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announced 9/24/2021 via Reuters

EQT AB, will acquire Zooplus AG

synopsis: EQT AB is to acquire Zooplus AG, an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 67 billion in assets under management across 26 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with total sales of approximately EUR 29 billion and more than 175,000 employees. "
target: Zooplus AG (XTRA:ZO1:$2,276.14)
Zooplus AG is an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,936 [$3,850]
rev ($mm)
$2,279
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
42.0x
closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Petz, acquired Cansei de ser Gato

synopsis: Petz, the largest pet shop chain in Brazil, has acquired Cansei de ser Gato, a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
buyer: Petz (BOVESPA:PETZ3:$320.86)
Petz is the largest pet shop chain in Brazil. Petz offers a diverse variety of products for all kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents, and fish. Their products include toys, snacks, collars, beds, cages, medicine, clothes, accessories, and more. "
target: Cansei de ser Gato
Cansei de ser Gato is a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
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announced 4/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vejii Holdings, Inc., will acquire Vegan Essentials

synopsis: Vejii Holdings, Inc., a leading North American online vegan marketplace, will acquire Vegan Essentials, an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
buyer: Vejii Holdings, Inc.
Vejii Holdings, Inc. is a leading North American online vegan marketplace. Vejii is focused on providing its customers with easy access to thousands of vegan and plant-based products in one place. They offer plant-based meat, alternative diary, frozen meals, home care products, and more. "
target: Vegan Essentials
Vegan Essentials is an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, candy & sweets, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
$3
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0.5x
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

VetPartners, acquired VetUK Ltd

synopsis: VetPartners, group of like-minded veterinary practices in the UK, has acquired VetUK, an online retailer of pet care products in the UK. VetUK offers over 7,500 products at competitive prices, including toys, accessories, pet food, over-the-counter pet treatments, and veterinary prescription medicines.
buyer: VetPartners
VetPartners is group of like-minded veterinary practices in the UK. VetPartners is made up of some of the UK’s most respected and trusted small animal, equine, mixed and farm practices and production animal health businesses. The group has 6,000 employees and 160 veterinary practices across the UK. "
target: VetUK Ltd
VetUK is an online retailer of pet care products in the UK. VetUK offers over 7,500 products at competitive prices, including toys, accessories, pet food, over-the-counter pet treatments, and veterinary prescription medicines. They have items for cats, dogs, horses, small animals, fish, and birds.
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closed 1/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paws Holdings, acquired Fetch UK

synopsis: Paws Holdings, Europe's leading pet wellbeing group, has acquired Fetch from Ocado Retail, one of the largest online grocery retailers in the UK. Fetch is an online pet store in the UK. Fetch offers a huge range of specialist and everyday pet essentials for dogs, cats, small animals, birds and fish.
buyer: Paws Holdings
Paws Holdings is Europe's leading pet wellbeing group. Paws Holdings owns and operates online pet stores in the UK, France, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. Their brands include Pet-Supermarket, MedicAnimal, Paws, and PetMeds. "
target parent: Ocado Retail
target: Fetch UK
Fetch is an online pet store in the UK. Fetch offers a huge range of specialist and everyday pet essentials for dogs, cats, small animals, birds and fish. They stock thousands of products from over a hundred brands, including food, treats, collars, veterinary medicine, toys, and more.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Petland, will acquire Geração Pet

synopsis: Petland, Inc., a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the US, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador, is to acquire Geração Pet, an online company dedicated to the creation of products and services for pets based out of Brazil.
buyer: Petland
Petland, Inc. is a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the United States, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador. Petland was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in south central Ohio. "
target: Geração Pet
Geração Pet is an online company dedicated to the creation of products and services for pets. They sell a variety of products for pets including pet food, accessories, medications, toys and more. They are based in Brazil.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Buddy Brands, acquired SitStay, Inc.

synopsis: Buddy Brands, a manufacturer of pet products, has acquired SitStay, a company that sells pet products online. SitStay provides high-end, quality-assured, unique pet supplies with an emphasis on service and therapy dog necessities. Their products include treats, vests, toys, supplements, beds, and more.
buyer: Buddy Brands
Buddy Brands is a manufacturer of pet products. The company makes dog beds, magnetic dog collars, and safety leashes. Their brands include BuddyRest, Pup IQ, Tough Pup, and PetNV. "
target: SitStay, Inc.
Founded in 1995, SitStay is a company that sells pet products online. SitStay provides high-end, quality-assured, unique pet supplies with an emphasis on service and therapy dog necessities. Their products include treats, vests, toys, supplements, beds, and more.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired Animail

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired Animail from Verdane Captial, a Nordic private equity firm. Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. They offer over 8000 different products, including pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Musti ja Mirri Oy
Musti ja Mirri is the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics with over 200 stores. Most of their products are for cats and dogs, but they also sell products for rodents, rabbits, fish, and birds. Their products include pet food, cat litter, pet toys, pet accessories, and more. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: Animail
Founded in 2007, Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. Animail offers over 8000 different products. These include pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more. They offer products for a variety of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and fish.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired VetZoo AB

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired VetZoo, Sweden's leading online retailer of pet supplies. VetZoo offers a wide range of hi-quality pet products and delivers them right to their customers door within 1-3 business days no matter where they are in Sweden.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Musti ja Mirri Oy
Musti ja Mirri is the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics with over 200 stores. Most of their products are for cats and dogs, but they also sell products for rodents, rabbits, fish, and birds. Their products include pet food, cat litter, pet toys, pet accessories, and more. "
target: VetZoo AB
Founded in 2010, VetZoo is Sweden's leading online retailer of pet supplies. VetZoo offers a wide range of hi-quality pet products and delivers them right to their customers door within 1-3 business days no matter where they are in Sweden.
price ($mm)
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$15
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Web

MailPix, acquired Just4MyPet

synopsis: MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced the acquisition of personalized photo pet product website, Just4MyPet.com. Just4MyPet offers an unique selection of personalized products for pets and pet themed products for people. Their "Design Lab" area lets customers design their own pet shirts, tags, calendars, jewelry and more.
buyer: MailPix
MailPix.com is the pre-eminent site for allowing users to print photos instantly at thousands of retailers from their phone app or PC and also offers convenient mail-to-home. MailPix preserves photo memories as photo books, canvas, prints, cards, enlargements and other photo gift products. "
target: Just4MyPet
Just4MyPet is an online store that offers an unique selection of personalized products for pets. They also offer pet themed products for people. They have a "Design Lab" area, where customers can design their own pet shirts, tags, photobooks, calendars, jewelry and much more.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BusinessWire

PetSmart, Inc., acquired Chewy, Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart, Inc., the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets, announced it has acquired Chewy, Inc., a leading online retailer of pet food and products with dedicated 24/7 customer service and a commitment to sourcing high quality products.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Chewy, Inc.
Chewy is a leading online retailer of pet food and products. Chewy offers pet parents the expertise and service of a local pet store with the convenience of online shopping. Chewy delivers on that promise with its dedication to 24/7 customer service and commitment to sourcing high quality products.
price ($mm)
$3,350
rev ($mm)
$880
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.8x
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closed 3/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Chuck & Don’s, acquired Fetch, Inc.

synopsis: Chuck & Don’s, a chain of 36 pet supply stores, has acquired Fetch, Inc., a company that delivers pet food and supplies right to customers' doors. Their service area includes the greater Twin Cities metro, where people can get free home delivery on any order over $40.
buyer: Chuck & Don’s
Chuck & Don's is a chain of 36 pet supply stores in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul, area, southeastern Minnesota, and Denver, Colorado. They first opened in 1990. "
target: Fetch, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Fetch delivers pet food and supplies right to customers' doors. Their service area includes the greater Twin Cities metro, where people can get free home delivery on any order over $40.
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closed 5/25/2016 via DGAP

pets Premium GmbH merged with ePetWorld GmbH,

synopsis: pets Premium GmbH and ePetWorld GmbH, two leading online retailers of multi-brand high quality pet supplies in Germany, have merged together under a newly created company, AlphaPet Ventures. ePetWorld sells pet food and accessories for cats and dogs. pets Premium offers high quality pet food and supplies for for dogs, cats, fish, and horses.
buyer: ePetWorld GmbH
ePetworld provides dog and cat lovers with two online shops for high-quality food and accessories. The shops, hundeland.de and katzenland.de, offer customers more than 15,000 quality products, and they differentiate themselves through their innovative online consulting tools such as the feed-finder."
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: pets Premium GmbH
Founded in 2011, pets Premium is an online store with a selection of high-quality pet food and supplies. They offer a wide range of pet products for dogs, cats, fish and horses.
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closed 4/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Pethealth Inc., acquired VioVet Ltd.

synopsis: Pethealth Inc. announced the acquisition of VioVet Ltd., one of the leading online pet supply retailers in the United Kingdom. Pethealth Inc. is the leading provider of management software to North American animal welfare organizations through its cloud-based application.
buyer parent: Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Pethealth Inc.
Pethealth Inc. is an international leader in the provision of animal management software, RFID microchip identification, database related services for companion animals, and pet health insurance operating in North America and the United Kingdom. "
target: VioVet Ltd.
VioVet Ltd is an online retailer of pet food and medication and was founded in 2006. VioVet has gone from strength to strength becoming one of the UK's most trusted and largest veterinary supplies retailers and is family owned and managed.
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announced 11/19/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Petco, will acquire Doctors Foster and Smith

synopsis: Petco announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Drs. Foster and Smith, a leading vet-owned online pet supply company. Drs. Foster and Smith are among the nation's foremost authorities on pet care and education, with a strong reputation for their scope of veterinary expertise on prescription medications and quality products for pets.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading specialty retailer that provides products, services and advice that make it easier for their customers to be great pet parents. The company offers a complete assortment of pet-related products at competitive prices, with superior levels of customer service at convenient locations."
target: Doctors Foster and Smith
Drs. Foster & Smith is a top supplier of pet supplies such as food, supplements, medicines, bedding, and toys. It sells brand-name items, as well as its own Drs. Foster & Smith-branded pet care products through catalogs and a variety of websites.
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announced 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

PetSmart, Inc., will acquire Pet360 Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart announced its plans to acquire Pet360, which is a user friendly web resource for pet parents. Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Pet360 Inc.
Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 3/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

REWE Group, acquired ZooRoyal GmbH

synopsis: REWE Group, one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies, acquires majority stake in the pet supplies online provider ZooRoyal GmbH. ZooRoyal is now considered the third largest Internet store for pet accessories.
buyer: REWE Group
REWE Group is one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies in Germany and Europe. Founded in 1927, The REWE Group has 328,000 employees and 15,500 stores in 13 European countries. "
target: ZooRoyal GmbH
ZooRoyal GmbH is the online distributor of pet supplies and pet accessories. With a product selection of over 15,000 items. ZooRoyal is now considered the third largest Internet store for pet accessories. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Würselen, Germany.
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closed 11/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Value8 NV, acquired Discount4Pets.nl

synopsis: Value8, a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, has acquired a 70% stake in Discount4Pets, an online pet specialty store that offers a wide range of 8,000 items for all pets. Their wide range of pet supplies are available for dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fishs and reptiles.
buyer: Value8 NV (VALUE:$131.37)
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet. "
target: Discount4Pets.nl
Discount4Pets is an online pet specialty store that offers a wide range of 8,000 items for all pets. their wide range of pet supplies are available for dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fish and reptiles.
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closed 4/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Easy Animal, acquired Ramps4Dogs.co.uk

synopsis: Easy Animal have extended their portfolio of websites by acquiring the Ramps4Dogs.co.uk website. This website which sells dog ramps to aid dogs to get into vehicles sells a wide range of dog ramps including the Solvit pet ramps and Pet-Gear both American brands of dog ramps, are well established in the dog travel arena.
buyer: Easy Animal
Easy Animal is one of the leading pet websites in the United Kingdom. They provide a range of pet products. "
target: Ramps4Dogs.co.uk
Ramps4Dogs.co.uk provides dog ramps including the Solvit pet ramps and Pet-Gear brands to consumers.
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closed 12/17/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Pethealth Inc., acquired VetMedsDirect.co.uk

synopsis: Pethealth Inc., North America's second largest provider of medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners, is pleased to announce that it has acquired VetMedsDirect.co.uk, an online retailer of pet pharmaceuticals, pet supplies and pet food that services pet owners in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Pethealth Inc.
Pethealth Inc. is North America’s second largest provider of medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners operating in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. "
target: VetMedsDirect.co.uk
Animal Dispensaries Ltd owns and operates VetMedsDirect an online portal for the retail of pet pharmaceuticals, pet supplies and pet food. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Tranent, United Kingdom.
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announced 9/24/2021 via Reuters

EQT AB, will acquire Zooplus AG

synopsis: EQT AB is to acquire Zooplus AG, an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 67 billion in assets under management across 26 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with total sales of approximately EUR 29 billion and more than 175,000 employees. "
target: Zooplus AG (XTRA:ZO1:$2,276.14)
Zooplus AG is an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,936 [$3,850]
rev ($mm)
$2,279
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
42.0x
announced 9/24/2021 via Reuters

EQT AB, will acquire Zooplus AG

synopsis: EQT AB is to acquire Zooplus AG, an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 67 billion in assets under management across 26 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with total sales of approximately EUR 29 billion and more than 175,000 employees. "
target: Zooplus AG (XTRA:ZO1:$2,276.14)
Zooplus AG is an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,936 [$3,850]
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$2,279
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
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42.0x
announced 9/15/2021 via PR Newswire

WorkWave, will acquire Team Software, Inc.

synopsis: WorkWave, a provider of SaaS solutions that support every stage of a service business's life cycle, has signed an agreement to purchase TEAM Software, the world's leading provider of software and solutions for cleaning, janitorial, security, and facilities management service providers.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: WorkWave
WorkWave empowers service-oriented companies to reach their full potential through scalable, cloud-based software solutions that support every stage of their business life-cycle. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Team Software, Inc.
TEAM Software develops market-leading financial, operations, and workforce management solutions for service contractors with distributed workforces, with a special focus on the cleaning, security, and facilities management industries in North America, Australia, and the U.K. and Ireland.
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announced 9/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Sitecore, will acquire Reflektion

synopsis: Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, will acquire Reflektion, an AI-powered digital search platform that understands and predicts patterns, context, and needs in order to convert shoppers into buyers. The combination enables Sitecore to engage, educate, and empower shoppers to make purchase decisions faster.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Sitecore
Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. Sitecore is the only company that brings together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. "
target: Reflektion
Reflektion's digital commerce experience platform for eCommerce and retail listens to the behaviors of each individual shopper, utilizes AI to calculate their preferences and intent, and then responds to every moment-to-moment interaction by displaying the most relevant content and products.
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announced 8/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Zemax

synopsis: Ansys. Inc. announced it plans to acquire Kirkland, Washington-based Zemax, a high-performance optical imaging system simulation company. Ansys said Zemax aligns with its growing portfolio of simulating optical- and photonics-enabled products.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Zemax
Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software. Zemax helps companies achieve a qualified design more efficiently by streamlining the workflow between optical and mechanical engineers.
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closed 8/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

Storable, acquired Molo

synopsis: Storable, a software provider for the self-storage industry, has acquired Molo, a SaaS management platform for marinas, shipyards, and yacht clubs. Molo delivers a modern platform for marine business management. Their iPad and web-based apps enables marine businesses to manage reservations, contacts, vessels, check-ins and payment processing.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Storable
Storable is the leading technology provider for the self-storage industry. Storable helps their clients to maximize their revenue and run their business more efficiently. Their solutions include storage and facility management software, responsive marketing websites, payment processing, and more. "
target: Molo
Molo is a SaaS management platform for marinas, shipyards, and yacht clubs. Molo’s mission is to deliver a modern platform for marine business management. Their iPad and web-based apps enables marine businesses to manage reservations, contacts, vessels, check-ins and payment processing.
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closed 10/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Certara, acquired Pinnacle 21

synopsis: Certara, Inc., a global leader in biosimulation, announced the completion of the previously announced transaction to acquire Pinnacle 21, a leading provider of SaaS solutions for clinical data fitness, regulatory compliance and submission readiness.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Certara (:$261.77)
Certara optimizes R&D productivity, commercial value and patient outcomes through its unique portfolio of model-informed drug development, regulatory science, and market access solutions. "
target: Pinnacle 21
Pinnacle 21 is a global leader in software for preparing clinical trial data for regulatory submission. Their platform validates data quality and compliance with CDISC standards, enabling a clean data pipeline from worldwide sponsors to health authorities, including the FDA, PMDA and NMPA.
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announced 6/29/2021 via BusinessWire

EQT AB, will acquire PrO Unlimited Inc.

synopsis: EQT, a global investment organization, will acquire a majority stake in PRO Unlimited, the modern workforce management solutions provider. EQT will support PRO in its next phase of development as the company continues to invest in technology and innovation to expand its integrated platform capabilities.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 67 billion in assets under management across 26 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with total sales of approximately EUR 29 billion and more than 175,000 employees. "
target parent: Harvest Partners Inc.
target: PrO Unlimited Inc.
PRO Unlimited offers workforce management and a partner ecosystem supported by data, software, intelligence, and services. PRO’s Modern Workforce Management Platform provides the speed, scale, flexibility, transparency, and expertise to serve as the holistic platform for the modern workforce.
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announced 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

WorkWave, will acquire Real Green Systems

synopsis: WorkWave, a provider of software solutions for field service companies, will acquire Real Green Systems, a leading provider of software solutions for the lawn care, landscaping, arbor care and pest control industries. Real Green provides a CRM solution that streamlines day-to-day tasks. They also offer solutions for scheduling, estimating and more.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: WorkWave
WorkWave, an IFS company, is dedicated to simplifying the complexity of running field service and other fleet-based businesses. WorkWave's platform provides its clients business insight and information, enabling them to increase efficiency, increase revenue and provide a 5-Star customer experience. "
target: Real Green Systems
Real Green Systems is a leading provider of software solutions for the lawn care, landscaping, arbor care, and pest control industries. Real Green provides a CRM solution that streamlines day-to-day tasks and marketing activities. They also offer solutions for scheduling, estimating and more.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

ThinkProject!, acquired Formworks

synopsis: Collaborative BIM and construction SaaS provider Thinkproject has acquired London-based Formworks, which is developed by Digital Field Solutions. Formworks is used to capture and process data on mobile devices, and is used by customers in construction, financial services, real estate, utilities, training, social care, maintenance and manufacturing.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: ThinkProject!
Based in Munich, Germany, thinkproject is a global leader in construction intelligence, unlocking the potential of people and information through digital technologies to enable better industry results. It is the leading Europe-based construction and engineering SaaS provider with 2,750 customers. "
target: Formworks
London-based Formworks is developed by Digital Field Solutions. Formworks is used to capture and process data on mobile devices, and is used by customers in construction, financial services, real estate, utilities, training, social care, maintenance and manufacturing.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, acquired Digital Purchase Order

synopsis: Cast & Crew has acquired Germany-based LeBog Software, creator of the Digital Purchase Order (DPO) software. DPO, an expense management system, is designed specifically for the entertainment industry to simplify and modernize the traditional purchase order workflow.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew services the entertainment industry by providing technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software. These solutions include payroll processing, residuals processing, workers' compensation services, labor relations, and more. "
target: Digital Purchase Order
Based in Germany, Digital Purchase Order (DPO) is an expense management system designed specifically for the entertainment industry to simplify and modernize the traditional purchase order workflow. DPO's fully integrated solution removes the need for paper, multiple emails, and manual circulation.
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announced 3/22/2021 via PR Newswire

IFS AB, will acquire Axios Systems

synopsis: IFS, announces it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Axios Systems PLC, a global provider of cloud-based Enterprise Service Management (ESM) software. Recognized as a leader in IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Operations Management (ITOM), Axios Systems has built a reputation for the quality of its service management solutions.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: IFS AB
IFS, based in Sweden, is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning, enterprise asset management and enterprise service management. IFS brings customers closer to their business, helps them be more agile. "
target: Axios Systems
UK-based Axios delivers innovative IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Operations Management (ITOM) solutions. These solutions help customers improve infrastructure operations and enhance service delivery across HR, Facilities Management, Finance and all business functions.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

IVC Evidensia, acquired PawSquad

synopsis: IVC Evidensia has bought PawSquad, the veterinary telemedicine provider. PawSquad, which was founded in 2015 by Diwaker Singh and Radu Georgescu, offers veterinary consultations by video and live text chat in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: IVC Evidensia
Headquartered in Bristol, UK, IVC is a leading veterinary services provider with a network of more than 1,500 clinics and hospitals and approximately 22,000 employees across Europe. Founded in 2011, IVC operates a decentralized model promoting innovation and clinical freedom. "
target parent: Gecad Ventures SRL
target: PawSquad
PawSquad believes many worries about pets can be resolved over a video consultation or online chat. PawSquad provides pet owners with convenient and instant access to qualified veterinary advice at the touch of a button, without having to search the web or travel to a vet practice.
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announced 3/4/2021 via Company Press Release

Sitecore, will acquire Boxever

synopsis: Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, will acquire Dublin-based Boxever Ltd., a SaaS-based Customer Data Platform (CDP) providing decisioning and experimentation, and Four51. Boxever's CDP will expand and enhance Sitecore's customer intelligence and AI-driven personalization tools.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Sitecore
Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. Sitecore is the only company that brings together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. "
target: Boxever
Based in Dublin, Boxever is a digital optimization platform that uses data and AI to help the world’s biggest brands make every customer interaction smarter and deliver game-changing customer experience.
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announced 3/4/2021 via Company Press Release

Sitecore, will acquire Four51

synopsis: Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, will acquire Four51, Inc., a company delivering modern B2B and B2C experiences for enterprise brands, and Boxever. Four51's platform complements Sitecore’s existing B2C commerce capabilities and will enable Sitecore to define the digital experience market moving forward.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Sitecore
Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. Sitecore is the only company that brings together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. "
target: Four51
Four51 is a provider of modern B2B and B2C experiences for enterprise brands. The Four51 OrderCloud platform is a fully composable, API-first, headless e-commerce platform. It powers e-commerce, order management, and B2B marketplace solutions for businesses with complex operational realities.
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announced 2/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Innovyze, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Portland, Oregon-based Innovyze, Inc., a global leader in water infrastructure software. The acquisition positions Autodesk as a technology leader in end-to-end water infrastructure solutions from design to operations.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Innovyze, Inc.
Innovyze empowers water professionals around the world to create, manage, and maintain water services. Innovyze is the global leader in water infrastructure data analytics software, providing enduring support for customer success.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

SpareFoot, Inc., acquired USstoragesearch.com

synopsis: Storable and its subsidiary SpareFoot, announced that they have acquired US Storage Search and its platforms, including Storage.com. USstoragesearch is a trusted storage partner; serving the storage industry with aggressive and cost-effective online self storage marketing.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: SpareFoot, Inc.
SpareFoot is the largest online marketplace for storage in the United States. SpareFoot allows consumers to compare over 12,000 storage options nationwide and pick the best solution for their needs, whether it’s traditional self-storage or full-service storage. "
target: USstoragesearch.com
USstoragesearch.com is a trusted storage partner; serving the storage industry with aggressive and cost-effective online self storage marketing. USstoragesearch.com is the self storage industry leader with the largest and longest standing storage directory with the largest member base.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/8/2021 via PR Newswire

FocusVision Worldwide, Inc. will be merged with Confirmit,

synopsis: FocusVision, a leading provider of customer insights technology, will merge with Norwegian company Confirmit, a leading provider of solutions that enable Market Research, Customer Experience, and Employee Engagement teams to turn insights into stories that fuel action.
buyer parent: Verdane Capital
buyer: Confirmit
Norway-based Confirmit a leading SaaS vendor for multichannel Voice of the Customer, Employee Feedback, and Market Research applications. Confirmit powers Global 5000 companies and Market Research agencies with software products for feedback and data collection, panel management, and more. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision offers a comprehensive suite of experience insights software solutions, including advanced surveys, online interviews and focus groups, and online qualitative research community solutions to give brands a better understanding of how customers think, feel, and act.
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closed 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, acquired Storable

synopsis: EQT is pleased to announce that EQT Private Equity has made a majority investment in Storable, a leading provider of software and technology to the self-storage industry. Under the terms of the agreement Cove Hill Partners and management will retain a minority stake in the Company.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 84 billion in raised capital and over EUR 52 billion in assets under management across 17 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia, and the US with approximately 159,000 employees. "
target parent: Cove Hill Partners
target: Storable
Storable is the leading technology provider for the self-storage industry. Storable helps their clients to maximize their revenue and run their business more efficiently. Their solutions include storage and facility management software, responsive marketing websites, payment processing, and more.
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closed 11/18/2020 via PR Newswire

EQT AB, acquired ThinkProject!

synopsis: EQT is pleased to announce that the EQT IX fund has acquired a majority stake in thinkproject from TA Associates ("TA") and thinkproject's founder Thomas Bachmaier. thinkproject is Europe's leading SaaS provider of construction intelligence solutions for the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Owner-operated (AECO) industry.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 75 billion in raised capital and over EUR 46 billion in assets under management across 16 active funds. TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. "
target: ThinkProject!
Based in Munich, Germany, thinkproject is a global leader in construction intelligence, unlocking the potential of people and information through digital technologies to enable better industry results. It is the leading Europe-based construction and engineering SaaS provider with 2,750 customers.
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announced 11/9/2020 via PR Newswire

Sapiens International Corporation N.V., will acquire TIA Technology A/S

synopsis: Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, will acquire Tia Technology, a leading vendor of digital software solutions, from EQT Mid Market. Tia offers comprehensive software solutions primarily for Property & Casualty insurers.
buyer parent: The Asseco Group
buyer: Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (SPNS:$367.96)
Israel-based Sapiens empowers insurers to succeed in an evolving industry. The company offers digital software platforms, solutions, and services for the property & casualty, life, pension & annuity, reinsurance, financial & compliance, workers' compensation, and financial markets. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: TIA Technology A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Tia Technology is a leading vendor of digital software solutions. The company offers comprehensive software solutions primarily for Property & Casualty insurers as well as Life and Pension, Health, and several innovative extension modules.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,171.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

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

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

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

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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Zooplus AG
Zooplus AG
Zooplus AG is an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,276.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$64.79
EBIT ($mm)
$62.29
Net Income ($mm)
$31.08
Employees
823
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Ticker: PETM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PetSmart, Inc.
PetSmart, Inc.
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$6,959.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$937.16
EBIT ($mm)
$703.96
Net Income ($mm)
$425.62
Employees
39500
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Ticker: BOVESPA:PETZ3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Petz
Petz
Petz is the largest pet shop chain in Brazil. Petz offers a diverse variety of products for all kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents, and fish. Their products include toys, snacks, collars, beds, cages, medicine, clothes, accessories, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$320.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.06
EBIT ($mm)
$26.36
Net Income ($mm)
$10.13
Employees
0
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Ticker: FRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Franchise Group, Inc.
Franchise Group, Inc.
Franchise Group is an operator of franchised businesses. Franchise Group helps catapult franchise brands forward by providing financial acumen, operational know-how, and support. Their business lines include Pet Supplies Plus, American Freight, The Vitamin Shoppe, Buddy’s Home Furnishings and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,636.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$269.43
EBIT ($mm)
$209.79
Net Income ($mm)
$39.75
Employees
6421
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: A053280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YES24 Co., Ltd.
YES24 Co., Ltd.
Yes24 Co., Ltd. engages in online shopping. Its businesses include tickets, gift items, ebooks, advertisement, movie operations, and other commodities.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$321.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.01
Net Income ($mm)
$5.79
Employees
418
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,635.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,952.87
Employees
0
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$17,325.04
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,600.61
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,117.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,728.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2,675.80
Net Income ($mm)
$1,829.50
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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