Like Authentium, Inc.

closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., purchased a minority stake in Authentium, Inc.

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., which builds value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies, announced today that it co-led a $15 million Series A financing in Authentium, Inc. of West Palm Beach, FL with Westbury Partners of Hauppauge, New York. Safeguard provided $5.5 million of capital.
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Authentium, Inc.
Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, Authentium develops core operating system encapsulation, file and application defense, data interception and data analysis technologies for inclusion in its flagship Extensible Security Platform (ESP).
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closed 10/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., acquired Resilient Trust Network

synopsis: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., a leading data security and privacy software company, has acquired the intellectual property rights and assets of Resilient Network Systems, a policy-driven contextual access control solution for securely sharing data and connecting organizations.
buyer: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc. (OTCPK:ATDS:$1.90)
Data443 is an industry leader in the data security and privacy business. The company provides software and services to enable secure data across local devices, network, cloud, and databases, at rest and in flight, to provide user-enabled, governance-enabled, up-to-date security for every data point."
target: Resilient Trust Network
Resilient Network Systems'​ Resilient Access™ is a policy-driven contextual access control solution for securely sharing data and connecting organizations. Their policy workflow engine discovers, organizes and resolves the information required to provide the context to make smarter access decisions.
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announced 6/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

BIO-key International, Inc., will acquire PortalGuard

synopsis: BIO-key International, Inc., an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware solutions for enterprise authentication, will acquire PortalGuard, an enterprise multi-factor authentication (MFA) and single sign-on (SSO) platform. PortalGuard helps organizations of any size better secure access to information and applications.
buyer: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$2.24)
BIO-key International, Inc. is an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware solutions for enterprise authentication. BIO-key’s software and hardware finger scanning solutions offer secure, user-friendly and attractively priced alternatives to passwords, PINs, tokens and security cards. "
target: PortalGuard
PortalGuard is an enterprise multi-factor authentication (MFA) and single sign-on (SSO) platform. PortalGuard helps organizations of any size better secure access to information and applications by optimizing the authentication processes while simplifying the login process.
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$2.50
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$2
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closed 6/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired Scrive

synopsis: Vitruvian, an independent European private equity firm, has together with management acquired all outstanding shares of Scrive, one of Europe’s leading electronic signature and identity solutions. More than 3,000 customers worldwide rely on Scrive to sign agreements with and identify their own customers and partners.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations. They target growth capital and management buyout deals, investing between €25m-€250m in companies typically valued between €75m-€750m+. "
target: Scrive
Scrive’s cloud-based platform provides agreement lifecycle automation powered by electronic signatures and identification solutions. More than 3,000 customers worldwide rely on Scrive to sign agreements with and identify their own customers and partners.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

BioCatch, acquired AimBrain Solutions Ltd

synopsis: BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometrics, has acquired AimBrain, a cloud-based, multimodal identity authentication solution in the UK. AimBrain combines passive and active biometrics modules to create authentication solutions that protect against fraud.
buyer: BioCatch
BioCatch is the global leader in behavioral biometrics. BioCatch enables secure online experiences through innovation in AI-driven behavioral biometrics. BioCatch is used by banks and other enterprises to reduce online fraud and protect against cyber threats, without compromising user experience. "
target: AimBrain Solutions Ltd
AimBrain is a cloud-based, multimodal identity authentication solution in the UK. AimBrain combines passive and active biometrics modules to create authentication solutions that protect against fraud. AimBrain is omni-channel, deployed using open-source SDKs and adheres to best security practices.
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closed 2/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Zelnick Media Capital, acquired Simeio Solutions

synopsis: Zelnick Media Capital, a leading private equity firm, has acquired Simeio Solutions, a company that offers a complete Identity and Access Management solution with a “service first” philosophy. Simeio’s solution is designed to simplify multi-vendor IAM and security infrastructures.
buyer: Zelnick Media Capital
Zelnick Media Capital (ZMC) is a leading private equity firm that seeks to identify and invest in companies in the media & communications sector which can benefit from ZMC's industry expertise, management experience and investment acumen. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Simeio Solutions
Simeio Solutions offers a complete Identity and Access Management solution with a “service first” philosophy. Powered by its proprietary Identity Orchestrator platform and global Intelligence Center, Simeio’s solution is designed to simplify multi-vendor IAM and security infrastructures.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

BAYOONET Aktiengesellschaft, acquired Econet GmbH

synopsis: Munich security software provider econet GmbH will be acquired by BAYOONET AG. econet GmbH is a leading supplier of security software in the field of identity & access management. BAYOONET intends to take on a large part of econet's workforce.
buyer: BAYOONET Aktiengesellschaft
BAYOONET AG is a software company that was founded in 2001 in Darmstadt and Munich. They develop individual software applications in medical technology, applications for controlling business processes, Content Management System-based web applications and mobile applications for iPhone and Android. "
target: Econet GmbH
econet GmbH is a leading supplier of security software in the field of identity & access management. It is an eminent specialist in automated data access governance – for protecting valuable information and fulfilling increasing data security requirements.
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closed 9/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired KryptCo

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, has acquired KryptCo, creator of multifactor authentication technology. KryptCo establishes an authenticated and encrypted communication channel, resistant to phishing while still offering a user experience that does not require entering pin codes.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,123.99)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: KryptCo
KryptCo creates multifactor authentication technology. Their product Krypton is the first phone-based Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) and WebAuthn authenticator that provides users with easy-to-use, unphishable, zero-touch multi-factor authentication.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BusinessWire

HID Global, acquired HydrantID

synopsis: HID Global, a leader in trusted identity solutions, has acquired HydrantID, a provider of management and automation services to secure enterprise organizations’ data, IT, networks, and the Internet of Things. HydrantID specializes in public key infrastructure (PKI) and has issued over three million PKI credentials and secured over 125,000 domains.
buyer parent: ASSA ABLOY AB
buyer: HID Global
HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things. Their trusted identity solutions give people secure and convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be accurately identified, verified and tracked digitally. "
target: HydrantID
HydrantID provides encryption and advanced authentication services to help companies secure data and systems, and e-commerce transactions. HydrantID’s cloud-based, Software as a Service platform allows organizations to obtain advanced authentication and encryption services on-demand, in real time.
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closed 10/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Atos SE, acquired IDnomic

synopsis: Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announced that it has completed the acquisition of IDnomic, European leader in digital identity management infrastructure. IDnomic develops software that protects the identities of people and devices, and for securing electronic documents and transactions.
buyer: Atos SE (ENXTPA:ATO:$13,570.33)
Atos SE is a leader in digital transformation with circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group is the European leader in Big Data, Cybersecurity and provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & platform solutions. "
target: IDnomic
IDnomic is the leading European provider of software and cloud trust services. They develop software that protects the identities of people and devices, and for securing electronic documents and transactions.
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closed 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Wallix, acquired Trustelem

synopsis: WALLIX Group, a European software company providing cyber-security and governance solutions for information systems access, has acquired Trustelem, a French developer of Identity as a Service (IDaaS) software solutions. Trustelem offers a digital identity management solution that helps businesses to streamline their identity and access management.
buyer: Wallix (ENXTPA:ALLIX:$17.02)
WALLIX is a European software company that specializes in privileged access management. WALLIX helps large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers to protect their data, servers, terminals, connected devices, and other critical IT assets against data breaches. "
target: Trustelem
Trustelem is a French developer of Identity as a Service (IDaaS) software solutions. Trustelem offers a digital identity management solution that helps businesses to streamline their identity and access management and secure their IT assets.
price ($mm)
$1.14
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closed 7/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Keyfactor, acquired Redtrust

synopsis: Keyfactor, a leading provider of secure digital identity management solutions, announced the acquisition of Spain-based Redtrust, a digital identity solutions company providing centralized certificate and digital signature management.
buyer: Keyfactor
Keyfactor is a leading provider of secure digital identity management solutions that enable organizations to confirm authenticity and ensure the right things are interacting in the right ways in our connected world. "
target: Redtrust
Spain-based Redtrust is a digital identity solutions company providing centralized certificate and digital signature management. They allow large and medium companies to manage, centralize and control the use of their digital certificates, in a completely simple and transparent way.
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closed 7/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Idfy

synopsis: Signicat, a Norwegian digital identity solutions provider, has acquired Idfy, a Norwegian provider of identification and electronic signature solutions. Idfy offers an easy-to-integrate platform that allows businesses to achieve efficient and compliant document processes across a wide range of countries.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Founded in Trondheim, Norway in 2007, Signicat leads innovation in verified digital identity solutions. Its solutions enable companies and institutions to offer efficient and user-friendly advanced online authentication, identification verification and electronic signature solutions. "
target: Idfy
Idfy is a Norwegian provider of identification and electronic signature solutions. Idfy offers an easy-to-integrate platform that secures countless business processes every day. Their platform allows businesses to achieve efficient and compliant document processes across a wide range of countries.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Euronovate SA, acquired Vintegris S.L.

synopsis: The Swiss company Euronovate S.A., one of the European leaders in digital transaction and digital identification management, has acquired Víntegris, a Spanish technology company. Víntegris specializes in consultancy, manufacturing, and integration of information security solutions and is also a qualified provider of trustworthy electronic services.
buyer parent: Topaz Systems, Inc.
buyer: Euronovate SA
Switzerland-based Euronovate SA is a leader in digital transaction and digital identification management. Euronovate specializes in Business Digital Transformation Solutions through its approach via digital strategy; legal support; design, development, production of specialized hardware; and more. "
target: Vintegris S.L.
Víntegris is a Spanish technology company specializing in consultancy, manufacturing, and integration of information security solutions. vintegrisTECH, Vintegris' technology division, create systems and applications for digital certificate management, legally binding digital signatures, and more.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired DeliverySlip Inc.

synopsis: Zix Corporation, a leader in email security, has acquired the assets of Cirius Messaging Inc. and wholly owned subsidiary, DeliverySlip Inc. related to the DeliverySlip product. DeliverySlip is a provider of email encryption, e-signatures and secure file sharing solutions.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target: DeliverySlip Inc.
DeliverySlip is a provider of email encryption, e-signatures and secure file sharing solutions. DeliverySlip offers smarter security for Office365, Outlook, and GSuite and protects other apps and web forms via the application of RESTful APIs.
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$14
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announced 2/11/2019 via Company Press Release

GB Group Plc, will acquire IDology, Inc

synopsis: GBG, the UK-based Identity Data Intelligence specialist, will acquire the entire issued share capital of IDology, a US-based provider of identity verification and fraud prevention services. IDology is a fast-growing provider of identity verification services that helps remove friction both in onboarding customers and in the detection of fraud.
buyer: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$160.31)
GBG is a UK based global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence. Data quality tools include the validation of accurate addresses & locations, coupled with the verification of customer contact data that are critical to ecommerce process & global distribution of goods– GBG calls this ‘Location Intel"
target: IDology, Inc
IDology is a fast-growing provider of identity verification services that helps remove friction both in onboarding customers and in the detection of fraud. Its market-leading US identity verification and fraud prevention services are led by its ExpectID product range.
price ($mm)
$301
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$38
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$16
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Zuper GmbH, acquired Verify-U GmbH

synopsis: German FinTech company Zuper GmbH has completed the acquisition of the longstanding German identity service Verify-U. Verify-U provides certified German video ID for financial services as well as identity and secure age verification for firms in the gaming and betting categories.
buyer: Zuper GmbH
Zuper is a data-powered financial platform that makes personal finance smarter and easier. They offer a personal finance app to help keep track of finances, banking activities and achieve financial health. They are based in Germany. "
target: Verify-U GmbH
Founded in 2004 and based in Mainz-Kastel, Verify-U has been a leader in identity verification for 15 years. Verify-U provides certified German video ID for financial services as well as identity and secure age verification for firms in the gaming and betting categories.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Entrust Datacard, acquired Safelayer

synopsis: Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure issuance technology solutions, has acquired Safelayer Secure Communications S.A., a leading provider of security software for public key infrastructure (PKI), multi-factor authentication, electronic signature, data encryption and for the protection of electronic transactions.
buyer: Entrust Datacard
Entrust Datacard offers trusted identity and secure transaction technologies that make purchases, accessing e-gov services or logging onto corporate networks reliable and secure. Their solutions range from financial cards, passports and ID cards to digital authentication and secure communications. "
target: Safelayer
Safelayer Secure Communications S.A. is a leading provider of security software for public key infrastructure (PKI), multi-factor authentication, electronic signature, data encryption and for the protection of electronic transactions.
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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Duo Security

synopsis: Cisco, an American multinational technology conglomerate, has completed the acquisition of privately-held Duo Security, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Duo Security is the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,301.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Duo Security
Duo Security helps defend organizations against data breaches by making security easy and effective. Duo Beyond, the company's zero-trust security platform, enables organizations to provide trusted access to all of their critical applications, for any user, from anywhere, and with any device.
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closed 8/16/2018 via PE Hub

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Centrify Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, announced it has acquired a majority interest in Centrify, the market-leading next-generation Identity & Access Management platform, from its venture capital investors, led by Mayfield, Accel Partners, Jackson Square Ventures and Index Ventures.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and tech-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings."
target parent: Mayfield Fund
target: Centrify Corporation
Centrify delivers Zero Trust Security through the power of Next-Gen Access. The Centrify Zero Trust Security model assumes that users inside a network are no more trustworthy than those outside the network. Centrify verifies every user, validates their devices, and limits access and privilege.
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closed 9/3/2010 via BusinessWire

Commtouch, purchased Command Antivirus Division from Authentium, Inc.

synopsis: Commtouch announced that it has closed on the purchase of the Command Antivirus division of Authentium, Inc., a Florida-based company. The Command Antivirus product includes technology to protect against viruses, spyware, Trojans, and other threats.
buyer: Commtouch (CTCH:$23.91)
Commtouch® provides proven messaging and Web security technology to more than 130 security companies and service providers for integration into their solutions. "
seller: Authentium, Inc.
Authentium is the leading developer of security software-as-a-service (SAAS) technologies and systems. Authentium ESP is Authentium's flagship SAAS platform. ESP enables banks, carriers and portal operators to offer state-of-the-art security software under their own brands.
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closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., purchased a minority stake in Authentium, Inc.

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., which builds value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies, announced today that it co-led a $15 million Series A financing in Authentium, Inc. of West Palm Beach, FL with Westbury Partners of Hauppauge, New York. Safeguard provided $5.5 million of capital.
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Authentium, Inc.
Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, Authentium develops core operating system encapsulation, file and application defense, data interception and data analysis technologies for inclusion in its flagship Extensible Security Platform (ESP).
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closed 12/10/2012 via BusinessWire

Beyond.com, Inc., acquired JobCircle.com

synopsis: Beyond.com Inc., The Career Network, announced the acquisition of strategic assets of Human Capital Solutions, LLC (d/b/a JobCircle.com), through its subsidiary Career Management Solutions, LLC. JobCircle.com is a leading online job portal for employers and job seekers in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.
buyer parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
buyer: Beyond.com, Inc.
Beyond.com is focused on helping people grow and succeed professionally. By connecting job seekers and employers through 70 unique career channels and 3,000 industry and regional communities, they are changing the way job searching is done and helping people build relationships around the world. "
target: JobCircle.com
JobCircle.com is the Mid-Atlantic's largest non-newspaper affiliated Internet job board. It is a regional award-winning online recruitment destination that provides career fairs, content and community to both recruiters and job seekers.
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closed 7/26/2011 via BusinessWire

McKesson Corporation, acquired Portico Systems

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.'s Portico Systems has closed its sale to Mckesson Corp, a healthcare services and information technology company. Portico Systems offers health plans software solutions exclusively focused on unlocking the value of Provider Network Management.
buyer: McKesson Corporation (MCK:$214,319.00)
McKesson Corporation is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. McKesson partners with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care. "
target parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
target: Portico Systems
Portico Systems offers health plans software solutions exclusively focused on unlocking the value of Provider Network Management. Portico Systems’ innovative solutions enable health plans to reduce administrative, medical and IT costs.
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$85
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closed 10/6/2010 via BusinessWire

Beyond.com, Inc., acquired Orbius

synopsis: Beyond.com, Inc., the world’s largest network of niche career communities, announced it has acquired Orbius, a powerful social website platform that allows businesses to create and govern their own full featured social or professional networking community website for their members, employees or customers.
buyer parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
buyer: Beyond.com, Inc.
Beyond.com, Inc., the largest provider of career software, powers a network of more than 15,000 niche websites and online communities dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and networking tools. "
target: Orbius
Orbius was founded in 2007 with the vision that, with an affordable but powerful social platform, small-medium businesses could leverage Social Media tools to better engage their customers and compete with their larger competitors.
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closed 11/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Beyond.com, acquired JobAnimal.com

synopsis: Beyond.com, Inc., the world’s largest network of online niche career communities, announces a strategic international expansion into Canada, fueled by the company’s acquisition of JobAnimal.com, Inc.—Canada’s largest career network with close to 800 local and industry domains representing over 873,000 registered job seekers.
buyer parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
buyer: Beyond.com
Beyond.com, Inc., the largest provider of career software, powers a network of more than 15,000 niche websites and online communities dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and networking tools. "
target: JobAnimal.com
JobAnimal.com, Inc. is Canada’s largest career network with close to 800 local and industry domains representing over 873,000 registered job seekers and more than 150 Canadian job sites.
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closed 8/6/2007 via PR Newswire

Beyond.com, acquired Tech Careers

synopsis: Beyond.com has acquired http://www.TechCareers.com from CMP Technology, which includes all of its staff and assets, located in New York City. This acquisition allows Beyond.com to gain broad penetration within the IT and Engineering sectors.
buyer parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
buyer: Beyond.com
Beyond.com, Inc., the largest provider of career software, powers a network of more than 15,000 niche websites and online communities dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and networking tools. "
target parent: United Business Media PLC
target: Tech Careers
TechCareers' custom hiring solutions recruits top quality tech and engineering professionals. We offer an integrated approach to reaching hard-to-find passive job seekers.
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closed 10/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Mantas, Inc. merged with i-Flex Solutions Limited,

synopsis: i-flex solutions, a leading IT solutions provider to the global financial services industry, has closed its previously announced acquisition of Mantas Inc., a provider of regulatory compliance, loss prevention and revenue generation solutions headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, USA.
buyer parent: Oracle Corporation
buyer: i-Flex Solutions Limited (:$0.00)
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target parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
target: Mantas, Inc.
Mantas provides its clients with the industry’s most advanced solutions for regulatory compliance, loss prevention and revenue generation. Mantas is a global software company with operations in Europe, the Americas and Asia/Pacific.
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closed 7/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Alliance Consulting, acquired Fusion Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Alliance Consulting, a leading global software solutions and IT consulting firm, today announced that it has acquired Fusion Technologies, an IT consultancy headquartered in New Jersey with extensive operations in Hyderabad and Bangalore, India.
buyer parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
buyer: Alliance Consulting
Alliance Consulting architects and implements digital enterprise strategies for its clients by integrating Information Technology across every line of business. Alliance's Assemble-to-Order Engagement Team(TM) approach builds quality project teams that deliver projects on time and within budget. "
target: Fusion Technologies, Inc.
Fusion Technologies™ provides Information Technology consulting services to companies seeking to leverage technology for strategic advantage.
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$15
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Logicalis Network Solutions, purchased Alliance Southwest from Alliance Consulting

synopsis: Logicalis, Inc., a global provider of high-performance technology solutions, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Alliance Consulting's Southwest region business ("Alliance Southwest"), based in Phoenix, Arizona.
buyer: Logicalis Network Solutions
Logicalis is a global provider of high-performance technology solutions. With over 1,200 people worldwide, Logicalis delivers smart solutions based on specific needs, not the latest IT trend. Logicalis provides options, direction and support to more than 5,000 corporate and public sector customers. "
seller parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
seller: Alliance Consulting
Alliance Consulting architects and implements digital enterprise strategies for its clients by integrating Information Technology across every line of business. Alliance's Assemble-to-Order Engagement Team(TM) approach builds quality project teams that deliver projects on time and within budget.
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closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., purchased a minority stake in Authentium, Inc.

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., which builds value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies, announced today that it co-led a $15 million Series A financing in Authentium, Inc. of West Palm Beach, FL with Westbury Partners of Hauppauge, New York. Safeguard provided $5.5 million of capital.
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Authentium, Inc.
Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, Authentium develops core operating system encapsulation, file and application defense, data interception and data analysis technologies for inclusion in its flagship Extensible Security Platform (ESP).
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closed 12/7/2005 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., acquired Acsis, Inc.

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. announced that it had completed the acquisition of Acsis, Inc., for approximately $26 million in cash. Acsis provides enterprise data collection solutions to global manufacturers. Its software enables manufacturers to automate plant floor/warehouse operations and take advantage of emerging technologies, including RFID.
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Acsis, Inc.
Acsis, Inc. is a worldwide leader in supply chain execution and data-collection enabling technology and services, specializing in the implementation of SAP R/3(R) systems within manufacturing, distribution and warehouse operations.
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$26
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$20
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closed 10/27/2004 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., acquired Mensamind, Inc.

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE), announced today that its subsidiary, Alliance Holdings, Inc., had acquired Mensamind, Inc., a privately owned software development and consulting services firm with principal operations in Hyderabad, India.
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Mensamind, Inc.
Mensamind is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mensamind, Inc., Chicago, USA. Founded in 1999, Mensamind has global operations in the US, UK, Ireland, Norway and India. Mensamind is an ISO 9001:2000 certified software services and outsourcing services provider. The company's roots lie as the Indian arm
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closed 10/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Platinum Equity, LLC, acquired CompuCom Systems, Incorporated

synopsis: CompuCom Systems, Inc. today announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity, a global investment firm specializing in the acquisition and operation of mission-critical solutions and services companies. CompuCom's stockholders approved the proposed merger at CompuCom's stockholder meeting held on September 9, 2004.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global M&A&O® firm specializing in the merger, acquisition and operation of companies that provide services and solutions to customers in a broad range of business markets, including information technology, telecommunications, metals services, manufacturing and distribution. "
target parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
target: CompuCom Systems, Incorporated
CompuCom is a leading IT outsourcing company providing infrastructure management services, application services, systems integration and consulting services, as well as the procurement and management of hardware and software.
price ($mm)
$146
rev ($mm)
$1,425
EBITDA ($mm)
$34
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
4.3x
closed 12/9/2002 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., acquired Alliance Consulting

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, a company that acquires and develops companies in software and Information Technology services , announced the $55 million cash acquisition of Alliance Consulting, an that architects and implements digital enterprise strategies for its clients by building and integrating Information Technology across every line of business
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Alliance Consulting
Alliance Consulting architects and implements digital enterprise strategies for its clients by integrating Information Technology across every line of business. Alliance's Assemble-to-Order Engagement Team(TM) approach builds quality project teams that deliver projects on time and within budget.
price ($mm)
$55
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/31/2017 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
announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,220.93)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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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 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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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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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.
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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:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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Wendel Group
Wendel Group
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9,427.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,374.70
EBIT ($mm)
$857.62
Net Income ($mm)
$31.05
Employees
0
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Ticker: LNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust LFG's retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8,499.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8208
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Ticker: ENXTPA:RF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eurazeo
Eurazeo
With a diversified portfolio of over 5 billion euros in assets, Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Its purpose and mission is to identify, accelerate and enhance the transformation potential of the companies in which it invests.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,066.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$704.40
EBIT ($mm)
$245.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: XTRA:AR4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aurelius AG
Aurelius AG
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,131.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($165.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($264.57)
Net Income ($mm)
$279.98
Employees
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Ticker: RCAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS Capital
RCS Capital
RCS Capital is an investment firm expressly focused on the retail investor. They are engaged in the wholesale distribution, investment banking and capital markets businesses, and a research business focused on alternative investments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,329.83
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$53.90
Employees
1467
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Ticker: NYSE:ARES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Ares has adhered to a disciplined investment philosophy that focuses on delivering strong risk-adjusted investment returns throughout market cycles.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,169.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.35
EBIT ($mm)
$148.18
Net Income ($mm)
$61.02
Employees
0
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Ticker: BAX:INVCORP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investcorp
Investcorp
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982, they’ve built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$452.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$188.00
EBIT ($mm)
$178.00
Net Income ($mm)
$121.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:CGEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Capital PLC
Georgia Capital is an investment and holding company of a diversified group focused on investing in and developing businesses in Georgia. They seek to capture growth in these sectors: renewable energy, P&C insurance, real estate, water utility, healthcare, auto services, education, & retail banking.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$443.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.87
EBIT ($mm)
$53.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GTSM:2928
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redhorse Corporation
Redhorse Corporation
Redhorse Corporation is a Japanese investment holding company. Their business activities include disaster consulting, wellness, edutainment, communication, regional industry support, e-commerce, souvenirs, travel stores, and accommodation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$223.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.36
EBIT ($mm)
$7.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: JSE:COH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited
Brimstone is an investment company in the Republic of South Africa. Brimstone invests in wealth creating businesses and enters into strategic alliances to which it contributes capital, innovative ideas, management expertise, impeccable empowerment credentials and a values driven corporate identity.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$209.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.32
EBIT ($mm)
$36.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:GCG.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guardian Capital Group
Guardian Capital Group
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$136.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.79
EBIT ($mm)
$39.58
Net Income ($mm)
$16.49
Employees
375
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Ticker: VALUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Value8 NV
Value8 NV
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$131.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.08
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
$5.02
Employees
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Ticker: AINV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Investment Corporation
Apollo Investment Corporation
Apollo Investment Corporation is a leading provider of subordinated debt and equity capital to middle-market companies. We generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$98.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($33.44)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JASDAQ:9816
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Striders Corporation
Striders Corporation
Striders Corporation is an investment company in Tokyo, Japan. The company focuses on investing in the real estate, hotel, information technology, and food industries. They aim to maximize the group's earnings while improving the corporate value of the companies they have invested in.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$57.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.34
EBIT ($mm)
$2.50
Net Income ($mm)
$2.05
Employees
131
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