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closed 9/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired Food Sales Enablers

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications, a provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software for CPG manufacturers, has acquired Food Sales Enablers (FSE), a provider of sales enablement solutions for food service manufacturers. FSE's software platform integrates Product Data, Food Service CRM and Sales Reporting Analytics to help their clients sell more.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications is a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software. They enable food service manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis. "
target: Food Sales Enablers
Food Sales Enablers (FSE) is a provider of integrated sales enablement and mobile technology solutions for food service manufacturers and brokers. FSE's software platform integrates Product Data, Food Service CRM, Business Planning, and Sales Reporting Analytics to help their clients sell more.
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

NielsenIQ, acquired Label Insight, Inc

synopsis: NielsenIQ has acquired Label Insight, the industry’s most trusted source of product attribute data and the largest product metadata platform globally. Label Insight drives growth for CPG brands and retailers through unparalleled product transparency.
buyer parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
buyer: NielsenIQ
NielsenIQ is the leader in providing the most complete, unbiased view of consumer behavior, globally. Powered by a groundbreaking consumer data platform, NielsenIQ enables bold, confident decision-making for the world’s leading consumer goods companies and retailers. "
target: Label Insight, Inc
Label Insight drives growth for CPG brands and retailers through unparalleled product transparency. Its best-in-class product attribute data and patented data science empower companies to unlock new growth opportunities both online and in-store.
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closed 4/26/2021 via PR Newswire

VITEC Software Group, acquired Nordman & Co AB

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB is acquiring all shares in Nordman & Co AB, a company that develops and provides the software Argus CRM, a complete sales force system for fast-moving consumer goods, pharmacy, food services and construction, primarily in the Nordic region.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$190.61)
Vitec is the market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. They develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec grows through acquisitions of well-managed and well-established software companies. Their employees are based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "
target: Nordman & Co AB
Nordman & Co AB develops and provides the software Argus CRM, a complete sales force system for fast-moving consumer goods, pharmacy, food services and construction, primarily in the Nordic region.
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closed 5/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cardlytics, Inc., acquired Bridg Inc.

synopsis: Cardlytics, a digital advertising platform, has acquired Bridg, a customer data platform that empowers marketers to better understand and reach customers using SKU-level insights.
buyer: Cardlytics, Inc. (CDLX:$186.89)
Cardlytics is a digital advertising platform. The company partners with financial institutions to run their banking rewards programs that promote customer loyalty and deepen banking relationships. "
target: Bridg Inc.
Bridg provides a cloud-based platform that retailers and CPG marketers use for a wide range of applications, including analyzing customer behavior, marketing on digital platforms, and measuring the effectiveness of their business strategies, while following consumer privacy best practices.
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$350
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closed 5/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Astute Solutions, acquired Wilke Global

synopsis: Astute Solutions, a leader in consumer engagement technologies, announced that it has acquired Wilke Global, a technology company specializing in consumer relations software. Wilke’s solutions are widely adopted by consumer packaged goods manufacturers around the world, with more than 500 leading CPG brands in more than 60 countries.
buyer: Astute Solutions
Astute builds AI-driven software for the future of consumer engagement. They help the world's best brands enhance engagement with their consumers by contextually blending human and artificial intelligence. "
target: Wilke Global
Wilke Global is a technology company specializing in consumer relations software. Wilke’s solutions are widely adopted by CPG (consumer packaged goods) manufacturers around the world, with more than 500 leading CPG brands in more than 60 countries across six continents.
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closed 7/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Forterro Inc., acquired 123 Insight

synopsis: Forterro, a European provider of ERP software solutions to more than 7,000 midmarket manufacturing and production companies, has acquired 123 Insight Ltd, a provider of MRP/ERP SaaS solutions for manufacturing companies in the UK. 123 Insight's ERP software features solutions for MRP, CRM, shop floor data capture, sales, and more.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Forterro Inc.
Forterro is a European leader in mid market ERP solutions. Forterro provides solutions to more than 7,000 midmarket manufacturing and production companies around the globe. The company owns local and vertical ERP champions with strong brands and leading positions in their target markets. "
target: 123 Insight
123 Insight is a provider of MRP/ERP SaaS solutions for manufacturing companies in the UK. 123 Insight delivers a complete ERP solution to manufacturing companies of all sizes and types. Their software features solutions for MRP, CRM, shop floor data capture, sales, and more.
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closed 6/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Revalize, acquired AutoQuotes

synopsis: Luminate Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has sold AutoQuotes, a specialist in configure-price-quote (CPQ) and supply chain software for the foodservice equipment and supplies industry, to TA Associates. The company will become part of Revalize, a new cloud-software platform for manufacturers formed by TA.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Revalize
Revalize is the global leader in sector-specific software solutions that help manufacturers optimize revenue operations through design applications, engineering simulations, product selection, CPQ, PIM, visualization, and data analytics. "
target parent: Luminate Capital Partners
target: AutoQuotes
AutoQuotes (AQ) is the global leader in technology solutions for the foodservice equipment and supplies (FES) industry. AQ provides Quote to Cash technology solutions that enable sales of B2B finished products. They offer SaaS solutions for quotation, guided selling, product management, and more.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

SyBridge Technologies, acquired Toolstats

synopsis: SyBridge Technologies, a global technology leader in value-added design and production solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Toolstats software. Toolstats is an online data management and tool tracking platform. Toolstats offers custom storage solutions and easy file sharing.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
buyer: SyBridge Technologies
SyBridge Technologies is a platform created in 2019 to acquire and integrate tooling and mold companies to build a global technological leader. SyBridge builds and integrates tooling and mold companies to create a global technological leader that provides value-added design and production solutions."
target: Toolstats
Toolstats is an online data management and tool tracking platform. Toolstats offers custom storage solutions and easy file sharing. With dedicated sections for tool setup and design information, critical tooling data is easily available when needed.
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closed 7/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Transcat, Inc., acquired CalTree

synopsis: Transcat, Inc., a leading provider of accredited calibration, repair, inspection and laboratory instrument services and value-added distributor of professional grade handheld test, measurement and control instrumentation, has acquired CalTree, a suite of software solutions for the automation of calibration procedures and datasheet generation.
buyer: Transcat, Inc. (TRNS:$160.90)
Transcat, Inc. is a leading provider of accredited calibration, repair, inspection and compliance services including analytical instrument qualifications, equipment and process validation. "
target: CalTree
CalTree builds complete business solutions for the Calibration and Metrology industry. Their technologically advanced products facilitate each step of the business process as clients assist their customers, manage vendor relationships and track assets throughout the service cycle.
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closed 9/24/2018 via BusinessWire

bigtincan, acquired FatStax

synopsis: Bigtincan, the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, announced the acquisition of FatStax, a sales enablement leader creating end-to-end connections across CRM and sales enablement. FatStax’s SaaS software is used by manufacturing, life sciences and industrial companies to help their sales and service teams perform better.
buyer: bigtincan (ASX:BTH:$22.22)
Bigtincan helps sales and service teams increase win rates and customer satisfaction. Their AI-powered sales enablement automation platform features the industry’s premier user experience that empowers reps to more effectively engage with customers and prospects and encourages team-wide adoption. "
target: FatStax
FatStax’s SaaS software is used by manufacturing, life sciences and industrial companies to help their sales and service teams perform better. Their transforms sales people into advisors with the ability to answer customers’ questions anywhere, anytime and help them operate faster than ever before.
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closed 1/20/2021 via PR Newswire

inRiver AB, acquired Detail Online

synopsis: inRiver, the solution that empowers organizations to deliver revenue-driving product information management (PIM) across every customer touchpoint, announced the acquisition of Detail Online, an AI-powered analytics solution to help brands monitor product information across multiple online channels.
buyer: inRiver AB
inRiver empowers organizations to deliver revenue-driving product information at every touchpoint. inRiver's digital-first PIM™ enables organizations to bring compelling product stories to life for highly customized purchases, and quickly adapt to put insights into action. "
target: Detail Online
Detail Online helps brand manufacturers take control of their product visibility in online reseller channels worldwide. Detail Online's AI-powered technology audit reseller activity and takes the guesswork out of digital merchandising by delivering highly accurate insights.
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closed 10/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Eden Capital, acquired Tour de Force, Inc.

synopsis: Eden Capital announced that it has acquired Tour de Force Inc., a growing provider of customer relationship management, sales force automation, business intelligence and business process optimization software solutions designed to help business-to-business sales organizations improve processes, from sales to support.
buyer: Eden Capital
Eden Capital is a private equity firm backing leading management teams in business services, healthcare services, and education & training companies. They partner with management teams, owners, founders, and industry experts to invest in small and medium sized companies. "
target: Tour de Force, Inc.
Tour de Force's software solutions were created with sales teams in mind, keeping a heavy focus on sales force automation. The Tour de Force solution is designed to provide the tools that salespeople need to do their job more efficiently and more effectively, resulting in more sales closed.
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closed 6/1/2018 via PR Newswire

Ansira, acquired Brand Protection Agency

synopsis: Ansira Partners, Inc., a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Brand Protection Agency, a SaaS-based platform that provides manufacturers and brands with the ability to monitor, manage and communicate with their online reseller channels.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, specializes in the integration of local and national marketing programs through marketing automation, data analytics, CRM and integrated media. "
target: Brand Protection Agency
Brand Protection Agency (BPA) is a SaaS-based platform that provides manufacturers and brands with the ability to monitor, manage and communicate with their online reseller channels.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

NICE Systems Ltd, acquired Mindtouch, Inc.

synopsis: NICE announced the launch of CXone Expert, following the acquisition of MindTouch Inc., a San Diego-based leader in cloud-based knowledge management software for customer experience. MindTouch makes it easy to put knowledge where it’s needed to make finding answers fast and simple—for customers and agents.
buyer: NICE Systems Ltd (NICE:$1,755.46)
NICE is the world’s leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data. "
target: Mindtouch, Inc.
MindTouch Inc. is a San Diego-based leader in cloud-based knowledge management software for customer experience. MindTouch makes it easy to put knowledge where it’s needed to make finding answers fast and simple—for customers, for agents, for everyone.
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closed 11/19/2020 via PR Newswire

AutoQuotes, acquired Axonom, Inc.

synopsis: AutoQuotes, the global leader in technology solutions for the foodservice equipment and supplies (FES) industry, has acquired Axonom, a software provider that develops cloud-based quoting, ordering, and configuration solutions. Axonom offers AR and VR solutions that enable B2B manufacturers to digitally engage with their channels and end customers.
buyer parent: Luminate Capital Partners
buyer: AutoQuotes
AutoQuotes (AQ) is the global leader in technology solutions for the foodservice equipment and supplies (FES) industry. AQ provides Quote to Cash technology solutions that enable sales of B2B finished products. They offer SaaS solutions for quotation, guided selling, product management, and more. "
target: Axonom, Inc.
Axonom is an independent software provider that develops cloud-based quoting, ordering, and configuration solutions for the high-tech, manufacturing, and services industries. Axonom offers AR and VR solutions that enable B2B manufacturers to digitally engage with their channels and end customers.
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announced 7/8/2015 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire MaintenanceNet

synopsis: Cisco intends to acquire MaintenanceNet, a privately held company providing a cloud-based software platform that uses data analytics and automation to manage and scale attach and renewals of recurring customer contracts.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: MaintenanceNet
MaintenanceNet is a privately held company providing a cloud-based software platform that uses data analytics and automation to manage and scale attach and renewals of recurring customer contracts for manufacturers around the globe.
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$139
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announced 7/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Fobi, will acquire Qples, Inc.

synopsis: FOBI AI Inc., a global leader in providing real-time data analytics through artificial intelligence to drive customer activation and engagement, will acquire Qples, a provider of digital coupons. Through its coupon delivery platform, Qples provides brands with data about the offers and the consumers, such as name, gender, location, and more.
buyer: Fobi (TSXV:MTRX:$0.01)
Based in Vancouver, FOBI is a cutting-edge data intelligence company that helps its clients turn real-time data into actionable insights and personalized customer engagement to generate increased profits. "
target: Qples, Inc.
Qples is a next generation provider of digital coupons and the first-ever coupon platform that natively integrates with Facebook, while still functioning in other mediums or channels: website, blog, banner ads, QR codes, Twitter and more.
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announced 10/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

bigtincan, will acquire Agnitio A/S

synopsis: Bigtincan Holdings Limited, a leader in sales enablement automation, will acquire Agnitio A/S, a Danish provider of customer engagement software for the life sciences industry. Agnitio's Rainmaker solution is a multichannel software platform that enables pharma and medical device companies to better engage healthcare professionals and payers.
buyer: bigtincan (ASX:BTH:$22.22)
Bigtincan helps sales and service teams increase win rates and customer satisfaction. The company’s mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation platform features the industry’s premier user experience that empowers reps to more effectively engage with customers and encourages team-wide adoption. "
target: Agnitio A/S
Agnitio is a Danish provider of customer engagement software for the life sciences industry. Agnitio's Rainmaker solution is a multichannel software platform that enables pharma and medical device companies to better engage healthcare professionals, payers and other life science stakeholders.
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closed 6/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired WorkWise Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of WorkWise, LLC, a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions designed for discrete manufacturers and customer relationship management (CRM) software.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: WorkWise Inc.
WorkWise is a leading developer of ERP and CRM software solutions along with comprehensive implementation and support services. WorkWise’s flagship products are customizable, easy-to-use, cost-effective software solutions that enable businesses to better serve their customers and prospects.
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announced 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

ResMed, will acquire Snapworx, LLC

synopsis: ResMed announced that it agreed to acquire SnapWorx, a privately held software company providing patient contact management and workflow optimization for the sleep apnea resupply market. SnapWorx's software platform automates workflow and document retrieval.
buyer: ResMed (RMD:$2,784.41)
ResMed, a world-leading connected health company with cloud-connected devices for daily remote patient monitoring, changes lives with every breath. Its devices and software solutions help treat and manage sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other respiratory conditions. "
target: Snapworx, LLC
SnapWorx, a privately held software company providing patient contact management and workflow optimization for the sleep apnea resupply market. SnapWorx’s software platform automates workflow and document retrieval.
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closed 9/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired Food Sales Enablers

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications, a provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software for CPG manufacturers, has acquired Food Sales Enablers (FSE), a provider of sales enablement solutions for food service manufacturers. FSE's software platform integrates Product Data, Food Service CRM and Sales Reporting Analytics to help their clients sell more.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications is a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software. They enable food service manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis. "
target: Food Sales Enablers
Food Sales Enablers (FSE) is a provider of integrated sales enablement and mobile technology solutions for food service manufacturers and brokers. FSE's software platform integrates Product Data, Food Service CRM, Business Planning, and Sales Reporting Analytics to help their clients sell more.
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closed 12/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired TABS Analytics

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications has acquired TABS Analytics, a technology-enabled analytics firm. The combined entity brings together the market-leading trade effectiveness, data analytics, category management, and shopper insights solutions of TABS with the technical acumen, trade management expertise, and domain knowledge of Blacksmith.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications is a SaaS technology company offering trade management, optimization, and sales enablement services and software to CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) retail and foodservice organizations. Their customer list includes organizations such as Tyson, Smucker's, Nestle, and Unilever. "
target: TABS Analytics
TABS Analytics is a technology-enabled analytics firm that simplifies and improves the way analytics are conducted in the consumer products industry. TABS delivers analytics solutions to CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) manufacturers that integrate, harmonize, and analyze sales and marketing data.
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closed 9/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired Food Sales Enablers

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications, a provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software for CPG manufacturers, has acquired Food Sales Enablers (FSE), a provider of sales enablement solutions for food service manufacturers. FSE's software platform integrates Product Data, Food Service CRM and Sales Reporting Analytics to help their clients sell more.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications is a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software. They enable food service manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis. "
target: Food Sales Enablers
Food Sales Enablers (FSE) is a provider of integrated sales enablement and mobile technology solutions for food service manufacturers and brokers. FSE's software platform integrates Product Data, Food Service CRM, Business Planning, and Sales Reporting Analytics to help their clients sell more.
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closed 1/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired T-Pro Solutions

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications, a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software for consumer packaged goods manufacturers, announced its acquisition of T-Pro Solutions. T-Pro provides trade promotion optimization solutions to CPG (Consumer Packaged Good) manufacturing companies of all sizes and categories.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications is a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software. They enable food service manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis. "
target: T-Pro Solutions
T-Pro Solutions is a computer software company providing innovative Trade Promotion Optimization software to efficiently analyze and manage their Trade Promotion investment in a Software as a Solution environment. They cater to CPG (Consumer Packaged Good) manufacturing companies of all sizes.
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closed 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired GoSimple LLC

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications, a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software for enterprise-class consumer packaged goods manufacturers, announced the acquisition of GoSimple LLC of Oldsmar, Florida. GoSimple provides a complete foodservice trade promotion management solution.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications enables foodservice manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis. "
target: GoSimple LLC
GoSimple provides affordable trade promotion management solutions for foodservice manufacturers. Their focus is to provide superior service in the claims/deduction management arena while providing a best in class software solution.
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announced 4/7/2016 via PE Hub

Strattam Capital, will acquire Blacksmith Applications, Inc.

synopsis: Strattam Capital, a modern private equity firm with a unique engagement strategy, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority ownership in Blacksmith Applications, Inc., the leading trade spend management Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
buyer: Strattam Capital
Strattam Capital is a modern private equity firm that takes an innovative and focused approach to investing in established, high-potential companies within the business IT market. They apply their engagement strategy to deliver great outcomes to investors and a better future for their companies. "
target: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications enables foodservice manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis.
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announced 4/7/2016 via PE Hub

Strattam Capital, will acquire Blacksmith Applications, Inc.

synopsis: Strattam Capital, a modern private equity firm with a unique engagement strategy, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority ownership in Blacksmith Applications, Inc., the leading trade spend management Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
buyer: Strattam Capital
Strattam Capital is a modern private equity firm that takes an innovative and focused approach to investing in established, high-potential companies within the business IT market. They apply their engagement strategy to deliver great outcomes to investors and a better future for their companies. "
target: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications enables foodservice manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis.
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closed 10/23/2012 via BusinessWire

AFS Technologies Inc., acquired Trade Insight

synopsis: AFS Technologies Inc., the leading provider of integrated software solutions to the consumer packaged goods industry, has acquired MEI Computer Technology Group, Inc., creators of TradeInsight, a web-based solution for managing trade promotion spending.
buyer: AFS Technologies Inc.
AFS Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of business enterprise and on-demand software solutions. The company serves over 1,500 customers across the Americas with a portfolio of solutions for the food, beverage, logistics and financial segments. "
target: Trade Insight
MEI Computer Technology Group, Inc. offers TradeInsight, a web-based solution for managing trade promotion spending that includes promotion and distribution channel planning; trade, sales, and spending analysis; sales forecasting; and deduction and retailer performance management tools.
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closed 9/1/2011 via BusinessWire

AFS Technologies Inc., acquired Synectics Group, Inc.

synopsis: AFS Technologies, the leading provider of solutions to the Consumer Product Industry, announced the acquisition of Synectics Group Inc. Synectics' Account Review is true closed-loop trade promotion management software that manages events through the entire promotional life-cycle.
buyer: AFS Technologies Inc.
AFS Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of business enterprise and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. The company serves over 1,200 customers across the Americas with a portfolio of solutions for the food and beverage, supply chain, and financial segments. "
target: Synectics Group, Inc.
Synectics Group is focused on helping Consumer Packaged Goods manufacturers manage trade promotion spending. With a focus on the retail channel, Account Review is true closed-loop trade promotion management software, managing events through the entire promotional life-cycle.
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closed 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired GoSimple LLC

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications, a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software for enterprise-class consumer packaged goods manufacturers, announced the acquisition of GoSimple LLC of Oldsmar, Florida. GoSimple provides a complete foodservice trade promotion management solution.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications enables foodservice manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis. "
target: GoSimple LLC
GoSimple provides affordable trade promotion management solutions for foodservice manufacturers. Their focus is to provide superior service in the claims/deduction management arena while providing a best in class software solution.
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announced 1/15/2014 via PR Web

NGB Markets, will acquire Local Food Systems Inc

synopsis: NGB Markets, Inc. announced they will acquire LFS (Local Food Systems, Inc.). Local Food Systems, Inc is a software company for food procurement buyers. They serves food hubs, independent hospitals and schools, and food services.
buyer: NGB Markets
NGB provides food commodity buyers and sellers with an easy to use and economical web-based platform that utilizes rich data to save time and assist rapid decision making, putting more money into the pockets of buyers and sellers. "
target: Local Food Systems Inc
Local Food Systems, Inc. ("LFS") is a software company for food procurement buyers. LFS has developed an electronic platform that allows buyers to indicate the type, number of units, and required timeframe of products they need and indicate a preferred price.
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closed 6/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired Adoria

synopsis: French giant AccorHotels has acquired Adoria, Europe’s leading software platform offering management solutions for corporate and contract caterers. Adoria was founded in France in 2003 and is used by 2,700 organisations, offering solutions for tendering, procurement, logistics and production.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels is a French multinational hotel group. With hotels in more than 90 countries stretching across all the continents, AccorHotels offers a vast choice of destinations. On the AccorHotels portal, a range from Sofitel to Ibis via Pullman and Novotel, offers accommodation to suit all budgets. "
target: Adoria
Adoria is Europe’s leading software platform offering management solutions for corporate and contract caterers. Adoria was founded in France in 2003 and is used by 2,700 organisations, offering solutions for tendering, procurement, logistics and production.
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closed 6/8/2017 via PR Newswire

BlueCart, Inc., acquired Sous Inc.

synopsis: BlueCart, Inc., a leading, cloud-based ordering and customer management platform for restaurants and their suppliers, announced that it has acquired Sous, a mobile workflow and communication app for professional kitchen teams.
buyer: BlueCart, Inc.
BlueCart is a web and mobile platform built to streamline and modernize the wholesale procurement process for buyers and sellers. BlueCart is the market leader in the hospitality industry serving over 26,000+ businesses and counting. "
target: Sous Inc.
Sous is a mobile workflow and communication app for professional kitchen teams. Their unique SaaS-enabled approach to data collection and communication allows every member of the kitchen and supply chain to connect in one seamless interface.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BusinessWire

E2Open, Inc., acquired Birch Worldwide

synopsis: E2open, the one place, in the cloud, to run a supply chain, announced that it has acquired Channel Data Management (CDM) provider, Birch Worldwide. The Birch Group was founded in the United Kingdom in 1992, fulfilling a need in the technology market for specialized channel marketing services and operations.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: E2Open, Inc. (EOPN:$0.00)
E2open is the one place, in the cloud, to run a supply chain, powered by the world’s largest direct business network and a broad portfolio of next generation solutions including Sourcing & Procurement, Quality & Traceability, Inventory Visibility & Optimization and Channel Data Management. "
target: Birch Worldwide
The Birch Group was founded in the United Kingdom in 1992, fulfilling a need in the technology market for specialised channel marketing services and operations. With the establishment of its regional offices in North America and Asia in 2007, Birch Worldwide was launched.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BusinessWire

E2Open, Inc., acquired Entomo, Inc.

synopsis: E2open, the one place, in the cloud, to run a supply chain, announced that it has acquired Channel Data Management (CDM) provider, Entomo. Entomo adds more CDM capabilities to ingest CRM data, manage pricing, incentives, rebates, and commission splits.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: E2Open, Inc. (EOPN:$0.00)
E2open is the one place, in the cloud, to run a supply chain, powered by the world’s largest direct business network and a broad portfolio of next generation solutions including Sourcing & Procurement, Quality & Traceability, Inventory Visibility & Optimization and Channel Data Management. "
target: Entomo, Inc.
Entomo is a leader in channel revenue management. Entomo adds more CDM capabilities to ingest CRM data, manage pricing, incentives, rebates, and commission splits. This enables companies to reduce channel conflict and easily manage sales performance plans.
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closed 12/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired TABS Analytics

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications has acquired TABS Analytics, a technology-enabled analytics firm. The combined entity brings together the market-leading trade effectiveness, data analytics, category management, and shopper insights solutions of TABS with the technical acumen, trade management expertise, and domain knowledge of Blacksmith.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications is a SaaS technology company offering trade management, optimization, and sales enablement services and software to CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) retail and foodservice organizations. Their customer list includes organizations such as Tyson, Smucker's, Nestle, and Unilever. "
target: TABS Analytics
TABS Analytics is a technology-enabled analytics firm that simplifies and improves the way analytics are conducted in the consumer products industry. TABS delivers analytics solutions to CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) manufacturers that integrate, harmonize, and analyze sales and marketing data.
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closed 8/26/2021 via Company Press Release

Point Pickup, acquired GrocerKey

synopsis: Point Pickup Technologies, a same-day fulfillment and delivery solutions company, has acquired GrocerKey, an eCommerce platform for grocery retailers. GrocerKey offers a customizable platform that delivers a consistent customer experience across all digital channels. Their platform enables staff to manage day-to-day operations more efficiently.
buyer: Point Pickup
Point Pickup is an enterprise-class same-day fulfillment and delivery solutions company. Point Pickup provides fulfillment and last-mile delivery services for retailers. Their Precision Matching System enables them to match specific customer delivery criteria with the ideal driver and route. "
target: GrocerKey
GrocerKey is a white-label eCommerce platform for grocery retailers. GrocerKey offers a fully customizable eCommerce platform that delivers a consistent customer experience across all digital channels. Their platform enables staff to manage day-to-day operations more efficiently.
price ($mm)
$42
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

iD Systèmes S.A.S., acquired La Graine Informatique

synopsis: iD Systemes, a company that offers specialized software for the world of wines and spirits, has acquired La Graine Informatique, a company that develops software solutions for companies in the wine and spirits, beverage, and horticultural sectors. Both companies are based in France.
buyer parent: Capital Croissance SAS
buyer: iD Systèmes S.A.S.
Based in France, iD Systemes offers specialized software for the world of wines and spirits. iD Systemes' software covers all the needs of customers: from upstream (culture, harvesting) to management tools (ERP, CRM) through regulatory solutions (material accounting, customs declaration). "
target: La Graine Informatique
La Graine Informatique develops software solutions for companies in the wine and spirits, beverage, and horticultural sectors. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Beaucouzé, France.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2016 via BusinessWire

The Climate Corporation, acquired VitalFields

synopsis: The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of VitalFields, a European farm management software company based in Tallinn, Estonia. The VitalFields team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to deliver industry-leading digital technologies to farmers around the world.
buyer parent: Monsanto
buyer: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software, hardware and insurance products. "
target: VitalFields
Founded in 2012, VitalFields is the fastest growing Farm Management System in Europe with over 500 000 hectares and over 6000 agriculture firms under management. VitalFields offers online tools from planning, operational management to compliance reporting for farmers.
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closed 9/30/2016 via Company Press Release

SMAG, acquired Louvigny SPRL

synopsis: SMAG, the leading publisher of agricultural information systems in France, signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Belgian start-up Louvigny, developer of the LEA web platform. The start-up has quickly established itself by offering LEA, a web platform dedicated to the general management of agricultural companies.
buyer: SMAG
The French leader in farming information systems, SMAG designs and develops the Agreo and Atland web solutions for the farming and agroindustrial sector. Accessible via the Internet, their multi-sector software meets key needs for data management and farming safety practices. "
target: Louvigny SPRL
Louvigny is the Belgian start-up that developed the LEA web platform. The LEA software organizes work, manages hardware, phyto products and invoices, a significant time savings for managers.
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closed 9/15/2021 via PR Newswire

GrubMarket, acquired Farmigo

synopsis: GrubMarket, the fastest-growing online farmers' market, announced it has completed the acquisition of Farmigo, a provider of community supported agriculture (CSA) software to farms to manage their business online and reach more consumers.
buyer: GrubMarket
GrubMarket is the fastest-growing online farmers' market. GrubMarket offers local fresh food at affordable prices with convenient delivery. They work with a variety of farms and artisan producers to bring their customers high-quality foods and other items at affordable prices. "
target: Farmigo
Farmigo is a provider of community supported agriculture (CSA) software to farms to manage their business online and reach more consumers.
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closed 7/19/2021 via BusinessWire

RaboBank, TELUS Corporation, acquired Conservis

synopsis: Rabobank, the premier global food and agriculture bank, and TELUS Agriculture, global agriculture technology leader, have acquired Conservis, a company that integrates disparate farm technologies into one streamlined interface to manage the business of farming.
buyer: RaboBank
buyer: TELUS Corporation (TU:$12,319.08)
TELUS Agriculture leverages technology and data to enable a better flow of information across the agriculture and food industry. Rabobank Group is a global financial services leader providing wholesale and retail banking, leasing, and real estate services in more than 38 countries worldwide. "
target: Conservis
Conservis is an independent farm management service, providing growers the digital tools and information needed for success. Their web and mobile platforms deliver comprehensive planning tools, real-time data capture and insightful analytics to support better decision making and efficient reporting.
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closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

MAPAL Group, acquired Easilys

synopsis: MAPAL Group, a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions, has acquired Easilys, a leading multi-site restaurant and kitchen management software provider based in France. Easilys offers a web-based multi-site management software solution that allows restaurateurs to manage, supply and control their restaurants.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Group
MAPAL Group is a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions. MAPAL offers workforce management, business analytics, and back office solutions to helps their clients optimize their business, reduce costs, and offer better services. "
target: Easilys
Easilys is a leading multi-site restaurant and kitchen management software provider based in France. Easilys offers a web-based multi-site management software solution that allows restaurateurs to manage, supply and control their restaurants without any particular IT skills.
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closed 12/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed POS, acquired Upserve, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, announced it has acquired Upserve Inc., a leading restaurant management cloud-software company based in Rhode Island and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Upserve, Inc.
Upserve Inc. is a leading restaurant management cloud-software company based in Rhode Island and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company. Upserve is an all-in-one restaurant platform that enables restaurants to run smarter.
price ($mm)
$430
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$40
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closed 8/11/2020 via BusinessWire

SpotOn, acquired Seatninja

synopsis: SpotOn Transact, Inc, a leading software and payments company, announced it has acquired Seatninja, a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue.
buyer: SpotOn
SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company redefining merchant services. SpotOn brings together payment processing, customer engagement and business management solutions, giving merchants richer data and tools that empower them to more effectively run and grow their business. "
target: Seatninja
Seatninja is a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue. Their tool can be seamlessly integrated with other technologies used by a full service restaurant.
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announced 8/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Mad Mobile, will acquire Cake Corporation

synopsis: Mad Mobile, Inc., a leading mobile platform for enterprise restaurants and retailers, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire CAKE, a restaurant technology company based in Silicon Valley and owned by Sysco Corporation. The CAKE Point-of-Sale (POS) solution serves more than 5,000 restaurant locations.
buyer: Mad Mobile
Mad Mobile is an Apple Mobility Partner for enterprise retail and restaurants. Mad Mobile's unique technology modernizes legacy POS systems to launch mobile-first experiences for employees and customers including Mobile POS, Mobile Ordering, Self-Checkout, Contactless Payment, and Curbside Pickup. "
target parent: Sysco Corporation (SYY)
target: Cake Corporation
CAKE is a company offering restaurant-specific technology solutions. CAKE's platform seamlessly integrates front and back of house restaurant operations, allowing restaurant owners and operators to achieve unparalleled visibility into and control over their POS and other business operations.
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