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closed 2/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Lengow

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake Lengow, an e-commerce automation platform in France. Lengow's software enables brands and distributors to streamline their e-commerce strategies and optimize their sales performance across a range of channels.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.4 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Lengow
Lengow is an e-commerce automation platform in France. Lengow helps brands and distributors to improve their performance and automate their business processes. Their software enables companies to streamline their e-commerce strategies and optimize their sales performance across a range of channels.
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closed 9/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

SendinBlue, acquired Metrilo

synopsis: Sendinblue, the leading all-in-one digital marketing platform, announced its acquisition of Metrilo, a Bulgaria-based marketing and sales analytics SaaS platform for e-merchants. The solution helps brands grow online using the power of their data and focus on customer retention.
buyer: SendinBlue
Sendinblue is the only all-in-one digital marketing platform that empowers businesses to build customer relationships through end to end digital marketing campaigns, transactional messaging, and marketing automation. "
target: Metrilo
Based in Bulgaria, Metrilo is a marketing and sales analytics SaaS platform for e-merchants. The solution helps brands grow online using the power of their data and focus on customer retention.
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closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

eBay, acquired Terapeak

synopsis: eBay has completed its acquisition of Terapeak, a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to sell it and at what price on marketplaces such as eBay. The Terapeak team has joined eBay’s B2C Selling and Seller Experience groups.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target: Terapeak
Terapeak is a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to sell it and at what price on marketplaces such as eBay. They are the world’s leading provider of eBay, Amazon, and Alibaba analytics.
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closed 1/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Algolia, acquired MorphL

synopsis: Algolia, the leading Search-as-a-Service company, has acquired MorphL, a company that helps e-commerce companies succeed through intelligent use of data. MorphL consists of a suite of machine learning models that are fully automated, that can be used across the enterprise, across the full customer journey and are platform agnostic.
buyer: Algolia
Algolia is the search-as-a-service platform that enables companies of all sizes to deliver fast and relevant digital experiences that drive real results. More than 8,000 companies including Stripe, LVMH, Lacoste, Zendesk and Birchbox rely on Algolia to manage 70 billion search queries a month. "
target: MorphL
MorphL helps e-commerce companies succeed through intelligent use of data. MorphL consists of a suite of machine learning models that are fully automated, that can be used across the enterprise, across the full customer journey and are platform agnostic.
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closed 3/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Maven Inc., acquired LiftIgniter

synopsis: Maven has acquired LiftIgniter, a company that leverages high-performance machine learning algorithms to determine in-the-moment user interest and intent to produce a personalized online experience. LiftIgniter provides on-site and in-app content recommendations across hundreds of leading digital properties worldwide.
buyer: Maven Inc. (OTCPK:MVEN:$0.38)
Maven is a coalition of content producers, from individual thought-leaders to world-leading independent publishers, operating on a shared digital publishing, advertising, and distribution platform and unified under a single media brand. "
target: LiftIgniter
LiftIgniter leverages high-performance machine learning algorithms to determine in-the-moment user interest and intent to produce a personalized online experience. LiftIgniter provides on-site and in-app content recommendations across hundreds of leading digital properties worldwide.
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announced 3/30/2017 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Compass.co

synopsis: The Sage Group plc ("Sage") announces an agreement to acquire Compass, a highly innovative analytics and benchmarking platform, currently providing thousands of ecommerce businesses worldwide with unique and actionable insights to help them grow and improve their performance.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,544.62)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything. "
target: Compass.co
Compass is a highly innovative analytics and benchmarking platform, currently providing thousands of ecommerce businesses worldwide with unique and actionable insights to help them grow and improve their performance.
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closed 3/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Opera Solutions, LLC, acquired Commendo Research & Consulting GmbH

synopsis: Opera Solutions, LLC, a global leader in machine learning science and advanced Big Data analytics, announced the acquisition of Commendo Research & Consulting GmbH, adding leading recommender engine capabilities to Opera Solutions' advanced data analytics solutions.
buyer: Opera Solutions, LLC
Opera Solutions is a premier Big Data predictive analytics company. Opera Solution specializes in creating Signal Hubs, which provide a new enterprise-wide capability to dynamically and continually extract valuable predictive and descriptive information from Big Data flows. "
target: Commendo Research & Consulting GmbH
Commendo Research & Consulting serves companies with both its Recommendo recommendation engine and custom recommendation systems. It uses sophisticated analytics to serve up the "next purchase" offer for shoppers on the basis of their individual characteristics and shopping patterns.
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closed 10/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Coveo, acquired Qubit

synopsis: Coveo, a Relevance Platform and applied AI leader that transforms digital experiences with AI-powered search, recommendations, and personalization, announced the acquisition of Qubit, a leader in AI-powered personalization technology for merchandising teams, based in London, UK.
buyer: Coveo
Coveo is a pioneer of cloud-based AI-powered search and recommendations engine. Coveo combines unified search, analytics and machine learning to deliver relevant information and recommendations across every business interaction, making it effortless and efficient. "
target: Qubit
Qubit provides a product suite that both collects and processes large data sets to identify and execute the biggest levers for improving online profitability through machine learning, statistical analysis and high performance computing.
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closed 3/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Mazeberry, acquired Merchandising.io

synopsis: Mazeberry – a leading player in the field of marketing mix optimization – acquires Merchandising.io, thus building a complete offer. Merchandising.io processes product data and helps its users in the time-consuming analysis of their product performance, all the while displaying these analyses in a user-friendly app.
buyer: Mazeberry
Mazeberry is the most advanced decision-making tool for e-commerce professionals. Mazeberry's attribution management solution empowers users to analyse web users’ buying processes of through different marketing channels. "
target: Merchandising.io
Merchandising.io processes product data and helps its users in the time-consuming analysis of their product performance, all the while displaying these analyses in a user-friendly app. Customers are then provided with a clear layout of the actions to take to maximize their commercial performance.
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announced 7/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Weclapp GmbH, will acquire ITScope

synopsis: weclapp SE, a subsidiary of 3U HOLDING AG and Karlsruhe-based ITscope GmbH have concluded an agreement under which weclapp will acquire all the shares in ITscope. Based in Germany, ITscope operates a cloud-based B2B e-commerce platform as an SaaS solution which enables service providers to digitalise their sales and procurement operations.
buyer parent: 3U Holding AG
buyer: Weclapp GmbH
Based in Germany, weclapp is the ERP-platform for teams. Whether CRM, merchandise management or accounting: With weclapp, teams jointly control all important business processes in just one software. "
target: ITScope
Based in Germany, ITscope operates a cloud-based B2B e-commerce platform as an SaaS solution which enables service providers such as system vendors to digitalise their sales and procurement operations and to set up automated sales and purchasing processes for customers and suppliers.
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closed 5/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vertex Incorporated, acquired Taxamo

synopsis: Vertex, Inc., a leading global provider of tax technology solutions, has acquired Taxamo, a cloud-based pioneer in tax and payment automation for global e-commerce and marketplaces.
buyer: Vertex Incorporated (:$397.32)
Vertex, Inc. is a leading global provider of indirect tax software and solutions. Vertex provides cloud-based and on-premise solutions that can be tailored to specific industries for major lines of indirect tax, including sales and consumer use, value added and payroll. "
target: Taxamo
Taxamo is a cloud-based pioneer in tax and payment automation for global e-commerce and marketplaces. Taxamo offers a unified platform of integrated capabilities to support indirect tax compliance, with a core focus on online sales, payments, and e-invoicing.
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announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

Stripe Inc., will acquire TaxJar

synopsis: Stripe, a global payments infrastructure company, will acquire TaxJar, a leading provider of sales tax software for internet businesses. TaxJar helps eCommerce merchants to spend less time on sales tax and more time on growing their businesses. Their software simplifies the complexities of sales tax through automation.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: TaxJar
TaxJar is a leading provider of sales tax software for internet businesses. TaxJar helps eCommerce merchants to spend less time on sales tax and more time on growing their businesses. Their software simplifies the complexities of sales tax through automation.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

3PL Central, LLC, acquired Skubana

synopsis: 3PL Central, a leader in cloud-based Warehouse Management Systems built to meet the unique needs of third-party logistics (3PL) warehouses, has acquired Skubana, a leading inventory management system and ecommerce operations platform.
buyer: 3PL Central, LLC
3PL Central is a leading cloud-based supply chain software provider, offering warehouse management solutions that are robust, reliable, secure, cost-effective and easy to use. The company’s product seamlessly integrates with a large number of supply chain technologies to deliver a full platform. "
target: Skubana
Skubana is a leader in e-commerce operations software for online merchants. The platform unifies backend data, orders, inventory, purchase orders, and more in the cloud and makes it easy for organizations to analyze and automate their businesses.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Perpule

synopsis: Amazon has acquired Perpule, a startup in India that is helping offline stores go online. They offer an innovative cloud-based POS offering that enables offline stores in India to better manage their inventory, checkout process and overall customer experience.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Perpule
Perpule is a startup in India that is helping offline stores go online. They offer an innovative cloud-based POS offering that enables offline stores in India to better manage their inventory, checkout process and overall customer experience.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tech Data Corporation, acquired Finance Technology AS

synopsis: Tech Data has announced the acquisition of Finance Technology in a move that enhances its opex capabilities. Finance Technology provides a platform that enables partners to manage the Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) process through the lifecycle of the product, connecting the channel to banks, buyback guarantors and trade-in partners.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: Tech Data Corporation (TECD:$26,234.88)
Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Their end-to-end portfolio of products, services, and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions to connect, grow, and advance. "
target: Finance Technology AS
Finance Technology, based in Norway, provides a complete consumer finance technology platform to enable electronics retailers, mobile operators and others to deliver innovative financing solutions and other services to their customers through in-store and online channels.
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closed 2/25/2014 via Market Wire

Discount Coupons Corp, acquired Daily Deal Builder

synopsis: Discount Coupons, an Internet marketing and technology company, acquired Daily Deal Builder ("DDB"), a Daily Deal software and solutions provider. DDB provides a robust Daily Deal software platform that allows anyone to set up, manage and host a feature-rich Daily Deal or coupon website.
buyer: Discount Coupons Corp (DCOU:$0.04)
Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services. The daily deal segment operates daily deal websites that sell discounted vouchers to consumers. "
target parent: HC Consulting Group
target: Daily Deal Builder
Daily Deal Builder ("DDB") provides a robust Daily Deal software platform that allows anyone to set up, manage and host a feature-rich Daily Deal or coupon website. Founded by brothers Marc and Tyler Horne in 2008, DDB has grown to become a global leader in daily deal software.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Plasso

synopsis: GoDaddy Inc., an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company, has acquired Plasso, a company that makes software that helps any company - no matter its size – create a subscription-based business online.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,670.30)
GoDaddy Inc. is an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company. As of May 2017, GoDaddy has approximately 17 million customers and over 6,000 employees worldwide. The company is known for its advertising on TV and in the newspapers. "
target: Plasso
Plasso, founded in 2014, makes software that helps any company - no matter its size – create a subscription-based business online. The software platform allows businesses or solo entrepreneurs to make recurring revenue without having to build out a subscription-model e-commerce website from scratch.
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announced 11/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Global-e, will acquire Flow Commerce

synopsis: Global-e, the world’s leading cross-border end-to-end platform for brands and retailers, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Flow Commerce Inc., a technology based cross-border e-commerce software solution for emerging brands.
buyer: Global-e (GLBE:$216.13)
Global-e’s mission is to make global e-commerce “border-agnostic.” Global-e is the world's leading platform to enable and accelerate global, direct-to-consumer cross-border e-commerce. "
target: Flow Commerce
Flow Commerce Inc. is a technology based cross-border e-commerce software solution for emerging brands. The solution uniquely allows merchants to use only the tools and services they need — whether it is localization, experience optimization, currency exchange, and payments.
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Mirakl Inc, acquired Octobat SAS

synopsis: Paris-based Mirakl has acquired Octobat, a French startup specializing in invoice compliance software for enterprises throughout the world. The acquisition will make it easier for Mirakl marketplace operators to manage local and global regulations as they expand and operate across multiple geographies.
buyer: Mirakl Inc
Based in France, Mirakl offers the industry's first and most advanced enterprise marketplace SaaS platform. With Mirakl, organizations across B2B and B2C industries can launch marketplaces faster, grow bigger, and operate with confidence as they exceed rising customer expectations. "
target: Octobat SAS
Paris-based Octobat brings to marketplaces, platforms, and e-sellers an ultra-fast, one-click, and compliant software as a service (SaaS) solution that integrates with the most popular payment gateways and billing applications in order to create tax invoices for every online transaction.
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announced 10/6/2021 via Company Press Release

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, will acquire EKM

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership, a British group of innovative technology companies providing useful, integrated software solutions, will acquire EKM, a leading provider of e-commerce and online retail software in the UK. The acquisition strengthens ClearCourse’s e-commerce and online retail capabilities and sees EKM join the Group’s Retail division.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse is a UK partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software to groups, organisations and small businesses. Their companies help customers manage their members and clients, administer their business workflow, & automate their payment processes seamlessly. "
target: EKM
EKM is a leading provider of e-commerce and online retail software in the UK. EKM’s system offers a full suite of e-commerce solutions, with capabilities including online shop design and visitor conversion tools.
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closed 2/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Lengow

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake Lengow, an e-commerce automation platform in France. Lengow's software enables brands and distributors to streamline their e-commerce strategies and optimize their sales performance across a range of channels.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.4 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Lengow
Lengow is an e-commerce automation platform in France. Lengow helps brands and distributors to improve their performance and automate their business processes. Their software enables companies to streamline their e-commerce strategies and optimize their sales performance across a range of channels.
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closed 11/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Hospedia Ltd.

synopsis: Volaris Group Inc. has announced that it has acquired Hospedia Limited the UK’s leading operator of point of care software and services. Their solutions are used in more than 160 sites across the NHS, delivering clinical applications, patient engagement solutions, WiFi and patient media.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Hospedia Ltd.
Hospedia is the UK’s leading operator of point of care software and services. Their solutions are used in more than 160 sites across the NHS, delivering clinical applications, patient engagement solutions, WiFi and patient media.
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closed 10/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Talkwalker Inc., acquired discover.ai

synopsis: Talkwalker, a leading consumer intelligence company, announced that it has acquired discover.ai, an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is the #1 Consumer Intelligence Acceleration platform for brands to drive business impact. Talkwalker Activate professional services team can augment, accelerate, or fully service brands' insights needs to increase their ROI from the Talkwalker platform. "
target: discover.ai
discover.ai is an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai has already helped some of the world's largest brands with 800+ insights projects across 30 countries. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
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closed 11/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Virgin Pulse, acquired WellTok, Inc.

synopsis: Virgin Pulse, a leading global provider of tech-enabled wellbeing solutions, has acquired Denver-based consumer activation company, Welltok, a leader in data analytics-based targeting and multi-channel outreach solutions.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse is the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health, well-being and engagement company. Virgin Pulse is focused on engaging users every day in building and sustaining healthy behaviors and driving measurable outcomes for employees, employers and health plans. "
target: WellTok, Inc.
Welltok is a data-driven, enterprise SaaS company that delivers the healthcare industry's leading consumer activation platform. Welltok's solutions empower leading health plans, employers, providers and public entities to connect consumers with personalized health improvement resources.
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closed 10/6/2021 via Company Press Release

Puzzel, acquired Vergic

synopsis: Puzzel, the leading European Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS) provider, has acquired Vergic, a Swedish digital engagement company. Vergic enables businesses to improve their customer experiences through AI-supported messaging, voice and digital collaboration tools. Their platform allows users to orchestrate how and when to engage with customers.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Puzzel
Headquartered in Norway, Puzzel is a leading cloud-based contact centre software provider and was a pioneer in offering integrated customer engagement as an easily-deployed service. The company combines omni-channel technology with artificial intelligence capabilities. "
target: Vergic
Vergic is a Swedish digital engagement company. Vergic enables businesses to improve their customer experiences through AI-supported messaging, voice and digital collaboration tools. Their platform allows users to orchestrate how, why and when to engage with customers during their journey.
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announced 10/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Fourth Ltd., will acquire PeopleMatter and Hiring Manager

synopsis: Fourth, a leading provider of workforce and inventory solutions for the restaurant, hospitality and retail industries, announced the acquisition of Snagajob’s purpose-built, applicant tracking (ATS) and onboarding solutions for hourly-waged employees—PeopleMatter and Hiring Manager.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Fourth Ltd.
Fourth Enterprises LLC, parent company of HotSchedules and Fourth, is a leading provider of end-to-end workforce management and operations software solutions for the restaurant, hospitality and retail industries. "
target parent: Snagajob
target: PeopleMatter and Hiring Manager
As mobile-first solutions for hiring, training, onboarding, and performance management tools, PeopleMatter and Hiring Manager reduce the time managers spend on hiring as well as the effort required to attract and hire great talent while increasing operational efficiencies.
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announced 9/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Smarp will be merged with COYO,

synopsis: Smarp, a leading global provider of employee communications and advocacy software, will merge with Germany-based COYO, a leading provider of intranet software. The merger will combine COYO’s leading social intranet and employee engagement functionality with Smarp’s powerful employee communications and advocacy platform.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: COYO
Based in Germany, COYO is one of the leaders in the modern intranet software market space. The company offers a comprehensive B2B communication and engagement software platform that is delivered via desktop and mobile applications. "
target: Smarp
Based in Finland, Smarp is the #1 mobile-first employee communications platform that helps companies build strong, two-way relationships with their employees. The platform automatically delivers relevant, personalized content to employees through whichever platform, medium, or channel they prefer.
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closed 9/9/2021 via PR Web

Clarus Commerce, acquired PrizeLogic

synopsis: Clarus Commerce, a leading innovator and pioneer in building, managing, and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for brands and retailers, has acquired PrizeLogic, a leader in digital engagement. The acquisition brings together significant core competencies and proprietary technology to complement both companies’ current offerings.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce is the only company solely focused on building, managing, and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for brands and retailers. They provide the full suite of services needed for a successful loyalty program, including the technology platform, client services, IT, and more. "
target: PrizeLogic
PrizeLogic is the largest independent digital engagement company and a trusted partner to both Fortune 500 brands and leading agencies. The company’s solutions combine incentives, experience, and insight to influence behavior more effectively across the customer journey.
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closed 9/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Rydoo

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in Rydoo, a SaaS software solutions provider for managing business travel and expense reports.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Rydoo
Rydoo, operating since 2018, offers end users and finance managers an end-to-end solution to efficiently manage the travel and expense journey of employees within one single tool. The company’s two modules, Travel and Expense, cover the entire value chain of T&E management through one application.
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closed 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired LearningPool

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has acquired a controlling stake in Derry-based Learning Pool. Learning Pool is Northern Ireland’s largest e-learning company and provides a hosted online-learning management system that allows training to be published, tracked and reported.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: LearningPool
Learning Pool is Northern Ireland’s largest e-learning company. Learning Pool provides a hosted online-learning management system that allows training to be published, tracked and reported. Their library of online content catalogues can be tailored to individual customer training requirements.
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$212
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alcidion Group Limited, acquired ExtraMed Limited

synopsis: Smart health technology provider Alcidion Group has announced the strategic acquisition of ExtraMed, a UK company which specialises in providing NHS trusts with software that helps frontline staff make informed decisions based on real-time visibility of patient flow.
buyer: Alcidion Group Limited
Alcidion Group Limited is a health informatics software business. Alcidion’s core technology is the Miya platform, a unique decision intelligence software that provides high-value, cloud based analytics and decision support for healthcare providers. Alcidion is based in Melbourne, Australia. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: ExtraMed Limited
ExtraMed, a UK company which specialises in providing NHS (National Health Service) trusts with software that helps frontline staff make informed decisions based on real-time visibility of patient flow.
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closed 4/8/2021 via PR Newswire

insightsoftware, acquired Logi Analytics

synopsis: insightsoftware, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for the Office of the CFO, has acquired Logi Analytics, the leading provider of embedded analytics solutions for software providers. The acquisition positions insightsoftware as a leader in integrating financial and operational reporting.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: insightsoftware
insightsoftware is a provider of financial reporting and enterprise performance management software. insightsoftware enables the Office of the CFO to connect to and make sense of enterprise data in real time so they can proactively drive greater financial intelligence across their organization. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Logi Analytics
Logi Analytics empowers the world's software teams with the most intuitive, developer-grade embedded analytics solutions. Logi Analytics leverages its customers' existing tech stack, so they can quickly build, manage, and deploy applications.
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closed 3/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired Bazaarvoice, Inc.

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, announced a majority investment from Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., a premier private equity firm investing in growth companies.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Thomas H. Lee Partners is a premier private equity firm investing in middle market growth companies, headquartered primarily in North America, exclusively in four sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Technology & Business Solutions. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites.
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closed 3/11/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Virgin Pulse, acquired Advanced Plan for Health

synopsis: Virgin Pulse, the leading global provider of digital health and wellbeing solutions, announced that it has acquired population health analytics and informatics provider, Advanced Plan for Health (APH).
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse is the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health, well-being and engagement company. Virgin Pulse is focused on engaging users every day in building and sustaining healthy behaviors and driving measurable outcomes for employees, employers and health plans. "
target: Advanced Plan for Health
Advanced Plan for Health is a population health analytics and informatics provider. APH provides comprehensive predictive analytics tools and support to help groups deliver high-quality healthcare benefits while effectively managing risks and driving down costs.
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closed 2/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Arcserve, acquired StorageCraft

synopsis: Arcserve, the world's most experienced data and ransomware protection provider, announced the completion of the proposed merger with StorageCraft, a software company that provides data management, storage, and protection solutions for hybrid data centers. The new Arcserve is a global top 5 data management and protection vendor.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Arcserve
Arcserve is a leading provider of data protection and recovery software that provides organizations with the assurance that they can recover their data and applications when needed. Arcserve provides a comprehensive solution for cloud, virtual and physical environments, on premise or in the cloud. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: StorageCraft
StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a software company that develops and provides disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection, and security solutions for servers, desktops, and laptops.
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closed 2/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Lengow

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake Lengow, an e-commerce automation platform in France. Lengow's software enables brands and distributors to streamline their e-commerce strategies and optimize their sales performance across a range of channels.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.4 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Lengow
Lengow is an e-commerce automation platform in France. Lengow helps brands and distributors to improve their performance and automate their business processes. Their software enables companies to streamline their e-commerce strategies and optimize their sales performance across a range of channels.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Rocket Software, Inc., acquired Uniface B.V.

synopsis: Rocket Software, a global technology leader that develops enterprise modernization and optimization solutions for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, has completed its acquisition of Netherlands based Uniface, a pioneer in accelerating innovation through its low-code application platform.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Rocket Software, Inc.
Rocket Software, Inc. is a technology company that helps organizations in the IBM ecosystem and develops enterprise software solutions. It offers products in the areas of application lifecycle management and development, archive, backup management, etc. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Uniface B.V.
Uniface is a leading provider of model-driven, low-code application development and deployment software for enterprise businesses, software integrators and ISVs.
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announced 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Unifaun AB will be merged with Consignor,

synopsis: Unifaun, a leading Stockholm-based cloud Transport Administration Systems (“TAS”) platform, and Consignor, an Oslo-based cloud TAS platform, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Unifaun provides innovative and high-quality cloud TAS solutions to carriers, shippers, and parcel recipients across the Europe.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Consignor
Consignor supports their customers delivery processes by making it simpler, quicker, and cost-effective to ship orders to customers and by making delivery a competitive advantage. Consignor provides Transport Administration Systems (“TAS”) solutions, enabled through a wide-ranging carrier library. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Unifaun AB
Unifaun provides innovative and high-quality cloud Transport Administration Systems (“TAS”) solutions to carriers, shippers, and parcel recipients across the European transportation ecosystem. Unifaun handled more than 300 million shipments in the system in 2019.
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announced 11/23/2020 via PR Newswire

CompuGroup Medical AG, will acquire e-MDs, Inc.

synopsis: CompuGroup Holding USA, Inc., a subsidiary of CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA, will acquire eMDs, Inc., a provider of Ambulatory Information Systems and outsourcing services for medical accounting. With this acquisition, CompuGroup Medical significantly broadens its position and enhances its product portfolio in the United States.
buyer: CompuGroup Medical AG (DB:COP:$1,109.32)
Germany-based CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. Its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors' offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: e-MDs, Inc.
eMDs combines leading technologies with tailored services to remove operational burden and empower healthcare providers to maximize the impact of their care. eMDs’ experience allows them to craft transformative solutions that meet the unique needs of healthcare organizations.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
$89
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
18.2x
closed 9/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Collenda, acquired S4Dunning

synopsis: Collenda, a leading provider of credit and collections management software solutions in Europe, has acquired S4Dunning, a Dutch provider of credit management software. S4Dunning offers a cloud-based management tool that makes it easier for businesses to manage their credit, debtors, and invoices.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Collenda
Collenda is a leading provider of credit and collections management software solutions in Europe. Collenda's applications help automate the complete credit life-cycle from first application to final payment. They offer optimized solutions for banks, commercial businesses, and debtors. "
target: S4Dunning
S4Dunning is a Dutch provider of credit management software. S4Dunning offers a cloud-based management tool that makes it easier for businesses to manage their credit, debtors, and invoices. Their solution supports everything from simple credit management processes to complex profiles.
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Unifaun AB

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, is acquiring Unifaun from Vitruvian Partners. Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market, providing innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Unifaun AB
Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market. With more than 20 years of experience they provide innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

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

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

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

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,532.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$221.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($88.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($110.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1800
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$130.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.67
EBIT ($mm)
$9.50
Net Income ($mm)
$7.82
Employees
642
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: AIM:ATQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC launched its merchandising platform, Freestyle Merchandising, in 2009. It provides product recommendations, site search and visual merchandising. The company now has over 120 clients including Vans, boohoo.com and Superdry.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$22.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
133
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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AutoWeb, Inc.
AutoWeb, Inc.
AutoWeb, Inc. provides high-quality consumer leads, clicks and associated marketing services to automotive dealers and manufacturers throughout the United States.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$69.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
149
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Ticker: LSE:ATG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Auction Technology Group
Auction Technology Group
ATG ("Auction Technology Group") is a global technology company headquartered in London Bridge. The company's platform powers live and timed auctions across multiple verticals, including Art and Antiques, Classic Cars, Industrial & Commercial, and Consumer Retail Returns.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.21
EBIT ($mm)
($2.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:PBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions is a Canadian provider of cloud-based Auction and Finance Portal software tools for automotive dealerships, OEMs, and rental companies. Their remarketing platform incorporates the latest auction technologies, inventory management, market intelligence, and appraisal processes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,635.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,952.87
Employees
0
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$17,325.04
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,600.61
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$8,297.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,133.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4,080.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,845.90
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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