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BetterPlace Safety Solutions, acquired Oust Labs

synopsis: BetterPlace, an Indian blue-collar lifecycle management startup, has acquired Oust Labs, a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to up-skill their workforce.
buyer: BetterPlace Safety Solutions
BetterPlace is an Indian technology platform that manages the end-to-end lifecycle of blue collar workers. They make an immense social impact by helping the unorganized sector get training, employment, financial inclusion, digital footprint trust score and other benefits using technology. "
target: Oust Labs
Oust Labs is a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to train and up-skill their workforce.
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announced 2/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Bridge

synopsis: UK-based Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, will acquire Bridge, a learning, performance, and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organisations. The acquisition significantly extends LTG’s learning and talent offering in the mid-enterprise market.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bridge
Bridge is a learning, performance and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organizations. Specializing in employee-centric experiences, the offering includes a learning management system in addition to performance, engagement and skills development products on a single SaaS-based platform.
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$50
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$21
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Kahoot!, acquired Motimate

synopsis: Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, announced the acquisition of Motimate, an employee engagement and learning app provider for organizations of all sizes. Their app uses gamification to onboard new starters or train and upskill current workers. They are based in Oslo, Norway.
buyer: Kahoot! (OTCNO:KAHOOT:$42.97)
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform in Norway. Kahoot! makes it easy to create, share and play fun learning games for any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages. Kahoot! is used in a multitude of settings, including K-12 and university classrooms, corporate offices, and more. "
target: Motimate
Motimate is an employee engagement and learning app provider for organizations of all sizes. Their app uses gamification to onboard new starters or train and upskill current workers. They are based in Oslo, Norway.
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closed 5/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Engagedly, acquired Management Mentors, Inc.

synopsis: Engagedly, the St. Louis-based leader in performance management and employee engagement software, announced the acquisition of Management Mentors, a SaaS-based mentoring company headquartered in Boston.
buyer: Engagedly
Engagedly is a leading global provider of performance management and employee engagement software and services based in St. Louis, MO with offices in India, Australia, and the UK. "
target: Management Mentors, Inc.
Management Mentor is a SaaS-based mentoring company headquartered in Boston. Management Mentors' flagship product MentoringComplete is an online mentoring software program built on the core principles of human psychology.
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closed 2/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

StudyTube, acquired Springest

synopsis: Studytube, a Dutch online learning platform, has acquired Springest, a European training-booking marketplace. Springest helps over 3 million people a year to find, compare and book training programmes and courses. Their platform offers courses for agriculture, communication, construction, economics, healthcare, IT, legal, media, and more.
buyer: StudyTube
Studytube is a Dutch online learning platform. Studytube offers companies an all-in-one learning platform that inspires their employees to build their own future. They provide a central, user-friendly learning environment where employees can easily search, book and follow training courses. "
target: Springest
Springest is a European training-booking marketplace. Springest helps over 3 million people a year to find, compare and book training programmes and courses. Their platform offers courses for agriculture, communication, construction, economics, healthcare, IT, legal, media, and more.
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closed 1/5/2022 via PR Newswire

Talent Inc., acquired Interview School Inc.

synopsis: Talent Inc., the leading digital resource and trusted advisor to job seekers worldwide, announced its acquisition of Interview School, an innovative mock-interview software company that provides job seekers with up-to-date interview questions and AI-assisted feedback.
buyer: Talent Inc.
Talent Inc. helps job seekers navigate career changes and differentiate themselves in a competitive job market. Through its suite of properties, Talent Inc. empowers job seekers to take control of their careers and reach their full potential through its professional career services. "
target: Interview School Inc.
Interview School is mock-interview software that provides users with up-to-date interview questions and AI-assisted feedback. Since 2018, the company has helped thousands of professionals walk into interview rooms feeling prepared and confident.
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closed 3/19/2021 via PR Newswire

Penn Foster Inc., acquired Sokanu

synopsis: Penn Foster has acquired Sokanu, creator of the CareerExplorer platform used by over 10 million people to match to and evaluate career paths. The acquisition furthers Penn Foster's mission of putting middle-skill workers on a path to economic mobility by combining actionable labor market intelligence with workforce-relevant courses and programs.
buyer parent: Two Sigma Investments
buyer: Penn Foster Inc. (REVU:$188.75)
Penn Foster is bridging the gap between education and economic opportunity to build the workforce. They partner with employers, education and workforce organizations, and local community groups to design and deliver digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers. "
target: Sokanu
Canada-based Sokanu is the Internet's largest career advancement platform. CareerExplorer by Sokanu is the most widely-used career assessment, blending psychometrics and machine learning to help people understand how their personal traits, talents, interests, and values align with different careers.
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closed 3/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Elsevier B.V., acquired Authess

synopsis: Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specializing in science and health, and part of RELX, has acquired Authess, the Boston-based developer of an advanced performance-based competency assessment platform that evaluates how students solve complex, open-ended problems they would encounter on the job.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers and tackle human crises. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education. "
target: Authess
Authess is a developer that uniquely leverages technology to measure an individual’s ability to solve complex, real-world problems. The Authess platform supports authoring, delivery, analysis, and reporting of authentic, performance-based assessment.
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announced 9/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oracle Corporation, will acquire Iridize

synopsis: Enterprise software company Oracle Corp. has signed an agreement to acquire Tel Aviv-based user training startup Iridize Ltd. Founded in 2011, Iridize develops software that allows companies to create personalized user guides for cloud and web applications.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$41,399.00)
Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers. "
target: Iridize
Founded in 2011, Iridize develops software that allows companies to create personalized user guides for cloud and web applications. Iridize accelerates product adoption and user onboarding, reducing support costs with a powerful platform of personalized interactive guides and messages.
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closed 7/12/2018 via PR Newswire

LeapPoint, acquired JumpSeat

synopsis: LeapPoint, a management and technology consulting firm, is excited to announce it has acquired browser-based digital adoption platform, JumpSeat. This platform allows companies to streamline their onboarding process and technology adoption efforts.
buyer: LeapPoint
LeapPoint is a management and technology consulting firm that provides advisory and digital services as well as custom application development. LeapPoint offers a thoughtful blend of resources to bring just the right mix of business acumen and functional expertise to drive enterprise change. "
target: JumpSeat
JumpSeat is a browser-based digital adoption platform. This platform allows companies to streamline their onboarding process and technology adoption efforts. JumpSeat is a browser-based solution allowing it to be utilized across the many different technologies a company has in its stack.
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closed 6/17/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Professional Diversity Network LLC, acquired Resunate

synopsis: The Professional Diversity Network, a developer and operator of online networks and job boards for culturally diverse professionals, has acquired Resunate, a developer of recruiting software designed to connect job seekers, colleges, universities and job placement companies with specific job postings.
buyer: Professional Diversity Network LLC (IPDN:$4.29)
The Professional Diversity Network (PDN) is a Chicago-based diversity recruitment firm. PDN manages a suite of professional networking websites that target diverse professional groups, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, women, LGBT, veterans, and people with disabilities. "
target parent: Careerimp, Inc.
target: Resunate
Resunate is a web based software, created to build a resume and automatically evaluate and improve it for every job. It provides legitimate, quantitative feedback to job seekers; and confidence for employers that they are selecting the best candidate in their applicant pool.
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closed 5/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Electronic Commerce Inc., acquired Cfactor

synopsis: Electronic Commerce Inc. (ECI), a leading SaaS payroll and HR provider, announced it has acquired cfactor Works Inc., a company that delivers a personalized on-demand social human resource management system (HRMS), talent management, and employee collaboration software suite for employees.
buyer parent: Frontier Capital
buyer: Electronic Commerce Inc.
Specializing in Human Capital Management solutions, Electronic Commerce, Inc. (ECI®) created its Empower software to provide mid-sized companies with a web-based, fully unified platform that covers the entire employee lifecycle. "
target: Cfactor
cfactor Works Inc. delivers a personalized on-demand social human resource management system (HRMS), talent management, and employee collaboration software suite for employees.
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announced 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hastee, will acquire Typs

synopsis: Hastee, a leading earnings on demand company in the UK, will acquire Typs, a mobile app in Spain that gives employees real-time access to their salaries. Typs enables employers to increase their retention by offering their employees a unique social benefit. The app provides access to salaries at anytime to help reduce financial stress.
buyer: Hastee
Hastee is a leading earnings on demand company in the UK. Hastee aims to revolutionise the way people are paid by giving workers access to a portion of their earned pay. The Hastee card and mobile app provides employees with real-time access to their hard earned pay. "
target: Typs
Typs is a mobile app in Spain that gives employees real-time access to their salaries. Typs enables employers to increase their retention by offering their employees a unique social benefit. The app provides access to salaries at anytime and anywhere to help reduce financial stress related problems.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

WorkJam, acquired Forge Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Workjam, a digital workplace solutions provider, has acquired Forge, an on-demand staffing platform. Forge primarily offers a talent sharing software that enables businesses in a close geographic proximity to partner and share part-time labor.
buyer: WorkJam
The WorkJam Digital Workplace unleashes the potential of your enterprise workforce through agile scheduling, transformative communication, experiential learning, and tailored recognition. They are based in Montréal, QC, Canada. "
target: Forge Technologies Inc.
Forge primarily offers a talent sharing software that enables businesses in a close geographic proximity to partner and share part-time labor. Once hired, employees can use Forge’s flexible scheduling to ensure they’re never double-booked for shifts.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Forge Technologies Inc., acquired ShiftMe

synopsis: Talent sharing pioneer, Forge Technologies Inc., has acquired ShiftMe, a Los Angeles-based technology startup that offers a mobile application for shift scheduling and swapping that makes lives of managers and employees simpler.
buyer: Forge Technologies Inc.
Forge primarily offers a talent sharing software that enables businesses in a close geographic proximity to partner and share part-time labor. Once hired, employees can use Forge’s flexible scheduling to ensure they’re never double-booked for shifts. "
target: ShiftMe
ShiftMe is a Los Angeles-based technology startup that offers a mobile application for shift scheduling and swapping that makes lives of managers and employees simpler.
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announced 7/9/2018 via PR Newswire

Morneau Shepell Ltd., will acquire LifeWorks Corporation Ltd

synopsis: Morneau Shepell, a human resources consulting company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of LifeWorks Corporation Ltd, an employee well-being business which combines employee assistance, wellness, recognition and incentive programs.
buyer: Morneau Shepell Ltd. (TSX:MSI:$0.00)
Based in Canada, Morneau Shepell is a human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrated approach to employee assistance, health, benefits and retirement. As a leader in strategic HR consulting and innovative pension design, they help clients solve complex workforce problems."
target: LifeWorks Corporation Ltd
LifeWorks is an employee well-being business that combines employee assistance, wellness, recognition and incentive programs globally. LifeWorks' platform features an employee assistance program, HR communications and community, perks and savings, rewards and recognition, and a wellness program.
price ($mm)
$325
rev ($mm)
$105
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closed 6/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Jobr

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, announced that it has acquired Jobr, the leading mobile job discovery app. The Jobr app uses a 'Tinder-like' model, allowing job seekers to quickly connect with or dismiss job opportunities by swiping right or left on job postings and then apply to those jobs.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. The company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities. "
target: Jobr
Jobr is the leading mobile job discovery application. Jobr enables users to advance their career by easily browsing for jobs and connecting with employers without the hassle of a formal job search. It also provides tools for recruiters to manage and interact with applicants.
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closed 2/17/2022 via Company Press Release

Vera Whole Health, acquired Castlight Health, Inc.

synopsis: Vera Whole Health, Inc., a leader in advanced primary care, has acquired Castlight Health, Inc., a health navigation platform that simplifies the complexities of healthcare. Castlight partners with Fortune 500 companies and health plans to transform employee and member benefits into one comprehensive health and wellbeing experience.
buyer parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
buyer: Vera Whole Health
Vera Whole Health is a leader in advanced primary care. Vera’s primary care model aims to address patient overall health, including physical, mental and social health, while providing cost efficiency for employers and payers. "
target: Castlight Health, Inc. (CSLT:$131.43)
Castlight is a health navigation platform that simplifies the complexities of healthcare. Castlight partners with Fortune 500 companies and health plans to transform employee and member benefits into one comprehensive health and wellbeing experience to deliver better health outcomes.
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$368 [$312]
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$143
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$0
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closed 5/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PandoLogic, acquired Wade & Wendy

synopsis: PandoLogic has acquired Wade & Wendy, a recruitment automation platform that increases recruiters' bandwidth to make for a better - and more human - candidate experience. Their AI recruiter platform automates task-driven recruitment processes: sourcing, screening and recommending qualified & interested candidates.
buyer: PandoLogic
PandoLogic is the leading programmatic job advertising and vendor management platform in North America. Their programmatic job advertising platform, pandoIQ, automates and optimizes job ad placements to help companies meet hiring needs while maximizing recruitment ad spend. "
target: Wade & Wendy
Wade & Wendy is a recruitment automation platform that increases recruiters' bandwidth to make for a better - and more human - candidate experience. Their AI recruiter platform automates task-driven recruitment processes: sourcing, screening and recommending qualified & interested candidates.
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announced 3/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Xero Limited, will acquire Planday

synopsis: Xero is to acquire Denmark-based Planday, a cloud-based platform that's been designed to provide businesses with a real-time view of staffing needs and payroll costs, alongside business performance metrics.
buyer: Xero Limited (ASX:XRO:$644.37)
Xero provides a easy-to-use cloud-based accounting software service for small businesses and their advisors around the world. Xero connects more than two million subscribers with an ecosystem of over 800 third-party apps and 200 plus connections to banks and financial service providers. "
target: Planday
Planday is cloud-based platform that's been designed to provide businesses with a real-time view of staffing needs and payroll costs, alongside business performance metrics.
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$189
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closed 10/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

BetterPlace Safety Solutions, acquired Oust Labs

synopsis: BetterPlace, an Indian blue-collar lifecycle management startup, has acquired Oust Labs, a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to up-skill their workforce.
buyer: BetterPlace Safety Solutions
BetterPlace is an Indian technology platform that manages the end-to-end lifecycle of blue collar workers. They make an immense social impact by helping the unorganized sector get training, employment, financial inclusion, digital footprint trust score and other benefits using technology. "
target: Oust Labs
Oust Labs is a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to train and up-skill their workforce.
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closed 10/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

BetterPlace Safety Solutions, acquired Oust Labs

synopsis: BetterPlace, an Indian blue-collar lifecycle management startup, has acquired Oust Labs, a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to up-skill their workforce.
buyer: BetterPlace Safety Solutions
BetterPlace is an Indian technology platform that manages the end-to-end lifecycle of blue collar workers. They make an immense social impact by helping the unorganized sector get training, employment, financial inclusion, digital footprint trust score and other benefits using technology. "
target: Oust Labs
Oust Labs is a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to train and up-skill their workforce.
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closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

BetterPlace Safety Solutions, acquired Fabulyst

synopsis: Bengaluru-based BetterPlace Safety Solutions, which runs a technology platform that manages the end-to-end lifecycle of blue collar workers, has acqui-hired Fabulyst. Fabulyst helps e-commerce retailers improve sales and conversion by using artificial intelligence to automatically tag product images into natural language.
buyer: BetterPlace Safety Solutions
BetterPlace Safety Solutions runs a technology platform that manages the end-to-end lifecycle of blue collar workers. They make an immense social impact by helping the unorganized sector get training, employment, financial inclusion, digital footprint trust score and other benefits using technology."
target: Fabulyst
Fabulyst helps e-commerce retailers improve sales and conversion by using artificial intelligence to automatically tag product images into natural language.
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closed 10/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

BetterPlace Safety Solutions, acquired Oust Labs

synopsis: BetterPlace, an Indian blue-collar lifecycle management startup, has acquired Oust Labs, a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to up-skill their workforce.
buyer: BetterPlace Safety Solutions
BetterPlace is an Indian technology platform that manages the end-to-end lifecycle of blue collar workers. They make an immense social impact by helping the unorganized sector get training, employment, financial inclusion, digital footprint trust score and other benefits using technology. "
target: Oust Labs
Oust Labs is a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to train and up-skill their workforce.
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closed 3/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Ultimate Kronos Group, acquired Ascentis Software

synopsis: UKG Inc., a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM), payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, announced it has acquired Ascentis Corporation. Ascentis is a provider of full-suite HR and workforce management solutions that has grown from 860 customers to 4,800 customers.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Ultimate Kronos Group
Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) is a leading global provider of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions. UKG delivers award-winning solutions to help organizations drive better business outcomes, improve HR effectiveness, and streamline the payroll process. "
target: Ascentis Software
Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Ascentis is a provider of full-suite HR and workforce management solutions that has grown from 860 customers to 4,800 customers. Their full suite of workforce solutions helps keep clients compliant, productive and profitable.
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closed 1/28/2022 via PR Newswire

24SevenOffice, acquired INNOMATE A/S

synopsis: 24SevenOffice has acquired all the shares in the Danish HR software company INNOMATE A/S. The software consists of modules for organization, onboarding, dialogue management, administration, recruitment, course administration and competence management. They are based in Denmark.
buyer: 24SevenOffice (:$20.93)
Based in Norway, 24SevenOffice offers a complete cloud-based ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution that provides everything small and medium-sized businesses and enterprise-sized businesses need to manage their operations in one integrated system. "
target: INNOMATE A/S
INNOMATE A/S has developed a module based “end-to-end” automated HR SaaS solution. The software consists of modules for organization, onboarding, dialogue management, administration, recruitment, course administration and competence management. They are based in Denmark.
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$2.06
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closed 9/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

INX Software, purchased Sitepass from Kineo Group

synopsis: Global digital learning solutions leader Kineo announces the sale of its Sitepass business to INX Software. Created in 2013, Sitepass is an online platform that helps organisations prequalify, onboard, verify and monitor their entire workforce from contractors, employees, volunteers and visitors.
buyer parent: Tanarra Capital
buyer: INX Software
Perth-based INX Software provides integrated workforce management software solutions to a range of sectors including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, engineering, government, food & beverage, transport, marine, aviation, communications, utilities and healthcare. "
seller parent: City & Guilds
seller: Kineo Group
Created in 2013, Sitepass is an online platform that helps organisations prequalify, onboard, verify and monitor their entire workforce from contractors, employees, volunteers and visitors.
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closed 4/30/2021 via PR Newswire

PrimePay, acquired SyncHR

synopsis: PrimePay, a national payroll, human capital management (HCM), and benefit services company, announced it is acquiring SyncHR, a leading all-in-one HR, payroll and benefits management software provider purposely-built for mid-sized enterprises.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: PrimePay
Since 1986, PrimePay has been helping small businesses get time back in their day to focus on what matters most. This is possible through their payroll, HR, Time Clock and benefits admin services that help to ensure compliance and provide exceptional support during the employee lifecycle. "
target: SyncHR
SyncHR is a pioneer and expert in the HR, Benefits and Payroll space. SyncHR is innovative and unique by using Object Oriented, Open Source technology to dramatically simplify HR operations resulting in a much smaller code base allowing faster changes, implementation and integrations.
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closed 1/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired Softbrick BV

synopsis: Montreal-based Valsoft Corporation Inc. has acquired Softbrick, an industry leader in workforce management software solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Softbrick has built a strong reputation of analyzing the specific needs of staff management solutions which makes for an excellent addition to Aspire Software, a division of Valsoft Corp.
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: Softbrick BV
Based in the Netherlands, Softbrick offers workforce management software solutions for the optimal use of staff members. Softbrick analyzes specific needs and helps organizations optimize their work processes and permanently improve results.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired WorkFront

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital media and digital marketing solutions, has acquired Workfront, the leader in enterprise work management. Workfront provides companies a single system to support planning, collaboration and governance to unlock organizational productivity and create exceptional experiences.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,099.00)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: WorkFront
Workfront is the modern work management application platform, helping people do their best work so companies can thrive in a digital world. Workfront is built for people, effortlessly connecting teams and easily integrating into existing applications and systems.
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closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Perscitus LLP, acquired The ID Register

synopsis: The ID Register, has spun out of Apex Group Ltd. in a management buyout led by its Founder, Tim Andrews and funds consulted by Perscitus LLP. The ID Register aims to become the central clearinghouse for KYC (Know Your Customer) and investor onboarding and has grown to over 25,000 investor profiles.
buyer: Perscitus LLP
Perscitus LLP is an independent, London based investment consultant. They provide services to a multi-asset portfolio with a particular focus on direct Private Equity and Venture Capital investments across a range of sectors and stages. "
target parent: Apex Group Ltd
target: The ID Register
The ID Register aims to become the central clearinghouse for KYC (Know Your Customer) and investor onboarding and has grown to over 25,000 investor profiles. Each investor controls their own information in a profile, which, once approved, they can connect to their investments and service providers.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

EMZ Partners, will acquire HRworks GmbH

synopsis: EMZ Partners has agreed to acquire German software developer HRWorks. The firm will take a stake of up to the entire share capital of the company. HRworks is the all-in-one HR software in the cloud. Companies use HR software to make their HR processes more efficient and transparent, while saving costs at the same time.
buyer: EMZ Partners
EMZ Partners is a pragmatic investor specializing in supporting entrepreneurs: founding directors, family shareholders or teams of managers wishing to gain their independence. By investing in subordinated bonds and capital, EMZ offers an attractive alternative to traditional fundraising. "
target: HRworks GmbH
Based in Germany, HRworks is the all-in-one HR software in the cloud. Companies use HR software to make their HR processes more efficient and transparent, while saving costs at the same time.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Zebra Technologies Corporation, acquired Reflexis Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, has acquired Reflexis Systems, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent workforce management, execution, and communication solutions for organizations in the retail, food service, hospitality and banking industries.
buyer: Zebra Technologies Corporation (ZBRA:$4,743.00)
Zebra delivers industry-tailored, end-to-end solutions to enable every asset and worker to be visible, connected, and fully optimized. Zebra's market-leading solutions elevate the shopping experience, track, and manage inventory as well as improve supply chain efficiency and patient care. "
target: Reflexis Systems, Inc.
Reflexis Systems is a provider of intelligent workforce management, execution, and communication solutions for multi-site organizations in various industries. The Reflexis ONE Intelligent work platform is used by customers to simplify execution, improve communication, and optimize labor decisions.
price ($mm)
$575
rev ($mm)
$66
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8.7x
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Movista Inc., acquired NaturalInsight

synopsis: Movista Inc., provider of the leading advanced, mobile-first retail execution and workforce management platform, has acquired Natural Insight, a retail technology provider and its largest competitor. The acquisition brings together two of the largest domain leaders in retail execution technology to consolidate the marketplace.
buyer: Movista Inc.
Movista Inc. is a SaaS company that provides the industry’s leading mobile-first retail execution and workforce management platform, ONE. The enterprise platform replaces or integrates a multitude of disparate systems into one user-friendly, mobile interface. "
target: NaturalInsight
Natural Insight provides a cloud-based advanced retail execution and workforce management platform for consumer brands, retailers, and merchandising and marketing agencies. They empower retailers to improve in-store experiences, grow sales, increase ROI, and capture and report on field data.
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closed 9/9/2019 via BusinessWire

U.S. Bancorp, acquired talech

synopsis: U.S. Bank has acquired talech, a Palo Alto-based software company that provides software that allows businesses to manage multiple operational tasks – such as order management, inventory and staff reporting, customer management, business insights and payments processing – in a single, integrated point-of-sale system.
buyer: U.S. Bancorp (USB:$23,391.00)
U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The company provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. "
target: talech
Established in 2012, talech provides software that allows businesses to manage multiple operational tasks – such as order management, inventory and staff reporting, customer management, business insights and payments processing – in a single, integrated point-of-sale system.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Sopra HR Software SAS, acquired PeopleSpheres

synopsis: Sopra HR Software announced that it is reinforcing its presence in talent management with the acquisition of PeopleSpheres. France-based PeopleSpheres (formerly known as NeoSpheres) helps clients digitise and centralise their entire HR system using its innovative, completely open HR platform.
buyer parent: Sopra Steria
buyer: Sopra HR Software SAS
Sopra HR Software, a global human resources player, offers one of the most comprehensive portfolios of HR services and solutions available on the market. It provides on- premise and cloud-based solutions covering HR management and transformation, compliance and talent management. "
target: PeopleSpheres
PeopleSpheres (formerly known as NeoSpheres) helps clients digitise and centralise their entire HR system using its innovative, completely open HR platform. PeopleSpheres is a French company specialising in consulting and integration services in the area of talent management.
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closed 9/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Trackforce, Inc, acquired Valiant Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trackforce, a security workforce management platform has acquired Valiant Solutions Inc., a provider of Human Capital Management software solutions. The new company, Trackforce Valiant, is the world’s largest security workforce management platform delivering the only all-in-one comprehensive operations management solution available to the industry.
buyer: Trackforce, Inc
Valiant Solutions is a leading provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions. Valiant’s solutions are delivered in a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform which powers a suite of integrated Payroll, Time & Labor Management, and Human Resources products. "
target parent: PeakEquity Partners
target: Valiant Solutions, Inc.
Trackforce is a leader in security workforce management solutions and provides fully integrated security solutions to its partners and customers. Clients include the world’s leading security guard service providers, major airports, universities, and corporations across the globe.
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closed 6/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Calabrio, Inc, acquired Teleopti

synopsis: Calabrio announced it has acquired Teleopti, a top, global provider of workforce management software, offering a world-class WFM solution that is sophisticated, localized and easy to use. Founded in 1992, they are based in Sweden with offices all over the globe.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Calabrio, Inc
Calabrio is the customer experience intelligence company that empowers organizations to enrich human interactions. Through AI-driven analytics, Calabrio uncovers customer behavior and sentiment, and derives compelling insights from the contact center. "
target: Teleopti
Teleopti is a top, global provider of workforce management software, offering a world-class WFM solution that is sophisticated, localized and easy to use. Founded in 1992, they are based in Sweden with offices all over the globe.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tanarra Capital, acquired INX Software

synopsis: Tanarra Capital, led by veteran investment banker John Wylie, has taken a 75 per cent stake in INX with the aim of accelerating the latter’s product development and overseas expansion. Perth-based INX Software provides integrated workforce management software solutions to a range of sectors including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and more.
buyer: Tanarra Capital
Tanarra is an Australian family office investment and advisory firm. Its principal is John Wylie, one of Australia’s well regarded investment bankers and investors. Tanarra invests in a wide range of early stage ventures, private and public companies in Australia and around the world. "
target: INX Software
Perth-based INX Software provides integrated workforce management software solutions to a range of sectors including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, engineering, government, food & beverage, transport, marine, aviation, communications, utilities and healthcare.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Advanced, acquired Kirona

synopsis: Large IT provider, Advanced, has acquired Kirona, a workforce management and resource scheduling software company. The company provides a mobile solution for businesses with field-based service teams in the public and private markets.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors. Their healthcare portfolio includes patient care management and clinical software solutions, while its enterprise suite includes financial management, HR, payroll, and CRM. "
target parent: Livingbridge
target: Kirona
Kirona delivers a range of workforce management software; from task planning and resource scheduling right through to workflow and analytics tools and support services.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/24/2019 via Company Press Release

nextSource, Inc, acquired nextSource, Inc

synopsis: nextSource, a leading provider of a contingent workforce solutions and a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital and Prudential Capital Group, has been acquired by its leadership team, led by CEO Catherine Candland.
buyer: nextSource, Inc
The management buyout is led by CEO, Catherine Candland. nextSource is a leading provider of workforce management solutions with a diverse client base, mainly in the US. The Company is a turnkey solution provider addressing varying customer needs across the entire spectrum of contingent labor. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: nextSource, Inc
nextSource is a leading provider of workforce management solutions with a diverse client base, mainly in the United States. The Company is a turnkey solution provider addressing varying customer needs across the entire spectrum of contingent labor.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Saba Software, Inc., will acquire Lumesse AS

synopsis: Saba Software Inc., a global leader in talent development solutions, and a portfolio company of Vector Capital, announced that it will acquire Lumesse, a leading provider of talent acquisition, talent management and learning experience technology in Europe.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management and engagement solution used by leading organizations to hire, develop, engage, and inspire their people. With machine learning at its core, Saba Cloud offers proactive, personalized recommendations on candidates, connections and content. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Lumesse AS
Lumesse provides talent solutions to hundreds of organizations in over 70 countries, enabling them to engage and nurture the best talent in an ever-changing and demanding global environment. Lumesse's customers are well prepared to capitalize on the fast evolution of new technologies.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Coupa Software, acquired DCR Workforce

synopsis: Coupa Software, a leader in business spend management (BSM), announced that it has acquired the technology assets of DCR Workforce, a leading provider of contingent workforce management and services procurement software.
buyer: Coupa Software (COUP:$458.37)
Coupa Software is the cloud platform for business spend management (BSM). They deliver “Value as a Service” by helping their customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. "
target: DCR Workforce
DCR Workforce is a leading provider of SaaS solutions for contingent workforce management and services procurement. The company’s Smart Track VMS offers a unified approach to managing all aspects of non-employee engagement.
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