Like BondDesk Group LLC

announced 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Advent International Corporation, will acquire BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Advent International, a leading global private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in BondDesk Group, the leading Alternative Trading System focused on odd-lot fixed-income execution and provider of software solutions to the securities industry, in partnership with the company's senior management team.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
Advent International has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with over 100 investment professionals in 15 countries. As an active, hands-on investor, we apply our resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives. "
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada.
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$350
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has completed the acquisition of BondDesk Group LLC, and has rebranded its combined retail fixed income division as Tradeweb Direct. Customers will soon benefit from a new bridge between each of the current trading platforms.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets is a world leader in building and operating electronic over-the-counter marketplaces. Tradeweb’s position as the hub of electronic trading in fixed income and derivatives business has been made possible through a longstanding partnership with the industry. "
target parent: Advent International
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada. The BondDesk ECN is one of the leading fixed income trading platforms in the U.S.
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closed 12/31/2009 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Tradeware Global LLC

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced it has acquired Tradeware Global Corp., a leading broker-neutral solution provider for electronic access to global equity markets.
buyer parent: The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,632.90)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments. "
target: Tradeware Global LLC
Tradeware specializes in flexible FIX-based equity order management systems, FIX connectivity solutions, and full front-to-back office integration and compliance reporting services. The Company's service bureau business model offers customers the much sought-after benefits of trading neutrality.
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closed 7/17/2006 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired LeverTrade LLC

synopsis: Thomson TradeWeb, the leading online marketplace for Fixed Income and Derivatives, and part of The Thomson Corporation, today announced the strategic acquisition of LeverTrade LLC, formerly Global Trade Technologies (GTT), a provider of web-based fixed-income management systems for the retail marketplace.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
TradeWeb is the world's leading online trading network for fixed-income securities. TradeWeb offers a complete spectrum of services. You can view the largest fixed-income markets in real time via TradeWeb's premier Market Data. "
target: LeverTrade LLC
LeverTrade LLC, formerly Global Trade Technologies, Inc. (GTT), is a leading provider of trade, order and inventory management software to the financial services industry.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired CodeStreet LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has acquired CodeStreet LLC, a leader in data-driven trade identification and workflow management software development.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets builds and operates many of the world's most efficient financial marketplaces, providing market participants greater efficiency in fixed income, derivatives and ETFs. Tradeweb pioneered straight-through-processing in fixed income and supports marketplaces. "
target: CodeStreet LLC
CodeStreet has delivered leading fixed income front-office solutions to enhance riskless and risk-reducing business for the world's largest global banks and regional dealer community. CodeStreet technology helps bank and broker dealers by identifying previously overlooked trading opportunities.
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announced 10/3/2013 via PE Hub

CameronTec, will acquire Greenline Financial Technologies

synopsis: CameronTec is to acquire US-based Greenline Financial Technologies, a provider of FIX and electronic trading technology solutions and services and wholly-owned subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: CameronTec
CameronTec is on the forefront of electronic trading. As the embedded, standard, global FIX-based technology, it shapes the way markets publish, execute, clear, settle and manage risk. Its flagship product Catalys provides an integrated platform for operations, infrastructure and trading. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Greenline Financial Technologies
Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc. develops software solutions for enabling electronic trading. The company provides system integration, testing, and management solutions for financial information exchange related products and services.
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closed 6/3/2008 via finextra.com

Technology Crossover Ventures, purchased a minority stake in MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) is acquiring a minority stake in US electronic bond trading network MarketAxess for an aggregate purchase price of $35 million.
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), founded in 1995, is a leading provider of growth capital to technology companies, providing funds to expansion, late-stage private, and public companies. "
target: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$463.87)
MarketAxess operates one of the leading platforms for the electronic trading of corporate bonds and certain other types of fixed-income securities, serving as an electronic platform through which our institutional investor clients can access the liquidity provided by our broker-dealer clients.
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closed 3/6/2008 via PR Newswire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., acquired Greenline Financial Technologies

synopsis: MarketAxess Holdings Inc., the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for U.S. and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds and other types of fixed-income securities, has acquired Chicago- based Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$463.87)
MarketAxess operates one of the leading platforms for the electronic trading of corporate bonds and certain other types of fixed-income securities, serving as an electronic platform through which our institutional investor clients can access the liquidity provided by our broker-dealer clients. "
target: Greenline Financial Technologies
Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc. develops software solutions for enabling electronic trading. The company provides system integration, testing, and management solutions for financial information exchange related products and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$33 [$32]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
8.0x
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25.0x
closed 11/16/2007 via BusinessWire

GL Trade SA, acquired Decision Software, Inc.

synopsis: GL Trade, the leading international provider of front to back office software solutions for financial institutions, announces the acquisition of American company Decision Software, currently owned at majority by its 2 founders Gerald Belpaire and Samuel Aizenberg.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office. "
target: Decision Software, Inc.
Decision Software, Inc. engages in designing, engineering, and implementing fixed income sales/trading systems for the institutional financial community. It offers decision software trading system (DSTS) to facilitate proprietary trading, sales, and finance activity of fixed income securities.
price ($mm)
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$4
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closed 5/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired InvestSoft Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has acquired InvestSoft Technology, a provider of fixed-income analytics. InvestSoft helps investment firms analyze fixed-income securities and portfolios, primarily through its BondPro Fixed-Income Calculation Engine.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,179.00)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. "
target: InvestSoft Technology, Inc.
InvestSoft Technology provides software solutions for investment firms designed to streamline workflow, reduce risk and harness the value of the data throughout an organization. They are a leader in the development and implementation of Trading, Portfolio Management, and Accounting Solutions.
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announced 5/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Algomi, will purchase ALFA Fixed Income Liquidity and Analytics Tool from AllianceBernstein L.P.

synopsis: Algomi, the network company providing information-matching solutions for the optimization of fixed income liquidity, announced that the company will acquire and distribute the award-winning ALFA product created & developed by AllianceBernstein (AB). ALFA (Automated Liquidity Filtering & Analytics) was developed as an in-house liquidity tool by AB.
buyer: Algomi
Algomi empowers fixed income professionals to make better trading relationships in the ever-changing landscape of capital, leverage and liquidity requirements. Their Honeycomb software suite increases the opportunities and velocity in large and illiquid trades between banks and buy side investors. "
seller parent: AXA Group
seller: AllianceBernstein L.P. (AB:$228.88)
ALFA (Automated Liquidity Filtering & Analytics) provides cross-market information on liquidity and trade intent in order to give the buy-side a real-time view of the entire bond market including government bonds, investment grade, high yield, emerging market, municipal debt, and structured credit.
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closed 8/29/2008 via BusinessWire

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Creditex Group Inc.

synopsis: Internet Capital Group, Inc. announced that the sale of its partner company, Creditex Group Inc., to IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., a leading operator of global derivatives exchanges and over-the-counter markets, was consummated on August 29, 2008.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
IntercontinentalExchange operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Creditex Group Inc.
Creditex Group, Inc., an interdealer broker, operates an e-trading platform for executing and processing credit derivatives to traders at financial institutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$474 [$433]
rev ($mm)
$183
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
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2.4x
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closed 7/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Fitch Ratings Ltd., purchased credit derivatives analytics business from Reoch Credit Ltd

synopsis: Fitch Ratings Ltd, a Fitch Group, Inc. company, has acquired the credit derivatives analytics business of Reoch Credit Ltd and will assume full ownership of Reoch Credit's suite of pricing and risk analytics models.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions. "
seller: Reoch Credit Ltd
The Derivatives Consulting Group (DCG) is a global independent advisory firm for all capital market participants who use derivatives and cash products. DCG provides services to a large number of leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, asset managers and industry utilities.
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announced 11/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Virtu Financial LLC, will acquire Investment Technology Group, Inc.

synopsis: Virtu Financial, Inc., a leading financial firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Investment Technology Group, a global financial technology company that helps brokers and asset managers improve returns for investors around the world.
buyer: Virtu Financial LLC (VIRT:$1,248.50)
Virtu is a leading financial firm that leverages cutting edge technology to deliver liquidity to the global markets and innovative, transparent trading solutions to their clients. As a market maker, Virtu provides deep liquidity that helps to create more efficient markets around the world. "
target: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group is a global financial technology company that helps brokers and asset managers improve returns for investors around the world. They empower traders to reduce the end-to-end cost of implementing investments via liquidity, analytics and workflow technology solutions.
price ($mm)
$1,110
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$506
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closed 12/14/2017 via BusinessWire

TMX Group Inc., acquired Trayport Ltd.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced it has completed the sale of Trayport, a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide, to TMX Group Limited.
buyer: TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X:$769.01)
TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. "
target parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
target: Trayport Ltd.
Trayport is a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide. It develops, deploys and supports quality, resilient software for trading in multiple asset classes. Trayport’s GlobalVision software is used by the world’s largest trading companies.
price ($mm)
$725
rev ($mm)
$76
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$40
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9.5x
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18.3x
closed 12/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired Trayport Ltd.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Trayport. Trayport licenses its technology platform to serve brokers for electronic and hybrid trade execution primarily in the European over-the-counter utility markets.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency. "
target parent: BGC Partners L.P.
target: Trayport Ltd.
Trayport is a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide. It develops, deploys and supports quality, resilient software for trading in multiple asset classes. Trayport’s GlobalVision software is used by the world’s largest trading companies.
price ($mm)
$650
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$80
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10.7x
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closed 1/26/2015 via Company Press Release

CREALOGIX, acquired MBA Systems

synopsis: CREALOGIX has acquired MBA Systems, a well-established UK fintech brand and leading supplier of innovative web-based solutions and services to the securities and wealth management industries. With this move, CREALOGIX strengthens its presence in the UK market and gains an established customer base of over 30 banks, brokers and wealth managers.
buyer: CREALOGIX (SWX:CLXN:$76.18)
The CREALOGIX Group is a independent Swiss software house and the market leader for Digital Banking in Switzerland. Its focus is on changing customer needs for mobility, security, personalised advice and a comprehensive user experience. "
target: MBA Systems
MBA Systems is a leading UK based supplier of online trading information and transaction systems to many leading brokers, wealth managers and international banks. It supports and hosts systems from its own secure data centre for almost all of its clients.
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closed 8/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Solium Capital Inc., acquired Executive Trading Solutions LLC

synopsis: Solium Capital Inc., the leading global provider of software-as-a-service for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Executive Trading Solutions LLC, a premier provider of online technology for the administration, execution and reporting of 10b5-1 trading plans in the US.
buyer: Solium Capital Inc. (TSX:SUM:$104.55)
Solium Capital Inc. provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. Headquartered in Canada, they also have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Australia. "
target: Executive Trading Solutions LLC
Executive Trading Solutions LLC is a premier provider of online technology for the administration, execution and reporting of 10b5-1 trading plans in the US through my10b51.com. This service is valuable to brokerage firms, corporate issuers and executives.
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closed 9/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired Omnesys Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Thomson Reuters acquired Bangalore-based Omnesys Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Omnesys is an integrated provider of sell-side order management systems (OMS) and high frequency trading solutions for Indian exchange traded instruments.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Omnesys Technologies Private Limited
Omnesys is a leading provider of software for Securities markets worldwide. Omnesys products range from multi-asset, multi venue trading systems, market data and connectivity solutions to buy-side and sell-side firms, consumer oriented trading terminals and websites.
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announced 3/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Desjardins Group, will acquire Nexa Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Desjardins Financial Group will acquire California-based Nexa Technologies, which operates the online brokerage platform Disnat.
buyer: Desjardins Group
Desjardins Financial Group is the largest financial cooperative group in Canada. It offers complete banking services to nearly 6 million members and clients. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Nexa Technologies, Inc.
Nexa Technologies has been at the forefront of the online brokerage industry since 1999. Specializing in direct access brokerage technology, Nexa provides a complete online brokerage solution including multi-lingual level II, browser based trading and back-office tools.
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has completed the acquisition of BondDesk Group LLC, and has rebranded its combined retail fixed income division as Tradeweb Direct. Customers will soon benefit from a new bridge between each of the current trading platforms.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets is a world leader in building and operating electronic over-the-counter marketplaces. Tradeweb’s position as the hub of electronic trading in fixed income and derivatives business has been made possible through a longstanding partnership with the industry. "
target parent: Advent International
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada. The BondDesk ECN is one of the leading fixed income trading platforms in the U.S.
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announced 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Advent International Corporation, will acquire BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Advent International, a leading global private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in BondDesk Group, the leading Alternative Trading System focused on odd-lot fixed-income execution and provider of software solutions to the securities industry, in partnership with the company's senior management team.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
Advent International has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with over 100 investment professionals in 15 countries. As an active, hands-on investor, we apply our resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives. "
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada.
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announced 2/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Ansira, will purchase Digital Marketing Business from CDK Global

synopsis: Ansira, an independent global marketing services and solutions company, will be acquiring the CDK Global Digital Marketing Business. The CDK Digital Marketing Business uses powerful proprietary websites and advertising technology to improve the customer experience and drive unique visitors across a multi-tiered automotive landscape.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira is an independent, global marketing agency that enables clients to prioritize customer experiences. Ansira believes designing relevant, persuasive experiences for all the right moments is the only way to strengthen relationships, cultivate brand loyalists, and assure profitable growth. "
seller: CDK Global (CDK:$1,984.00)
CDK Global is a leading global provider technology solutions to the automotive industry. The CDK Digital Marketing Business uses powerful proprietary websites and advertising technology to improve the customer experience and drive unique visitors across a multi-tiered automotive landscape.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Transaction Services Group, acquired Zingfit

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions, has acquired Zingfit, a SaaS platform for boutique fitness brands. Zingfit integrates scheduling, commerce and marketing tools under one umbrella, everything from Spot Scheduling to customer referrals to studio management and marketing tools.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Zingfit
Zingfit is a SaaS platform servicing boutique fitness brands across the globe. Zingfit integrates scheduling, commerce and marketing tools under one umbrella, everything from Spot Scheduling to customer referrals to studio management and marketing tools.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Transaction Services Group, acquired Triib

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions, has acquired Triib, an all-in-one gym management platform that enables gym owners and managers to spend more time with their members. Triib provides tools for attracting and retaining new members while optimizing daily operations.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Triib
Triib is an all-in-one gym management platform that enables gym owners and managers to spend more time with their members. Triib provides tools for attracting and retaining new members while optimizing daily operations. The platform features integrated performance tracking, fitness events and more.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Crosspoint Capital Partners, will acquire ForeScout Technologies

synopsis: Forescout Technologies, Inc., the leader in device visibility and control, will be acquired by Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, and Crosspoint Capital, a private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity and privacy industries.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Crosspoint Capital Partners
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. Crosspoint Capital Partners is a newly formed private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity and privacy industries. "
target: ForeScout Technologies (FSCT:$336.80)
Forescout Technologies is the leader in device visibility and control. Their unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to gain complete situational awareness of their extended enterprise environment and orchestrate actions to reduce cyber and operational risk.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,769 [$1,717]
rev ($mm)
$337
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EV / rev
5.3x
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announced 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Transaction Services Group, will acquire Xplor Australia

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a global leader in revenue management solutions, will acquire Xplor, a leading Australian ed-tech company focused on child care services. Xplor's SaaS platform and mobile solutions help child care centres to easily manage and automate all aspects of their operations.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Xplor Australia
Xplor is a leading Australian ed-tech company focused on child care services. Xplor offers a range of products for supporting administrators, educators and parents. Their SaaS platform and mobile solutions help child care centres to easily manage and automate all aspects of their operations.
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announced 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Transaction Services Group, will acquire Legend Club Management Systems,

synopsis: Transaction Services Group, a leading global provider of business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to the Health and Fitness and Childcare markets, will be acquiring Legend Club Management Systems, a provider of software and services for the leisure management and public sector markets.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
Transaction Services Group (TSG) is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Legend Club Management Systems,
Based in the UK, Legend Club Management Systems is a leading leisure and recreation industry software solution provider. Legend’s “One System-One Solution” management software optimizes business efficiency, streamlines operations, increases membership numbers and improves customer experiences.
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announced 11/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Transaction Services Group, will acquire Mariana Tek

synopsis: Mariana Tek, a software company serving premium brands in boutique fitness, will be acquired by Advent International. The investment is supported by Transaction Services Group (TSG), an Advent portfolio company and global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Mariana Tek
Mariana Tek is a technology company that offers a leading enterprise-class business management platform designed specifically for the boutique fitness industry. The product suite features best-in-class customer experiences, innovative revenue-generating features, AP’s, and developer tools.
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announced 6/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Advent International, will acquire Transaction Services Group

synopsis: Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Transaction Services Group (“TSG”), a leading provider of business management software and integrated payments solutions to the Health & Fitness and Childcare verticals.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. As of December 31, 2018, the firm had $36 billion (€31 billion) in assets under management, which does not include the $17.5 billion (€15.6 billion) raised for GPE IX. "
target: Transaction Services Group
Transaction Services Group (TSG) is a leading global revenue management solutions company that provides business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to clients around the globe.
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closed 6/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Givex Corporation, acquired Giftcertificates.ca

synopsis: Givex, a Canadian cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operations, has acquired Giftcertificates.ca. Formerly a division of Moneris Solutions Corporation, Giftcertificates.ca offers gift cards to businesses and consumers from Canada’s most popular retailers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers.
buyer: Givex Corporation
Canada-based Givex is a cloud-based operations management solution designed to streamline business efficiencies and generate valuable customer data. Givex provides operational intelligence for various industries offering a fully integrated suite of products, including gift cards, loyalty, and more. "
target parent: Advent International
target: Giftcertificates.ca
Giftcertificates.ca provides consumers and businesses with a wide range of gift cards. The company is a one-stop source offering a variety of original gift cards from Canada’s most popular retailers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers.
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closed 4/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Ansira, acquired BrightWave

synopsis: Ansira Partners Inc., a leading marketing technology and services firm, has acquired BrightWave, a leading email and eCRM company in the United States. BrightWave elevates eCRM and cross-channel programs through industry-leading innovation, relationship orchestration and pioneering inbox experiences.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, specializing in the integration of local and national marketing programs through marketing automation, data analytics, CRM and performance media. "
target: BrightWave
BrightWave is the leading email & eCRM agency in the United States. With over 15 years of experience managing the best email programs in the country, BrightWave elevates eCRM and cross-channel programs through industry-leading innovation, relationship orchestration and pioneering inbox experiences.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Unit4, acquired Intuo.io

synopsis: Unit4, a global leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, has acquired Intuo, a Belgium-based provider of Talent Enablement solutions. Intuo offers an integrated talent enablement platform that allow businesses to easily plan and develop talent through continuous conversations and in the moment performance management.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Unit4
Unit4 is a leading provider of enterprise applications empowering people in service organizations. Unit4 delivers ERP, industry-focused and best-in-class applications. Unit4 serves organizations from various industries, including education, public sector, real estate, wholesale, and more. "
target: Intuo.io
Intuo is a Belgium-based provider of Talent Enablement solutions. Intuo offers an integrated talent enablement platform that meets the needs of a modern workforce. They allow businesses to easily plan and develop talent through continuous conversations and in the moment performance management.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Clearent, acquired Coolfront Technologies

synopsis: Clearent, a full-service, payments solution provider, has acquired Coolfront Technologies, a leading provider of flat rate pricing and maintenance agreement management systems for the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries. Coolfront's cloud and mobile flat rate pricing solution helps businesses to increase their profits and improve workflows.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Clearent
Clearent is a full-service, payments solution provider. From traditional point-of-sale terminals, mobile solutions, and tablet-based systems to a custom-built virtual terminal, eCommerce plug-ins, and hosted payments, Clearent helps small business owners securely accept payments just about anywhere."
target: Coolfront Technologies
Coolfront Technologies is a leading provider of flat rate pricing and maintenance agreement management systems for the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries. Coolfront's cloud and mobile flat rate pricing solution helps businesses to increase their profits and improve workflows.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Advent International, will acquire Prisma Medios de Pago

synopsis: Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 51% of Prisma Medios de Pago, Argentina's leading payments company, from a group of 14 Argentinian banks and Visa International.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested in over 340 private equity transactions in 41 countries and as of September 30, 2018, it had US$39 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Visa, Inc.
target: Prisma Medios de Pago
Prisma Medios de Pago is an Argentinian company established in 2014 through the merger of Visa Argentina and Banelco and brings together more than 30 years of experience in the local payments market. Prisma is the leading payments company in Argentina and one of the largest in Latin America.
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announced 12/27/2018 via BusinessWire

NEC Corp., will acquire KMD A/S

synopsis: NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world, announced the acquisition of KMD Holding ApS, the holding company of KMD A/S (KMD), the largest Danish IT company. KMD has worked on the development, operation and maintenance of Denmark’s biggest IT systems.
buyer: NEC Corp. (TSE:6701:$26,762.75)
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. The NEC Group globally provides "Solutions for Society" that promote the safety, security efficiency and fairness of society. "
target parent: Advent International
target: KMD A/S
KMD is the largest Danish-based IT company. KMD has worked on the development, operation and maintenance of Denmark’s biggest IT systems. Today, KMD develops and delivers software and service solutions for local government, central government and the private sector in Denmark as well as Scandinavia.
price ($mm)
$1,222
rev ($mm)
$864
EBITDA ($mm)
$165
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
closed 11/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Canvia, acquired Ideafoster

synopsis: Canvia, a leading company focused on digital transformation, announced the acquisition of Ideafoster. Based in Spain, Ideafoster provides fast innovation and prototyping services to blue-chip clients across Europe, the US and Latin America.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Canvia
Canvia is a company that promotes and supports the digital transformation of its customers with the purpose of making their lives easier on their journey towards the reinvention of their business. "
target: Ideafoster
Based in Spain, Ideafoster provides fast innovation and prototyping services to blue-chip clients across Europe, the US and Latin America. Ideafoster is an innovation consulting firm constantly seeking for new challenges and opportunities to create a real change.
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closed 10/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Williams Lea Tag, acquired The Hot Plate

synopsis: Williams Lea Tag, a global provider of Marketing and Communications Services, has acquired The Hot Plate (THP), a leading creative agency in Canada that specializes in food and beverage brands. THP makes creating high quality content and social media strategies easy and affordable. They offer services for videos, photos, copywriting, and more.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Williams Lea Tag
Williams Lea Tag is a global provider of Marketing and Communications Services. They help organizations transform business processes, enhance their customer conversations and realize the potential of their brand. Their services include creative production, broadcast, sourcing & packaging, and more. "
target: The Hot Plate
The Hot Plate (THP) is a leading creative agency in Canada that specializes in food and beverage brands. THP makes creating high quality content and social media strategies easy and affordable. They offer services for videos, photos, copywriting, social media strategy, and community management.
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closed 10/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Ansira, acquired Defakto, LLC

synopsis: Ansira, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, has acquired Defakto, a marketing technology agency that specializes in creating connected customer experiences that leverage the Adobe Experience Cloud.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, specializing in the integration of local and national marketing programs through marketing automation, data analytics, CRM and performance media. "
target: Defakto, LLC
Defakto is a marketing technology agency that specializes in creating connected customer experiences that leverage the Adobe Experience Cloud. Defakto offers an unmatched combination of strategic consulting, design and user experience, technology enablement and data optimization.
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closed 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Williams Lea Tag, acquired Taylor James

synopsis: Williams Lea Tag, the leading independent global marketing activation partner, is acquiring Taylor James, a leading digital production house on the cutting edge of technology. They offer high-end capabilities in CGI, animation, design and VFX to brands and their creative agencies to produce engaging, photo-real digital content across all channels.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Williams Lea Tag
Williams Lea Tag is the leading global provider of Marketing and Communications Services. Every day, they help organizations transform business processes, enhance their customer conversations and realize the potential of their brand. "
target: Taylor James
Taylor James is a leading digital production house on the cutting edge of technology. They offer high-end capabilities in CGI, animation, design and VFX to brands and their creative agencies to produce engaging, photo-real digital content across all channels.
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announced 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Central Médiacsoport Zrt., will acquire Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne SA

synopsis: Central Médiacsoport, the leading publisher of online and print magazines in Hungary, will acquire Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne (WSiP) from Advent International, a global private equity firm. WSiP is the largest educational publisher in Poland. WSiP offers textbooks, workbooks, and methodological guides.
buyer: Central Médiacsoport Zrt.
Central Médiacsoport is the leading publisher of online and print magazines in Hungary. Their portfolio of magazines include popular brands such as Nők Lapja, National Geographic, Marie Clarie, ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Wellness, Auto, and more. "
target parent: Advent International
target: Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne SA
Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne (WSiP) is the largest educational publisher in Poland. They offer textbooks, workbooks, and methodological guides for all classes of primary schools, junior high schools and high schools, as well as preschool education.
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closed 7/19/2018 via Company Press Release

SPOT Business Systems, LLC, acquired Compassmax

synopsis: Clearent Software Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of St. Louis-based payments solutions provider Clearent, announced it has completed the purchase of Falmouth, Maine-based Compassmax, developer of comprehensive dry-cleaning point-of-sale software. Clearent plans to combine Compassmax and SPOT Business Systems operations over time.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: SPOT Business Systems, LLC
SPOT Business Systems provides software-and web-based business tools to help customers in the dry-cleaning industry deal with day-to-day operational issues related to running their business. Features include reporting for production and accounting, retention marketing, & customer service features. "
target: Compassmax
Compassmax is an industry leader in the design, installation and support of technological solutions for the fabricare industry. Compassmax provides clients with a full-featured product designed to improve efficiency in every aspect of the dry-cleaning business – from sales to delivery.
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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.
price ($mm)
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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
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 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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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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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 $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
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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 $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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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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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EV / rev
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flatex, will acquire DEGIRO B.V.

synopsis: flatex Bank AG, a leading online brokerage business in Europe, will acquire DEGIRO BV, one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
buyer: Flatex (DB:FLA:$132.15)
Flatex is a leading online brokerage business in Europe. Flatex provides an affordable and mobile online broker-platform with expert service and advice. Flatex offers trading in all common securities such as shares, funds and ETFs in exchange and over-the-counter trading. "
target: DEGIRO B.V.
DEGIRO is one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

MobiKwik, acquired Clearfunds

synopsis: MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network, has acquired Clearfunds, an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Clearfunds' robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
buyer: MobiKwik
MobiKwik is India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting 107 million users with more than 3 million direct merchants. MobiKwik allows users to load money into a digital wallet and make secure 1-tap payments for online or offline purchases. "
target: Clearfunds
Clearfunds is an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Their robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
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$3.39
Net Income ($mm)
$2.90
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3747
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd.
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company principally engaged in the provision of packaged systems for security business. The Company is involved in the design, development, sale, maintenance and operation of front and packaged systems for security business and corporations, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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Ticker: BLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. They help clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,880.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,602.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,300.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,199.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:FDP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives (FD) is a global technology provider with nearly 20 years of experience of working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology and energy institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$222.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.38
EBIT ($mm)
$21.19
Net Income ($mm)
$11.43
Employees
2000
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Ticker: BIT:CAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT is a dynamic Italian technology company with a leading position in financial services software. Area Finanza, their flagship product, is a securities trading and post-trading process management system. CAD IT customers includes Banks, Insurances, Funds, Brokers, Enterprises, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$74.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.44
EBIT ($mm)
$7.75
Net Income ($mm)
$4.94
Employees
590
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Ticker: BIT:TAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$55.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.30
EBIT ($mm)
$2.06
Net Income ($mm)
$0.79
Employees
415
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Ticker: SEHK:8018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings Limited
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings is principally engaged in the provision of financial trading software solutions, provision of other internet financial platforms, provision of referral services, money lending business, securities investments and provision of corporate finance advisory services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$7.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.91
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
$1.16
Employees
64
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: FXIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading develops the next generation of Forex trading platforms. 4XINT Trader is an advanced online trading platform for the Forex market.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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Ticker: MORN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,179.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$246.20
EBIT ($mm)
$189.60
Net Income ($mm)
$152.00
Employees
6737
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Ticker: 601519.SS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($68.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:ALY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight Inc's Big Data Analytics platform helps transform data into narratives. Their flagship product Capital Cube provides high-quality financial research and content for investors, information providers, finance portals and media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:APTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APT Systems, Inc.
APT is an acronym for Applied Proprietary Trading. The Management of APT Systems, Inc. works to deliver stock trading tools with a focus on handheld devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$7,138.62
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,049.68
Employees
0
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,895.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,118.00
EBIT ($mm)
$858.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,263.00
Employees
0
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,733.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,096.97
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,068.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,458.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,400.50
Net Income ($mm)
$379.10
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
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,833.48
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$843.19
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: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,653.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,498.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1,494.66
Net Income ($mm)
$1,509.24
Employees
0
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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: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,024.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$626.28
EBIT ($mm)
$620.16
Net Income ($mm)
$587.63
Employees
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
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: 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
2019
rev ($mm)
$561.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.00
EBIT ($mm)
$205.11
Net Income ($mm)
$183.41
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: 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
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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