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closed 8/12/2021 via Company Press Release

GovExec, acquired GovTribe

synopsis: GovExec has acquired GovTribe, one of the most fast-growing and cutting-edge market intelligence companies for government contractors. The acquisition continues GovExec’s rapid business expansion to build the leading suite of decision-support services for government leaders and contractors.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: GovExec
As the market-leading information platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. "
target: GovTribe
GovTribe provides industry-leading market intelligence and capture tools for federal government contractors. GovTribe pulls in data from multiple federal government data sources, organizes and integrates the data, and makes it easy to find actionable intelligence about federal contracts and grants.
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closed 3/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, acquired Aksess Innkjøp

synopsis: Mercell, an Oslo, Norway-based company providing software for electronic submission of public tenders, announced that it acquired Aksess Innkjøp, a company that provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase, also based in Norway.
buyer: Mercell Holding AS (OB:MRCEL-ME:$48.52)
Mercell is a leading Nordic provider of eTender system and Tender Offers. Suppliers in all industries use Mercell eTender system to find tenders and contracts in the public sector. They simplify the public procurement process and makes it easy for the buyer to interact with suppliers. "
target parent: KapNord Fund
target: Aksess Innkjøp
Aksess Innkjøp, based in Bodø, provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase. Its solution is used by 23 municipalities and 14 government agencies in the Norwegian market.
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closed 8/31/2021 via GlobeNewswire

mdf commerce, acquired Periscope Holdings, Inc

synopsis: mdf commerce, a leader in SaaS commerce technology solutions, has acquired Periscope, a leading eProcurement solution provider with over 20 years of history that offers a fully integrated, end-to-end procurement solution to both state and local government agencies and suppliers in the U.S.
buyer: mdf commerce (TSX:MDF:$67.72)
mdf commerce enables the flow of commerce by providing a broad set of SaaS solutions that optimize and accelerate commercial interactions between buyers and sellers. "
target parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
target: Periscope Holdings, Inc
Periscope is a leading eProcurement solution provider with over 20 years of history that offers a fully integrated, end-to-end procurement solution to both state and local government agencies and suppliers in the U.S.
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closed 9/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, acquired Comcare A/S

synopsis: Mercell Holding AS, a leading e-tendering platform provider in Europe, has acquired Comcare AS, a Danish provider of e-procurement solutions. Comcare offers a cloud-based e-procurement system for the public sector. Their RakatX platform provides solutions for contract management, catalog management, project management and more.
buyer: Mercell Holding AS (OB:MRCEL-ME:$48.52)
Mercell is a leading Nordic provider of eTender system and Tender Offers. Suppliers in all industries use Mercell eTender system to find tenders and contracts in the public sector. They simplify the public procurement process and makes it easy for the buyer to interact with suppliers. "
target: Comcare A/S
Comcare is a Danish provider of e-procurement solutions. Comcare offers a cloud-based e-procurement system for the public sector. Their RakatX platform provides solutions for contract management, catalog management, project management and more.
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closed 3/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Advanced, acquired Science Warehouse Limited

synopsis: Advanced has acquired Science Warehouse, a British developer of cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) procurement solutions. Science Warehouse is an established provider of spend management and eMarketplace systems to over 80 customers in multiple sectors including commercial, government, higher education, NHS and social housing.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors. Their healthcare portfolio includes patient care management and clinical software solutions, while its enterprise suite includes financial management, HR, payroll, and CRM. "
target parent: Mercia Technologies PLC
target: Science Warehouse Limited
Science Warehouse provides cloud-based spend management platform and e-marketplace systems designed to drive efficiencies through the source-to-settle process. They give customers control of the purchasing cycle from requisition to payment, helping them deliver cost savings and manage spending.
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$23
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closed 7/29/2016 via PE Hub

Accel-KKR, acquired SciQuest, Inc.

synopsis: SciQuest, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end spend management solutions delivering value beyond savings, announced that affiliates of Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, have completed their acquisition of the Company.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.0 billion in capital commitments to its current funds. The firm invests in software and IT enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. "
target: SciQuest, Inc. (SQI:$106.31)
SciQuest is a leading provider of cloud-based business automation software for spend management. It provides organizations with a comprehensive suite of on-demand source-to-settle software solutions, driving cost and efficiency savings across the supply chain and improving bottom-line results.
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$106
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closed 2/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Proactis Holdings PLC, acquired Due North Limited

synopsis: PROACTIS, a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider, announced it has acquired Due North Limited, a well-respected provider of eProcurement systems, with more than 300 clients principally in the UK Public sector.
buyer: Proactis Holdings PLC (AIM:PHD:$68.02)
PROACTIS creates, sells and maintains specialist software which enables organisations to streamline, control and monitor all internal and external expenditure, other than payroll. "
target parent: Access Intelligence plc
target: Due North Limited
Due North is a well-respected provider of eProcurement systems, with more than 300 clients principally in the UK Public sector. Its clients use Due North’s hosted software to control an estimated £100 billion of spend through approximately 200,000 active suppliers.
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$6.56
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closed 8/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Iron Data, LLC merged with MicroPact Inc.,

synopsis: MicroPact Inc., the leader in Data-First™ Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, announced that it has merged with Iron Data Solutions, Inc. The company is a leader in case management and regulatory software solutions used across 49 states and the federal government.
buyer: MicroPact Inc.
MicroPact has focused on engineering web-based, commercial off the shelf (COTS) solutions for US Government agencies and Fortune 500 corporations. Today MicroPact solutions serve 97% of federal agencies with 500 or more employees, and enjoy a 97% annual renewal rate. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of software for human services case management, licensing and regulatory systems and is used by the Federal Government and by 49 state governments.
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closed 12/10/2014 via PE Hub

Periscope Holdings, Inc, acquired BidSync

synopsis: Periscope Holdings, which is backed by Parthenon Capital, has bought BidSync. BidSync is best known for its eSourcing solutions and for having the largest government bid notification system in North America, enabling suppliers and vendors to identify and respond to more bid opportunities.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Periscope Holdings, Inc
Periscope Holdings, Inc. headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the leader in purpose-based procurement. Periscope eradicates waste and maximizes the value of every dollar spent by our public sector and higher education clients with procurement transformation solutions and services. "
target: BidSync
Based in American Fork, Utah, BidSync offers a comprehensive array of SaaS-based purchasing and electronic procurement solutions for government agencies and businesses across North America.
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closed 5/12/2011 via Company Press Release

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Iron Data, LLC

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners has announced the recapitalization of Iron Data Solutions, a Memphis-registered process efficiency software company. Iron Data offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, called Intelligent Process Management that assess, improve, manage and monitor challenging operational process issues.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. They are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Targets are middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data, LLC. was founded to respond to the increasing demand for cost effective business transaction software and services. Iron Data focused initially on several specific government contract opportunities to provide end-to-end front and back office data processing solutions.
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closed 4/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Unison Inc., acquired Price

synopsis: Unison, the leading provider of Contract Management, Program Management, and Acquisition software and insight to government contractors and federal agencies, has acquired PRICE Systems, LLC, the leading global provider of advanced Model-Based Cost Engineering software for decision support.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Unison Inc.
Unison is the leading provider of Contract Management, Program Management, and Acquisition software. Unison's secure cloud and on-premise software, marketplace, and information products support users in leading federal prime contractors, all US cabinet-level agencies, and major DoD programs. "
target: Price
PRICE delivers fact-based decision support and analytical software, predictive power, and confident estimates. The company's Model-Based Cost Engineering software enables engineers, pricing experts, and program leaders to more quickly, accurately, and consistently estimate cost, schedule, and risk.
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closed 6/29/2020 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Unison Inc.

synopsis: Unison, a leading provider of procurement, supply chain, and contract management software to Federal government agencies and government contractors, announced it has been acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group, and Unison management.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Unison Inc.
Unison's software suites and Insight Platform support the four types of professionals vital to the success of government missions — program managers, the acquisition workforce, financial assistance professionals, and government contractors.
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announced 5/8/2015 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and JMI Equity have announced that they have sold their equity interest in Compusearch Software Systems, Inc to ABRY Partners. Compusearch is the leading provider of acquisition and program management software to Federal agencies, DoD program offices, and government contractors.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, business and information services focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding, ABRY has completed over $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in over 450 properties. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies.
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closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

OpenGov, acquired ProcureNow

synopsis: OpenGov, the leader in modern cloud ERP software for cities, counties, and state agencies, has acquired ProcureNow, the premier SaaS software provider for government procurement and contract management. ProcureNow simplifies the procurement process and provides solutions for electronic sourcing, contracts, solicitation, and more.
buyer: OpenGov
OpenGov is powering more effective and accountable governments with government performance solutions: easy-to-use cloud software for better budgeting, improved reporting and operational intelligence, and comprehensive transparency and open data. "
target: ProcureNow
ProcureNow is the premier SaaS software provider for government procurement and contract management. ProcureNow helps local governments to make intelligent decisions and simplify the procurement process. Their software provides solutions for electronic sourcing, contracts, solicitation, and more.
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announced 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

N. Harris Computer Corporation, will acquire Commerce Decisions Limited

synopsis: Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, expands the public sector group with Commerce Decisions acquisition, a UK-based strategic procurement evaluation software and service provider. Commerce Decisions provides AWARD® procurement evaluation software, thought-leadership, and expert services.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Headquartered in Canada, Harris provides feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. "
target parent: QinetiQ
target: Commerce Decisions Limited
Commerce Decisions provides AWARD® procurement evaluation software, thought-leadership, and expert services to support strategic, complex, high risk sourcing government projects. Commerce Decisions is headquartered in Oxfordshire, England.
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$11
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Allocate Software Limited, acquired 247 Time Ltd

synopsis: Allocate Software, a leading international provider of workforce optimisation software, has acquired 247 Time, a cloud-based supplier of contingent healthcare workforce software in the UK. 247 Time provides vendor management, payroll and direct engagement technology to healthcare and enterprise sectors.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Allocate Software Limited (MSWEF:$25.50)
Allocate Software is a leading international provider of workforce optimisation software to the healthcare, defense and maritime sectors. Allocate’s solutions support the operational and administrative needs of healthcare professionals in all settings as well as defense and maritime staff globally. "
target: 247 Time Ltd
247 Time is a cloud-based supplier of contingent healthcare workforce software in the UK. 247 Time provides vendor management, payroll and direct engagement technology to healthcare and enterprise sectors. Their clients include NHS trusts, care homes, councils, and facilities management companies.
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closed 12/30/2015 via PR Web

R3 Business Solutions, acquired WinCenter®

synopsis: R3 Business Solutions announced the acquisition of the WinCenter® product and business from Lohfeld Consulting Group. WinCenter® provides GovCon organizations with an integrated capture and proposal management solution that is specifically designed for the work of winning Federal business through RFPs.
buyer: R3 Business Solutions
R3 Business Solutions provides a suite of industry-specific business solutions to Federal Government Contractors (“GovCon”). Their solutions address work management needs that help their GovCon customers Win, Deliver, and Manage their business. "
target parent: Lohfeld Consulting Group
target: WinCenter®
WinCenter® provides the competitive edge to manage businesses. Their proven 5-phase Business Winning process is embedded in the software, allowing their clients to easily manage their opportunities, action items, documents, artifacts, graphics, resumes, reporting, color reviews, and gate reviews.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Accel-KKR, acquired Springbrook Software, Inc.

synopsis: Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused investment firm, has acquired Springbrook Software, a leading provider in fully integrated, cloud-based ERP and payments software for local government. The acquisition will deepen Springbrook's focus on providing industry-leading solutions to over 800 local governments and municipalities across North America.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $5 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on software and IT-enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. Accel-KKR focuses on middle-market companies and provides a broad range of capital solutions. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: Springbrook Software, Inc.
Springbrook Software is a leading cloud-based finance and administration software provider for local government. More than 800 cities, towns, and districts from coast to coast use Springbrook's suite of modern, high-performance solutions to manage their finances, payroll, and utility billing.
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closed 4/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired Springbrook Software, Inc.

synopsis: Accela, Inc., innovators of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Springbrook Software. Based in Portland, OR, Springbrook Software provides cloud-based finance, utility, payroll and community development software to cities, towns, counties and districts.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela, Inc. provides civic engagement solutions for government. Accela's Civic Platform, which includes open APIs and mobile apps, enables and improves core processes for city, county, state and federal governments. "
target: Springbrook Software, Inc.
Based in Portland, Oregon, Springbrook Software, is a technology leader in the local government software market, providing cloud-based finance, utility, payroll and community development software to cities, towns, counties and districts.
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closed 4/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired SoftRight

synopsis: Accela, innovators of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired SoftRight. Based in Westford, Massachusetts, SoftRight is a leader in providing cloud-based financial management software solutions to municipalities to manage core operations like accounting, billing, collections, budgeting, and payroll.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela, Inc. provides civic engagement solutions for government. Accela's Civic Platform, which includes open APIs and mobile apps, enables and improves core processes for city, county, state and federal governments. "
target: SoftRight
SoftRight is a provider of cloud-based financial management software solutions to municipalities. Based in Westford, MA, SoftRight's software has enabled customers to serve their communities more efficiently and with greater transparency, all with the highest levels of satisfaction and retention.
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closed 8/12/2021 via Company Press Release

GovExec, acquired GovTribe

synopsis: GovExec has acquired GovTribe, one of the most fast-growing and cutting-edge market intelligence companies for government contractors. The acquisition continues GovExec’s rapid business expansion to build the leading suite of decision-support services for government leaders and contractors.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: GovExec
As the market-leading information platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. "
target: GovTribe
GovTribe provides industry-leading market intelligence and capture tools for federal government contractors. GovTribe pulls in data from multiple federal government data sources, organizes and integrates the data, and makes it easy to find actionable intelligence about federal contracts and grants.
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closed 9/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

GovExec, acquired Market Connections, Inc.

synopsis: GovExec, the leading information services and insights company for government leaders and contractors, announced the acquisition of Market Connections, the most well-respected research and insights company serving the public sector. Market Connections offers primary market research services, including surveys, focus groups and in-depth interviews.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: GovExec
As the market-leading information platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. "
target: Market Connections, Inc.
Market Connections offers primary market research services, including surveys, focus groups and in-depth interviews. The company specializes in technology and the public sector, especially the federal market.
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closed 8/12/2021 via Company Press Release

GovExec, acquired GovTribe

synopsis: GovExec has acquired GovTribe, one of the most fast-growing and cutting-edge market intelligence companies for government contractors. The acquisition continues GovExec’s rapid business expansion to build the leading suite of decision-support services for government leaders and contractors.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: GovExec
As the market-leading information platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. "
target: GovTribe
GovTribe provides industry-leading market intelligence and capture tools for federal government contractors. GovTribe pulls in data from multiple federal government data sources, organizes and integrates the data, and makes it easy to find actionable intelligence about federal contracts and grants.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Government Executive Media Group, acquired The Atlas

synopsis: Government Executive Media Group, a publishing and market intelligence company focused on the federal government, has acquired The Atlas for Cities, an online community for local government officials. The Atlas allows officials to share their success stories, learn what’s working in other cities and build relationships with partners.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: Government Executive Media Group
Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Their readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation. "
target: The Atlas
The Atlas is an online community for local government officials. The Atlas allows officials to share their success stories, learn what’s working in other cities and build relationships with partners. The platform offers case studies about scooters, homelessness, green infrastructure and more.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Forbes

Growth Catalyst Partners, acquired Government Executive Media Group

synopsis: Growth Catalyst Partners, a lower-middle market private equity firm, is acquiring a controlling stake in Government Executive Media Group, government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies.
buyer: Growth Catalyst Partners
Growth Catalyst Partners ("GCP") is a lower-middle market private equity firm focused on information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses. GCP’s strategy involves targeting growth segments of industries and identifying market leading companies with breakout potential. "
target parent: Atlantic Media Company
target: Government Executive Media Group
Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Their readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Forbes

Growth Catalyst Partners, acquired Government Executive Media Group

synopsis: Growth Catalyst Partners, a lower-middle market private equity firm, is acquiring a controlling stake in Government Executive Media Group, government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies.
buyer: Growth Catalyst Partners
Growth Catalyst Partners ("GCP") is a lower-middle market private equity firm focused on information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses. GCP’s strategy involves targeting growth segments of industries and identifying market leading companies with breakout potential. "
target parent: Atlantic Media Company
target: Government Executive Media Group
Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Their readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation.
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closed 2/28/2019 via BusinessWire

Dennis Publishing Limited, acquired Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc.

synopsis: Dennis Publishing (Dennis), the leading international media group and publisher of The Week in the US and the UK, announces that it has acquired Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc. (Kiplinger), a market leader in business and personal finance information, in print and online.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: Dennis Publishing Limited
Dennis Publishing Group comprises Dennis Publishing Ltd in the UK and The Week Publications Inc. in the US. Its portfolio of over 30 brands, operates in four areas of excellence: Current Affairs, Technology, Automotive and Lifestyle . "
target: Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc.
Kiplinger Washington Editors (Kiplinger) is a market leader in business and personal finance information, in print and online. Kiplinger publishes the largest paid-subscription publications in several financial fields: business forecasting, taxes, retirement living and yield-oriented investing.
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announced 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Adfo Groep, will acquire Binnenlands Bestuur

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has reached agreements to sell several of its publishing assets and related activities in the Netherlands including Binnenlands Bestuur to Adfo Groep. Binnenlands Bestuurisis is a magazine that focuses on governance, organizational, financial, space, environment and social issues within the government.
buyer parent: Sijthoff Media Groep BV
buyer: Adfo Groep
Adfo Groep is market leader in the field of marketing and communication expenses and includes cross-media titles such as: Adformatie, Communication, Creation, Marketing Online, Molblog and the biggest marketing event of the Benelux: MARCOM. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Binnenlands Bestuur
Binnenlands Bestuurisis is a magazine that focuses on news and background information about governance, organizational, financial, space, environment and social issues within the government.
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closed 7/25/2006 via PR Newswire

Congressional Quarterly, Inc., acquired Political Money Line

synopsis: Congressional Quarterly Inc., the nation's premier provider of news and analysis on Congress, politics and public policy, today announced the acquisition of Political Money Line, the leading independent source of campaign finance information. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Times Publishing Company
buyer: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Congressional Quarterly (CQ) provides opinion leaders comprehensive, credible, current and objective information on Congress, politics and public policy. CQ derives the bulk of its revenue from its subscription site, CQ.com. "
target: Political Money Line
PoliticalMoneyLine is an Internet news and tracking service that assists media organizations, corporations, trade associations and non-profit groups with data collection, storing, transmission, linking, analysis and display of complex financial and political information.
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closed 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Transom Capital Group, acquired BridgeTower Media

synopsis: Transom Capital Group, a leading operations-focused middle market private equity firm, announced it has acquired BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of B2B information, research, events, and marketing solutions across more than 25 U.S. markets and industries.
buyer: Transom Capital Group
Transom is an operations-focused private equity firm in the middle market with more than $500M in assets under management. The firm's methodology and industry expertise create improved operational efficiency, significant top-line growth, and distinctive outcomes. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: BridgeTower Media
BridgeTower Media is a leading provider of business information, events and marketing services for the legal, financial, construction and government sectors in more than 20 local and regional markets across the United States.
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closed 2/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Compusearch Software Systems, Inc., purchased ASI Government Knowledge & Learning Products Division from ASI Government, Inc.

synopsis: Compusearch, a leading provider of software and services, has acquired the Knowledge & Learning Products Division (ASI KLP) of ASI Government, a trusted advisor to government leaders. ASI KLP is the leading provider of subscription research, information and educational services to government acquisition professionals.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. "
seller parent: Excellere Partners
seller: ASI Government, Inc.
ASI Government Knowledge & Learning Products Division (ASI KLP) is the leading provider of subscription research, information and educational services to government acquisition professionals. ASI KLP is a division of ASI Government, a trusted advisor to government leaders.
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closed 3/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Regent Equity Partners, acquired Sightline Media Group, LLC

synopsis: Tegna sold its military and defense publishing division, Sightline Media Group, to California-based private equity firm Regent Equity Partners, which owns companies in digital technology, retail and media. Sightline is a global provider of news, information and marketing solutions in the military, defense, federal technology and C4ISR markets.
buyer: Regent Equity Partners
Regent Equity Partners is a multi-sector private equity firm focused on event driven transactions where capital solutions are required on a certain and often accelerated basis. They partner with management teams to build leading companies that generate sustainably high returns on invested capital. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: Sightline Media Group, LLC
Sightline Media Group, formerly Gannett Government Media, is a global provider of news, information and marketing solutions in the military, defense, federal technology and C4ISR markets. Their 4 major brands include the Military Times, Defense News, Federal Times, and C4ISR & Networks.
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closed 5/14/2013 via BusinessWire

Saab AB, acquired Tikab

synopsis: Defence and security company Saab acquires TIKAB, a Swedish technical information provider. The acquisition expands Saab's service portfolio and means Saab can offer a more complete range of technical services, further strengthening the company's competitiveness as a provider of support solutions.
buyer: Saab AB (OM:SAAB B:$4,043.01)
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. "
target: Tikab
TIKAB produces and supplies complete technical documentation to the civil and military market i.e. operating manuals, training tools, workshop manuals and illustrated catalogues. The company founded in 1988 has 67 employees with headquarters in Krokom.
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closed 5/2/2006 via Folio: First Day

Access Intelligence, purchased two publications from King Communications Group, Inc.

synopsis: Access Intelligence, the $50 million Veronis Suhler Stevenson portfolio company covering the aviation, chemical and telecommunications markets, among others, purchased two publications, The Energy Daily and Defense Today, and one weekly newsletter, Space & Missile Report, from 33-year-old King Publishing Group.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
seller: King Communications Group, Inc.
King Publishing Group is a producer of news publications, news- and issues-driven events, and public affairs television. Organizations use KPG to reach important political audiences.
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closed 6/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

ALICE Training Institute, acquired Safeplans LLC

synopsis: ALICE Training Institute, the original civilian proactive options-based active shooter response program, has acquired SafePlans LLC, the creator of the Emergency Response Information Portal (ERIP). SafePlans’ system has evolved into an all-hazards emergency preparedness platform that is used by school-system across the nation.
buyer: ALICE Training Institute
ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training is the original civilian options-based active shooter response program that is designed to replace an inadequate lockdown-only response plan. "
target: Safeplans LLC
SafePlans began in 1993 as a part-time security consulting business while Brad Spicer was a Trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Over the last 20 years, the SafePlans’ system has evolved into an all-hazards emergency preparedness platform that is used by school-system across the nation.
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closed 7/11/2012 via Market Wire

Leadership Directories, Inc., purchased Government Directories from CQ Press

synopsis: Leadership Directories, the premier provider of background and contact information for U.S. decision-makers, announced the acquisition of the CQ Press Directories and First Street. Going forward, current subscribers to these CQ Press products will receive comparable Leadership Directories Yellow Books and online directories.
buyer: Leadership Directories, Inc.
With editorial offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Leadership Directories is dedicated to providing high quality, accurate and up-to-date information on the key leaders in government, business, legal, media and nonprofit organizations in the United States. "
seller parent: SAGE Publications
seller: CQ Press
CQ Press is a good source for information on politics, policy, and people. It is the leading publisher of books, directories, subscriptions, and Web products on American politics, federal and state government, American institutions, campaigns and elections, current events, and world affairs.
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announced 11/20/2009 via PR Newswire

e.Republic, Inc., will acquire Governing Magazine

synopsis: e.Republic, an innovative media and research firm focusing on state and local government, announced that it has agreed to acquire Governing from the Times Publishing Company. Governing's focus is on providing factual, unbiased coverage on public policy, management and what federal actions mean for cities, counties and states.
buyer: e.Republic, Inc.
An innovative media and research firm, e.Republic has had an exclusive focus on state and local government and education for over 20 years. e.Republic also produces scores of public sector events each year connecting thousands of public leaders throughout the country. "
target parent: Times Publishing Company
target: Governing Magazine
Governing is a monthly magazine whose primary audience is state and local government officials: the men and women who set policy for and manage the day-to-day operations of cities, counties and states, as well as such governmental bodies as school boards and special districts.
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closed 10/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

Professional Farmers of America, Inc., purchased The Kiplinger Agriculture Letter from Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc.

synopsis: Professional Farmers of America, Inc., a subsidiary of Farm Journal Media has acquired The Kiplinger Agriculture Letter, a bi-weekly newsletter from Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc. The Kiplinger Agriculture Letter reveals the latest outlook for agriculture and agribusiness, including timely forecasts of USDA and legislative policy.
buyer parent: Farm Journal Media
buyer: Professional Farmers of America, Inc.
Professional Farmers of America, Inc. publishes agricultural newsletters. The company was founded in 1973 and is based in Cedar Falls, Iowa. "
seller: Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc.
The Kiplinger Agriculture Letter is a bi-weekly newsletter that reveals the latest outlook for agriculture and agribusiness, including timely forecasts of USDA and legislative policy. Kiplinger Washington Editors publishes business forecasts, personal finance advice periodicals, and magazines.
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closed 5/30/2008 via BNC Analysis

Sage Publications, Inc., acquired CQ Press

synopsis: CQ Press, the book publishing unit of Washington-based Congressional Quarterly, Inc., has been sold to SAGE Publications, Inc., the independent academic publisher. The sale was announced jointly by Robert W. Merry, CQ’s president and editor-in-chief, and Blaise Simqu, SAGE’s president and CEO.
buyer: Sage Publications, Inc.
SAGE Publications is an independent international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media. Known for our commitment to quality and innovation, we are a world leader in our chosen scholarly, educational, and professional markets. "
target parent: Times Publishing Company
target: CQ Press
CQ Press serves the library, college, and professional markets with a diverse array of print and online products. It publishes about 100 new titles each year, with a growing list of textbooks and reference titles focusing on political science, mass communication, and related disciplines.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Evive Health, LLC, acquired WiserTogether, Inc.

synopsis: Evive has acquired WiserTogether, a treatment-guidance tool that helps people find the right treatment quickly and reliably. Evive's new online treatment-guidance tool will add context-aware intelligence that guides people to the most recommended, effective treatments based on the user's symptoms, pre-existing conditions, and past medical claims.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Evive Health, LLC
Evive uses big data to seamlessly integrate benefits into the lives of over 4 million people. The company's EviveOS platform provides data-driven experiences that guide people to better health, wealth, and work/life success, while helping Fortune 500 enterprises optimize their investments in people."
target: WiserTogether, Inc.
WiserTogether provides a treatment guidance platform that enables consumers to achieve better health outcomes. WiserTogether's personalized healthcare treatment comparison software enables consumers to choose the right treatment—most personally suitable, and most cost-effective and affordable.
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closed 11/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

mdf commerce, acquired Vendor Registry

synopsis: mdf commerce inc., a leader in SaaS commerce technology solutions, is pleased to announce the closing of the transaction of Vendor Registry, a company that provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
buyer: mdf commerce (TSX:MDF:$67.72)
mdf commerce, formerly known as Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., enables the flow of commerce by providing a broad set of SaaS solutions that optimize and accelerate commercial interactions between buyers and sellers. "
target: Vendor Registry
Vendor Registry provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
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closed 2/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Political World Communications, LLC, purchased "Campaigns & Elections" magazine from Votenet Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Political World Communications, LLC, a newly created venture that represents a diverse group of private investors from the publishing industry, has purchased "Campaigns & Elections" magazine from Votenet Solutions, Inc. The magazine remains the only nonpartisan publication for the rapidly growing political campaign and public affairs industry.
buyer: Political World Communications, LLC
Political World Communications, LLC, a newly created venture that represents a diverse group of private investors from the publishing industry. "
seller: Votenet Solutions, Inc.
Votenet Solutions Inc. is a Washington, DC-based ASP software company that provides self-administered online voting software solutions and election consulting to private organizations, including trade associations, award shows, schools, law firms, homeowner associations and other organizations.
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closed 8/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Nexstar Media Group, acquired The Hill

synopsis: Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc., announced that it has acquired The Hill, the nation’s leading, independent, political digital media platform. The Hill is the premier source for policy and political coverage, reporting on every aspect of the business of Washington and the campaign trail.
buyer: Nexstar Media Group (NXST:$4,740.34)
Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital, and mobile media platforms. "
target parent: News Communications, Inc.
target: The Hill
The Hill is the premier source for policy and political coverage, reporting on every aspect of the business of Washington and the campaign trail. It is the largest independent political news site in the United States, and is second in online political news readership behind CNN.
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closed 9/17/2010 via PR Newswire

Pennsylvania Business Council, acquired Pennsylvania Political Report

synopsis: The Pennsylvania Political Report, one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most trusted political newsletters has been acquired by the Pennsylvania Business Councial, one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most respected political action committees.
buyer: Pennsylvania Business Council
The Pennsylvania Business Council provides political intelligence and analysis to the business community since its founding in 1972. "
target: Pennsylvania Political Report
The Pennsylvania Political Report is one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most trusted political newsletters. It has been well acknowledged as the insider's guide to state politics for more than 25 years.
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closed 3/6/2014 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., acquired LEOAffairs.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has purchased the website, LEOAffairs.com, in its 6th and largest acquisition. LEOAffairs.com is recognized as the Largest Law Enforcement Message Board (Blog) Site on the planet and one of the Largest Law Enforcement Websites of any type in the world.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: LEOAffairs.com
LEOAffairs.com is recognized as the Largest Law Enforcement Message Board (Blog) Site on the planet and one of the Largest Law Enforcement Websites of any type in the world. They have approximately 500 law enforcement agencies online in 18 countries and generate over 20 Million Hits per month.
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