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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Wilmington Group plc, purchased The Knowledge and Benn's Media from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two directories, The Knowledge and Benn's Media, to Wilmington Group plc for GBP1.6m.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. The principal sectors are: Legal & Regulatory; Healthcare; Media and Entertainment; and Design and Construction. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

MJH Life Sciences, acquired Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP

synopsis: MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). PBMI is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management.
buyer: MJH Life Sciences
MJH Life Sciences™ is the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels, providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes."
target parent: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, LLC
target: Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management. Their insights enable evidence-based decision making in a complex and evolving pharmaceuticals marketplace.
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announced 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

HMP, will acquire Kestrel Health Information

synopsis: HMP Global, the world's largest healthcare event and education company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kestrel Health Information, a virtual conference producer and content provider for wound care clinicians, academics, and other medical professionals.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a global, multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community. "
target: Kestrel Health Information
Kestrel Health Information is a publisher and inbound marketing agency specializing in the wound care market and medical device marketing. Publishes WoundSource: The Wound Product Sourcebook, and Woundcon.
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closed 12/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Forester Media Inc.

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, has acquired Forester Media is a media company that publishes trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. Forester Media produces StormCon, a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, and more.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. From e-newsletters to monthly magazines to live in-person events, the company provides the best opportunities for readers to stay knowledgeable and B2B advertisers to remain relevant."
target: Forester Media Inc.
Forester Media is a media company that publishes award-winning trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. StormCon is a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, excavating, solid waste management, and more.
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closed 1/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Schofield Media Ltd., acquired Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.

synopsis: Schofield Healthcare Media Ltd (SHML), a division of Schofield Media Europe Ltd, announced on the 16th January that it has acquired Medical Education Partnership Ltd (MEP). The company portfolio includes a number of key educational resources for health care professionals in print, online and in person.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Schofield Media Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Schofield Media Group publishes business-to-business magazines and operates conferences and events in the United States, Europe and Asia. Divisions include Schofield Publishing, Schofield Healthcare Media, Schofield Media Chicago, Ideal Media and RedCoat Publishing. "
target: Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.
Following a management buy-out in June 2002, The Medical Education Partnership established itself as an independent medical education company specialising in effective, targeted and intelligent medical communications.
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closed 11/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Inventiv Health, acquired Maxwell Group Inc.

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. has completed the acquisition of The Maxwell Group, Inc. and its MedConference brand of services. MedConference, a pioneer in the field of on-line events, e-learning and web conferencing, was founded in 1989 and is a leading provider of live and on-demand virtual event services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Inventiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. is the leading provider of commercialization and complementary services to the global pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions. "
target: Maxwell Group Inc.
Maxwell supports both live web events and on-demand events on most platforms in a variety of verticals. We deliver the highest quality turnkey web event services and support tools pre-event, live event and post event.
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$7.00
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closed 8/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Thompson Publishing Group, acquired American Health Consultants

synopsis: Thompson Publishing Group, a leading provider of subscription based information services, has acquired American Health Consultants, a leading provider of healthcare information products, from The Thomson Corporation . The acquisition was completed on August 31, 2006.
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: Thompson Publishing Group
Thompson Publishing Group, a D.C.-based information services provider, is been a leading source of analysis and guidance for business and government executives. Professionals rely on Thompson for help in tracking, and complying with, the dynamic regulatory mandates facing their organizations. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: American Health Consultants
American Health Consultants is the largest publisher of health care newsletters in the world. We began in 1974 with a single title, Hospital Infection Control. We have grown in the quarter century since to more than 80 titles serving a broad spectrum of professionals in health care.
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closed 7/5/2005 via Company Press Release

Cygnus Business Media, acquired Summer Communications, Incorporated

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media, which currently owns the fire service market’s top trade shows, magazine and website, announced it has acquired EMS Magazine, EMS Expo, Advanced Rescue Technology and Frontline First Responder magazines and their accompanying websites from Summer Communications and Expo Productions.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media's leading business publications, tradeshows, conferences, websites, online products and custom marketing capabilities enhance brand identity, generate sales leads, and build product awareness as they strengthen customer/client relationships. "
target: Summer Communications, Incorporated
Summer Communications & Expo Productions, publish the leading magazines for EMS professionals & operate the largest standalone educational conference & trade show in the world for EMS professionals. Their flagship magazine is EMS Magazine, the Journal of Emergency Care, Rescue & Transportation.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
$5
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1.4x
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closed 11/16/2006 via Company Press Release

Tarsus Group plc, acquired Medical Conferences International, Inc.

synopsis: Tarsus Group plc has today announced the acquisition of Medical Conferences International Inc. (MCII), a leading organizer of medical sector exhibitions and conferences in the US anti-ageing market.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group is an international business-to-business media group with interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and online media. The Group has five business divisions: Labels and Packaging; Discount Goods; Caroo; France; and Medical. "
target: Medical Conferences International, Inc.
Medical Conferences International Inc. (MCII) is a leading organizer of medical sector exhibitions and conferences in the US anti-ageing market. MCII organizes three key annual events including one in Orlando (April), Chicago (July) and Las Vegas (December).
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
14.1x
EV / EBITDA
32.4x
closed 11/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Veeva Systems, acquired Physicians World Communications Group

synopsis: Veeva Systems, the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry, announced it has acquired Physicians World, a company that provides full-service speakers bureau management solutions to help clients maximize the efficiencies and effectiveness of their programs.
buyer: Veeva Systems (VEEV:$1,561.54)
Veeva Systems Inc. is the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva serves more than 775 customers, ranging from the world's largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. "
target: Physicians World Communications Group
Physicians World provides full-service speakers bureau management solutions to help clients maximize the efficiencies and effectiveness of their programs. Physicians World provides end-to-end logistical services and workflow software to support the needs of speakers and other client stakeholders.
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closed 8/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Graphite Capital, acquired Hanson Wade

synopsis: Graphite Capital, a UK mid-market private equity specialist, has backed the management buy-out of Hanson Wade, a conference organizer and provider of information services, focused primarily on the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
buyer: Graphite Capital
Graphite is a specialist provider of private equity finance to mid-market companies in the UK. Graphite focuses on management buy-outs and also invests in replacement capital, expansion finance and turnaround opportunities. It backs companies with enterprise values of £25 million to £200 million. "
target: Hanson Wade
Hanson Wade is a conference organizer and provider of information services, focused primarily on the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. They are based in London, but generate the overwhelming majority of its revenues in the US, where the addressable market is estimated at over $700 million.
price ($mm)
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$27
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closed 9/5/2017 via PR Newswire

HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, acquired IMedex

synopsis: HMP, a leading healthcare education and events company has acquired Imedex, a privately held global medical education company. Imedex is a leader in the creation of independent, accredited medical education for healthcare professionals that improves patient care globally.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP is a a leading healthcare education and events company with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. "
target parent: Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC
target: IMedex
Imedex is an industry leader in the creation of independent, accredited medical education for healthcare professionals that improves patient care around the world. The company develops high-quality scientific programming that translates the latest research into clinically relevant information.
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closed 7/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC, acquired IMedex

synopsis: An affiliate of Vesey Street Capital Partners L.L.C. (VSCP), a private equity firm dedicated to middle market health care services investments, announced the acquisition of Imedex, LLC, a provider of accredited, independent Continuing Medical Education (CME) to industry professionals via in-person conferences and online education forums.
buyer: Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC
Vesey Street Capital Partners (VSCP) is a private equity firm with a dedicated focus on middle market health care services. VSCP’s focused strategy is centered upon investing primarily in founder owned businesses and corporate carve-outs that create value for hospitals and physicians. "
target parent: AmerisourceBergen Corporation
target: IMedex
Imedex® is an industry leader in providing Continuing Medical Education to health care professionals worldwide. Founded in 1985, Imedex ® organizes over 80 conferences and projects worldwide each year. We have our own independent CME program and also collaborate with medical associations and health
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announced 6/25/2006 via Company Press Release

Reed Exhibition Companies, will acquire Contemporary Forums

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions has agreed to acquire Contemporary Forums Inc., a leading producer of medical education events for nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals. Based in Dublin, CA, Contemporary Forums will produce 35 events this year in 14 states, serving more than 12,000 healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business. "
target: Contemporary Forums
Since Contemporary Forums' inception in 1982, more than 180,000 healthcare providers have attended our national conferences and readily attest to the quality, attention to detail and professional enrichment our programs provide.
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closed 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

HMP, acquired Provascular GmbH

synopsis: HMP, a leading global organizer of healthcare events and education, today announced that it has acquired Provascular GmbH, a German-based company producing cardiovascular education and events. Provascular produces the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), a premier global medical education conference held annually in Leipzig, Germany.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a global, multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community. "
target: Provascular GmbH
Provascular GmbH is a German-based company producing cardiovascular education and events. Provascular produces the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), a premier global medical education conference held annually in Leipzig, Germany. LINC is a four-day meeting for cardiovascular specialists.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired National Association for Continuing Education Inc.

synopsis: Haymarket Media Inc., an award-winning specialist content and information group, announced the acquisition of Plantation, FL-based National Association for Continuing Education (NACE), specialists in accredited Continuing Education programs for medical and mental health professionals.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media, Inc. is an award-winning specialist content and information group. With 24 market-leading media brands, Haymarket offers unmatched expertise and insight through balanced, relevant, original content across a spectrum of media channels. "
target: National Association for Continuing Education Inc.
The National Association for Continuing Education is an award-winning provider of continuing education. NACE offers live conferences in over 40 cities and enduring programs in several different formats to engage learners with the most up-to-date, science-based information on a variety of topics.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PR Web

US HealthConnect, Inc., acquired Medtelligence LLC

synopsis: US HealthConnect Inc. (USH) announced the acquisition of Medtelligence LLC, one of the nation’s leading providers of medical education focusing on cardiovascular disease. Medtelligence is the newest member of the USH group of companies, becoming the eighth wholly owned subsidiary.
buyer: US HealthConnect, Inc.
US HealthConnect is a global organization whose subsidiaries are dedicated to improving the lives of patients and healthcare professionals through evidence-based education for clinicians. "
target: Medtelligence LLC
Medtelligence LLC is one of the nation’s leading providers of medical education focusing on cardiovascular disease. Medtelligence is dedicated to partnering in the creation and execution of the highest quality continuing medical education (CME) initiatives through multiple learning opportunities.
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closed 10/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., acquired prIME Oncology

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for physicians and consumers, announced that it has acquired prIME Oncology, a leading provider of independent medical education in oncology.  
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: prIME Oncology
prIME Oncology is a leading provider of independent medical education in oncology. They develop educational activities that translate emerging scientific and clinical advances into insights that improve patient outcomes.
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closed 6/15/2018 via GlobeNewswire

United Business Media Limited, acquired ExpoMed

synopsis: UBM plc, the world’s largest pure-play business-to-business events organizer and marketing services organization, announced that its Latin America businesses have acquired ExpoMed (Mexico) from LIVEMED. ExpoMed is Mexico’s leading, annual healthcare exhibition and runs each June in Mexico City.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
United Business Media (UBM) is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. UBM organises over 300 market-leading B2B events every year. At their events they create the environments which allow business to flourish. UBM operates in more than 20 countries and in over 50 different sectors."
target parent: Livemed
target: ExpoMed
ExpoMed is Mexico’s leading, annual healthcare exhibition and runs each June in Mexico City. It is known for connecting vendors of medical equipment to buyers and executives from private and public hospitals, clinics, and distributors.
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closed 11/18/2016 via PR Newswire

C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc., acquired The Evolution of Addiction Treatment

synopsis: C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc., a globally-recognized educational leader in the addiction and substance abuse treatment arena, announced a partnership and acquisition of the California-based conference, The Evolution of Addiction Treatment. The Evolution of Addiction Treatment is a bi-annual conference focusing on drug treatment and addiction.
buyer: C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc.
C4 Recovery Solutions, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting accountability-based treatment services, increasing access to treatment, and educating and training addiction treatment professionals. "
target parent: Serene Recovery Network
target: The Evolution of Addiction Treatment
The mission of The Evolution of Addiction Treatment is to bring innovative and forward thinking treatment concepts combined with experiential education methods in order to propel the efficacy of addiction treatment forward.
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closed 12/21/2007 via BNC Analysis

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Intermodal S.A.

synopsis: CMP Information Ltd. entered into an agreement to acquire Intermodal South America Trade Show.
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target: Intermodal S.A.
Intermodal S.A. operates as an intermodal transportation event company serving the Latin American region and offers events that attract exhibitors and attendees from the international transportation and logistics industries.
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$6.74
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closed 9/13/2007 via Company Press Release

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Ithaca Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: United Business Media Plc today announces that CMP Information, UBM's UK-based business information division, has acquired Ithaca Holdings Limited from the company's management and NVM Private Equity Ltd. for a total cash consideration of £14.25m.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target parent: Northern Venture Managers
target: Ithaca Holdings Ltd.
Ithaca is a UK media business which operates a portfolio of six UK B2B events and related media. The portfolio comprises three substantial and well-established trade exhibitions - Internet World, Leisure Industry Week and Service Management Europe - and three smaller events.
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$24
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closed 2/10/2007 via BNC Analysis

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Decorex International

synopsis: CMP Information is delighted to announce the acquisition of Decorex International Ltd. Decorex, currently celebrating its 30th year, is acknowledged as the UK’s leading event for the higher-end interior design market.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target: Decorex International
Decorex has been the foremost exhibition of interior design products in the UK. It was launched as a small, exclusive & targeted exhibition of top end interior design merchandise, with 39 exhibitors in the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square.
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$3.74
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closed 1/11/2007 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Quest Media Limited

synopsis: United Business Media plc announces that its UK-based CMP Information division has acquired Quest Media Limited for a cash consideration of up to GBP5m. The acquisition of Quest will add six awards events, three conferences and an associated magazine to CMP Information's events portfolio.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target: Quest Media Limited
Quest Media, an independently owned business communication and media company, publishes a series of leading edge business magazines, develops prestigious Awards programmes and organises ground-breaking conferences and events with the express aim of promoting best practice and knowledge sharing.
price ($mm)
$8.39
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$6
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closed 10/6/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired The Care Show

synopsis: United Business Media plc announces that its wholly-owned, UK-based subsidiary CMP Information has acquired The Care Show for a total cash consideration of GBP450,000 plus a further performance based deferred payment of up to GBP350,000 over the next year.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target: The Care Show
The Care Show is the market-leading, twice-yearly tradeshow for the UK independent care market, attracting more than 150 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors at its March 2006 event.
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closed 10/6/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired ATC Maastricht Conference

synopsis: United Business Media plc announces that its wholly-owned, UK-based subsidiary CMP Information has acquired the ATC (Air Traffic Control) Maastricht Conference from Jane's Information Group for a total cash consideration of GBP126,000.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: ATC Maastricht Conference
ATC Maastricht has consistently grown to become the world’s leading event for the air traffic control and management industry. The exhibition brings together the suppliers and key buyers and specifiers of air traffic control and management products and services.
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Metropolis International, Ltd., purchased Industrial Equipment Market and The Trader from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold Industrial Equipment Market and The Trader to Metropolis International (UK) Limited for GBP9m.
buyer: Metropolis International, Ltd.
Metropolis International Limited is a UK publisher. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
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$17
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Friday-Ad Limited, purchased Trade-It from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold Trade-It to Friday-Ad Limited for GBP4m.
buyer: Friday-Ad Limited
Friday-Ad was founded in 1975 when the current owners realised there was an untapped market for local advertising. Looking to buy a second hand car, they found they had to travel long distances to find one. Together, they launched the first edition as a four-page advertiser in Uckfield, Sussex. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
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$7.53
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Wilmington Group plc, purchased The Knowledge and Benn's Media from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two directories, The Knowledge and Benn's Media, to Wilmington Group plc for GBP1.6m.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. The principal sectors are: Legal & Regulatory; Healthcare; Media and Entertainment; and Design and Construction. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
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$3.00
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closed 4/4/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired National Venue Show

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that it has acquired the National Venue Show for GBP1.5m. The National Venue Show complements International Confex, the leading annual exhibition for European event organisers owned by CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target: National Venue Show
Held annually in September at the NEC in Birmingham, the National Venue Show is a 'must attend' event that brings together UK venues with approximately 6,000 UK professionals from across the event support and management industry.
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$2.63
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Haymarket Group Limited, purchased Printing World and Packaging Magazine from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two non-core publications, Printing World and Packaging Magazine, to Haymarket Publishing Group for GBP2.1m.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
The Haymarket Group is a large, privately-owned magazine publisher. It publishes more than 100 consumer, professional, trade, and customer publications in 23 languages and in more than 100 countries. Titles include Revolution, Campaign, and FourFourTwo. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
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$3.65
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Informex

synopsis: Informex is the leading specialty and custom chemical trade show and exhibition in the United States and is being acquired by CMP Information from the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target parent: Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association
target: Informex
For over 21 years, INFORMEX has been the premier US venue for connecting the chemical industry to the latest technological advances and the newest developments in custom manufacturing, with nearly 480 exhibiting companies and over 4,000 specialty and fine chemical professionals in attendance.
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closed 5/11/2005 via PR Newswire

United Business Media PLC, acquired ABI Building Data Ltd.

synopsis: UBM plc has today announced the acquisition of ABI Building Data Limited, from EMAP plc for GBP12m plus an amount equal to the cash in the business. In the calendar year 2004 ABI generated revenues of GBP5.5 million and EBITDA of GBP1.1 million.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: United Business Media PLC
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target parent: EMAP plc
target: ABI Building Data Ltd.
ABI Building Data Limited is a market-leading provider of construction related market intelligence services in the UK and has been helping companies gain competitive advantage for over 60 years.
price ($mm)
$23
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$10
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$2
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2.2x
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11.2x
announced 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wilmington plc, will acquire Interactive Medica S.L.

synopsis: Wilmington plc, the knowledge leader in Risk & Compliance, Professional, and Healthcare, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire the Interactive Medica S.L. group of companies. Interactive Medica is a pan-European provider of cloud-based insight, CRM and KAM offerings to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is the provider of information, education and networking services in Risk & Compliance, Professional and Healthcare knowledge areas. At Wilmington plc, they transform knowledge into advantage, keeping their clients at the centre of everything they do. "
target: Interactive Medica S.L.
Interactive Medica (IM) is a pan-European provider of cloud-based insight, CRM and KAM offerings to the pharmaceutical industry. IM holds a niche but important position in the pharmaceutical customer relationship and account management software and solutions marketplace.
price ($mm)
$3.49
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
100.0x
announced 1/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Wilmington plc, will acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ)

synopsis: Wilmington plc has reached an agreement to acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ) from Ascential plc. HSJ is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Ascential plc
target: Health Service Journal (HSJ)
Health Service Journal (HSJ) is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
6.8x
announced 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wilmington plc, will acquire Evantage Consulting Ltd

synopsis: Wilmington PLC has struck a deal worth to acquire healthcare and pharmaceutical analytics firm Evantage Consulting Ltd. Evantage is the North American training partner for Axure, and helps clients around the country master Axure RP, an industry-leading rapid prototyping tool for communicating and testing UI designs.
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target: Evantage Consulting Ltd
Evantage Consulting Ltd. is a healthcare and pharmaceutical analytics firm. Evantage is the North American training partner for Axure, and helps clients around the country master Axure RP, an industry-leading rapid prototyping tool for communicating and testing UI designs.
price ($mm)
$1.98
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wilmington plc, acquired Wellards

synopsis: Wilmington, a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets, announced the acquisition of JMH Publishing, a UK provider of specialist and accredited online education for the healthcare industry and owner of the respected trading brand "Wellards".
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target: Wellards
Wellards.co.uk provides quality web-based training on all aspects of the sales environment for professionals within the pharmaceutical and medtech industries. Wellards has more than 16,000 users representing over 300 companies.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wilmington plc, acquired Financial Research Associates, LLC

synopsis: Wilmington plc, the knowledge leader in Risk & Compliance, Finance, Legal, and Insight, announces the acquisition of the trading assets and assumption of certain liabilities of Financial Research Associates LLC, a leading US conference and networking provider of specialist events in healthcare and finance.
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target: Financial Research Associates, LLC
Financial Research Associates provides retail and institutional financial markets with crucial educational and networking opportunities. With 65+ years of conference experience, FRA has established itself as the leading provider of substantive, topical information for C-suite financial executives.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Wilmington Group plc, acquired Compliance Week LLC

synopsis: Wilmington Group plc, the provider of Information, Compliance and Education to professional markets announces the acquisition of the trading assets and certain liabilities of Compliance Week, the leading provider of governance , risk and compliance information and events for public companies and large enterprises primarily in the US.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington Group plc is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. Their businesses enable professionals and their organizations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: Compliance Week LLC
Compliance Week is an information service on corporate governance, risk and compliance that features weekly electronic newsletters, a monthly print magazine, proprietary databases, industry-leading events, and a variety of interactive features and forums.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Wilmington Group plc, acquired Inese

synopsis: Wilmington Group plc, the provider of Information, Compliance and Education to professional markets announced the acquisition of the trading assets of Inese, the leading provider of information and events to the insurance industry in Spain, from Reed Business Information for a net consideration of EUR1.4m in cash.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington Group plc is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. Their businesses enable professionals and their organizations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Inese
Inese is the leading provider of Spanish language subscription based publications, online services for the Spanish Insurance Industry along with a number of annual events including the leading industry congress; "Insurance Week".
price ($mm)
$1.82
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/7/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Wilmington Group plc, acquired NHiS Ltd

synopsis: Wilmington Group plc, the provider of Information, Compliance, and Education to professional markets announced the acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of NHiS Limited. NHiS is a leading provider of business intelligence, data analysis, workflow tools and other services to pharmaceutical companies in the UK.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington Group plc is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. Their businesses enable professionals and their organizations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target: NHiS Ltd
NHiS is the leading provider of market intelligence and insight to the pharmaceutical sector. NHiS’s products assist organizations in their understanding, engagement and optimization of their markets.
price ($mm)
$8.82
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Wilmington Group plc, acquired Millennium ADMP

synopsis: Professional information and training group Wilmington Group has acquired the business and certain assets of Millennium ADMP Ltd which is in administrative receivership for a cash consideration of £465,000. Involve Millennium offers a number of intelligent data and targeting solutions to help businesses increase revenues and save money.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. The principal sectors are: Legal & Regulatory; Healthcare; Media and Entertainment; and Design and Construction. "
target: Millennium ADMP
Involve Millennium offers a number of intelligent data and targeting solutions to help businesses increase revenues and save money. Created in conjunction with leading industry partners, the company's exclusive products will help businesses get better value from their mature mailings.
price ($mm)
$0.74
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
1.2x
closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Wilmington Group plc, purchased The Knowledge and Benn's Media from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two directories, The Knowledge and Benn's Media, to Wilmington Group plc for GBP1.6m.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. The principal sectors are: Legal & Regulatory; Healthcare; Media and Entertainment; and Design and Construction. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Wilmington Group plc, acquired Smee & Ford Ltd.

synopsis: Wilmington Group plc ("Wilmington" or the "Group"), the professional information and training group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Smee & Ford Ltd ("Smee”).
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. The principal sectors are: Legal & Regulatory; Healthcare; Media and Entertainment; and Design and Construction. "
target: Smee & Ford Ltd.
Smee & Ford "The legacy people" provide a range of services to charities to assist them in generating legacy income.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Wilmington Group plc, purchased The Knowledge and Benn's Media from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two directories, The Knowledge and Benn's Media, to Wilmington Group plc for GBP1.6m.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. The principal sectors are: Legal & Regulatory; Healthcare; Media and Entertainment; and Design and Construction. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Neustar, a premier identity resolution company with leading solutions in Marketing, Fraud and Communications, from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,914.10)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most.
price ($mm)
$3,100
rev ($mm)
$575
EBITDA ($mm)
$115
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
27.0x
closed 8/31/2021 via Company Press Release

Udemy, acquired CorpU

synopsis: Udemy has acquired CorpU, an online leadership development platform that delivers cohort-based immersive learning experiences and access to world-class experts. The acquisition deepens Udemy’s learning offerings with CorpU’s immersive experiences to deliver transformational learning that fosters innovation, leadership, and business agility.
buyer: Udemy
Udemy is a leading destination for learning and teaching online. The Udemy marketplace platform, with thousands of up-to-date courses in dozens of languages, provides the tools learners, instructors, and enterprises need to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. "
target: CorpU
CorpU provides online, cohort-based leadership development programs that foster collaboration, drive impact, and accelerate organizational growth. Programs are designed and facilitated by top faculty from leading universities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 8/26/2021 via Forbes

Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited, will be merged with Forbes, Inc.

synopsis: Forbes, the iconic business information brand that convenes and curates the most influential leaders driving change, and Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company focusing on global consumer, technology and media sectors, announced they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement.
buyer: Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited (OPA:$0.00)
Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited is a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company focusing on global consumer, technology and media sectors. "
target parent: Integrated Whale Media Investments
target: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes convenes and curates leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business, and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand reaches more than 120 million people worldwide through its journalism, LIVE events, and custom marketing programs.
price ($mm)
$620
rev ($mm)
$180
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
17.7x
closed 8/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired Corporate Visions, Inc.

synopsis: Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising lower midmarket companies, has sold Corporate Visions Inc, a US sales and marketing enablement company, to The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on investing in growing businesses.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on investing in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding, Riverside has made more than 650 investments. The firm's international private equity and structured capital portfolios include more than 110 companies. "
target parent: Sentinel Capital Partners
target: Corporate Visions, Inc.
Corporate Visions is a leading marketing, sales and customer success messaging, content, and skills training company. Global B2B companies come to Corporate Visions when they want to improve Marketing, Sales and Customer Success performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., will acquire Appriss Insights

synopsis: Equifax® a global data, analytics and technology company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Appriss Insights, a trusted and comprehensive source of risk and criminal justice intelligence. Appriss Insights was founded in 1994 with the creation of the VINE® network, a proprietary victim notification network.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company, they play an essential role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, companies, employees, and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Appriss Insights
Appriss Insights is a trusted and comprehensive source of risk and criminal justice intelligence. Appriss Insights was founded in 1994 with the creation of the VINE® network, a proprietary victim notification network that empowers victims with timely information regarding incarcerated persons.
price ($mm)
$1,825
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

UpGrad, acquired KnowledgeHut

synopsis: Global online higher education provider upGrad has acquired KnowledgeHut, a global EdTech company. Founded in 2011, KnowledgeHut is aimed at equipping the global workforce with the skills of the future through outcome-based immersive learning. With this acquisition, upGrad will have access to KnowledgeHut’s global student pool of 250,000.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform in India that provides rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. UpGrad merges the latest technology, pedagogy and services to create an immersive learning experience. "
target: KnowledgeHut
KnowledgeHut is a global ed-tech company. Leveraging an immersive learning experience platform, KnowledgeHut is fundamentally disrupting the way tech is learnt and empowering enterprises with a scalable tech-driven solution to align role-based skill requirements with desired business outcomes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astronaut, acquired POPSkul

synopsis: Astronaut, a mobile-first recruitment platform in Indonesia, has acquired POPSkul, an on-demand skill certification platform in Indonesia. POPSkul provides a fast and easy way to get certified. The platform offers online certification tests for English language proficiency, business communications, information technology, and more.
buyer: Astronaut
Astronaut is a mobile-first recruitment platform in Indonesia. Astronaut enables companies to effectively pick candidates from a larger pool of applicants. Their platform allows users to create Q&A sessions with video-selfies and collaborate with their team to decide and make accurate hires. "
target: POPSkul
POPSkul is an on-demand skill certification platform in Indonesia. POPSkul provides a fast and easy way to get certified. The platform offers online certification tests for English language proficiency, business communications, information technology, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Optimi Group, acquired IT Academy

synopsis: South African education solutions provider Optimi College has acquired Cape Town-based e-learning provider IT Academy. Through its acquisition of IT Academy, Optimi College will be able to offer an additional 1,000 IT and business courses, covering basic office skills attainment through to full IT career development and certification programmes.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Optimi Group
Based in South Africa, The Optimi group provides education products and services across 4 divisions: Home, Workplace, Classroom, and College. Together, these divisions service over 200,000 learners per annum with accessible, simple, and affordable learning and teaching solutions. "
target: IT Academy
Based in South Africa, IT Academy is a local IT training institution offering e-learning, distance learning, and full-time, in-person technology-focused courses. Its IT courses include internet of things development, mobile apps development, Microsoft Azure, and Cisco.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, will acquire Simplilearn

synopsis: Blackstone announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading online learning ‘bootcamp’ based in India offering digital skills training and courses to working professionals all over the world.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $649 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: Simplilearn
Simplilearn is the world’s #1 online bootcamp and one of the world’s leading certification training providers. They partner with companies and individuals to address their unique needs, providing training and coaching that helps working professionals achieve their career goals.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/15/2021 via PR Newswire

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire GP Strategies Corporation

synopsis: GP Strategies Corporation, a global workforce transformation solutions provider, is to be acquired by Learning Technologies Group, a provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$459.38)
GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. They improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$394 [$403]
rev ($mm)
$459
EBITDA ($mm)
$38
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
10.6x
announced 6/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Owler

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Owler. Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Owler
Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Prosus N.V., acquired GoodHabitz B.V.

synopsis: Prosus N.V., a global consumer internet group, has acquired a majority stake in GoodHabitz B.V., a European provider of online training for businesses. Headquartered in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content.
buyer: Prosus N.V. (ENXTAM:PRX:$4,086.00)
Prosus is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing globally in markets with long-term growth potential, Prosus builds leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities. "
target: GoodHabitz B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft-skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content relevant to their entire employee base. The company offers 150 courses that are available across eight languages.
price ($mm)
$257
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Contentgine, acquired Contentree Inc.

synopsis: Contentgine, the world leader in intent by engagement lead generation, has acquired Contentree, the world's largest collection of business-to-business case studies. Through the acquisition of Contentree, Contentgine is well-positioned to fulfill its mission as the leading provider of business-to-business, highly precise first-person leads.
buyer: Contentgine
Contentgine is a content-driven lead generation solution. The company educates business professionals about the solutions to their challenges through its content discovery platform and score intent by analyzing engagements at the prospect and account levels. "
target: Contentree Inc.
Contentree is a discovery tool focused on industry solutions with a vast collection of almost 500,000 vendor case studies, white papers, and other collateral. The database has 21,000 business-to-business vendors in more than 400 industries, including finance, healthcare, retail, and utilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired RelSci

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the global B2B information service provider of price discovery, essential market intelligence, and events, has acquired Relationship Science ("RelSci"), a global relationship-mapping data provider serving financial, professional services, and not-for-profit organisations.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a global business-to-business information services business. They provide price discovery, essential market intelligence and events. The company manages a portfolio of businesses in markets where information, data, and convening market participants are valued."
target: RelSci
RelSci is a global relationship-mapping data provider serving financial, professional services, and not-for-profit organisations. Its proprietary software enables clients to easily identify and act upon their relationships across a range of core use-cases.
price ($mm)
$7.40
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Foursquare, acquired Unfolded, Inc.

synopsis: Foursquare announced its acquisition of Unfolded a next generation platform for geospatial analytics. With the addition of Unfolded’s capabilities to the Foursquare technology stack, enterprises and brands can soon come to Foursquare for merging, enriching, analyzing, and visualizing spatial data - in whatever environment they choose.
buyer: Foursquare
Foursquare is the leading independent location technology company. Their solutions help businesses make smarter decisions and developers create more engaging experiences. Foursquare has uncompromising accuracy, accessibility, scale, and respect for consumer data privacy. "
target: Unfolded, Inc.
Unfolded is a next generation platform for geospatial analytics. Unfolded offers open source geospatial libraries and a flexible suite of advanced tooling -- including its signature product, Unfolded Studio is a self-serve platform that allows users to tranform geospatial data into insightful maps.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Ryan & Company, acquired PTX Tech, LLC

synopsis: Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has acquired PTX Tech, a leading property tax data and software firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. The acquisition of PTX supports Ryan’s efforts to develop and deploy integrated software and data solutions for its clients.
buyer: Ryan & Company
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services and software provider. The firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. "
target: PTX Tech, LLC
PTX Tech is turning property tax into a value-driver by digitizing the property tax process and alleviating bottlenecks. PTX offers a suite of products that provide clients with critical property tax data from thousands of taxing jurisdictions across the United States.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Learnlight, acquired Intensive Business English S.R.L.

synopsis: Learnlight, the global B2B language and skills ed-tech platform backed by Beech Tree Private Equity, has acquired Intensive Business English (IBE), a leading Italian language training company. IBE specializes in providing blended language learning solutions to some of Italy’s biggest companies, operating from their headquarters in Milan.
buyer parent: Beech Tree Private Equity
buyer: Learnlight
Learnlight provides language, intercultural and soft skills training to blue chips and international organizations around the world. Learnlight uses a blend of cutting-edge technology and world-class instructor-led training to equip employees with the skills they need to succeed. "
target: Intensive Business English S.R.L.
Intensive Business English (IBE) is a leading language training company. IBE specializes in providing blended language learning solutions to some of Italy’s biggest companies, operating from their headquarters in Milan.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tessi SA, acquired Proformation

synopsis: Proformation, a leading provider of multi-specialist training (virtual classroom, face-to-face, e-tutoring), has been acquired by Tessi, France's leading provider of document automation solutions, payment systems, gold and currency transactions and promotional marketing.
buyer parent: Groupe HLD
buyer: Tessi SA (ENXTPA:TES:$541.51)
Tessi is France's leading provider of document automation solutions, payment systems, gold and currency transactions and promotional marketing. Tessi is an international provider of Business Process Services that helps businesses to digitise the customer experience. "
target: Proformation
Proformation is a leading provider of multi-specialist training (virtual classroom, face-to-face, e-tutoring). They offer training in foreign languages, office automation and DTP, management, professional competence, digital technology and outsourced educational services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Accenture, acquired Cirrus Group

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Cirrus, a trusted provider of leadership development, strategic employee engagement, and brand and communications programs. They work with leading UK and global companies who are dealing with complex challenges in competitive markets.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$47,949.38)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: Cirrus Group
Cirrus is a trusted provider of leadership development, strategic employee engagement, and brand and communications programmes. They work with leading UK and global companies who are dealing with complex challenges in competitive markets.
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Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,614.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$542.18
EBIT ($mm)
$84.79
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8568
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Ticker: NYSE:IQV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IQVIA
IQVIA
IQVIA Holdings Inc. provides integrated information and technology-enabled healthcare services in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates through three segments: Commercial Solutions, Research & Development Solutions, and Integrated Engagement Services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$10,412.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,950.00
EBIT ($mm)
$809.00
Net Income ($mm)
$259.00
Employees
58000
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Ticker: LSE:EXPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experian plc
Experian plc
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,171.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,563.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,228.00
Net Income ($mm)
$656.00
Employees
17800
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Ticker: INFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,287.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,916.90
EBIT ($mm)
$1,325.30
Net Income ($mm)
$870.70
Employees
15500
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,914.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,094.40
EBIT ($mm)
$715.00
Net Income ($mm)
$460.10
Employees
8200
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,889.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,306.30
EBIT ($mm)
$1,045.50
Net Income ($mm)
$684.60
Employees
8960
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Ticker: STC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stewart Information Services Corp
Stewart Information Services Corp
Stewart Information Services Corporation is a global real estate services company, offering products and services from residential and commercial title insurance and closing and settlement services to specialized offerings for the mortgage industry,.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,839.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$389.83
EBIT ($mm)
$366.05
Net Income ($mm)
$264.64
Employees
5800
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Ticker: CSGP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CoStar Group
CoStar Group
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,659.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$406.15
EBIT ($mm)
$289.20
Net Income ($mm)
$227.13
Employees
4752
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Ticker: CLGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CoreLogic, Inc.
CoreLogic, Inc.
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,642.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$475.94
EBIT ($mm)
$333.59
Net Income ($mm)
$301.36
Employees
5300
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Ticker: TSX:MDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) offers space-based solutions for cost-efficient global delivery of direct-to-home television, satellite radio, broadband internet, and mobile communications. MDA also offers end-to-end solutions to monitor and manage changes and activities worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,616.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$343.00
EBIT ($mm)
($28.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$118.00
Employees
5800
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TOM2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TomTom NV
TomTom NV
Founded in 1991, TomTom is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services. TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,079.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$135.18
EBIT ($mm)
$22.67
Net Income ($mm)
$41.16
Employees
4600
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Zoom Information
Zoom Information
Zoom Information, Inc. (ZoomInfo) is the world’s most comprehensive B2B data provider. ZoomInfo's Growth Acceleration Platform combines the most comprehensive B2B database with integrated tools to help companies optimize marketing effectiveness, jump-start growth, and maximize profitability.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$590.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.70
EBIT ($mm)
$136.40
Net Income ($mm)
$42.90
Employees
1747
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Ticker: NYSE:GPX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GP Strategies Corporation
GP Strategies Corporation
GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. They improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$459.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.40
EBIT ($mm)
$22.22
Net Income ($mm)
$10.09
Employees
4343
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Ticker: ASX:APX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Appen
Appen
Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies to help them develop and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$445.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.61
EBIT ($mm)
$40.43
Net Income ($mm)
$29.65
Employees
1102
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Ticker: ASX:SAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAI Global Limited
SAI Global Limited
SAI Global helps organisations proactively manage risk to achieve business excellence, growth, sustainability and create trust. Their solutions include risk management software, standards and regulatory content, ethics and compliance learning, risk assessments, certification, testing and audits.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$436.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$90.89
EBIT ($mm)
$62.76
Net Income ($mm)
$40.55
Employees
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., through its subsidiaries, provides IT and credit information solutions in Italy. The company offers IT solutions and services for the dematerialization and digitalization of document processes through document management, electronic storage, and electronic invoicing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$280.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.00
EBIT ($mm)
$56.71
Net Income ($mm)
$34.22
Employees
1294
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Ticker: ASX:ASH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ashley Services Group Limited
Ashley Services Group Limited
Based in Australia, Ashley Services Group deliver high-quality services and tailored solutions to students, job-seekers, workers and employers alike through a number of leading brands across three key divisions. These divisions are labor hire, recruitment, and training.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$241.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.33
EBIT ($mm)
$5.55
Net Income ($mm)
$3.35
Employees
60
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