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closed 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired TaskSheriff Ltd.

synopsis: Sage, the market leader for cloud business management solutions, has acquired Task Sheriff, an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: TaskSheriff Ltd.
Task Sheriff is an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Clear India, acquired yBANQ

synopsis: Clear, an online tax returns filing platform in India, has acquired yBANQ, an Indian fintech platform that helps SME's to manage their cash and payments. yBANQ helps businesses grow by simplifying collections, payouts and reconciliation. Their platform allows users to automate their bookkeeping, keep track of overdue invoices, and more.
buyer: Clear India
Clear is an online tax returns filing platform in India. Clear's powerful cloud platform allows people to file tax returns online effortlessly or invest into intelligent tax savings options in minutes. ClearTax also helps CAs and businesses with their filing and GST billing. "
target: yBANQ
yBANQ is an Indian fintech platform that helps SME's to manage their cash and payments. yBANQ helps businesses grow by simplifying collections, payouts and reconciliation. Their platform allows users to automate their bookkeeping, keep track of overdue invoices, send reminders, and more.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Infoniqa, purchased Swiss Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: The Infoniqa Group, a specialist for HR software and services, has acquired the Swiss arm of Sage, Sage Schweiz AG. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: Infoniqa
As a specialist for HR software and services, Infoniqa provides solutions for human resources management, personnel accounting, time management and outsourcing. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
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closed 1/29/2021 via BusinessWire

FleetCor Technologies, Inc., acquired Roger.ai, Inc.

synopsis: FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc., a leading global business payments company, announced it has acquired Roger, a global accounts payable (AP) cloud software platform for small businesses.
buyer: FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT:$2,470.40)
FLEETCOR Technologies is a leading global provider of commercial payment solutions. The Company helps businesses of all sizes better control, simplify and secure payment of their fuel, toll, lodging and general payables. "
target: Roger.ai, Inc.
Roger is an accounts payable automation platform for small-and-medium-sized businesses. Automated B2B payments, expense management and automated accounting come together in one effortless platform, helping their customers take manual work out of their day-to-day workflow.
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Access Group, will purchase Asia and Australia Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sage has entered into an agreement for the sale of its businesses in Asia and Australia (excluding global products) with The Access Group. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$128
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Dylog Italia Spa, acquired StudioBoost Srl

synopsis: Dylog Italia Spa, an Italian developer of management software solutions and services, has acquired the Bolognese startup StudioBoost, a company active in the design and creation of smart and innovative solutions for the management of small and medium-sized enterprises, commercial businesses, and professionals.
buyer: Dylog Italia Spa
Italy-based Dylog engineers, develops, and markets management software solutions and services for businesses and professionals across various sectors. Innovation, research, and attention to quality have led Dylog to be one of the national leaders in the Information Technology sector. "
target: StudioBoost Srl
StudioBoost is an Italian software house engaged in the development of native cloud software. Through RPA (Robotic Process Automation) techniques, StudioBoost's software can automate and simplify accounting and financial management for any small business owner.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired ChronoBooks

synopsis: Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,837.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: ChronoBooks
ChronoBooks is a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Billy ApS

synopsis: Billy, a Danish company that offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers, has been acquired by Danish Ageras, which operates Europe's largest platform to match accountants and lawyers with companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target: Billy ApS
Headquartered in Denmark, Billy offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers. The SaaS company offers an own-developed software platform allowing integration to over 75 essential transaction, salary and web shop specific business applications.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Lendio, acquired Billy

synopsis: Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, announced the acquisition of Billy, a billing and expense tracking solution that gives small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital. Billy is being re-branded as Sunrise.
buyer: Lendio
Lendio is a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes. Bringing all options together in one place, from short-term specialty financing to long-term, low-interest traditional loans, their technology makes small business lending simple. "
target: Billy
Billy is a cloud-based small business accounting platform. A billing and expense tracking solution, Billy gives solopreneurs and small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital.
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

H & R Block, Inc., acquired Wave Financials Inc.

synopsis: H&R Block, Inc. has acquired Canda-based Wave HQ Inc., a rapidly growing financial solutions platform focused on changing the way small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block, Inc. is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in company-owned and franchise retail tax offices, and through H&R Block tax software products. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. "
target: Wave Financials Inc.
Canada-based Wave Financial Inc. provides software solutions and related services designed to help small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
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$405
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mikro Yazilim, acquired Parasut

synopsis: Mikro and Zirve, funded by Turkven and Earlybird acquired Paraşüt, a cloud-based financial management application. In order to enable small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to manage their financial operations more efficiently, Paraşüt has been offering web-based invoicing and finance management services since 2013.
buyer parent: Turkven
buyer: Mikro Yazilim
Mikro Yazilim is the second largest enterprise application software company in Turkey. Mikro Yazilim develops software applications for automating processes such as invoicing, accounting, inventory management, finance and payroll for SMEs. "
target: Parasut
Parasut provides a cloud-based bookkeeping application for small and medium-sized businesses, featuring e-invoicing, e-billing, as well as online revenue and expenditure tracking tools. Parasut aims to provide the basic financial information that entrepreneurs need.
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
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closed 7/31/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Xero Limited, acquired Hubdoc

synopsis: Xero, a company that provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses, has acquired Hubdoc, a leading data capture solution that helps accountants, bookkeepers, and small businesses streamline administrative tasks such as financial document collection and data entry.
buyer: Xero Limited (ASX:XRO:$564.63)
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. Its accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting. "
target: Hubdoc
Hubdoc is a cloud bookkeeping solution that helps small businesses and their advisors spend less time chasing financial documents and more time growing their business.
price ($mm)
$60
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

die Mobiliar, acquired bexio AG

synopsis: bexio, part of the RedAlpine fund, has been acquired by die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. bexio provides SMBs with customer management, order processing, easy bookkeeping and integrated E-Banking.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target parent: RedAlpine
target: bexio AG
Based in Switzerland, bexio offers cloud-based business and accounting software solutions to manage their customers, write quotes and invoices, and more. It develops and sells accounting software for small and medium companies.
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closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nubox S.A., acquired Colppy

synopsis: Nubox, a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses, has acquired Colppy, a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy's platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
buyer: Nubox S.A.
Nubox is a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses in Latin America. Their easy-to-use products allows small businesses to effortlessly manage their accounting, send invoices electronically, pay employees, track cash-flow, and more. "
target: Colppy
Colppy is a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy allows businesses to manage their accounting from any computer or mobile device. The platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
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announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Royal Bank of Scotland, will acquire FreeAgent Inc.

synopsis: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to buy FreeAgent, a software provider for UK micro-businesses and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
buyer: The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE:RBS:$17,860.82)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) provides financial products and services to personal and business customers throughout the UK and beyond. RBS serves around 18.9 million customers across the globe, and RBS aims to consistently meet their needs wherever they are. "
target: FreeAgent Inc. (:$12.68)
FreeAgent provides online accounting software made specifically for freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
price ($mm)[EV]
$69 [$64]
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$13
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EV / rev
5.2x
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closed 6/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired e-conomic International

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman-backed TeamSystem has wholly acquired Danish cloud accounting business E-conomic International. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The acquisition is part of TeamSystem's M&A strategy, expanding its product offering to cloud-based marketplaces.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the largest provider of accounting, payroll, and business management software for accountants and small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy. The Company offers a broad range of mission-critical, on-premise and cloud solutions to a diversified base of its customers. "
target parent: Visma ASA
target: e-conomic International
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops a software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The company claims 2,500 clients across southern Europe, England and Germany, and currently employs 15 people.
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announced 3/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, will acquire Fortnox AB

synopsis: Visma AS, a leading provider of business software, outsourcing services and services for accounting and administration in the Nordics, announced a recommended public cash offer to the shareholders of Fortnox AB to tender all their shares in Fortnox to Visma. Fortnox provides accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Visma ASA
Visma is the leading provider of business software and services for accounting and administration. Visma is known for developing leading software solutions and high-quality services for satisfied customers in combination with financial strength and solid growth. "
target: Fortnox AB (:$82.31)
With approximately 115,000 customers, Fortnox is a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies, associations, schools and accounting firms. Fortnox offers a full range of programs including accounting, billing, sales support, time tracking and payroll.
price ($mm)[EV]
$168 [$163]
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
9.4x
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46.1x
closed 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired TaskSheriff Ltd.

synopsis: Sage, the market leader for cloud business management solutions, has acquired Task Sheriff, an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: TaskSheriff Ltd.
Task Sheriff is an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Infoniqa, purchased Swiss Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: The Infoniqa Group, a specialist for HR software and services, has acquired the Swiss arm of Sage, Sage Schweiz AG. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: Infoniqa
As a specialist for HR software and services, Infoniqa provides solutions for human resources management, personnel accounting, time management and outsourcing. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$32
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1.7x
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closed 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired TaskSheriff Ltd.

synopsis: Sage, the market leader for cloud business management solutions, has acquired Task Sheriff, an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: TaskSheriff Ltd.
Task Sheriff is an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Access Group, will purchase Asia and Australia Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sage has entered into an agreement for the sale of its businesses in Asia and Australia (excluding global products) with The Access Group. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$128
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$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
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announced 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Mid Europa Partners LLP, will acquire Sage SP z o.o.

synopsis: Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Sage Sp. z o.o. from The Sage Group plc. Sage Sp. z o.o. is a leader in cloud business management solutions for SMEs in Poland, operating under the well-recognised "Symfonia" brand
buyer: Mid Europa Partners LLP
Mid Europa is one of the most established independent private equity firms exclusively focused on Central and Eastern Europe. The Firm offers access to the attractive growth opportunity in the Region, representing the fastest growing economies in Europe. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage SP z o.o.
Sage Sp. z o.o. is a leader in cloud business management solutions for SMEs in Poland, operating under the well-recognized "Symfonia" brand. The Company offers four best-in-class products (Symfonia 50Cloud, Symfonia ERP, Symfonia Kadry i Płace One Payroll and Symfonia Start) to a varied base.
price ($mm)
$88
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$28
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closed 5/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Onesys Limited, acquired Sage Coretime

synopsis: UK-based Onesys, a supplier of software solutions for businesses, has acquired Sage Coretime, an online timesheet product. Sage Coretime is a leading software product in the Professional Services Automation arena, allowing simple deployment and powerful control of people-based businesses running projects and controlling time.
buyer: Onesys Limited
UK-based Onesys supplies software solutions for new, small, or growing businesses, including Accounts, Payroll, and Forecasting as well as to medium to large businesses requiring advanced accounting, Customer Relationship Management, and Enterprise Resource Planning solutions. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Coretime
Sage Coretime is online timesheet software that is quick and easy to use and can be accessed anytime, anywhere, so both office-based staff and staff working remotely have easy access. It gives users complete project visibility and accurate, real-time data to help manage projects effectively.
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closed 11/28/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired CakeHR

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader for business technology, has acquired London-based CakeHR, a native cloud solution that simplifies and automates HR tasks for small businesses, helping them drive productivity. The acquisition builds out Sage Business Cloud, boosting Sage’s native cloud offering for small businesses, and advancing its SaaS vision.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: CakeHR
CakeHR is a UK based HR software company that streamlines human resource management. CakeHR provides cloud services that drive productivity and create transparency, including leave management, automation of the joining and leaving process, management of expenses approvals, and paying employees.
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announced 11/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Elavon, will acquire Sage Pay Europe Limited

synopsis: Elavon, a global merchant acquirer, will acquire Sage Pay, the UK’s leading independent payment service provider. The acquisition is part of Elavon’s strategy to help its business customers grow as the global economy becomes more digital, and as businesses look to streamline their operations with software that includes payments capabilities.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon is a leading global payments company with more than 4,300 employees and operations in 10 countries. Elavon provides businesses with the technology needed to accept payments from customers, whether they are shopping in stores, at home or on the go. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Pay Europe Limited
Sage Pay is the UK’s leading independent payment service provider (PSP) and is one of the most trusted payment brands. Sage Pay makes the process of accepting payments online, over the phone, or in person simpler, faster, safer, and more profitable for businesses.
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$301
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closed 9/27/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired AutoEntry

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced it has acquired the Dublin-based AutoEntry, a leading provider of data entry automation for accountants, bookkeepers, and businesses. The acquisition accelerates Sage’s goal to become a quality SaaS company and follows a successful two-year partnership.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: AutoEntry
Ireland-based AutoEntry is an intelligent, automated solution developed by OCRex for accountants, bookkeepers, and Small-to-Medium Enterprises. AutoEntry captures and analyses scanned and photographed paper documents, automating data entry into a user’s accounting software, Excel, or CSV.
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Softland Ltda, acquired Balcony Software

synopsis: Softland, a leading company in ERP-type solutions in Latin America, announced the acquisition of Balcony Software, an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Softland Ltda
Softland is a company founded in 1982, and a leader in the area of ​​software solutions for business management in Latin America. Softland offers ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) management systems for small, medium and large companies. "
target: Balcony Software
Balcony Software is an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Sage Intacct, acquired Budgeta Inc.

synopsis: Sage announced the launch of Sage Intacct Budgeting and Planning, stemming from its acquisition of Budgeta. Budgeta makes it easy to build, collaborate, and share accurate budgets and forecasts. With Budgeta, everyone has access to fresh, reliable data - making it easier to drill deeper, ask more, and share easily.
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Sage Intacct
Sage Intacct is 100% invested in meeting the needs of financial professionals, focused on customer success, and committed to the cloud. Thousands of organizations rely on Sage Intacct’s best-in-class cloud ERP software, which is part of the Sage Business Cloud. "
target: Budgeta Inc.
Budgeta makes it easy to build, collaborate, and share accurate budgets and forecasts. With Budgeta, everyone has access to fresh, reliable data - making it easier to drill deeper, ask more, and share easily - all without the need for IT support or hiring additional dedicated analysts.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Intacct Corporation

synopsis: The Sage Group plc announces that it has agreed to acquire Intacct Corporation (“Intacct”), a leading provider of cloud Financial Management Solutions in North America. Intacct is headquartered in San Jose, CA, and serves thousands of businesses in the North American scale-up and enterprise markets, both directly and through a network of partners.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything from money to people. "
target: Intacct Corporation
Intacct Corporation (“Intacct”) is a leading provider of cloud Financial Management Solutions. Intacct provides solutions targeted at growing businesses looking for rich financial and operational insight, process automation, seamless integration with their existing software, and advanced features.
price ($mm)
$807
rev ($mm)
$88
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

GTCR, LLC, will acquire Sage Payment Solutions

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sage Payment Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing and merchant acquiring solutions in North America.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare, Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Growth Business Services industries. GTCR has invested more than $12 billion in over 200 companies. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Payment Solutions
Sage Payment Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and merchant acquiring solutions in North America. SPS provides credit card, ACH, check, gift and loyalty card processing services to small and medium-sized businesses in the United States and Canada.
price ($mm)
$260
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Syska, acquired Syska

synopsis: Syska is once again independent after completing a management buyout. Angelika Benes, Managing Director of Syska, acquired the company from its parent, Sage. Founded in 1992, Syska is a Karlsuhe, Germany-based provider of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Syska
Syska GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, specializes in the development of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies. Their user friendly accounting software is easy to use and can be integrated into existing IT environments. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Syska
Syska GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, specializes in the development of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies. Their user friendly accounting software is easy to use and can be integrated into existing IT environments.
price ($mm)
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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:$2,653.04)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything. "
target: Compass.co
Compass is a highly innovative analytics and benchmarking platform, currently providing thousands of ecommerce businesses worldwide with unique and actionable insights to help them grow and improve their performance.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/3/2017 via Market Wire

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Fairsail

synopsis: The Sage Group plc, the UK's largest tech company, announces an agreement to acquire Fairsail, the UK's fastest growing tech scale-up and the global cloud HCM and people management system for mid-sized businesses. Currently a minority shareholder, the acquisition will see Sage take full ownership of Fairsail.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything. "
target: Fairsail
Fairsail is UK's fastest growing global cloud HCM and people management system for mid-sized businesses. Fairsail is an end-to-end HCM and people solution that addresses workforce management challenges of mid-sized organizations and meets the needs of increasingly mobile and global companies.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2015 via Company Press Release

Visma Consulting Oy, acquired Viklo Oy

synopsis: Visma has acquired Viklo, a Finnish IT consulting company and further strengthens its position in the Finnish IT consulting market. Viklo Oy has a strong position in the Business intelligence and data warehouse market, delivering solutions and consulting to large Finnish corporations.
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Visma Consulting Oy
Visma Consulting is a Finnish ICT consulting and software solutions company. The company provides solutions in the area of eBusiness, case- and document management, CRM, portals and collaboration, and delivers solutions and services to large Finnish corporations and the public sector. "
target: Viklo Oy
Viklo is a company focusing on business intelligence, ERP and software solutions consulting. It was established in 2010 and has 18 employees in Jyväskylä and Tampere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Sage Group plc., will acquire PayChoice

synopsis: The Sage Group PLC said that it has agreed to acquire payroll and human resource services provider PAI Group Inc. The company provides a Fortune 500-style suite of payroll and HR services that frees the owner to focus on growing and managing their business.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage North America began not as one company, but as the efforts of many entrepreneurs who built their successful products and businesses with a sincere focus on their customers. Their sole focus is to provide business management software and services to small and midsized businesses (SMBs). "
target: PayChoice
PayChoice has helped small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) succeed by providing them a Fortune 500-style suite of payroll and HR services that frees the owner to focus on growing and managing their business.
price ($mm)
$158
rev ($mm)
$39
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/21/2014 via Company Press Release

Sage Software, Inc., will acquire Exact Software Deutschland GmbH

synopsis: The Sage Group plc announces an agreement to acquire Exact Software Deutschland GmbH, one of the leading suppliers for the region Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DA-CH region). Their software solutions include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) , payroll , payroll online , payroll service and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Sage Software, Inc.
Sage Software, Inc. develops and supplies accounting and business management software and services for start-up, small, midsized, and larger businesses in construction, distribution, manufacturing, nonprofit, and real estate industries in North America and internationally. "
target parent: Exact Holding N.V.
target: Exact Software Deutschland GmbH
Exact Software is one of the leading suppliers for the region Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DA-CH region). Their software solutions include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) , payroll , payroll online , payroll service and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Sage Construction, acquired Sage Construction

synopsis: Eque2 has announced a management buyout of the Sage Construction. Sage is a global supplier of business management software solutions and related products and services. This software ranges from accounts and ERP, HR and payroll, forecasting and business intelligence to customer relationship management, e-business and help for start-ups.
buyer: Sage Construction
Sage Construction delivers software expertise in construction and contracting. It has software and services to help with financial and operational management; handling contracts and subcontractors; estimating; cost-planning and post-contract valuations; workflow; and document management. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Construction
Sage Construction delivers software expertise in construction and contracting. It has software and services to help with financial and operational management; handling contracts and subcontractors; estimating; cost-planning and post-contract valuations; workflow; and document management.
price ($mm)
$3.89
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Sidetrade SA, purchased FRP Collect from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sidetrade completed the takeover of the Sage FRP Collect business from Sage in France, one of the leading global suppliers of Business Management Software. The Sage FRP Collect business help manage financial relationships with customers.
buyer: Sidetrade SA (ENXTPA:ALBFR:$32.78)
Sidetrade is a SaaS pioneer, offering companies solutions for financial customer relationship management. Sidetrade combines its cloud computing technology, Sidetrade Network, with expert resources and best practice to create value for companies. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a leading supplier of business management software and services to more than 6 million customers worldwide. The Sage FRP Collect business help manage financial relationships with customers.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired TaskSheriff Ltd.

synopsis: Sage, the market leader for cloud business management solutions, has acquired Task Sheriff, an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: TaskSheriff Ltd.
Task Sheriff is an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Holded

synopsis: Visma, a leading provider cloud business solutions in Europe, has acquired Holded, a leading provider of cloud ERP and accounting software in Spain. Holded offers a smart business management software solution that makes life easier for small businesses. Their software features solutions for accounting, invoicing, inventory, CRM, and more.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll in Europe. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Holded
Holded is a leading provider of cloud ERP and accounting software in Spain. Holded offers a smart business management software solution that makes life easier for small businesses. Their software features solutions for accounting, invoicing, inventory, CRM, and more.
price ($mm)
$145
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Infoniqa, purchased Swiss Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: The Infoniqa Group, a specialist for HR software and services, has acquired the Swiss arm of Sage, Sage Schweiz AG. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: Infoniqa
As a specialist for HR software and services, Infoniqa provides solutions for human resources management, personnel accounting, time management and outsourcing. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2021 via BusinessWire

FleetCor Technologies, Inc., acquired Roger.ai, Inc.

synopsis: FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc., a leading global business payments company, announced it has acquired Roger, a global accounts payable (AP) cloud software platform for small businesses.
buyer: FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT:$2,470.40)
FLEETCOR Technologies is a leading global provider of commercial payment solutions. The Company helps businesses of all sizes better control, simplify and secure payment of their fuel, toll, lodging and general payables. "
target: Roger.ai, Inc.
Roger is an accounts payable automation platform for small-and-medium-sized businesses. Automated B2B payments, expense management and automated accounting come together in one effortless platform, helping their customers take manual work out of their day-to-day workflow.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired ConnectPlug

synopsis: Locaweb, a Brazilian provider of web hosting services, has acquired ConnectPlug, a provider of SaaS-based point of sale systems (POS) for SMEs in Brazil. ConnectPlug offers a complete POS system that features solutions for table service and self service. Their platform also provides ERP solutions that allow users to manage their entire company.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$106.91)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: ConnectPlug
ConnectPlug is a provider of SaaS-based point of sale systems (POS) for SMEs in Brazil. ConnectPlug offers a complete POS management system that features solutions for table service and self service. Their platform also provides ERP solutions that allow users to manage their entire company.
price ($mm)
$3.42
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Access Group, will purchase Asia and Australia Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sage has entered into an agreement for the sale of its businesses in Asia and Australia (excluding global products) with The Access Group. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$128
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire ECi Software Solutions

synopsis: ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management software solutions for small and medium sized companies, announced that Leonard Green & Partners will acquire a majority stake in the company from funds advised by Apax Partners and The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) is a leading private equity investment firm founded in 1989 and based in Los Angeles. Their firm partners with experienced management teams and often with founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: ECi Software Solutions
ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECI has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Cash Software

synopsis: Visma, European leader in cloud business solutions, has acquired Cash Software, a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated. Cash Software will remain a separate entity within the Visma group and continue its business activities as an independent organization.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Cash Software
Cash Software is a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Dylog Italia Spa, acquired StudioBoost Srl

synopsis: Dylog Italia Spa, an Italian developer of management software solutions and services, has acquired the Bolognese startup StudioBoost, a company active in the design and creation of smart and innovative solutions for the management of small and medium-sized enterprises, commercial businesses, and professionals.
buyer: Dylog Italia Spa
Italy-based Dylog engineers, develops, and markets management software solutions and services for businesses and professionals across various sectors. Innovation, research, and attention to quality have led Dylog to be one of the national leaders in the Information Technology sector. "
target: StudioBoost Srl
StudioBoost is an Italian software house engaged in the development of native cloud software. Through RPA (Robotic Process Automation) techniques, StudioBoost's software can automate and simplify accounting and financial management for any small business owner.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired ChronoBooks

synopsis: Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,837.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: ChronoBooks
ChronoBooks is a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Billy ApS

synopsis: Billy, a Danish company that offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers, has been acquired by Danish Ageras, which operates Europe's largest platform to match accountants and lawyers with companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target: Billy ApS
Headquartered in Denmark, Billy offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers. The SaaS company offers an own-developed software platform allowing integration to over 75 essential transaction, salary and web shop specific business applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Lendio, acquired Billy

synopsis: Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, announced the acquisition of Billy, a billing and expense tracking solution that gives small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital. Billy is being re-branded as Sunrise.
buyer: Lendio
Lendio is a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes. Bringing all options together in one place, from short-term specialty financing to long-term, low-interest traditional loans, their technology makes small business lending simple. "
target: Billy
Billy is a cloud-based small business accounting platform. A billing and expense tracking solution, Billy gives solopreneurs and small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

H & R Block, Inc., acquired Wave Financials Inc.

synopsis: H&R Block, Inc. has acquired Canda-based Wave HQ Inc., a rapidly growing financial solutions platform focused on changing the way small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block, Inc. is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in company-owned and franchise retail tax offices, and through H&R Block tax software products. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. "
target: Wave Financials Inc.
Canada-based Wave Financial Inc. provides software solutions and related services designed to help small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
price ($mm)
$405
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

die Mobiliar, acquired bexio AG

synopsis: bexio, part of the RedAlpine fund, has been acquired by die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. bexio provides SMBs with customer management, order processing, easy bookkeeping and integrated E-Banking.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target parent: RedAlpine
target: bexio AG
Based in Switzerland, bexio offers cloud-based business and accounting software solutions to manage their customers, write quotes and invoices, and more. It develops and sells accounting software for small and medium companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nubox S.A., acquired Colppy

synopsis: Nubox, a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses, has acquired Colppy, a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy's platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
buyer: Nubox S.A.
Nubox is a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses in Latin America. Their easy-to-use products allows small businesses to effortlessly manage their accounting, send invoices electronically, pay employees, track cash-flow, and more. "
target: Colppy
Colppy is a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy allows businesses to manage their accounting from any computer or mobile device. The platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Panostaja, will acquire Oscar Software Group Oy

synopsis: Panostaja Oyj, an investment company, has signed an agreement to acquire the share capital of Oscar Software Group Oy, a software service company specialized in the development of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and various business services. Both companies are based in Tampere, Finland.
buyer: Panostaja (HLSE:PNA1V:$242.58)
Panostaja is an investment company developing Finnish SMEs in the role of an active majority shareholder. The company aims to be the most sought-after partner for business owners selling their companies as well as for the best managers and investors. "
target: Oscar Software Group Oy
Oscar Software Group Oy, established in 2005, is a software service company specialized in the development of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and various business services. They are located in Tampere, Finland.
price ($mm)
$5.93*
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Royal Bank of Scotland, will acquire FreeAgent Inc.

synopsis: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to buy FreeAgent, a software provider for UK micro-businesses and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
buyer: The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE:RBS:$17,860.82)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) provides financial products and services to personal and business customers throughout the UK and beyond. RBS serves around 18.9 million customers across the globe, and RBS aims to consistently meet their needs wherever they are. "
target: FreeAgent Inc. (:$12.68)
FreeAgent provides online accounting software made specifically for freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
price ($mm)[EV]
$69 [$64]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: LSE:SGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Sage Group plc.
The Sage Group plc.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,653.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$773.75
EBIT ($mm)
$723.56
Net Income ($mm)
$432.18
Employees
11647
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Ticker: ASX:XRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xero Limited
Xero Limited
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. Its accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$564.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.72
EBIT ($mm)
$55.99
Net Income ($mm)
$26.10
Employees
3220
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Ticker: ASX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited (RKN) is an Australian publicly listed company well known as a leading provider of software solutions for accounting and bookkeeping professionals, as well as small to medium sized businesses, small office/home office users and personal wealth management.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$54.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.52
EBIT ($mm)
$8.47
Net Income ($mm)
$5.93
Employees
118
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Bill.com
Bill.com is a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates back-office financial processes for small and mid-sized businesses. Bill.com's AI-enabled financial software platform provides an intelligent way to create and pay bills, send invoices, and get paid.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$202.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($49.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($53.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
618
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Ticker: SHOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shopify Inc.
Shopify Inc.
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,448.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$424.74
EBIT ($mm)
$362.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1,609.38
Employees
7000
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Ticker: CNSX:SAAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Subscribe Technologies Inc.
Subscribe Technologies Inc.
Subscribe Technologies develops, partners with, acquires, and invests in cloud based distributed ledger compatible software as a service solutions for small and medium sized enterprises.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: INNU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innuity, Inc.
Innuity, Inc.
Headquartered in Redmond, WA, Innuity is Software as a Services (SaaS) company that designs, acquires and integrates applications to deliver solutions for small business.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$6.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: INTU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$7,837.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,559.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,375.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,967.00
Employees
10600
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Ticker: TSE:4180
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Appier
Appier
Appier is a technology company in Taiwan that provides artificial intelligence (AI) platforms to help enterprises solve their most challenging business problems. Their AIXON platform uses machine learning and AI to turn data into insights to help businesses find and grow their target audience.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$81.82
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
492
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Ticker: ENXTBR:UPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UnifiedPost
Unifiedpost Group wants to become the leading cloud-based platform for SME business services built on “Documents”, “Identity” and “Payments”. Unifiedpost operates and develops a 100% cloud-based platform for administrative and financial services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$70.52
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
757
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Ticker: HLSE:BAS1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BasWare Oyj
BasWare Oyj
Basware is the global leader in providing purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions in the world of commerce. Basware empowers companies to unlock value across their financial operations by simplifying and streamlining key financial processes.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$184.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.83
EBIT ($mm)
($11.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1829
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Ticker: OTCPK:DLOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Locations
Digital Locations
Digital Locations is developing an artificial intelligence (AI) platform to create highly personalized digital content and experiences for each and every person connected to the Internet.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: GSUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gridsum Holding Inc.
Gridsum Holding Inc.
Gridsum is a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and AI solutions for multinational and domestic enterprises and government agencies in China.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$48.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($73.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($78.83)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OB:AYFIE-ME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ayfie
Ayfie
ayfie offers search and text analytics solutions that bring structure to unstructured data. Its products combine artificial intelligence with deep expertise in linguistics, computational linguistics and computer science to extract meaning from text. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:SGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Sage Group plc.
The Sage Group plc.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,653.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$773.75
EBIT ($mm)
$723.56
Net Income ($mm)
$432.18
Employees
11647
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Ticker: ASX:XRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xero Limited
Xero Limited
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. Its accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$564.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.72
EBIT ($mm)
$55.99
Net Income ($mm)
$26.10
Employees
3220
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Ticker: ASX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited (RKN) is an Australian publicly listed company well known as a leading provider of software solutions for accounting and bookkeeping professionals, as well as small to medium sized businesses, small office/home office users and personal wealth management.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$54.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.52
EBIT ($mm)
$8.47
Net Income ($mm)
$5.93
Employees
118
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24SevenOffice
24SevenOffice
Based in Norway, 24SevenOffice offers a complete cloud-based ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution that provides everything small and medium-sized businesses and enterprise-sized businesses need to manage their operations in one integrated system.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$20.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.59
EBIT ($mm)
($0.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
149
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bill.com
Bill.com is a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates back-office financial processes for small and mid-sized businesses. Bill.com's AI-enabled financial software platform provides an intelligent way to create and pay bills, send invoices, and get paid.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$202.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($49.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($53.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
618
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Ticker: HUBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot is the world's leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Over 13,500 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot's software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$817.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($31.49)
EBIT ($mm)
($50.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3981
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Ticker: INTU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$7,837.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,559.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,375.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,967.00
Employees
10600
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Ticker: DXM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dex Media, Inc.
Dex Media, Inc.
Dex Media, Inc. is the leading provider of marketing solutions for local businesses. They partner with local businesses across the U.S. to help them get found, get chosen, and get talked about. Dex Media offers website, print, mobile, social media, and search engine marketing solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,207.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$316.98
EBIT ($mm)
$181.02
Net Income ($mm)
$37.37
Employees
2411
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Ticker: AIM:SMRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SmartSpace Software Plc.
SmartSpace Software Plc.
Based in the UK, SmartSpace is building a SaaS orientated software business, designing and building software centering around its 'Connect' software platform and 'OneSpace' occupancy management software, to help people work smarter and more efficiently on a global platform.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.44)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
130
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Ticker: TSE:3983
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo, based in Japan, has two main divisions, a business solutions division which develops cloud software 'ZAC Enterprise' and 'Reforma PSA' and a communication division which focuses on digital advertising.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.68
EBIT ($mm)
$9.28
Net Income ($mm)
$6.17
Employees
337
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Ticker: OTCPK:EPAZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc. specializes in enterprise cryptocurrency blockchain mobile apps and cloud business process software, with more than 500 repeat customers. Epazz technology makes it easy to convert legacy systems into cloud business process software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.28
Net Income ($mm)
$0.05
Employees
8
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Ticker: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$297.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.38
EBIT ($mm)
($4.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
810
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Ticker: ENXTBR:UPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UnifiedPost
Unifiedpost Group wants to become the leading cloud-based platform for SME business services built on “Documents”, “Identity” and “Payments”. Unifiedpost operates and develops a 100% cloud-based platform for administrative and financial services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$70.52
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
757
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Ticker: HLSE:BAS1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BasWare Oyj
BasWare Oyj
Basware is the global leader in providing purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions in the world of commerce. Basware empowers companies to unlock value across their financial operations by simplifying and streamlining key financial processes.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$184.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.83
EBIT ($mm)
($11.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1829
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