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announced 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

EQT AB, will acquire Freepik

synopsis: Freepik, a Malaga-Spain based website which offers a curated freemium marketplace of vector graphics and stock photos fed by a community of contributing designers and photographers, is being acquired by investment and private equity firm EQT. The EQT Mid Market Europe fund has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake of Freepik.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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. "
target: Freepik
Freepik helps users find free vectors, photos, illustrations and PSD files that can be used in web, banners, presentations, magazines, ads, etc. Browse and discover millions of vectors, photos, PSD files, icons, and free presentations templates. Enjoy creating without limits.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Collage merged with ShootProof,

synopsis: Collage.com, a provider of a variety of photo and home products, has merged with ShootProof, a leader in software, purchasing, education, and productivity solutions for professional photographers. With the merger, ShootProof has created Foreground, a family of brands that help photographers and photo consumers create memories that last a lifetime.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software, sales, and business management tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Their platform enables photographers to share and sell their photos commission-free in customizable galleries and apps. "
target: Collage
Collage is a leading provider of a variety of photo and home products, including photo blankets, canvases, phone cases, pillows, and more. Whether it's designing a collage or printing a single image, creating the perfect custom product is fast, easy, and fun.
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closed 4/8/2021 via PR Web

WorthPoint Corporation, acquired History In Photographs

synopsis: WorthPoint Corporation has purchased the assets of HistoryInPhotographs.com (HIP), a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
buyer: WorthPoint Corporation
WorthPoint manages the largest online resource for researching, valuing, and preserving antiques, art, and collectibles. The company’s suite of offerings includes a Price Guide, a resource gallery for identifying maker’s marks, autographs, patterns, and symbols (M.A.P.S.), and a digital Library. "
target: History In Photographs
History in Photographs (HIP) is a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP's team digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
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closed 10/24/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired BorrowLenses

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired BorrowLenses, the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. BorrowLenses’s Founders, Max Shevyakov and Mark Gurevich, will join Shutterfly Inc.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: BorrowLenses
BorrowLenses is the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. Rent camera bodies, lenses, lighting kits, and more via their easy to use website navigation or search for a specific item in the search bar. Equipment is also available for sale on the site.
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closed 4/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired MyPublisher, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired MyPublisher, one of the pioneers in the photo book industry and creator of easy-to-use photo book-making software.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: MyPublisher, Inc.
MyPublisher has established itself as one of the leaders in custom photo-book software, bookstore quality printing and superior customer service. MyPublisher has sold and shipped more than 5 million photo books since 2002.
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announced 8/23/2016 via Reuters

PIXTA Inc., will acquire Snapmart Inc.

synopsis: PIXTA Inc., a company that operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan, is acquiring Snapmart Inc., a company that develops a mobile application that sells photos taken by smartphone users. Snapmart is based in Japan.
buyer: PIXTA Inc. (TSE:3416:$15.70)
PIXTA Inc. operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan. It serves designers, Web directors, publishers, or other creative professionals. PIXTA Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: OPT Incubate Inc.
target: Snapmart Inc.
Snapmart Inc. develops a mobile application that sells photos taken by smartphone users. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Adobe has acquired privately-held Fotolia, a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Fotolia will be integrated into Adobe Creative Cloud, providing current and future Creative Cloud members with the ability to access and purchase over 34 million images and videos.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Fotolia
Fotolia is a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Buyers access over 34 million images, vectors and videos at great prices, while contributing artists receive the highest commission rate on the market. Fotolia currently operates in 23 countries in 14 languages.
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closed 11/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired GrooveBook

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired GrooveBook, a mobile photo book app subscription service that sends customers a keepsake book of their mobile phone photos each month.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: GrooveBook
GrooveBook is a mobile photo book app subscription service that sends customers a keepsake book of their mobile phone photos each month. GrooveBook is an iPhone and Android app and subscription service that prints up to 100 mobile phone photos in a 4.5" x 6.5" Groovebook and mails it to customers.
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closed 6/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. announced the completion of the acquisition of Fotolia. Fotolia offers its users over 17 million digital images and videos. Fotolia is the leading microstock platform in Europe and is ranked among the top stock photography websites globally, providing a unique marketplace for photographers to sell their images.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm with $62.3 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2012. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. "
target: Fotolia
With over 17 million digital images and videos to choose from, Fotolia offers one of the largest image databases of quality. Over 3 million people choose Fotolia for affordable, royalty-free images, graphics and HD videos.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Imagely, acquired TeslaThemes

synopsis: Imagely announces their acquisition of TeslaThemes.com. TeslaThemes is well known and widely respected in the WordPress community. They now boast 67 gorgeous themes and thousands of happy customers with stunning websites.
buyer: Imagely
Imagely is a growing digital media company helping photographers improve their web presence while leveraging Imagely’s premium themes, hosting, and plugins for WordPress, and capturing their expertise in SEO. Photographers are embracing Imagely solutions to build content-rich websites. "
target parent: Red Sky Sp. z o.o.
target: TeslaThemes
TeslaThemes is well known and widely respected in the WordPress community. TeslaThemes is an online website theme shop launched in 2013. They now boast 67 gorgeous themes and thousands of happy customers with stunning websites.
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closed 8/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cuddle Clones, acquired Cartoonize My Pet LLC

synopsis: Cuddle Clones LLC, an online retailer of custom plush pet replicas and other custom pet products, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cartoonize My Pet LLC, an Austin, TX web-based company in which users can create custom cartoons of their pets which then translate into hundreds of customized products.
buyer: Cuddle Clones
Cuddle Clones LLC is an online retailer of custom plush pet replicas and other custom pet products. Other products include custom 3D-printed sandstone figurines and ornaments, custom granite and bass-wood memorials, and several other custom accessories and products. "
target: Cartoonize My Pet LLC
Cartoonize My Pet lets people design their own cartoon pets using a one of a kind pet avatar maker. People can share their creations online, or add them to all sorts of customizable merchandise.
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closed 6/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

BedBathMore, acquired Crude Area

synopsis: BedBathMore.com, an online home furnishing portal, has bought Crude Area, an artbased startup, in an all-stock deal. Crude Area operates an online graphic art and design shop and an artist community.
buyer: BedBathMore
BedBathMore is India’s first dedicated online shopping portal in the home furnishing and lifestyle segment. It offers products related to beds, bath, home accessories and more. They were incorporated in 2010 and are based in Mumbai, India. "
target: Crude Area
CrudeArea Web Private Limited operates an online graphic art and design shop and an artist community. Its artist community comprises artists from India, Macedonia, Canada, Hungary, Poland, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
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closed 3/19/2014 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Creative Market

synopsis: Autodesk has officially acquired Creative Market, a site that sells digital stock graphics, typefaces, and themes. Creative Market was launched in 2012 by the popular color palette network COLOURlovers. Their entire company is now a part of Autodesk's consumer group and that includes COLOURlovers community as well as ColorSchemer software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Creative Market
Creative Market is a platform for handcrafted, mousemade design content from independent creatives around the world. They’re passionate about making beautiful design simple and accessible to everyone.
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announced 2/24/2017 via Company Press Release

PIXTA Inc., will acquire Topic Images Inc.

synopsis: PIXTA Inc., a company that operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan, is acquiring TOPIC Images Inc., a Korean company that owns and operates an online database for photographs. They offer stock images such as photographs, illustrations and motion clips.
buyer: PIXTA Inc. (TSE:3416:$15.70)
PIXTA Inc. operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan. It serves designers, Web directors, publishers, or other creative professionals. PIXTA Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Topic Images Inc.
TOPIC Images Inc. owns and operates an online database for photographs. They offer stock images such as photographs, illustrations and motion clips. TOPIC Images Inc. was founded in 1992 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
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closed 3/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, acquired Pictage, Inc.

synopsis: Pictage, Inc., the nation's leading provider of wedding photography solutions to professional photographers, and Apax Partners, L.P., one of the world's leading private equity investment groups, announced that funds advised by Apax Partners are investing $29 million to acquire a majority ownership interest in Pictage.
buyer parent: Apax Partners & Co. Ventures Ltd.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world. "
target: Pictage, Inc.
Founded in early 2000, Pictage has quickly grown into the largest e-commerce service provider and online lab in the country, currently serving over 5000 thousand professional photographers nationwide.
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closed 8/27/2013 via BusinessWire

99designs, acquired LogoChef

synopsis: 99designs, the largest online graphic design marketplace in the world, announced it has acquired LogoChef, one of Brazil’s leading design marketplaces providing a graphic design crowdsourcing platform to create logos, business card, brochures, websites and more.
buyer: 99designs
99designs is the world's largest graphic design marketplace, connecting businesses looking for design work with more than 240,000 graphic designers from around the world. 99designs pioneered the design contest, where designers submit competing designs in response to a customer’s design brief. "
target: LogoChef
LogoChef lets Brazilian small businesses look great, by providing a graphic design crowdsourcing platform for them to create their logos, business card, brochures, websites and more.
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closed 5/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Planomatic, acquired Walkthrough

synopsis: PlanOmatic, a national real estate photography and floor plans provider, has acquired Walkthrough, a Colorado-based real estate marketing company, the company has announced.
buyer: Planomatic
PlanOmatic provides the real estate industry with marketing services, including photography, interactive floor plans, virtual staging, aerial photography and digital marketing in 35 states across the US. "
target: Walkthrough
Walkthrough allows real estate agents to book photography and floor plan services with ease. They specialize in providing quick services with instant price quotes, without sacrificing quality.
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closed 4/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Freelancer.com, acquired Fantero

synopsis: Freelancer.com, the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and projects posted, has announced the acquisition of Fantero.com, a leading virtual content marketplace within the design and freelance communities.
buyer: Freelancer.com (ASX:FLN:$35.57)
Triple Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and projects posted. Over 10.7 million registered users have posted 5.7 million projects and contests to date in over 600 areas. "
target: Fantero
Fantero is a leading virtual content marketplace within the design and freelance communities. With a collection of almost 1 million unique items of digital content from over 100,000 users, it specializes in stock photos, web templates, audio, flash and video files, 3D models, plugins and scripts.
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closed 1/7/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Lagardère Active, acquired BilletReduc.com

synopsis: Lagardère Active continues with its digital development and diversification by acquiring the website BilletRéduc.com, an online ticketing service, the French market leader in reduced price ticket reservations with more than 2.2 million tickets sold in 2012.
buyer parent: Lagardère SCA
buyer: Lagardère Active
Lagardère Active is a leading digital media group, with pure players such as LeGuide.com, Doctissimo and Newsweb, and digital expressions of its media brands. Lagardère Active is the No. 1 media group in terms of audience in France for both internet and mobile. "
target: BilletReduc.com
BilletReduc.com is an online ticketing service in France. The site offers tickets for theater, concerts, sports and other entertainment events.
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closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

ROK Entertainment Group, acquired Jalipo Limited

synopsis: ROK Entertainment Group Inc., the global mobile entertainment group, announces that it has acquired 100% of the issued and to be issued share capital of Jalipo Ltd for total consideration of 600,000 ordinary shares.
buyer: ROK Entertainment Group (ROKE:$14.59)
ROK Entertainment Group is a world-leading mobile entertainment company specialising in the development and deployment of innovative mobile technologies, services and applications. "
target: Jalipo Limited
Jalipo enables broadcasters to offer their TV channels, live events and video-on-demand direct to you in high quality via your PC. There's no monthly subscription and all pay content is accessed through a simple pre-pay system.
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announced 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

EQT AB, will acquire Freepik

synopsis: Freepik, a Malaga-Spain based website which offers a curated freemium marketplace of vector graphics and stock photos fed by a community of contributing designers and photographers, is being acquired by investment and private equity firm EQT. The EQT Mid Market Europe fund has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake of Freepik.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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. "
target: Freepik
Freepik helps users find free vectors, photos, illustrations and PSD files that can be used in web, banners, presentations, magazines, ads, etc. Browse and discover millions of vectors, photos, PSD files, icons, and free presentations templates. Enjoy creating without limits.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

ThinkProject!, acquired Formworks

synopsis: Collaborative BIM and construction SaaS provider Thinkproject has acquired London-based Formworks, which is developed by Digital Field Solutions. Formworks is used to capture and process data on mobile devices, and is used by customers in construction, financial services, real estate, utilities, training, social care, maintenance and manufacturing.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: ThinkProject!
Based in Munich, Germany, thinkproject is a global leader in construction intelligence, unlocking the potential of people and information through digital technologies to enable better industry results. It is the leading Europe-based construction and engineering SaaS provider with 2,750 customers. "
target: Formworks
London-based Formworks is developed by Digital Field Solutions. Formworks is used to capture and process data on mobile devices, and is used by customers in construction, financial services, real estate, utilities, training, social care, maintenance and manufacturing.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, acquired Digital Purchase Order

synopsis: Cast & Crew has acquired Germany-based LeBog Software, creator of the Digital Purchase Order (DPO) software. DPO, an expense management system, is designed specifically for the entertainment industry to simplify and modernize the traditional purchase order workflow.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew services the entertainment industry by providing technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software. These solutions include payroll processing, residuals processing, workers' compensation services, labor relations, and more. "
target: Digital Purchase Order
Based in Germany, Digital Purchase Order (DPO) is an expense management system designed specifically for the entertainment industry to simplify and modernize the traditional purchase order workflow. DPO's fully integrated solution removes the need for paper, multiple emails, and manual circulation.
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announced 3/22/2021 via PR Newswire

IFS AB, will acquire Axios Systems

synopsis: IFS, announces it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Axios Systems PLC, a global provider of cloud-based Enterprise Service Management (ESM) software. Recognized as a leader in IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Operations Management (ITOM), Axios Systems has built a reputation for the quality of its service management solutions.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: IFS AB
IFS, based in Sweden, is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning, enterprise asset management and enterprise service management. IFS brings customers closer to their business, helps them be more agile. "
target: Axios Systems
UK-based Axios delivers innovative IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Operations Management (ITOM) solutions. These solutions help customers improve infrastructure operations and enhance service delivery across HR, Facilities Management, Finance and all business functions.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

IVC Evidensia, acquired PawSquad

synopsis: IVC Evidensia has bought PawSquad, the veterinary telemedicine provider. PawSquad, which was founded in 2015 by Diwaker Singh and Radu Georgescu, offers veterinary consultations by video and live text chat in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: IVC Evidensia
Headquartered in Bristol, UK, IVC is a leading veterinary services provider with a network of more than 1,500 clinics and hospitals and approximately 22,000 employees across Europe. Founded in 2011, IVC operates a decentralized model promoting innovation and clinical freedom. "
target parent: Gecad Ventures SRL
target: PawSquad
PawSquad believes many worries about pets can be resolved over a video consultation or online chat. PawSquad provides pet owners with convenient and instant access to qualified veterinary advice at the touch of a button, without having to search the web or travel to a vet practice.
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Sitecore, will acquire Boxever

synopsis: Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, will acquire Dublin-based Boxever Ltd., a SaaS-based Customer Data Platform (CDP) providing decisioning and experimentation, and Four51. Boxever's CDP will expand and enhance Sitecore's customer intelligence and AI-driven personalization tools.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Sitecore
Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. Sitecore is the only company that brings together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. "
target: Boxever
Based in Dublin, Boxever is a digital optimization platform that uses data and AI to help the world’s biggest brands make every customer interaction smarter and deliver game-changing customer experience.
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Sitecore, will acquire Four51

synopsis: Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, will acquire Four51, Inc., a company delivering modern B2B and B2C experiences for enterprise brands, and Boxever. Four51's platform complements Sitecore’s existing B2C commerce capabilities and will enable Sitecore to define the digital experience market moving forward.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Sitecore
Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. Sitecore is the only company that brings together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. "
target: Four51
Four51 is a provider of modern B2B and B2C experiences for enterprise brands. The Four51 OrderCloud platform is a fully composable, API-first, headless e-commerce platform. It powers e-commerce, order management, and B2B marketplace solutions for businesses with complex operational realities.
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Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Innovyze, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Portland, Oregon-based Innovyze, Inc., a global leader in water infrastructure software. The acquisition positions Autodesk as a technology leader in end-to-end water infrastructure solutions from design to operations.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Innovyze, Inc.
Innovyze empowers water professionals around the world to create, manage, and maintain water services. Innovyze is the global leader in water infrastructure data analytics software, providing enduring support for customer success.
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closed 2/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

SpareFoot, Inc., acquired USstoragesearch.com

synopsis: Storable and its subsidiary SpareFoot, announced that they have acquired US Storage Search and its platforms, including Storage.com. USstoragesearch is a trusted storage partner; serving the storage industry with aggressive and cost-effective online self storage marketing.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: SpareFoot, Inc.
SpareFoot is the largest online marketplace for storage in the United States. SpareFoot allows consumers to compare over 12,000 storage options nationwide and pick the best solution for their needs, whether it’s traditional self-storage or full-service storage. "
target: USstoragesearch.com
USstoragesearch.com is a trusted storage partner; serving the storage industry with aggressive and cost-effective online self storage marketing. USstoragesearch.com is the self storage industry leader with the largest and longest standing storage directory with the largest member base.
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FocusVision Worldwide, Inc. will be merged with Confirmit,

synopsis: FocusVision, a leading provider of customer insights technology, will merge with Norwegian company Confirmit, a leading provider of solutions that enable Market Research, Customer Experience, and Employee Engagement teams to turn insights into stories that fuel action.
buyer parent: Verdane Capital
buyer: Confirmit
Norway-based Confirmit a leading SaaS vendor for multichannel Voice of the Customer, Employee Feedback, and Market Research applications. Confirmit powers Global 5000 companies and Market Research agencies with software products for feedback and data collection, panel management, and more. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision offers a comprehensive suite of experience insights software solutions, including advanced surveys, online interviews and focus groups, and online qualitative research community solutions to give brands a better understanding of how customers think, feel, and act.
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closed 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, acquired Storable

synopsis: EQT is pleased to announce that EQT Private Equity has made a majority investment in Storable, a leading provider of software and technology to the self-storage industry. Under the terms of the agreement Cove Hill Partners and management will retain a minority stake in the Company.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 84 billion in raised capital and over EUR 52 billion in assets under management across 17 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia, and the US with approximately 159,000 employees. "
target parent: Cove Hill Partners
target: Storable
Storable is the leading technology provider for the self-storage industry. Storable helps their clients to maximize their revenue and run their business more efficiently. Their solutions include storage and facility management software, responsive marketing websites, payment processing, and more.
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EQT AB, acquired ThinkProject!

synopsis: EQT is pleased to announce that the EQT IX fund has acquired a majority stake in thinkproject from TA Associates ("TA") and thinkproject's founder Thomas Bachmaier. thinkproject is Europe's leading SaaS provider of construction intelligence solutions for the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Owner-operated (AECO) industry.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 75 billion in raised capital and over EUR 46 billion in assets under management across 16 active funds. TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. "
target: ThinkProject!
Based in Munich, Germany, thinkproject is a global leader in construction intelligence, unlocking the potential of people and information through digital technologies to enable better industry results. It is the leading Europe-based construction and engineering SaaS provider with 2,750 customers.
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announced 11/9/2020 via PR Newswire

Sapiens International Corporation N.V., will acquire TIA Technology A/S

synopsis: Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, will acquire Tia Technology, a leading vendor of digital software solutions, from EQT Mid Market. Tia offers comprehensive software solutions primarily for Property & Casualty insurers.
buyer parent: The Asseco Group
buyer: Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (SPNS:$367.96)
Israel-based Sapiens empowers insurers to succeed in an evolving industry. The company offers digital software platforms, solutions, and services for the property & casualty, life, pension & annuity, reinsurance, financial & compliance, workers' compensation, and financial markets. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: TIA Technology A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Tia Technology is a leading vendor of digital software solutions. The company offers comprehensive software solutions primarily for Property & Casualty insurers as well as Life and Pension, Health, and several innovative extension modules.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2020 via PR Newswire

IFS Ltd., acquired Clevest Solutions Inc

synopsis: IFS, a global developer of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Clevest Solutions Inc., a leading provider of mobile workforce management solutions in Canada. Clevest enables utilities of all sizes to automate and optimize their field operations. Their solution empowers dispatchers to optimally assign work to the right crews.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: IFS Ltd.
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service operations. The industry expertise of their people and solutions, together with commitment to their customers, has made them a recognized leaderr. "
target: Clevest Solutions Inc
Clevest is a leading provider of mobile workforce management solutions in Canada. Clevest enables utilities of all sizes to automate and optimize their field operations. Their solution empowers dispatchers to optimally assign work to the right crews, at the right time, and at the right location.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

EQT AB, acquired Idealista S.A.U.

synopsis: EQT Partners has bought Idealista, a Madrid-based property classifieds site, from Apax Partners. The deal values Idealista at more than five times what rival private equity firm Apax, its current owner, valued the company at when it bought a majority stake in 2015. Idealista has more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Idealista S.A.U.
Idealista is a Madrid-based property classifieds site. Idealista makes looking for a property in Spain easy, with more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent.
price ($mm)
$1,544
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/19/2020 via PR Newswire

EQT AB, will acquire EdgeConneX

synopsis: EQT, a differentiated global investment organization, will acquire EdgeConneX, Inc. from Providence Equity Partners, a premier global asset management firm. EdgeConneX is a global edge data center provider. EdgeConneX builds and operates data centers for cloud, content, network and other service providers.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: EdgeConneX
EdgeConneX is a global edge data center provider. EdgeConneX builds and operates data centers for cloud, content, network and other service providers. They offer high-powered, purpose-built data centers that are tailored to their client's size, power, and location requirements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 7/9/2020 via PR Newswire

SUSE, will acquire Rancher Labs

synopsis: Germany-based SUSE, the world's largest independent open source company, will acquire Rancher Labs, a privately held open source company that provides a market leading Kubernetes Management platform. The combination of SUSE and Rancher Labs' expertise will help customers accelerate their digital transformation journey.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: SUSE
Germany-based SUSE is the world's largest independent open source company providing unparalleled customer choice, powers digital transformation for the enterprise by simplifying, modernizing, and accelerating traditional, cloud, and edge solutions. "
target: Rancher Labs
Rancher Labs delivers open source software that enables organizations to deploy and manage Kubernetes at scale, on any infrastructure across the data center, cloud, branch offices, and the network edge. Their flagship product, Rancher, is a leading Kubernetes management platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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announced 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

EQT AB, will acquire Freepik

synopsis: Freepik, a Malaga-Spain based website which offers a curated freemium marketplace of vector graphics and stock photos fed by a community of contributing designers and photographers, is being acquired by investment and private equity firm EQT. The EQT Mid Market Europe fund has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake of Freepik.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target: Freepik
Freepik helps users find free vectors, photos, illustrations and PSD files that can be used in web, banners, presentations, magazines, ads, etc. Browse and discover millions of vectors, photos, PSD files, icons, and free presentations templates. Enjoy creating without limits.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Open Systems AG, acquired Born in the Cloud

synopsis: Open Systems, a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer supporting enterprises in their digital transformation journey, announced its acquisition of Born in the Cloud, a specialist in cybersecurity threat detection, prevention and response.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Open Systems AG
Switzerland-based Open Systems is a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer. Open Systems offers a complete solution to network and security through cloud-native architecture, secure intelligent edge, hybrid cloud support, 24/7 access to level-3 engineers, and predictive analytics. "
target: Born in the Cloud
Born In the Cloud is an Azure focused cloud security company. They focus on a number of cloud-based security tools in the Microsoft Azure Security Suite.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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announced 2/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Utimaco, will acquire GEOBRIDGE

synopsis: Utimaco, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, will acquire GEOBRIDGE Corporation, a technology company that provides systems integration of compliance services, key management program development, payments industry consulting, and more. The acquisition will expand Utimaco’s key management portfolio for the financial industry.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Utimaco
Utimaco is a leading global provider of IT security solutions with headquarters in Aachen, Germany. Utimaco develops hardware security modules and compliance solutions for telecommunication providers in the field of regulation. "
target: GEOBRIDGE
GEOBRIDGE Corporation is a woman-owned technology company, providing systems integration of compliance services, key management program development, payments industry consulting, and cryptographic solution architecture and implementation.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$4,833.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
price ($mm)
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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 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.
price ($mm)
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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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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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rev ($mm)
$9.94
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,635.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,952.87
Employees
0
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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)
$14,638.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,859.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,117.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,728.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2,675.80
Net Income ($mm)
$1,829.50
Employees
0
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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: 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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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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