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Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired Wealth Engine

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the global B2B information services provider of price discovery, essential market intelligence, and events, has acquired WealthEngine, Inc., a SaaS platform providing data-driven intelligence and predictive analytics to wealth managers, luxury brands, and not-for-profit organisations.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney is a global information business providing essential B2B information in price discovery, market intelligence and events across its segments. Euromoney is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index. "
target: Wealth Engine
WealthEngine is the leading provider of predictive marketing analytics, audience development, and wealth intelligence services to nonprofit organizations, financial services, and luxury brands. Over four thousand clients use WealthEngine's products and solutions for comprehensive consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$15
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$15
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$2
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7.3x
closed 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

EveryAction, acquired DonorTrends

synopsis: EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced that it has acquired DonorTrends. DonorTrends uses actionable data and analytics to empower nonprofits to raise more money and retain more donors. They give fundraisers the tools to turn data into dollars.
buyer: EveryAction
EveryAction has grown into one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Digital, Fundraising, and Organizing SaaS tools to nonprofits and progressive campaigns. EveryAction clients raise billions of dollars each year, engage with millions of donors, and recruit millions of supporters. "
target: DonorTrends
DonorTrends is a leading fundraising analysis firm that helps nonprofits use actionable data to efficiently generate additional revenue and effectively engage donors. Their clients like their predictive tools that allows fundraisers to better project who is likely to become a sustaining donor.
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closed 9/11/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cass Commercial Bank, acquired Gyve

synopsis: Cass Commercial Bank, a niche-focused bank delivering personal service and an array of banking products, has acquired Gyve, a generosity platform that combines the power of donor analytics with six different ways to give. Gyve’s proprietary analytics monitor giving trends so tracking key donor metrics and target messaging demographics is easy.
buyer parent: Cass Information Systems, Inc.
buyer: Cass Commercial Bank
Cass Commercial Bank is a niche-focused bank delivering personal service and an array of banking products. They focus on three primary markets: privately-held companies in the greater St. Louis and southern California regions, faith-based organizations and restaurant franchise owners. "
target: Gyve
Gyve is a generosity platform that combines the power of donor analytics with six different ways to give. Gyve’s proprietary analytics monitor giving trends so tracking key donor metrics and target messaging unique demographics is easy.
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closed 2/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Gryyt, acquired Rally4

synopsis: GRYYT, LLC, a social impact intelligence company focused on impacting the world's greatest socioeconomic and quality of life challenges, has acquired Rally4, Inc., a leading mobile & analytics platform that helps nonprofits to attract new supporters, build loyal communities, and raise more funds.
buyer: Gryyt
GRYYT is a social impact intelligence company dedicated to the marketing, growth, fundraising and operational needs of mission-based organizations, cause marketing programs, and corporate social responsibility efforts. "
target: Rally4
Rally4 is a leading mobile & analytics platform that helps nonprofits to attract new supporters, build loyal communities, and raise more funds. Their M4 Hub solution allows users to plan, manage, and execute fundraising campaigns while tracking robust analytics.
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closed 6/16/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Community Brands, acquired MobileCause

synopsis: Community Brands, the leading provider of cloud-based software and payment solutions for associations, nonprofits and schools, acquired MobileCause, a premier comprehensive digital fundraising platform. MobileCause provides the leading web software service for mobile giving, engagement, CRM, and donor communication for nonprofits.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools. Organizations adopt Community Brands software to manage their event data. Using these solutions, customers of all sizes create meaningful and lasting experiences for their members. "
target: MobileCause
MobileCause provides the leading web software service for mobile giving, engagement, CRM, and donor communication for nonprofits. MobileCause delivers a suite of mobile engagement tools to nationally recognized nonprofit organizations.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

EveryAction, acquired Salsa Labs

synopsis: EveryAction’s buying spree continues unabated, landing its largest acquisition yet — Salsa Labs, one of the best-known software companies serving nonprofits. Salsa's SmartEngagement Technology combines CRM and nonprofit engagement software with embedded best practices, machine learning, and world-class education and support.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: EveryAction
EveryAction offers best-in-class digital, development, and organizing SaaS products, with a unified customer relationship management (CRM) platform that serves nonprofits of all sizes. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., EveryAction is fueled by passionate people who truly care about doing more good."
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Salsa Labs
Salsa Labs is one of the best-known software companies serving nonprofits. Salsa's SmartEngagement Technology combines CRM and nonprofit engagement software with embedded best practices, machine learning, and world-class education and support.
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closed 5/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Network for Good, acquired Cause4Auction, LLC

synopsis: Network for Good announces the acquisition of Cause4Auction to streamline charity auctions for small nonprofits. San Diego-based Cause4Auction offers nonprofits a simple way to integrate auctions into their fundraising events. Cause4Action is a simple auction fundraising platform to help school foundations and nonprofits raise money.
buyer: Network for Good
Network for Good helps small nonprofits cultivate donor relationships and advance their missions with simple, smart fundraising software, personal coaching, and online resources. Network for Good has a legacy of providing trusted support to over 400,000 nonprofit leaders since 2001. "
target: Cause4Auction, LLC
San Diego-based Cause4Auction offers nonprofits a simple way to integrate auctions into their fundraising events. Cause4Action is a simple auction fundraising platform to help school foundations and nonprofits raise money.
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closed 4/15/2021 via BusinessWire

EveryAction, acquired GiveGab

synopsis: EveryAction, the fastest-growing and second-largest nonprofit software provider, has acquired GiveGab, an Ithaca-based market leader in nonprofit, community-wide fundraising. GiveGab is the #1 digital solution for Giving Days and year-round fundraising tailored to cause-based organizations, community foundations, and public media outlets.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: EveryAction
EveryAction offers best-in-class digital, development, and organizing SaaS products, with a unified customer relationship management (CRM) platform that serves nonprofits of all sizes. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., EveryAction is fueled by passionate people who truly care about doing more good."
target parent: Rand Capital Corporation
target: GiveGab
GiveGab is the #1 digital solution for Giving Days and year-round fundraising tailored to cause-based organizations, community foundations, education institutions, hospital foundations, and public media outlets. GiveGab has helped more than 40,000 nonprofits raise over $2 billion for great causes.
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closed 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Bloomerang, acquired Kindful

synopsis: Bloomerang, a leader in cloud-based donor management and fundraising software for small and mid-size nonprofits, announced that it has acquired Kindful, a nonprofit software platform known for its best-in-class third party application integrations and online fundraising tools.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Bloomerang
Indianapolis-based Bloomerang is a cloud-based donor management and fundraising platform designed to help nonprofits reach, engage and retain the advocates they depend on to achieve their vision for a better world. "
target: Kindful
Kindful is a Nashville-based software company that provides powerful software to help nonprofits organize data and manage donors better. Featuring online donation pages, donor management tools, reporting tools, and integrated partnerships with industry-leading services.
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closed 12/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Virtuous Software, LLC, acquired RaiseDonors

synopsis: Virtuous, the world's leading responsive fundraising platform for nonprofits, announced it has acquired RaiseDonors, an intuitive online fundraising platform that enables nonprofits to build, launch and measure the impact of campaigns at scale.
buyer: Virtuous Software, LLC
Virtuous is the world's leading responsive fundraising platform for nonprofits. Their software analyzes data inside and outside of an organization - and then bubbles up the best ways to build lasting relationships with givers. "
target: RaiseDonors
Based in Dallas, TX, RaiseDonors is an intuitive online fundraising platform that enables nonprofits to build, launch and measure the impact of campaigns at scale.
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closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Graduway, acquired Snap! Advance

synopsis: Graduway, the leading provider of digital career, alumni and donor networks, has acquired Snap! Advance, a leading provider of digital fundraising and giving day software to university advancement teams. Snap! Advance streamlines advancement and alumni engagement for colleges, universities and major non-profits.
buyer: Graduway
Headquartered in the U.K. with operations in the U.S., Canada and Israel, Graduway is trusted by 2,000+ educational institutions and non-profits to power their career, alumni and donor networks, including UCLA, Tulane University and the University of Oxford. "
target: Snap! Advance
Snap! Advance is a leading provider of digital fundraising and giving day software to university advancement teams. Snap! Advance streamlines advancement and alumni engagement for colleges, universities and major non-profits. The platform helps to convert one-time donors into lifetime donors.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

EveryAction, acquired ActionKit

synopsis: EveryAction, a leading provider of software serving over 15,000 nonprofits, announced that it has acquired ActionKit, the leading open platform for non-profit and political advocacy. ActionKit offers a Digital toolset recognized for its innovative and powerful features, and for providing the scale needed by larger organizations.
buyer: EveryAction
EveryAction has grown into one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Digital, Fundraising, and Organizing SaaS tools to nonprofits and progressive campaigns. EveryAction clients raise billions of dollars each year, send billions of emails, and recruit millions of supporters. "
target: ActionKit
ActionKit is the leading open platform for non-profit and political advocacy. ActionKit offers a Digital toolset recognized for its innovative and powerful features, and for providing the scale needed by larger organizations. Actionkit supercharges online organizing, advocacy and fundraising.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

iRaiser, acquired AidBuilder

synopsis: iRaiser Group, Europe’s leading fundraising software company entirely dedicated to nonprofit organizations, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aidbuilder, a social fundraising company whose peer-to-peer solution has long dominated the Nordic market.
buyer: iRaiser
iRaiser is Europe’s leading SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions provider dedicated to nonprofit organizations, including charities, universities, museums, schools, political parties, hospitals, municipalities, and religious institutions. "
target: AidBuilder
Aidbuilder is a SaaS provider of white label peer-to-peer fundraising to nonprofits. They have a leading position in the Nordics and, since 2009, has been serving top-tier International organizations such as Red Cross, UNICEF, Save the Children, and WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) and many more.
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closed 7/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Beyond, acquired Boosterville

synopsis: Beyond, the business tools and services company founded by Robert O. Carr, announced its acquisition of Boosterville, a technology that connects non-profit organizations with local merchants. The platform, rebranded Chip-In, will be utilized by non-profits as a fundraising tool to facilitate an increase in digital donations.
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: Boosterville
Boosterville is a platform that connects businesses with cause-driven buyers. Non-profit groups encourage their supporters to shop at participating businesses that then share a portion of those sales with the non-profit.
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closed 4/12/2018 via PR Web

Accel-KKR, acquired Salsa Labs

synopsis: Salsa Labs, a leading provider of fundraising, advocacy, and marketing software for nonprofits, today announced that it has been acquired by Accel-KKR, a leading technology focused private equity firm.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.3 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on software and IT-enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. "
target: Salsa Labs
Salsa Labs is a technology company that provides powerful fundraising, advocacy and marketing software to nonprofit organizations helping them Engage and Change the World.
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closed 6/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Sverica Capital Management, LLC, acquired iWave Information Systems

synopsis: Sverica Capital Management LLC, a private equity investment firm, announced that they have acquired iWave Information Systems Inc., a company that develops SaaS solutions that empower nonprofit organizations to fundraise more major gifts, faster.
buyer: Sverica Capital Management, LLC
Sverica Capital is a leading lower-middle-market-focused private equity firm that has raised over $700 million of investment capital across four funds. The firm acquires and actively builds companies that are, or could become, leaders in their industries. "
target: iWave Information Systems
iWave develops software solutions that empower nonprofit organizations to fundraise more major gifts, faster.
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closed 5/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Telosa Software, Inc. merged with DonorCommunity,

synopsis: DonorCommunity, Inc., developers of the industry-leading cloud-based platform for online fundraising and event management and Telosa Software, developers of the affordable and easy-to-use Exceed! Basic, Exceed! Premier, and Exceed Beyond line of Donor Management solutions, jointly announced that the two companies have merged to form Arreva.
buyer: DonorCommunity
DonorCommunity, Inc. is a cloud computing Software as a Service firm that helps nonprofit organizations cultivate donors, forge closer relationships with stakeholders, engage their communities and raise funds year-round. "
target: Telosa Software, Inc.
For over 25 years, Telosa Software has been delivering affordable, easy-to-use fundraising software and information management solutions that empower nonprofits to focus on and achieve their respective missions and fundraising goals.
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announced 2/24/2016 via Market Wire

Tangicloud Technologies, Inc., will acquire OneNFP

synopsis: OneSoft Solutions Inc., a North American developer of cloud business solutions is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement whereby Tangicloud Technologies, Inc. of Denver Colorado will acquire certain assets and assume operational responsibility for its OneNFP business unit.
buyer: Tangicloud Technologies, Inc.
Tangicloud Technologies, Inc. provides cloud software solutions based on Microsoft technologies for non-profit organizations and government entities. "
target parent: OneSoft Solutions Inc.
target: OneNFP
OneNFP believes that nonprofits spend too much time and money managing business operations and donor relationships. They’ve partnered with Microsoft to change that with financial and fundraising software that’s smart, confident, and simple.
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$0.36
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closed 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

DonorPro merged with Salsa Labs,

synopsis: Nonprofit software industry leaders DonorPro and Salsa Labs (Salsa) have joined forces to create a unique, truly integrated online communications, fundraising, advocacy and donor management platform designed to radically advance supporter engagement.
buyer: Salsa Labs
Salsa helps nonprofits and political campaigns ignite action and fuel change around the world by growing and engaging a base of support online. With Salsa, groups of all sizes can easily organize their supporters and chapters, fundraise, communicate through email and social media, and host events. "
target: DonorPro
DonorPro provides award-winning fundraising and donor management software for nonprofits that helps them reach more donors, raise more money, and operate more efficiently.
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announced 4/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Woodstock Holdings, Inc., will acquire RaffleSoft.com

synopsis: Woodstock Holdings, Inc. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all intellectual properties of Monophase LLC, whose assets include the software owned by Rafflesoft, a random access drawing software that can be used in the area of gaming and to facilitate online raffles for non-profit organizations.
buyer: Woodstock Holdings, Inc.
Woodstock Holdings, Inc. (WSFL), through its subsidiary Woodstock Financial Group, Inc., provides securities brokerage and investment banking services in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. "
target: RaffleSoft.com
RaffleSoft.com develops online software for Non-Profit Organizations to hold raffles on the World Wide Web. Their flagship product, RaffleSoft gives non-profit organizations around the country the opportunity to easily and efficiently operate online raffle for fundraising purposes.
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closed 12/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired Wealth Engine

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the global B2B information services provider of price discovery, essential market intelligence, and events, has acquired WealthEngine, Inc., a SaaS platform providing data-driven intelligence and predictive analytics to wealth managers, luxury brands, and not-for-profit organisations.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney is a global information business providing essential B2B information in price discovery, market intelligence and events across its segments. Euromoney is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index. "
target: Wealth Engine
WealthEngine is the leading provider of predictive marketing analytics, audience development, and wealth intelligence services to nonprofit organizations, financial services, and luxury brands. Over four thousand clients use WealthEngine's products and solutions for comprehensive consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$15
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$15
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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1.0x
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7.3x
closed 4/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Wealth Engine, acquired BrightContext

synopsis: WealthEngine, a leading provider of wealth intelligence and marketing services to nonprofit, luxury goods, retail, and financial organizations, announces the acquisition of privately held BrightContext, the leader in massively scalable streaming data analytics.
buyer: Wealth Engine
WealthEngine, Inc. is a leading provider of wealth intelligence and marketing services to nonprofit, luxury goods, retail, and financial organizations. The company's unique data-driven approach to analytics, prospecting, and marketing delivers actionable strategies and measurable results. "
target: BrightContext
BrightContext is a massively scalable, cloud-based data stream processing platform that makes it easy to deliver real-time stream analytics from any data source. It is used for stream analytics, live visualization, monitoring, and generating alerts from high-volume data sources.
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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
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$8
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closed 2/2/2021 via PR Newswire

FastMarkets Ltd., acquired The Jacobsen Publishing

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international information services provider of essential information to global and specialist markets, announces the acquisition of 100% of The Jacobsen, an agricultural Price Reporting Agency that predominantly serves the US agricultural commodity markets.
buyer parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
buyer: FastMarkets Ltd.
Fastmarkets is the leading price reporting, analytics and events organization for the global metals, mining and forest products markets. Fastmarkets' core activity in pricing drives transactions in commodities markets around the world. "
target: The Jacobsen Publishing
Since 1865, the Jacobsen has been used as a benchmark for the agriculture and energy markets. The benchmark status has been earned over the last century and a half as a result of their unbiased, rigorous, neutral position in the market. They collect offers, bids, and trades daily.
price ($mm)
$12
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$2
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closed 12/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired Wealth Engine

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the global B2B information services provider of price discovery, essential market intelligence, and events, has acquired WealthEngine, Inc., a SaaS platform providing data-driven intelligence and predictive analytics to wealth managers, luxury brands, and not-for-profit organisations.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney is a global information business providing essential B2B information in price discovery, market intelligence and events across its segments. Euromoney is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index. "
target: Wealth Engine
WealthEngine is the leading provider of predictive marketing analytics, audience development, and wealth intelligence services to nonprofit organizations, financial services, and luxury brands. Over four thousand clients use WealthEngine's products and solutions for comprehensive consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$15
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$15
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$2
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

FastMarkets Ltd., acquired Census Commodity Data Limited

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the provider of essential information to global and specialist markets, acquired 100% of Census Commodity Data, primarily operating through its brand AgriCensus and serving as a price reporting agency (PRA) for the global agricultural commodity markets. Census will join Euromoney's Fastmarkets pricing business.
buyer parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
buyer: FastMarkets Ltd.
Fastmarkets is the leading price reporting, analytics and events organization for the global metals, mining and forest products markets. Fastmarkets' core activity in pricing drives transactions in commodities markets around the world. "
target: Census Commodity Data Limited
Census Commodity Data, primarily operating through its brand AgriCensus and serving as a price reporting agency (PRA) for the global agricultural commodity markets. AgriCensus established itself in the marketplace through its 200 price assessments on the grain, oilseeds and biofuels industries.
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closed 11/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired Wealth-X

synopsis: Publishing and events company Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC has bought data provider Wealth-X Pte Ltd. Wealth-X is the leading global wealth information and insight business, partnering with prestige brands across the financial services, luxury, not-for-profit and higher education industries.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a business information group and a member of the FTSE 250 share index. Euromoney’s group of businesses covers asset management, price discovery, data and market intelligence, under brands including, Euromoney, Institutional Investor, BCA Research, and more. "
target: Wealth-X
Wealth-X is the leading global wealth information and insight business, partnering with prestige brands across the financial services, luxury, not-for-profit and higher education industries.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, will acquire The Deal LLC

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC agreed to buy the institutional units of TheStreet Inc. (TST) which comprise The Deal, which was founded in 1999 by the late Bruce Wasserstein, and relationship mapping service BoardEx. The Deal is a trusted source of data, news and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is an international business-information group covering asset management, price discovery, data & market intelligence, and banking & finance under brands including Euromoney, Institutional Investor, BCA Research, Ned Davis Research and Metal Bulletin. "
target parent: TheStreet, Inc.
target: The Deal LLC
The Deal is a trusted source of data, news and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, activist investing, private equity and restructuring. BoardEx is an executive profiling and relationship mapping platform.
price ($mm)
$87
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$25
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announced 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

ITE Group, Plc., will acquire Investing in African Mining Indaba

synopsis: ITE Group, an international exhibition organiser, will acquire Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) from Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, an international business-information group. Mining Indaba is an annual professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa.
buyer: ITE Group, Plc. (LSE:ITE:$144.35)
ITE Group plc is one of the world’s leading organisers of international trade exhibitions and conferences and specialise in producing events in growing and developing markets. ITE Group organises around 240 exhibitions and conferences each year. "
target parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
target: Investing in African Mining Indaba
Investing in African Mining Indaba is an annual professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa. Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s largest mining investment conference, and the world’s third largest mining conference.
price ($mm)
$39
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$9
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$5
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closed 8/2/2018 via PR Newswire

RISI, Inc., acquired Random Lengths Publications

synopsis: RISI, Inc., a leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced that its parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, has acquired Random Lengths, a leading price reporting agency ("PRA") for the wood products industry. Random Lengths provides unbiased and consistent price assessments and market reporting.
buyer parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
buyer: RISI, Inc.
RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue and nonwovens industries to help them make better decisions. "
target: Random Lengths Publications
Founded in 1944, Random Lengths provides unbiased and consistent price assessments and market reporting for the global wood products industry, with a core focus on the North American lumber and panels markets, publishing over 1,500 prices each week.
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closed 4/30/2018 via PE Hub

Caixin Global, CITIC Capital, purchased Global Marketing Intelligence Division from Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC

synopsis: CITIC Capital Holdings Ltd and Caixin Global have closed their buy of the Global Marketing Intelligence Division (GMID) of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. GMID is a top-tier international financial information database operator. Its two main units CEIC and EMIS provide global financial information and data.
buyer: CITIC Capital
buyer: Caixin Global
Founded in 2002, CITIC Capital Holdings Limited is an alternative investment management and advisory company. Caixin Global is one of the most respected sources of macroeconomics, finance and business intelligence about China. "
seller: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
The Global Marketing Intelligence Division (GMID) of Euromoney is a top-tier international financial information database operator. Its two main units CEIC and EMIS provide global financial information and data from the macro and micro perspectives, respectively.
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closed 3/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Institutional Investor Inc., acquired Extel

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor has acquired Extel from WeConvene, and it will integrate Extel into its Institutional Investor Research business. Extel runs the annual independent survey of quality across the European equities investment community, providing an unparalleled data-set to help clients analyse and drive their market understanding.
buyer parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
buyer: Institutional Investor Inc.
Institutional Investor is a leading international business to business publisher, focused primarily on international finance. It publishes magazines, newsletters and journals as well as research, directories, books and maps. "
target parent: WeConvene
target: Extel
Extel conducts market studies across all three sides of the European Equities investment community, delivering a comprehensive range of rankings, market trends and sentiment insights. The Extel Survey is the largest study of its kind worldwide, with over 16,000 participants from 93 countries.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pageant Media, acquired Institutional Investor Journals

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international business information and events group, announced that it has sold its Institutional Investor Journals (II Journals) business to Pageant Media. II Journals publish original and practical analysis of global investment and finance, with an online archive of 10,000 articles.
buyer: Pageant Media
Pageant Media is a global independent provider of business intelligence and insight, delivering content and events as well as performance data and investor data to four investment management areas: hedge funds, mutual funds, real estate and private equity. "
target parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
target: Institutional Investor Journals
Institutional Investor Journals is a boutique publisher of financial research journals and has been well-respected in the financial industry. It consists of 12 journals covering a variety of investment areas, including derivatives, fixed income, index investing, and alternative investments.
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announced 10/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Comexposium SA, will acquire Adhesion Group S.A.

synopsis: Comexposium Holding SAS, the leading French exhibitions company, announced that it has reached a binding agreement to acquire Adhesion Group S.A. from Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. Adhesion Group is a Paris-based exhibitions business and organizer of Vinisud, the international trade fair for Mediterranean wines.
buyer: Comexposium SA
The Comexposium Group, one of the world’s leading event organizers, is involved in more than 170 B2C and B2B events across 11 different sectors, including food, agriculture, fashion, security, digital, construction, high-tech, optics and transport. "
target parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
target: Adhesion Group S.A.
Adhesion Group is a Paris-based exhibitions business. Its principal event, Vinisud, is the international trade fair for Mediterranean wines, the world’s leading wine region, and it attracts around 1,650 exhibitors from countries around the Mediterranean.
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closed 4/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired RISI, Inc.

synopsis: RISI, leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced that it has been acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, a global B2B information group. RISI's product suite includes objective pricing data, research and analytics, & custom projects for the pulp, packaging, wood products, wood fiber, & sawlog markets.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor is an international business-to-business information company focusing on the global financial community. It provides an extensive portfolio of financial and business information, investment research and macroeconomic data, delivered largely in digital format. "
target parent: Epiris LLP
target: RISI, Inc.
RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue and nonwovens industries to help them make better decisions.
price ($mm)
$125
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
16.2x
closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company, an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector, announced the successful management buyout from its London-based parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international business-to-business information company focusing on the global financial community.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

John Royall and Russell Denson, will acquire Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing

synopsis: A consortium led by John Royall and Russell Denson will acquire Petroleum Economist, Ltd., a publisher of energy and power journal, portfolio of maps and a series of books and reports, from Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc. Concurrently, the investor consortium will also acquire Gulf Publishing Company, a publisher for the oil and gas industry.
buyer: John Royall and Russell Denson
John Royall is the chief executive officer of Gulf Publishing, while Russell Denson is a media investor. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing
Petroleum Economist's magazine and website provide invaluable information for business strategists across the global energy industry. Gulf Publishing Co. is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
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closed 8/19/2015 via Company Press Release

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired China Law & Practice

synopsis: ALM has acquired China Law & Practice from Euromoney. China Law & Practice provides accurate translations and extensive analyses of PRC laws, as well as legal and risk management resources. Its clientele consists of senior executives and in-house legal counsel, domestic Chinese companies, government organizations and leading law firms.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM is a global leader in specialized industry news and information. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM’s award-winning media properties. Headquartered in New York City with 18 offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: China Law & Practice
China Law & Practice provides accurate translations and extensive analyses of PRC laws and is the most respected legal and risk management resource designed to help subscribers interpret changes on the ground in China.
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announced 11/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Carlyle Group, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, Randall Winn, will acquire Dealogic Limited

synopsis: The Carlyle Group with co-investors Randall Winn, co-founder and former CEO of Capital IQ, and Euromoney Institutional Investor are buying Dealogic a data and analytics provider for financial institutions. Dealogic supplies market intelligence and capital markets software to more than 500 clients, including the world's top 50 investment banks.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
buyer: Randall Winn
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with more than $203 billion in assets under management. Randall Winn was co-founder and former CEO of Capital IQ. Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is an international publishing, events and electronic information group. "
target: Dealogic Limited
Dealogic provides a platform for investment banking and capital markets professionals globally to help improve strategy, competitiveness, and execution. The platform incorporates technology, data, analytics and consulting to help investment banks better understand their clients.
price ($mm)
$700
rev ($mm)
$152
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.5x
closed 7/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired Investing in African Mining Indaba

synopsis: Summit Professional Networks (Summit) announced that it completed the sale of the Investing in African Mining Indaba to Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. Investing in African Mining Indaba is an annual professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor is the international publishing, events and electronic information group, delivering business information to the finance, law, energy and transport sectors. Its online store offers a full range of magazines, journals, newsletters, text books, and more. "
target parent: EOS Partners, L.P.
target: Investing in African Mining Indaba
Investing in African Mining Indaba is an annual professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa. Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s largest mining investment conference, and the world’s third largest mining conference.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/2/2014 via PE Hub

Boathouse Capital, acquired MIS Training Institute

synopsis: Boathouse Capital has partnered with the management team and employees of MIS Training Institute to acquire the US and UK operations from its former parent, Euromoney Institutional Investor. MIS Training Institute is a provider of professional education and training in the areas of internal audit, IT audit, and information security management.
buyer: Boathouse Capital
Boathouse Capital is a $120 million private equity firm that invests mezzanine debt and equity into lower middle market businesses across the U.S. Based in Wayne, PA, Boathouse Capital invests $3 million to $15 million to support companies in a variety of industries. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: MIS Training Institute
Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute is the international leader in audit and information security training, with offices in the USA, UK, and Asia. MIS’ expertise draws on experience gained in training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents.
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announced 10/16/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, will acquire Infrastructure Journal

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC has signed a binding agreement to acquire Infrastructure Journal, a leading provider of online data, intelligence and events for the global infrastructure sector. The company provides detailed information on financial structure, policy, pricing and key players influencing transactions and trends.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor is the international publishing, events and electronic information group, delivering business information to the finance, law, energy and transport sectors. Its online store offers a full range of magazines, journals, newsletters, text books, and more. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Infrastructure Journal
Infrastructure Journal (IJ) gives you access to a team of experts and the largest database in the industry. By tracking projects throughout the lifecycle, IJ provides detailed information on financial structure, policy, pricing and key players influencing transactions and trends.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Newcom Media Inc., purchased Four Publications from TC Transcontinental

synopsis: Newcom Media, one of Canada’s largest B2B media companies, announced its acquisition of Investment Executive, Finance et Investissement, Advisor’s Edge, and Conseiller from TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printing and publishing group. The four print and digital titles focus on the Financial Services industry in Canada.
buyer: Newcom Media Inc.
Family owned and operated, Newcom Media is Canada’s premier B2B publisher delivering information and marketing services to a wide variety of industries through magazines; websites; trade shows and events. "
seller: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,071.97)
Investment Executive, Finance et Investissement, Advisor’s Edge, and Conseiller are print and digital newspapers and magazines that focus on the Financial Services industry in Canada. The titles belong to TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printing and publishing group.
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closed 8/21/2018 via BusinessWire

Emerald Expositions Inc., purchased Technology Brands from EH Media

synopsis: Emerald Expositions Events, Inc., a leading U.S. business-to-business trade show, event and conference producer, announced the acquisition of a leading technology event and a group of complementary technology intelligence brands from EH Media.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Emerald Expositions Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$160.10)
Emerald Expositions is the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States by net square feet, with most of their trade shows dating back several decades. Emerald Expositions operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other events. "
seller: EH Media
EH Media has a powerful portfolio of B2C and B2B media products that reach their highly-engaged audiences. The Technology Brands from EH Media include Total Tech Summit, CEPro, Commercial Integrator, Security Sales & Integration and Campus Safety.
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announced 2/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Gray Television, Inc., will purchase WABI and WCJB TV Stations from Diversified Communications

synopsis: Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, announced that it will acquire Diversified Communications's two television stations . This acquisition will add two more stations to Gray's growing portfolio: WABI (CBS/CW) in the Bangor, Maine market and WCJB (ABC/CW) in the Gainesville, Florida market.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,391.00)
Gray Television is a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations and leading digital assets in markets throughout the US. They own and operate television stations in 50 television markets broadcasting a total of 180 programming streams. "
seller: Diversified Communications
WABI and WCJB are TV stations ownd by Diversified Communications. WABI is a CBS affiliate in Bangor, Maine. WCJB is an ABC affiliate in Gainesville, Florida. Each of WABI and WCJB consistently achieves #1 ratings in all major dayparts in its market, in both households and key demos.
price ($mm)
$85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P., acquired InfoPro Digital

synopsis: French private equity firm Apax Partners, along with Infopro’s management team, sold the majority interest in the company. France-based Infopro Digital works across several sectors including, construction, automotive, manufacturing, insurance and finance, retailing, tourism and local authorities.
buyer: TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P.
TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. is an investment management firm with approximately $4.5 billion of capital under management. With offices in New York, London and San Francisco, the firm focuses on making investments in North American and European companies. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: InfoPro Digital
Infopro Digital is a leading French business information group. The group covers five key segments of the economy: car manufacturing, insurance and finance, retailing and tourism.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$334
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/1/2014 via BusinessWire

United Business Media Limited, will acquire Advanstar Communications Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Communications Inc., a leading U.S. media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Licensing, Life Sciences, and Powersports industries, announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which UBM plc will acquire Advanstar Communications.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM plc is a leading global events-led marketing services and communications company. They help organisations make connections, communicate their proposition and do business effectively. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar is an event and marketing services business that serves business professionals and consumers in the Fashion, Licensing, Life Sciences and Powersports industries with its portfolio of 54 trade shows, 100 conferences, 30 publications, and almost 200 electronic products and Web sites.
price ($mm)
$972
rev ($mm)
$291
EBITDA ($mm)
$83
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
closed 2/13/2014 via PE Hub

Owner Resource Group, LLC, acquired Advantage Business Media

synopsis: Catalyst Investors announced the sale of Advantage Business Media (ABM) to Owner Resource Group, LLC. ABM is a full-service digital marketing and information services company providing up-to-the-minute, targeted and relevant editorial content to professionals across the science, design, manufacturing and communication markets.
buyer: Owner Resource Group, LLC
Owner Resource Group is an Austin, Texas based investment firm founded to bring superior outcomes to privately held businesses. They make investments that enable business owners and management teams to pursue their objectives and accelerate the growth of their companies in a disciplined manner. "
target parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
target: Advantage Business Media
Advantage Business Media is an integrated business media company with a diversified portfolio of highly focused print publications, e-newsletters, specialized directories, vertical search databases, conferences, ancillary media vehicles, and associated web-based services.
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closed 8/13/2013 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Woodhead Publishing Limited

synopsis: Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has acquired Woodhead Publishing Limited, a UK-based publisher known for its high-quality content in the fields of materials science, food science, engineering, energy & environmental technology, textile technology and biomedicine.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: Woodhead Publishing Limited
Woodhead Publishing Ltd. is a leading independent international publishing company. Woodhead publishes in six main subject areas: food science, technology and nutrition; materials engineering; welding and metallurgy; textile technology; environmental technology; finance, commodities and investment.
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closed 12/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired Business Week Group

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P., the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals, has completed the acquisition of BusinessWeek from The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. BusinessWeek is a global source of business insight that inspires leaders to turn ideas into action.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Business Week Group
The world’s most widely read business magazine, BusinessWeek is a vital resource readers worldwide who require insightful coverage and commentary to stay ahead of their competition.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/9/2007 via Company Press Release

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Wicks Business Information, LLC

synopsis: Summit Business Media, LLC, a leading business-to-business media and information company serving the insurance, financial and professional services markets, closed its acquisition of Wicks Business Information, a publishing and professional education company serving financial services, accounting and legal professionals in North America.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
target: Wicks Business Information, LLC
Wicks Business Information (WBI) is a business-to-business information company formed through a partnership of experienced publishing professionals and The Wicks Group of Companies, a private equity investment firm.
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closed 5/31/2007 via BusinessWire

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired Advanstar Communications Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Holdings Corp., the holding company for Advanstar Communications Inc., a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions, has completed the Company’s acquisition by an investor group led by Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) for $1.142 billion in cash.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target parent: Credit Suisse First Boston
target: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,137 [$1,722]
rev ($mm)
$324
EBITDA ($mm)
$86
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
20.1x
announced 11/27/2006 via Company Press Release

Incisive Media PLC, will acquire MSM International Limited

synopsis: Incisive Media plc, a leading provider of business information, has agreed to acquire the entire share capital of MSM International Limited for a cash consideration of £22.5m, representing £18.1m for the business and a pound for pound payment for net assets including cash.
buyer parent: Apax Partners & Co. Ventures Ltd.
buyer: Incisive Media PLC
Incisive Media is one of the world's leading B2B information providers, serving the financial and professional services markets globally. Incisive brings product provider and purchaser business communities together in print, in person and online. "
target: MSM International Limited
MSM International Ltd focuses on the financial services sector and produces a number of targeted weekly and monthly magazines, plus accompanying web sites, exhibitions, conferences and annual awards events.
price ($mm)
$44
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tarsus Group plc, acquired Smarter Shows

synopsis: Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Smarter Shows; the UK-based exhibition and conference organizer. Smarter Shows has built a highly-focused portfolio of B2B supply chain exhibitions and technical conferences with a focus on the aerospace, automotive and materials industries.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group Ltd is a media group engaged in exhibitions and associated conferences, publishing, education and Internet activities. Since its formation in 1998, Tarsus has built a diverse portfolio of leading brands that span a wide range of industries and geographies. "
target: Smarter Shows
Smarter Shows has built a highly-focused portfolio of B2B supply chain exhibitions and technical conferences held in North America and Germany with a focus on the aerospace, automotive and materials industries. Events include FOAM Expo, Space Tech Expo, Ceramics Expo, and other niche events.
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closed 2/22/2019 via Company Press Release

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, purchased Multiple Operating Units from PennWell Corporation

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media has announced the acquisition of a number of the former PennWell media properties from Clarion Events including titles covering the oil and gas industry, industrial technology, dentistry, and water utilities.
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."
seller parent: Blackstone Group LP
seller: PennWell Corporation
The multiple operating units of PennWell include titles covering the oil and gas industry, industrial technology, dentistry, and water utilities. PennWell Corporation is a highly diversified business-to-business media and conference and exhibition company.
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closed 9/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tarsus Group plc, acquired EJ Krause de Mexico

synopsis: Tarsus Group Ltd, a business conferences and exhibitions firm, has acquired the remaining 50% stake in E.J. Krause de Mexico (EJK de Mexico, EJK Tarsus Mexico). Since 1991, EJK de Mexico has produced the most important annual exhibitions and conferences in strategic industries in Mexico.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group Ltd is a media group engaged in exhibitions and associated conferences, publishing, education and Internet activities. Since its formation in 1998, Tarsus has built a diverse portfolio of leading brands that span a wide range of industries and geographies. "
target parent: E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc.
target: EJ Krause de Mexico
E.J. Krause de Mexico (EJK de Mexico, EJK Tarsus Mexico) is joint venture between E.J. Krause & Associates and Tarsus Group plc. Since 1991, EJK de Mexico has produced the most important annual exhibitions and conferences in strategic industries in Mexico.
price ($mm)
$18*
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Clarion Events, Ltd., acquired PennWell Corporation

synopsis: Clarion Events, one of the world's leading events organizers, announces the acquisition of PennWell Corporation, a privately-held events and business-to-business media and marketing services company. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters. They conduct 40 conferences and exhibitions on six continents.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Clarion Events, Ltd.
Clarion Events is one of the oldest independent event organizers in the UK. The teams at Clarion create uniquely effective and stimulating environments that can serve as a platform to build businesses, enhance customer relationships and accelerate product awareness. "
target: PennWell Corporation
PennWell is a highly diversified business-to-business media and conference and exhibition company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters. They conduct 40 conferences and exhibitions on six continents.
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closed 4/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Future plc, acquired NewBay Media LLC

synopsis: Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, has acquired NewBay Media LLC. NewBay is an information and events business. It has a substantial B2B portfolio operating in verticals including Electronics and Education, and TV and Audio, where it publishes Broadcasting & Cable, the leading voice of authority in the television industry.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$478.54)
Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Group has a reach of 100m+ globally, including 62m online users and 63m social media reach. "
target: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay is an information and events business. It has a substantial B2B portfolio operating in verticals including Electronics and Education, and TV and Audio, where it publishes Broadcasting & Cable, the leading voice of authority in the television industry.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 10/25/2017 via PR Web

Drone World Expo merged with Commercial UAV Expo,

synopsis: Diversified Communications announced that they have acquired Drone World Expo from JD Events. Drone World Expo will merge with the Commercial UAV Expo to create the largest and most important commercial drone event in North America. Drone World Expo is the defining event for the commercial applications of unmanned aircraft system technology.
buyer parent: Diversified Communications
buyer: Commercial UAV Expo
Commercial UAV Expo is North America’s leading trade show and conference for the commercial drone market. The international Exhibition includes drone airframe manufacturers, component and sensor manufacturers, software developers and service companies. "
target parent: JD Events
target: Drone World Expo
Drone World Expo is the defining event for the commercial applications of unmanned aircraft system technology. Thought leaders, industry experts and end-users gather at Drone World Expo in the heart of Silicon Valley to present real-world solutions to business and environmental challenges.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired Northstar Travel Group, LLC

synopsis: Wasserstein Partners acquired Northstar Travel Group, the leading provider of business-to-business information, content, events, data, research, custom content and software dedicated to the global travel and meeting industries, from the Wicks Group of Companies. Northstar owns well-known brands including Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, and others.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity/investment firm that was founded January 2001 when the merchant banking group of Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, spun out to become an independent firm upon the acquisition of Wasserstein Perella by Dresdner Bank. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/14/2014 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired Revo Media Partners Limited

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired a 51% interest in Revo Media Partners Limited, owner of LuxLive, the UK's largest dedicated lighting event, and Lux Magazine and Lux Review, the leading trade publications in the energy efficiency lighting space.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
Founded in 1910 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. "
target: Revo Media Partners Limited
Revo Media Partners Limited is the owner of LuxLive, the UK's largest dedicated lighting event, and Lux Magazine and Lux Review, the leading trade publications in the energy efficiency lighting space.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/23/2013 via BusinessWire

National Association of Broadcasters, purchased CCW and SATCON Events from JD Events

synopsis: The National Association of Broadcasters announced it has purchased the assets of the Content and Communications World (CCW) and Satellite Communications Conference and Expo (SATCON) events from JD Events, a leading trade show organizer.
buyer: National Association of Broadcasters
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. "
seller: JD Events
JD Events's Content and Communications World (CCW) is the leading media, entertainment and communications technology event. SATCON offers education and exhibits serving companies in the satellite-enabled communications and content delivery industry.
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Ticker: CNVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Convio, Inc.
Convio, Inc.
Convio, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions that enable nonprofit organizations to maximize the value of every relationship. Convio serves more than 1,400 nonprofit organizations from its headquarters in Austin, TX and other offices around the US.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$80.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
201
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Ticker: NZSE:PPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pushpay Limited
Pushpay Limited
Pushpay is the fastest secure mobile payment available. They allow a 10 second payment that is very simple, secure and fast. Pushpay is designed to help organisations get paid quicker, and to simplify everyday payments or donations for anyone with a smartphone.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$111.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.82
EBIT ($mm)
$10.54
Net Income ($mm)
$29.71
Employees
360
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Ticker: BLKB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackbaud, Inc.
Blackbaud, Inc.
Blackbaud combines innovative software and services, and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud and on-premise solutions, as well as a resource network that empowers and connects organizations of all sizes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$807.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$140.72
EBIT ($mm)
$77.84
Net Income ($mm)
$70.54
Employees
3182
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Ticker: LSE:ERM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is an international business-information group with more than 2,000 employees worldwide and a portfolio of over 30 businesses spanning price reporting, investment research, news and market analysis, and industry forums, institutes and events.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$430.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2420
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Ticker: LSE:CAU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media is a leading UK based business information, publishing and events group. It provides marketing and information solutions to buyers and sellers within several high value professional and commercial market communities.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$91.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.59
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
758
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Ticker: SZSE:000681
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visual China Group
Visual China Group
Visual China Group is among the top image licensing companies in the world. It is the go-to choice for creative and media professionals in China, and an award-winning leader in copyright protection.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$132.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.76
EBIT ($mm)
$46.20
Net Income ($mm)
$40.24
Employees
689
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Ticker: OTCPK:GBPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Globe Photos
Globe Photos
Globe Photo Agency, founded in 1939, is recognized as one of the world’s leading Celebrity photo agencies. Globe Photos’ library houses over 20 million images in color and black and white, representing material produced by photographers throughout the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: NYSE:DHX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc. is a leading provider of data, insights and employment connections through their specialized services for technology professionals and other select online communities. Their mission is to empower tech professionals and organizations to compete and win through expert insights.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$198.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.24
EBIT ($mm)
$18.64
Net Income ($mm)
$18.14
Employees
615
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Ticker: TSE:7476
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AS ONE Corporation
AS ONE Corporation is a specialist trading company that carved out a profitable niche selling through catalogs a vast array of laboratory and healthcare instruments. It has been growing by adding new categories, such as instruments and disposables used in cleanrooms.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$557.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.54
EBIT ($mm)
$61.75
Net Income ($mm)
$42.40
Employees
485
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Ticker: SZSE:002315
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd. is the business-to-business e-commerce innovator and leader in China. It has been helping small and medium-sized enterprises conduct global trade. It operates Made-in-China who provides selling and buying information for both China suppliers and global buyers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.11)
Net Income ($mm)
$18.58
Employees
1855
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Ticker: ASX:ASP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aspermont Ltd.
Aspermont Ltd.
Aspermont Limited is an Australian integrated print and Internet publisher to the mining, oil and gas and related sectors. Its publishing business is comprised of both printed magazines (print) and Internet news services (net).
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ExpoMedia Group, PLC.
Expomedia Group develops and manages the chain of state-of-the-art exhibition and conference centres, EXPO XXI International Expocentres, in key markets where multi-functional event space is in demand.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$50.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:9470
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gakken Co. Ltd.
Gakken Co. Ltd.
The Gakken Group is involved in the daily lives of people on many different levels through its broad scope of business activities. Gakken carries out wide-ranging publishing activities, provides various classrooms and preparatory schools, and other preschool- and school-related activities.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$750.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.94
EBIT ($mm)
$8.16
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3035
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Ticker: GB:DODS.GB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dods (Group) PLC
Dods (Group) PLC
Dods (Group) PLC is a political information, publishing, events and communications business operating. Dods specializes in services designed for organizations wishing to understand and engage with Parliament, the Civil Service, the wider public sector and the public affairs community.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.97
EBIT ($mm)
$2.00
Net Income ($mm)
$0.72
Employees
202
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Ticker: XTRA:G6P
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Going Public Media
Going Public Media
Going Public Media AG engages in the publishing and distribution of newspapers and magazines. It specializes in the publications on venture capital, private equity, corporate finance, and small and medium capital research. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Wolfratshausen, Germany.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$2.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.21
EBIT ($mm)
$0.09
Net Income ($mm)
$0.14
Employees
23
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Ticker: KROT3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kroton Educacional S.A.
Kroton Educacional S.A.
Kroton is one of the largest private educational organizations in Brazil and worldwide, operating in the primary and secondary education segment for over 45 years and in the postsecondary education segment for more than 10 years.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,443.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$484.88
EBIT ($mm)
$404.34
Net Income ($mm)
$463.09
Employees
15000
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Ticker: AIM:ULS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ULS Technology plc
ULS Technology plc
ULS Technology plc brings customers and legal professionals together via housing market comparison services, delivered through their technology systems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$38.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.83
EBIT ($mm)
$6.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4.40
Employees
102
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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