Like XREF Publishing Co., Inc.

closed 9/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bluon, Inc., acquired XREF Publishing Co., Inc.

synopsis: Bluon has acquired XREF Publishing Company.  The XREF “HVAC” (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) Encyclopedia is the largest unbiased cross reference and model number database specifically designed to help find replacement HVAC/R parts and suppliers.
buyer: Bluon, Inc.
Bluon is a fast-growing company with a mission to bring unparalleled innovation to the HVAC industry by empowering HVAC technicians. Bluon is a centralized hub of training, support, and equipment to make HVAC easier. Bluon includes a revolutionary mobile app and 24/7 live technician support. "
target: XREF Publishing Co., Inc.
The XREF “HVAC” (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) Encyclopedia is the largest unbiased cross reference and model number database specifically designed to help find replacement HVAC/R parts and suppliers. Their software features high speed look-up capabilities.
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closed 3/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ernst & Sohn, acquired Structurae

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc announced that it has acquired Structurae, a leading online structural and civil engineering database. Structurae is the largest online database for works of bridge, civil, and structural engineering and is available in three languages, English, French and German.
buyer parent: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
buyer: Ernst & Sohn
With its extensive book and journal programme, Ernst & Sohn is one of the leading publishers for construction engineering and architecture in German-speaking countries. It is an imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. "
target: Structurae
With more than 1 million page views a month from around the world, Structurae is the largest online database for works of bridge, civil, and structural engineering and is available in three languages, English, French and German.
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announced 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Trimble, will acquire BuildingData

synopsis: Trimble announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Building Data based in Rocklin, Calif. Building Data's managed content and software solutions enable Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing contractors and engineers to produce models by including manufacturing-specific content from a proprietary database of 3D data components.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: BuildingData
Building Data has been managing MEP data content for engineers and contractors since 2007. Building Data is dedicated to managing 3D component data for customers who create dimensionally accurate BIM for 3D coordination and installation.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Emerald Holding, Inc., acquired AV-iQ

synopsis: Emerald Holding, Inc. has acquired AV-iQ, the leading product database and integrator service provider in the Commercial AV Space. The acquisition further expands Emerald’s commitment to the AV Market, adding a new resource to its current portfolio that includes that includes Commercial Integrator, TechDecisions, and CE Pro.
buyer: Emerald Holding, Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$145.50)
Emerald is a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. "
target parent: Future plc
target: AV-iQ
AV-iQ is the largest, most comprehensive database of AV product information ever assembled and delivers that information with powerful search tools. AV installers, designers, architects and sales professional have come to trust AV-iQ as the fastest and best way to begin their projects.
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closed 8/1/2014 via Market Wire

NewBay Media LLC, acquired AV-iQ

synopsis: NewBay Media, publisher of leading commercial AV magazines has announced the acquisition of AV-IQ, the AV industry's Equipment, Providers Directory & Industry Resource Center, from InfoComm International. AV-IQ is a comprehensive online resource for the pro-AV industry that includes equipment database, case studies and local service directories.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Music, AV/Pro Audio, Consumer Electronics/Gaming, Video, Broadcast and Cable Television, and Education. They connect and inform millions of constituents in these industries through award-winning content. "
target parent: InfoComm International
target: AV-iQ
AV-IQ provides North America with the most comprehensive pro-AV resource. Explore audiovisual equipment catalogs featuring the brand-new product data comparison tool and BIM library, and check out the case studies library for cutting-edge pro-AV inspiration.
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announced 1/31/2022 via BNC Analysis

BIMobject AB, will acquire Prodikt

synopsis: BIMobject has entered into an agreement to acquire 51% of the shares in Greenstone Holding AB, the creator of Prodikt, a leading online platform for construction environmental life cycle analysis.
buyer: BIMobject AB (OM:BIM:$11.40)
BIMobject is a Swedish technology company that is digitalising the building industry. They are the world's largest digital content management system for BIM objects. BIMobject assists product manufacturers in the AEC field to promote and deliver their products directly into the BIM process. "
target: Prodikt
Prodikt is a leading online platform for construction environmental life cycle analysis.
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announced 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., will acquire Octopart

synopsis: Altium announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Octopart. The company's content enables any engineer to easily access comprehensive electronic parts data for more rapid and cost-effective design, sourcing and manufacturing.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products. "
target: Octopart
Octopart is a search engine for electronic components and industrial products. Over 700,000 engineers, scientists, and sourcing professionals use Octopart's tools to search for parts across thousands of suppliers. They manage structured data for 30 million parts and growing.
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closed 1/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Elsevier B.V., acquired Knovel Corporation

synopsis: Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced the acquisition of Knovel Corp. New York City-based Knovel provides a web-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target parent: Milestone Venture Partners
target: Knovel Corporation
Knovel is a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands of engineers and applied scientists worldwide.
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closed 11/4/2015 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Houseplans

synopsis: Hanley Wood, the premier company serving the information and marketing needs of the construction industry, announced that is has acquired Houseplans.com, a leading online destination for the purchase of ready-made house blueprints. Houseplans.com is based in Petaluma, CA, featuring nearly 40,000 plans covering every architectural style and design.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood is the premier company serving the information, media, and marketing needs of the residential, commercial design and construction industry. The company produces award-winning media, both digital and print, high –profile executive events, and strategic marketing solutions. "
target: Houseplans
Houseplans is the largest online database of ready-made house blueprints for buyers who are ready to start building. Houseplans features every possible architectural style and design, each that has met the discerning standards of world-class architects.
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announced 12/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Verisk Analytics, Inc., will acquire 3E Company

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading source of information about risk, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 3E Company, a premier provider of services that help companies comply with government-mandated environmental health and safety (EH&S) requirements relating to workplace safety and product stewardship.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,998.60)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: 3E Company
3E Company offers a suite of services for environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance management. 3E boasts an industry-leading combination control call center and the world's premier hazardous substance database of global regulatory and compliance information.
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closed 6/23/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Material Bank, acquired Architizer

synopsis: Material Bank, the world’s largest marketplace for architectural, design, and construction materials, announced the acquisition of Architizer, home to the world’s largest database of architectural projects and a renowned and trusted source for architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and other AEC professionals.
buyer: Material Bank
Material Bank is a marketplace for design professionals and brands in the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to discover and sample materials. The revolutionary platform powers complex searches across hundreds of brands in seconds. "
target: Architizer
Architizer is a portfolio database, media site, and architectural manufacturer search engine that’s transforming the architecture community. They are home to the world’s largest database of architectural projects.
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closed 7/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

NZZ-Mediengruppe, acquired Architonic AG

synopsis: NZZ Mediengruppe, a publisher based in Zurich, Switzerland, has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of Architonic AG. Architonic AG owns and operates an online community for architects, designers, home-owners, and design enthusiasts.
buyer: NZZ-Mediengruppe
NZZ Mediengruppe, through its subsidiaries, offers publishes electronic and print materials including newspaper, magazines, and e-newspapers. The company was founded in 1780 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland. "
target: Architonic AG
With its carefully considered showcase of over 160.000 premium design products and materials, Architonic is the number-one online community for architects, designers, home-owners and design enthusiasts. 16 million visitors a year choose Architonic as their guide to the very best of current design.
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closed 4/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., acquired GlobalSpec, Inc.

synopsis: IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced the acquisition of GlobalSpec, a leading source of news, data and analytics for the global engineering and technical community including the widely known brand name Engineering360.
buyer: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE inspires a glboal community. "
target parent: IHS, Inc.
target: GlobalSpec, Inc.
GlobalSpec is a leading source of news, data and analytics for the global engineering and technical community including the widely known brand name Engineering360. It specializes in vertical search and information services serving the engineering, manufacturing, and technical market segments.
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closed 7/9/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired GlobalSpec, Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analysis, has completed the closing of its acquisition of GlobalSpec, Inc., the leading specialized vertical search, product information and global access point providing critical digital information tied to key Product Engineering and Design workflows for seven million engineers.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,589.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: GlobalSpec, Inc.
Based in East Greenbush, NY, GlobalSpec is the leading specialized vertical search, information services and e-publishing company serving the engineering, manufacturing and related scientific and technical market segments.
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closed 4/23/2019 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired EngineersGarage

synopsis: Business-to-Business media company, WTWH Media announced it has acquired the website EngineersGarage.com. Founded in 2010, EngineersGarage.com provides electrical engineers and college students with high value unique content within the electrical engineering field.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the electronics, design engineering, hospitality, life sciences, renewable energy, retail and robotics markets with more than 45+ web sites, 12 events, 7 print publications and custom digital marketing services. "
target: EngineersGarage
Founded in 2010, EngineersGarage.com provides electrical engineers and college students with high value unique content within the electrical engineering field. The site focuses on open source technologies as well as project tutorials with aim of empowering engineers with technology applications.
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closed 9/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bluon, Inc., acquired XREF Publishing Co., Inc.

synopsis: Bluon has acquired XREF Publishing Company.  The XREF “HVAC” (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) Encyclopedia is the largest unbiased cross reference and model number database specifically designed to help find replacement HVAC/R parts and suppliers.
buyer: Bluon, Inc.
Bluon is a fast-growing company with a mission to bring unparalleled innovation to the HVAC industry by empowering HVAC technicians. Bluon is a centralized hub of training, support, and equipment to make HVAC easier. Bluon includes a revolutionary mobile app and 24/7 live technician support. "
target: XREF Publishing Co., Inc.
The XREF “HVAC” (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) Encyclopedia is the largest unbiased cross reference and model number database specifically designed to help find replacement HVAC/R parts and suppliers. Their software features high speed look-up capabilities.
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closed 9/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bluon, Inc., acquired XREF Publishing Co., Inc.

synopsis: Bluon has acquired XREF Publishing Company.  The XREF “HVAC” (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) Encyclopedia is the largest unbiased cross reference and model number database specifically designed to help find replacement HVAC/R parts and suppliers.
buyer: Bluon, Inc.
Bluon is a fast-growing company with a mission to bring unparalleled innovation to the HVAC industry by empowering HVAC technicians. Bluon is a centralized hub of training, support, and equipment to make HVAC easier. Bluon includes a revolutionary mobile app and 24/7 live technician support. "
target: XREF Publishing Co., Inc.
The XREF “HVAC” (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) Encyclopedia is the largest unbiased cross reference and model number database specifically designed to help find replacement HVAC/R parts and suppliers. Their software features high speed look-up capabilities.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Clearent, acquired Coolfront Technologies

synopsis: Clearent, a full-service, payments solution provider, has acquired Coolfront Technologies, a leading provider of flat rate pricing and maintenance agreement management systems for the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries. Coolfront's cloud and mobile flat rate pricing solution helps businesses to increase their profits and improve workflows.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Clearent
Clearent is a full-service, payments solution provider. From traditional point-of-sale terminals, mobile solutions, and tablet-based systems to a custom-built virtual terminal, eCommerce plug-ins, and hosted payments, Clearent helps small business owners securely accept payments just about anywhere."
target: Coolfront Technologies
Coolfront Technologies is a leading provider of flat rate pricing and maintenance agreement management systems for the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries. Coolfront's cloud and mobile flat rate pricing solution helps businesses to increase their profits and improve workflows.
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closed 3/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Trimble Heavy Civil Construction Division, acquired Linear project GmbH

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held Linear project GMBH, a leading provider of scheduling software for linear infrastructure projects. Linear project's TILOS time and location planning software is used worldwide and is ideal for highways, railways, pipelines, tunnels, water engineering and other linear civil engineering projects.
buyer parent: Trimble
buyer: Trimble Heavy Civil Construction Division
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target: Linear project GmbH
Linear project GmbH supplies the world’s most successful construction companies with cutting-edge software for long linear construction projects such as pipelines, tunnels, highways, railroads and bridges.
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closed 5/6/2020 via Company Press Release

ComplianceQuest, acquired Lifeguard Solutions

synopsis: ComplianceQuest, makers of a modern 100% native Salesforce-based Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), announced they have successfully acquired LifeGuard Solutions, complementing its core product offering with a comprehensive Environment, Health & Safety Management Solution that is also built natively on the Salesforce platform.
buyer: ComplianceQuest
ComplianceQuest is the fastest growing, 100% modern cloud Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS) natively built and run on the Salesforce platform. Delivering best-in-class out-of-the-box solutions, ComplianceQuest fast-tracks an organization’s efficiency, safety, and overall performance. "
target: Lifeguard Solutions
Lifeguard Solutions is a registered Salesforce.com AppExchange partner that focuses on providing Health and Safety solutions to the Construction, Timber, Mining, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrial and Environmental Services Industries.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Olive Communications, acquired SafetyBank

synopsis: Vodafone Platinum Partner Olive Communications has acquired SafetyBank Solutions, a Software as a Service provider in the construction sector. SafetyBank was formed in 2010 to create and develop software to help the construction industry manage and administrate all aspects of health and safety, risk management.
buyer: Olive Communications
Olive is one of Vodafone’s largest Platinum Partners in the UK, with over 120,000 mobile subscribers and more than 2,500 business customers. Its unified comms portfolio includes mobile, IPVPN and Hosted Voice, PBX Maintenance, WAN and Cloud-based solutions. "
target: SafetyBank
SafetyBank Solutions is a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider in the construction sector. SafetyBank was formed in 2010 to create and develop software to help the construction industry manage and administrate all aspects of health and safety, risk management.
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closed 9/28/2022 via BusinessWire

Cadmatic, acquired Computer Line Associates

synopsis: Cadmatic has acquired the entire share capital and product portfolio of Italian software company Computer Line Associates (CLA). Computer Line Associates' mission is to provide innovative software solutions and services to EPC contractors and owner-operators that operate the world's infrastructure.
buyer parent: Elomatic Oy
buyer: Cadmatic
Cadmatic is a leading developer of digital and intelligent 3D design and information management software solutions for the power, process, marine, and construction industries. "
target: Computer Line Associates
Computer Line Associates' mission is to provide innovative software solutions and services to EPC contractors and owner-operators that operate the world's infrastructure. CLA’s success has been built on long-term relationships with its customers.
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closed 12/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Hudson Technologies, acquired Efficiency Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Hudson Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired from Efficiency Technologies, the proprietary Efftrack™ chiller efficiency software, customer list and its related assets. EffTrack is a web-based chiller management program that provides engineering analysis and immediate recommendations for correcting inefficiencies in chiller systems.
buyer: Hudson Technologies
Hudson Technologies focuses their full attention on refrigerants and how they impact chiller performance. From refrigerant sales and reclamation services to on-site problem solving and energy-saving assessments, they lead the way in ensuring that your systems operate at peak performance. "
target parent: EffTec International, Inc.
target: Efficiency Technologies, LLC
Efficiency Technologies, Inc. develops water cooled chiller optimization tools. It offers EffTrack, a Web-based analysis and trending tool for water-cooled chillers that collects, stores, and analyzes hourly chiller operating data.
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announced 2/12/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Green Building Studio

synopsis: Autodesk has signed an agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Green Building Studio, an innovative provider of web-based building energy analysis that enables architects and engineers to easily perform whole building energy analysis early in the design process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Green Building Studio
Green Building Studio, Inc., the leading sustainability analysis software and services company provides the architectural, engineering, and construction industry with packaged and custom building energy and resource analysis tools and web-based solutions for sustainable building designers.
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closed 11/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Textura Corporation, acquired Submittal Exchange

synopsis: Textura® Corporation, the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the commercial construction industry, has acquired Submittal Exchange®, a provider of Integrated Project Collaboration Software for exchanging, reviewing and archiving construction submittals, RFIs and other construction communications.
buyer: Textura Corporation (TXTR:$92.19)
Founded in 2004, Textura Corp. has developed the only robust collaborative industry solutions for construction payment management, Textura – CPM™, and for pre-qualification management, Textura – PQM™. "
target: Submittal Exchange
Submittal Exchange is a collaborative, secure online system for exchanging, reviewing, and archiving construction submittals, RFIs, and other design and construction communications electronically.
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closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Accruent, LLC, acquired BlueCielo

synopsis: Accruent, the world’s leading provider of software and services that enable organizations to manage the full lifecycle of their physical resources, has acquired Amsterdam-based BlueCielo, a company that provides solutions to manage engineering information throughout the asset lifecycle.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Accruent, LLC
Accruent provides software and services that enable organizations to shape, drive, manage and control their physical assets. Accruent’s solutions are at work in more than 5,800 leading organizations worldwide. "
target parent: Gilde Equity Management Benelux
target: BlueCielo
BlueCielo provides solutions to manage engineering information throughout the asset lifecycle. BlueCielo Meridian software connects maintenance and engineering, supports concurrent plant modifications, and improves data handover.
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closed 7/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Gilde Equity Management Benelux, acquired BlueCielo ECM Solutions

synopsis: Gilde announces the acquisition of BlueCielo ECM Solutions BV, developer and marketer of Asset Information Management solutions to owners and operators. Its solutions help customers to manage their assets more efficiently, thereby realizing significant cost savings, improving compliance and mitigating risk.
buyer: Gilde Equity Management Benelux
Gilde Equity Management Benelux (GEM) is an independent private equity firm. Their team consists of professionals with extensive experience in private equity, finance, M&A and consultancy. "
target: BlueCielo ECM Solutions
BlueCielo ECM Solutions provides Engineering Content Management and Application Integration solutions for multiple vertical industries including energy, oil & gas, petrochemical, government, pharmaceutical, and discrete and process manufacturing.
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closed 1/11/2018 via PR Web

ConstructConnect, acquired QuoteSoft

synopsis: ConstructConnect, a leading provider of construction information and technology solutions in North America, has acquired Quote Software, Inc. (QuoteSoft), a privately-held Eugene, Oregon based software company focused primarily on estimating and building information modeling software and services for plumbing and mechanical contractors.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: ConstructConnect
ConstructConnect is a software-as-a-service company, serving the commercial construction industry by offering its customers access to a network that connects tens of thousands of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers. "
target: QuoteSoft
Quote Software, Inc. (QuoteSoft) is a software company focused primarily on estimating and building information modeling software and services for plumbing and mechanical contractors. QuoteSoft estimating software allows contractors to bid more jobs and better manage the projects they acquire.
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closed 8/28/2018 via BusinessWire

RoadSafe Traffic Systems Inc., acquired Optim Earth

synopsis: RoadSafe Traffic Systems, the nation’s largest provider of traffic control and pavement marking services, announced its acquisition of Optim Earth. Based in Reno, Nevada, Optim Earth provides customers on-demand access to accurate 3D subsurface information required to plan and build structures, roads, bridges, tunnels and pipelines.
buyer parent: ORIX Corporation
buyer: RoadSafe Traffic Systems Inc.
RoadSafe is the nation’s largest provider of traffic safety and pavement marking services, and innovative safety products, to heavy highway, building and specialty contractors, state transportation departments, local governments, special events organizations, U.S. railroads and utility companies. "
target: Optim Earth
Based in Reno, Nevada, Optim Earth Inc. provides an advanced locating service by deploying GroundSCOPE, a cloud-based enterprise solution that provides customers on-demand access to accurate 3D subsurface information required to plan and build structures, roads, bridges, tunnels and pipelines.
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announced 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Pype

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, will acquire Pype, a provider of cloud-based solutions for automating construction project management workflows. Pype provides solutions for project startup, project management, and project closeout. Their software uses AI to automate project planning processes.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Pype
Pype is a provider of cloud-based solutions for automating construction project management workflows. Pype provides solutions for project startup, project management, and project closeout. Their software uses AI and machine learning to automate project planning processes.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

GiSmartware SAS, acquired MAPPIA SAS

synopsis: GiSmartware, a geographic information systems (GIS) software company, announces the acquisition of the start-up Mappia, creator since 2015 of the GOvalid® collaborative platform and the GOsuite® tools. These solutions make data management more fluid between the worlds of computer aided design (CAD), BIM (building data modeling) and GIS.
buyer: GiSmartware SAS
GiSmartware is a GIS software editor dedicated to network operators (telecom, water, energy, smart city), which combines expertise on their professions & cartographic expertise. GiSmartware provides the reliable & open foundation that gives them a fair view of their mapping & topological database. "
target: MAPPIA SAS
Mappia is the creator of the GOvalid® collaborative platform and the GOsuite® tools. These solutions make data management more fluid between the worlds of computer aided design (CAD), BIM (building data modeling) and geographic information systems (GIS).
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closed 5/12/2021 via Company Press Release

Procore Technologies, acquired INDUS.AI

synopsis: Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of construction management software, has acquired INDUS.AI, an AI-powered analytics platform for the construction industry. INDUS.AI enables companies to optimize their labor, equipment, and materials. Their platform turns construction site videos, images, and data into actionable insights.
buyer: Procore Technologies (PCOR:$448.13)
Procore Technologies is a leading provider of cloud-based applications for construction. Procore connects people, applications, and devices through a unified platform to help construction professionals manage risk and build quality projects—safely, on time, and within budget. "
target: INDUS.AI
INDUS.AI is an AI-powered analytics platform for the construction industry. INDUS.AI enables companies to optimize their labor, equipment, and materials. Their platform turns construction site videos, images, and data into actionable insights.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

ECi Software Solutions, acquired eCommonSense

synopsis: ECI Software Solutions, the provider of cloud-based business management solutions, has acquired Merchant Systems, the U.K.-based developer of the eCommonSense platform, an eCommerce and product data management solution specifically designed for lumber and building materials, hardware, home center, and related home supply dealers.
buyer parent: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: 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. "
target: eCommonSense
Merchant Systems is the U.K.-based developer of the eCommonSense platform, an eCommerce and product data management solution specifically designed for lumber and building materials, hardware, home center, and related home supply dealers.
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announced 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Datacolor, will acquire Media Logic SNC

synopsis: Datacolor AG announced the acquisition of Media Logic SNC, a leading software provider for the Italian and European retail paint market including its distribution company. The privately held company is headquartered in Reggio Emilia, Italy and provides customized software solutions focused on the industrial paint market.
buyer: Datacolor (SWX:DCN:$64.50)
Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, provides software, instruments and services to assure accurate color of materials, products and images. "
target: Media Logic SNC
Media Logic, a leading software company founded in 1994 and headquartered in Reggio Emilia, Italy, creates and develops multimedia, technical and web applications for industrial customers of paints and decorative products for building and industry, ceramic, and fabrics and awnings.
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closed 7/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gropyus, acquired corrux GmbH

synopsis: Munich-based IoT startup Corrux has been acquired Vienna-based Gropyus. Corrux builds software that digitalizes and fully leverages equipment and process data. Corrux combines the power of IoT, Analytics and Insights to create transparency.
buyer: Gropyus
GROPYUS designs buildings as continuously evolving products to create the most exciting and affordable experience for all. GROPYUS enables tomorrow's cities with timber-hybrid buildings and a new standard for smart living. "
target: corrux GmbH
Corrux builds software that digitalizes and fully leverages equipment and process data. Corrux technology extracts, integrates and analyses machine data to enable actionable insights. Corrux combines the power of IoT, Analytics and Insights to create transparency.
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closed 9/4/2012 via BusinessWire

CyDesign Labs, Inc., acquired deltatheta UK Limited

synopsis: CyDesign Labs, Inc., the developer of the CyDesign platform for model-based design optimization, announced the acquisition of deltatheta UK Limited, a technology leader in Modelica-based modeling and simulation tools. The deltatheta acquisition complements CyDesign’s unique cloud-based solution set.
buyer: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product. "
target: deltatheta UK Limited
Based in Coventry, the heart of the UK automotive industry, deltatheta UK Limited was founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing Modelica modelling technology into the engineering design and development process. Its software offerings are Converge and Vertex.
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closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired VisiumKMS

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc. has acquired Rolls-Royce Controls and Data Services Inc (VisiumKMS Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Group. VisiumKMS, based in Houston, Texas, is a leader in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) software.
buyer: Valsoft Corp
Valsoft Corporation is a Canadian company that acquires and develops vertical market software companies. Valsoft enables each business to deliver the best mission-critical solutions for customers in their respective industry or niche. "
target parent: Rolls-Royce Group
target: VisiumKMS
VisiumKMS is an easy to use, scalable, web-based integrated management software solution for Quality, HSE, PSM, Operability, Operational Excellence, Security, Asset & Operational Integrity, and Operational Risk Management teams.
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