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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 5/31/2018 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 7/22/2019 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 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 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:$49,301.00)
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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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 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

X-Rite, Incorporated, acquired ColorCert

synopsis: X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology has acquired the ColorCert® software assets from Nelissen Consulting, a privately held company in Germany. ColorCert software is a real-time color and print quality process control and reporting tool used by consumer packaged goods companies and packaging converters.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: X-Rite, Incorporated
X-Rite is the global leader in color science and technology. The company, which now includes color industry leader Pantone, Inc., develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. "
target: ColorCert
ColorCert® delivers process control for monitoring and managing color across a large and diverse supply chain, greatly simplifying color communication all the way from the artwork phase of projects through separation, ink room and pressroom.
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closed 3/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Loftware, Inc., acquired Gap Systems

synopsis: Loftware, Inc., the global leader in Enterprise Labeling Solutions, with over 5,000 customers in 100 countries, announced that it has acquired Gap Systems, a leading provider of SaaS based artwork management solutions headquartered in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Loftware, Inc.
Loftware, Inc. offers the industry’s most comprehensive labeling solution. It's enterprise software integrates SAP, Oracle and other enterprise applications to produce mission-critical barcode labels, documents, and RFID Smart tags across the supply chain. "
target: Gap Systems
GAP Systems are experts that created the SaaS based tool called SmartFlow, which enables brands & retail companies to significantly reduce their time to market & costs associated with New Product Development (NPD), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Packaging Labelling & Artwork management (LAM).
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Zilingo, acquired nCinga

synopsis: Zilingo, an ecommerce platform in Singapore that helps fashion and lifestyle retailers sell directly to consumers, has acquired nCinga Innovations, a Sri Lanka-based software company focused on industry 4.0. nCinga provides SaaS-based Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for next generation smart factories.
buyer: Zilingo
Zilingo is an ecommerce platform in Singapore that helps fashion and lifestyle retailers sell directly to consumers. Zilingo allows people to buy clothing, accessories, bags, shoes, and more from various retailers. Zilingo uses technology to help businesses become more efficient and scale faster. "
target: nCinga
nCinga is a Sri Lanka-based software company focused on industry 4.0. nCinga provides SaaS-based Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for next generation smart factories. Their platform provides operational insights for shop floors and automates label inspections and costing.
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announced 6/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Wipro Limited, will acquire International TechneGroup, Inc.

synopsis: India-based Wipro Limited, a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company, will acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a digital engineering and manufacturing solutions company. ITI is a world leader in Computer Aided Design and Product Lifecycle Management interoperability software services.
buyer: Wipro Limited (BSE:507685:$8,249.31)
Wipro Limited, based in India, is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. They use cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help their clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful."
target: International TechneGroup, Inc.
International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI) is a leader providing reliable interoperability, validation and migration solutions for product data and related systems. ITI helps manufacturers drive innovation and time to market by applying computer-aided product development to engineering problems.
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closed 7/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Hoerl Information Management GmbH, acquired asim GmbH

synopsis: Hoerl Information Management GmbH has acquired asim, an industrial product information management (PIM) software provider, from Comosoft GmbH. asim is among Europe's leading manufacturers of standardized, individually configurable PIM solutions. asim PIM makes it possible to manage product information from different data sources.
buyer: Hoerl Information Management GmbH
Hoerl Information Management are consultants, implementers and service providers of cross data management solutions. They help clients plan cross media business strategy with product information management, data management, cross media publishing, digital asset management and translation management."
target parent: Eversfrank Group
target: asim GmbH
asim – advanced system for information management – is among Europe's leading manufacturers of standardized, individually configurable product information management (PIM) solutions. asim PIM makes it possible to manage product information from different data sources.
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announced 6/21/2017 via CNW Group

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., will acquire Orckestra

synopsis: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., a Canadian leader in information technology announced that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Orckestra Inc., a leading Canadian-based provider of digital unified and omnichannel commerce solutions for the retail and manufacturing industry.
buyer: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSX:MDF:$60.07)
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. is a Canadian leader in information technology, owner of several recognized web and mobile platforms including MERX, BidNet, ASC, InterTrade, Jobboom, Réseau Contact and Carrus. Mediagrif's e-commerce solutions are used by millions of consumers and businesses."
target: Orckestra
Orckestra is a leading provider of digital unified commerce and omnichannel retail solutions. The company offers a single commerce platform to create and manage the most engaging shopping experiences across the web, mobile and in-store.
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announced 11/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire Polarion Software

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Polarion, developer of the first browser-based application lifecycle management (ALM) enterprise solution. Polarion is a leader in the ALM market, leveraging an open architecture, exhibiting state-of-art source code management and supporting the needs of open source development.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, "
target: Polarion Software
Since Polarion’s inception in 2004, their mission has been to help companies advance the development, governance and maintenance of software via a unified solution for Requirements, Quality, and Application Lifecycle Management.
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closed 8/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Inforbix, LLC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced it has acquired certain assets of Inforbix, LLC. Inforbix is a software company focused on cloud-based SaaS solutions aimed at increasing the value of product data, productivity, and improved decision making for manufacturing-based companies.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,650.50)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk tools help unlock the creativity in everyone, from children and hobbyists to design and engineering professionals. "
target: Inforbix, LLC
Inforbix is a cloud solution that aggregates and exposes on-premise product data from multiple sources and locations without actually touching, moving, or migrating files to the cloud. Users access Inforbix with any standard web browser.
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closed 1/10/2012 via PR Newswire

Agentrics PLM merged with Trace One,

synopsis: Trace One, the European leader in online collaborative platforms for development of private label products and Agentrics - PLM, the Agentrics branch dedicated to support product lifecycle management, are merging their industry offerings.
buyer: Trace One
Trace One is the European leader in cloud collaborative platforms for retailers and manufacturers in the Consumer Packaged Goods sector. Its mission is to provide e-collaborative business platforms in SaaS-mode immediately accessible from anywhere in the world. "
target parent: Agentrics
target: Agentrics PLM
Agentrics is a global provider of business solutions for the supply and demand chain. It offers solutions covering spend management, sourcing, supply chain planning and replenishment, online collaboration and communication as well as private label product development and more.
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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 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:$78.53)
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:$78.53)
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 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
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0.0x
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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 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:$93.47)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Upserve, Inc.
Upserve Inc. is a leading restaurant management cloud-software company based in Rhode Island and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company. Upserve is an all-in-one restaurant platform that enables restaurants to run smarter.
price ($mm)
$430
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.8x
EV / EBITDA
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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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Caterwings, acquired Lemoncat

synopsis: Caterwings, the Rocket Internet-founded corporate catering marketplace that operates in eight countries, has acquired German competitor Lemoncat. LemonCat is an online platform for business catering that helps businesses find the best local food for their meetings, conferences and events.
buyer parent: Rocket Internet
buyer: Caterwings
Caterwings is an online marketplace for business catering. Founded in 2015, we’ve made it our mission to digitalize the catering market and simplify the process of choosing and ordering catering services online. "
target: Lemoncat
LemonCat is an online platform for business catering that helps businesses finding the best local food for their meetings, conferences and events. For the catering industry LemonCat offers CATERDESK.com, a SaaS solution for caterers to manage their business digitally.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

TELUS Corporation, acquired Farm At Hand Inc.

synopsis: Farm at Hand, a Canadian farm management platform that helps thousands of farmers keep track of everything and help them dig deeper into planning, collaborating and reportin , has been acquired by TELUS, Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company that provides a wide range of communications products and services.
buyer: TELUS Corporation (TU:$11,626.02)
TELUS is Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol, voice, television, entertainment and video. TELUS is also Canada's largest healthcare IT provider. "
target: Farm At Hand Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Farm at Hand is a farm management platform used by thousands of farmers. They have a free platform to keep track of everything and a premium suite of products that help users to dig deeper into planning, collaborating and reporting.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

MBO Partenaires, acquired Sequoiasoft SAS

synopsis: MBO Partenaires, an independent private equity firm in France, has acquired a majority stake in Sequoiasoft, a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients.
buyer: MBO Partenaires
Founded in 2002 and wholly owned by its management team, MBO Partenaires is an independent private equity firm in France with an entrepreneurial mindset. MBO Partenaires supports French SMEs in their growth projects. The firm also supports Spanish, Belgian and Swiss companies. "
target: Sequoiasoft SAS
Sequoiasoft is a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients and winning their loyalty.
price ($mm)
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$24
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0.0x
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announced 9/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., will acquire SICOM Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced an agreement to acquire SICOM Systems, Inc. from LLR Partners. SICOM provides enterprise, cloud-based SaaS solutions and other technologies to quick service and fast casual restaurants, as well as food service management providers, worldwide.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: SICOM Systems, Inc.
SICOM Systems, Inc. is a provider of end-to-end technologies and services for the quick service and fast casual restaurants. The company offers front-of-house solutions, back-of-house solutions and above restaurant solutions that help major restaurant chains streamline their operations.
price ($mm)
$415
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closed 4/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Beyond, acquired PeachWorks

synopsis: Beyond, the business tools and services company, just announced its official acquisition of PeachWorks, a fully-integrated business management platform. PeachWorks is a single software business management solution that consolidates data from multiple sources to provide comprehensive analytics and modules for forecasting, inventory, and scheduling.
buyer: Beyond
Beyond is a financial technology and transactions company offering a suite of business tools and services including payment processing, employee management (payroll, HR, compliance), lending, and point-of-sale. "
target: PeachWorks
PeachWorks is a single software business management solution that consolidates data from multiple sources to provide comprehensive analytics and modules for forecasting, inventory, and scheduling. Currently tailored to restaurant management, it offers tools for recipes, menus, and labor management.
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