acquired CoCubes, a hiring assessment company based in India focused at entry level. They run assessments to measure employability across all domains - from programming to plumbing.
buyer: Aon plc (NYSE:AON:$11,013.00)
Aon plc is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Aon unites to empower results for clients via effective risk and people solutions and through global resources and technical expertise. "
target: CoCubes.com
CoCubes.com is India's leading assessment and hiring platform. They run assessments to measure employability across all domains - from programming to plumbing. They are based in Gurgaon.
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announced 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Schoox, Inc., will acquire Learn.net

synopsis: Schoox, Inc., a global e-learning cloud-based company providing the most modern mobile training platform for corporations and franchise organizations plans to acquire Learn.net, Inc., a company that was founded to design, develop and service training and communication technologies to support large enterprises.
buyer: Schoox, Inc.
Schoox, Inc. is a global e-learning cloud-based company providing the most modern mobile training platform for corporations and franchise organizations. Schoox has delivered over 5 million video lessons, 25,000 video lectures in a single day and serves over 1 million users in over 110 countries. "
target: Learn.net
Learn.net was founded to design, develop and service training and communication technologies to support large enterprises. Today, Learn.net's software and services are deployed at a number of excellent organizations educating and training their knowledge workers.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/21/2014 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft Limited, acquired SumTotal Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Skillsoft Ltd. has acquired SumTotal Systems LLC from Vista Equity Partners. SumTotal provides cloud-based human resources services, including training programs. They are the only HR solution provider to deliver Talent Expansion, a whole new approach to discovering, developing and unleashing hidden potential within their customers’ workforce.
buyer parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP
buyer: SkillSoft Limited
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: SumTotal Systems, Inc. (SUMT:$114.35)
SumTotal Systems, Inc. is the global leader in talent management software that enables organizations to more effectively drive business strategy. SumTotal provides full employee lifecycle management, including a core system of record, in a single software platform for improved business intelligence.
price ($mm)
$725
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/21/2013 via PR Web

PeopleMatter, Inc., acquired PeopleClues

synopsis: PeopleMatter and PeopleClues announced that PeopleMatter has acquired PeopleClues, a global provider of employment assessments. PeopleClues has rapidly penetrated the market providing behavioral assessments designed to help with hiring, training and promoting the right people for the right positions in large and small companies around the world.
buyer: PeopleMatter, Inc.
PeopleMatter™ provides the software tools and services companies need to attract, develop, and retain a winning team. PeopleMatter products and services address the needs of all levels of the organization – from the receptionist to the managers to the CEO. "
target: PeopleClues
PeopleClues® provides assessments and technology to help its customers do a better job of screening, selecting and developing their people. Its PeopleClues® line of assessments is modern, valid, predictive in a simple-to-use web 2.0 platform.
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