Like Datatrans AG

closed 11/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Eurazeo, acquired Datatrans AG

synopsis: Advent International and Eurazeo have acquired Datatrans AG and will now co-control the company. Datatrans is a highly innovative, digital payment solutions provider for more than 5,000 online merchants, including sophisticated multi-national firms.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Eurazeo (ENXTPA:RF:$6,048.79)
Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. Eurazeo is a leading global investment group, with a diversified portfolio. "
target: Datatrans AG
Datatrans is a highly innovative, digital payment solutions provider for more than 5,000 online merchants, including sophisticated multi-national firms.
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announced 7/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Paysafe Group, will acquire Openbucks

synopsis: Paysafe, a leading specialized payments platform, announced its acquisition of US-based payment technology company, Openbucks, an alternative payment gateway that enables online merchants to accept cash and retailer gift cards as a form of payment from their consumers who do not use bank accounts or credit cards to transact online.
buyer: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$1,444.25)
UK-based Paysafe is a leading specialised payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing, and online cash solutions. "
target: Openbucks
Openbucks is an alternative payment gateway that enables online merchants to accept cash and retailer gift cards as a form of payment from their consumers who do not use bank accounts or credit cards to transact online.
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closed 4/23/2020 via finextra.com

Worldline, acquired GoPay s.r.o.

synopsis: Worldline, one of the largest payments providers in Europe, has acquired a 53% stake in GoPay, an online payments processor in the Czech Republic. GoPay provides a payment gateway solution that makes online payments more comfortable, faster, and safer. The company serves more than 9,000 e-commerce clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
buyer: Worldline (PA:WLN.AS:$3,348.93)
Worldline is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. "
target: GoPay s.r.o.
GoPay is an online payments processor in the Czech Republic. GoPay provides a payment gateway solution that makes online payments more comfortable, faster, and safer. The company serves more than 9,000 e-commerce clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
price ($mm)
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$8
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0.0x
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announced 11/4/2015 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, will acquire PAY.ON AG

synopsis: ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, and PAY.ON, a leader in eCommerce payment gateway services, announced they have entered into a definitive transaction agreement where ACI will acquire 100 percent of the equity of PAY.ON.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments company, powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,000 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software processes $13 trillion each day in payments and securities transactions. "
target: PAY.ON AG
PAY.ON delivers white label global payment gateway solutions to payment service providers, ISOs, acquirers, ISVs, and VARs, enabling them to fully outsource payment transaction processing or integrate a gateway-to-gateway solution.
price ($mm)
$196
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announced 12/19/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Sberbank, will acquire Yandex Money

synopsis: Russia's largest state-owned bank Sberbank said it will buy Yandex.Money—the online payment service of the country's most popular search engine, Yandex NV—to establish a foothold in the country's growing e-commerce and electronic payment sector.
buyer: Sberbank (MISX:SBER:$23,544.42)
Sberbank is the largest credit institution in Russia and CIS, accounting for 26,8% of the aggregate Russian banking assets and 29,1% of banking capital. Sberbank's brand is worth USD10.65 bn. making it the most expensive Russian brand. "
target parent: Yandex N.V.
target: Yandex Money
Yandex.Money is an online payment system – a dependable and handy tool to make instant payments for goods and services on the web. It is used daily for goods and services, from web-hosting and mobile communications to books and clothing.
price ($mm)
$60*
rev ($mm)
$13
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6.4x
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closed 7/27/2011 via PR Newswire

Tray, acquired SuperPay

synopsis: Tray, the largest e-commerce platform in Brazil serving an average of more than 4,500 stores, announced the acquisition of "payment gateway" SuperPay. SuperPay allows e-commerce sites to offer their users all existing forms of payments: credit card, bank payment slip, direct debit, recurring payments, etc.
buyer: Tray
Tray is the largest e-commerce platform in Brazil. With more than 4,500 online stores, it is the most widely used platform for companies from different segments in Brazil, covering the entire e-commerce chain: platform, marketplace, online advertising and means of payment. "
target: SuperPay
SuperPay, located in Sao Paolo, Brazil, is a Payment Gateway that allows e-commerce sites to offer their users all existing forms of payments: credit card, bank payment slip, direct debit, recurring payments, etc.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

EVO Payments International, acquired ClearONE Payment Gateway

synopsis: EVO Payments, Inc., a leading global provider of payment technology integration and acquiring solutions, announced the acquisition of ClearONE, a leading POS payments platform integrated to over one hundred software solutions serving more than 10,000 merchants across Europe.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$434.11)
EVO Payments, Inc. is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe. "
target: ClearONE Payment Gateway
ClearONE is a leading POS payments platform integrated to over one hundred software solutions serving more than 10,000 merchants across Europe. Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, the ClearONE platform seamlessly and securely serves independent software vendors (ISVs).
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closed 3/11/2013 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Online Resources Corporation

synopsis: ACI Worldwide announced it has completed the acquisition of Online Resources Corporation, a leading provider of online banking and full service bill pay solutions. The acquisition adds Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) solutions as a strategic part of ACI’s Universal Payments portfolio and strengthens its online banking capabilities.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 1,650 financial institutions, retailers and processors around the world. ACI software enables $12 trillion in payments each day, processing transactions for 14 of the leading global retailers, and 24 of the world’s 25 largest banks. "
target: Online Resources Corporation (ORCC:$154.68)
Online Resources powers financial interactions between millions of consumers and the company’s financial institution and biller clients. The company provides web and phone-based financial services, electronic payments and marketing services to drive consumer adoption.
price ($mm)[EV]
$133 [$110]
rev ($mm)
$162
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.3x
closed 1/9/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Euronet Worldwide, Inc., acquired Pure Commerce

synopsis: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. a leading global electronic payments provider and distributor, announced the acquisition of Pure Commerce, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based financial and payment solutions to banks, acquirers and global retailers around the world.
buyer: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT:$2,491.89)
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. "
target: Pure Commerce
Pure Commerce provides on-demand financial and payment solutions to banks, acquirers and multi-national corporates. Established in 1997, Pure Commerce has a proven track record of successfully developing and deploying many innovative payment solutions across the globe.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$15
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EV / rev
4.2x
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closed 11/27/2012 via PE Hub

Network International, acquired TimesofMoney

synopsis: Payment solution provider Network International has acquired a majority stake in TimesofMoney, an Indian online remittance and digital payments service provider. The acquisition enables Network International to open up a much-needed online remittance service in the key GCC – India corridor.
buyer parent: Abraaj Capital
buyer: Network International (LSE:NETW:$334.91)
Network International is a leading provider of payment solutions in the Middle East. Network International is well-equipped to meet the growing needs of its customers, making payment transactions secure, fast and easy for banks, financial institutions, retailers and their customers. "
target: TimesofMoney
TimesofMoney is the leading digital payments & remittances service provider catering to retail & institutional clients. TimesofMoney’s bouquet of services includes retail online remittances, value-added NRI Services, white-labeled remittance platforms & online payment gateway solutions.
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announced 7/2/2012 via Reuters

Cielo S.A., will acquire Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Brazil's Cielo said it will buy U.S. payment solutions provider Merchant e-Solutions for $670 million to enable the South American country's largest card payment processor to settle more online transactions.
buyer: Cielo S.A.
Cielo S.A. is the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, engaged in merchant affiliations, management of the card acceptance network, as well as the capture, transmission, processing and settlement of credit and debit card transactions. "
target: Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.
Merchant e-Solutions, Inc., an Internet-based e-commerce company, provides payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants. It offers Internet-based global platform for on-line and card-not-present transactions; in-person payments, as well as from a selection of dial and IP POS terminals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$670 [$614]
rev ($mm)
$124
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
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5.0x
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11.0x
announced 8/31/2021 via BusinessWire

PayU Group, will acquire BillDesk

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider and company owned by Prosus and Naspers, is to acquire BillDesk, India’s leading payments service provider.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider. They deliver innovative technology that enables millions of people to buy and sell online. They specialize in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in underserved markets. "
target: BillDesk
BillDesk is India’s leading payments service provider. The company operates as a neutral service bureau aggregating multiple banks, billing companies and other corporations onto a common standards-based platform for delivering electronic payments and collection services.
price ($mm)
$4,700
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announced 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

CannaOne Technologies Inc., will acquire Payright Pte Ltd.

synopsis: CannaOne Technologies Inc., a financial technology company in Canada, will acquire a 51% stake in Payright, a payment processing solutions provider in Singapore. Payright provides payment processing solutions to the global eCommerce market. Their secured platforms are designed to serve the payment processing needs of businesses and consumers.
buyer: CannaOne Technologies Inc. (CNSX:CNNA:($0.04))
CannaOne Technologies is a financial technology company in Canada. CannaOne's mission is to develop, build and operate the next generation of digital payment infrastructure across the high-growth markets of Asia and the Middle East and Africa (A-MEA). "
target: Payright Pte Ltd.
Payright a payment processing solutions provider in Singapore. Payright provides payment processing solutions to the global eCommerce market. Their secured platforms are designed to serve the payment processing needs of businesses and consumers.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

VeriFone, Inc., acquired 2 Checkout.com, Inc.

synopsis: Verifone, a leading payments technology company, has acquired 2Checkout, a payment processor that allows companies to accept online & mobile payments from buyers worldwide with localized payment options.
buyer: VeriFone, Inc. (PAY:$2,000.46)
Verifone is a leading payments technology company. Verifone connects more than 29 million payment devices to the cloud, merging the online and in-store shopping experience and creating the next generation of digital engagement between merchants and consumers. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: 2 Checkout.com, Inc.
2Checkout is a payment processor that allows companies to accept online & mobile payments from buyers worldwide with localized payment options. Capabilities include a pre-integrated payments gateway, merchant account, PCI compliance, international fraud prevention, & integration with shopping carts.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, will acquire Pagantis

synopsis: Afterpay, a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments, will acquire Pagantis, a Spain-based fintech company that provides automated, friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Afterpay is a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments. Afterpay allows customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time, helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest. "
target: Pagantis
Pagantis is a Spain-based fintech company that provides friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments. The company offers payment services for eCommerce businesses in Spain, France and Italy.
price ($mm)
$59
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announced 8/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Paya, Inc. will be merged with FinTech Acquisition Corp. III,

synopsis: Paya, a leading integrated payments and commerce solution provider, and FinTech Acquisition Corp. III, a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company will operate as Paya and will be listed on NASDAQ under the new symbol PAYA.
buyer: FinTech Acquisition Corp. III (FNTC:$0.00)
FinTech Acquisition Corp. III is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of entering into a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, with a focus on the fintech industry. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Paya, Inc. (PAYA:$206.05)
Paya is a leading provider of integrated payment and frictionless commerce solutions that help customers accept and make payments, expedite receipt of money, and increase operating efficiencies.
price ($mm)
$1,300
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closed 8/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Openpay SAPI de C.V., acquired Flap Mexico

synopsis: Openpay, a subsidiary of BBVA, acquires 50% of Adquira (Flap), a technology company with a national presence, dedicated to payment processing. BBVA owns 50% of Adquira (Flap) and with this acquisition becomes the 100% operator of the company's shares.
buyer parent: BBVA
buyer: Openpay SAPI de C.V.
Openpay is an emerging Payment Service Provider tech startup founded in late 2013 with a simple mission: “Power e-commerce and m-commerce in Mexico and LATAM”. Their intentions were to build a robust and powerful platform with a quick and easy integration via the Internet. "
target parent: Telefonica S.A.
target: Flap Mexico
Flap (Adquira México) is a technology company with a national presence, dedicated to payment processing. It provides comprehensive payment solutions: e-commerce, face-to-face payments with cards, mobile payments and apps, self-service kiosks, call center, among others.
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announced 7/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Corsair Capital, will acquire MSTS

synopsis: Corsair Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on business and financial services, will acquire MSTS, a global B2B payment and credit solutions provider. With the acquisition, MSTS will be better positioned to capitalize on the substantial growth opportunities in the B2B payments market while continuing to expand its technology platform.
buyer: Corsair Capital
Corsair Capital is one of the longest-standing private equity firms focused on business and financial services in Europe and North America. The firm has developed a leading practice aligning with strong management teams and co-shareholders to grow specialist businesses. "
target parent: World Fuel Services Corporation
target: MSTS
MSTS is a financial technology company, working globally with B2B companies across transportation, manufacturing, retail, and eCommerce. MSTS’ Credit as a Service solution accelerates business commerce by streamlining payments and Accounts Receivable processes.
price ($mm)
$300
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Network International, will acquire DPO Group

synopsis: Network International Holdings plc, the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, will acquire DPO Group, the leading, high-growth online commerce platform in Africa. DPO will further consolidate Network's presence in Africa and strengthen its position across the entire payments value chain and accelerate growth.
buyer: Network International (LSE:NETW:$334.91)
Network International delivers innovative solutions that drive revenue and profitability for its customers and has grown to be the largest acquirer in the UAE and the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. "
target parent: Apis Partners
target: DPO Group
DPO Group is a leading African payment service provider (PSP) that has developed the technology to enable businesses and individuals across the continent to make payments online and offline with all currencies and payment methods, including major cards, mobile money, and e-wallets.
price ($mm)
$288
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
18.0x
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closed 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

NewOak Finance Inc., acquired FuturePay

synopsis: NewOak Finance Inc., an independent financial services company, which provides strategic counsel and services around structured credit, complex asset valuation, has announced the acquisition of FuturePay Inc., a provider of consumer revolving credit products for e-commerce merchants.
buyer: NewOak Finance Inc.
NewOak is an independent financial services company, which provides strategic counsel and services around structured credit, complex asset valuation, enterprise risk, and regulatory compliance. "
target: FuturePay
FuturePay is the simplest way for merchants to offer instant credit to their customers at point of purchase. With FuturePay, customers can buy now and pay later with one click, creating a streamlined checkout process on every device.
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closed 11/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Eurazeo, acquired Datatrans AG

synopsis: Advent International and Eurazeo have acquired Datatrans AG and will now co-control the company. Datatrans is a highly innovative, digital payment solutions provider for more than 5,000 online merchants, including sophisticated multi-national firms.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Eurazeo (ENXTPA:RF:$6,048.79)
Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. Eurazeo is a leading global investment group, with a diversified portfolio. "
target: Datatrans AG
Datatrans is a highly innovative, digital payment solutions provider for more than 5,000 online merchants, including sophisticated multi-national firms.
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closed 11/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Eurazeo, acquired Datatrans AG

synopsis: Advent International and Eurazeo have acquired Datatrans AG and will now co-control the company. Datatrans is a highly innovative, digital payment solutions provider for more than 5,000 online merchants, including sophisticated multi-national firms.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Eurazeo (ENXTPA:RF:$6,048.79)
Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. Eurazeo is a leading global investment group, with a diversified portfolio. "
target: Datatrans AG
Datatrans is a highly innovative, digital payment solutions provider for more than 5,000 online merchants, including sophisticated multi-national firms.
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announced 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Advent International, will acquire Hoist Group

synopsis: Hoist Group is to be acquired by a consortium led by Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. Sweden-based Hoist Group is a hospitality partner for hotels and public operations.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested in over 350 private equity transactions in 41 countries, and as of June 30, 2020, had $58.4 billion in assets under management. "
target: Hoist Group
Sweden-based Hoist Group is a hospitality partner for hotels and public operations. Hoist Group is the market leader in innovative High-Speed Internet Access, Conference services, TV & Content solutions, Property Management Systems, and back-office software as well as other guest-facing amenities.
price ($mm)
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$98
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
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0.0x
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0.0x
closed 3/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Partners Group Holding AG, TA Associates, acquired Unit4

synopsis: Unit4, a global leader in enterprise cloud software for people-centric organizations, has received a majority investment from TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm. Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm, will invest alongside TA, on behalf of its clients. 
buyer: TA Associates
buyer: Partners Group Holding AG (SWX:PGHN:$2,067.01)
TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. Focused on targeted sectors within five industries—technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer and business services. Partners Group is a leading global private markets investment manager. "
target parent: Advent International
target: Unit4
Unit4 is a leading global provider of enterprise applications, empowering people in service organizations. Thousands of organizations – from industries including Professional Services, Public Services, Higher Education and Not for Profit – benefit from our industry-focused solutions.
price ($mm)
$2,000
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announced 11/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Advent International, will purchase Nielsen Global Connect business from The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: Nielsen is to sell its Global Connect business to Advent International. Nielsen Global Connect provides consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers with actionable information and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that brands need to innovate and grow their business. The business will be renamed NielsenIQ.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested in over 350 private equity transactions in 41 countries, and as of June 30, 2020, had $58.4 billion in assets under management. "
seller: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,361.00)
Nielsen Global Connect provides consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers with actionable information and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that brands need to innovate and grow their business.
price ($mm)
$2,700
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closed 4/27/2020 via PR Newswire

Transaction Services Group, acquired TrueCoach

synopsis: TSG (Transaction Services Group), a leading revenue management solutions company that provides business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services, has acquired TrueCoach, the #1 online coaching platform trusted by over 15,000 coaches and gym owners in over 100 countries.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG (Transaction Services Group) is a leading revenue management solutions company that provides business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to clients around the globe. TSG's focus is on the health and fitness, childcare and early education, and boutique markets. "
target: TrueCoach
TrueCoach is the #1 online coaching platform trusted by over 15,000 coaches and gym owners in over 100 countries. They help coaches save time, deliver a better experience for their clients, and grow their training businesses.
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announced 4/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Transaction Services Group, will acquire Stadline

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a leading global revenue management solutions company, will acquire Stadline, a French provider of management software for the sport and fitness industry. Stadline offers a complete club management platform that provides solutions for member management, access control, online booking, and payments.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG (Transaction Services Group) is a leading revenue management solutions company that provides business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to clients around the globe. TSG's focus is on the health and fitness, childcare and early education, and boutique markets. "
target: Stadline
Stadline is a French provider of management software for the sport and fitness industry. Stadline offers a complete club management platform that provides solutions for member management, access control, online booking, and payments.
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closed 4/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Transaction Services Group, acquired PerfectMind Inc.

synopsis: TSG, an Advent portfolio company and leading global provider of business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to the Health and Fitness, Childcare and Education, and Boutique markets, has acquired PerfectMind Inc., a provider of software for the Parks and Recreation industry, primarily in Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG (Transaction Services Group) is a leading revenue management solutions company that provides business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to clients around the globe. TSG's focus is on the health and fitness, childcare and early education, and boutique markets. "
target: PerfectMind Inc.
PerfectMind Inc., based in British Columbia, is the creator of an activity registration, facility booking, and membership management platform. It serves member-based organizations including municipalities, residents' associations, school districts, academic institutions, and recreation centers.
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closed 4/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Ansira, purchased Digital Marketing Business from CDK Global

synopsis: Ansira, an independent global marketing services and solutions company, has acquired the CDK Global Digital Marketing Business. The CDK Digital Marketing Business uses powerful proprietary websites and advertising technology to improve the customer experience and drive unique visitors across a multi-tiered automotive landscape.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira is an independent, global marketing agency that enables clients to prioritize customer experiences. Ansira believes designing relevant, persuasive experiences for all the right moments is the only way to strengthen relationships, cultivate brand loyalists, and assure profitable growth. "
seller: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading global provider technology solutions to the automotive industry. The CDK Digital Marketing Business uses powerful proprietary websites and advertising technology to improve the customer experience and drive unique visitors across a multi-tiered automotive landscape.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Transaction Services Group, acquired Zingfit

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions, has acquired Zingfit, a SaaS platform for boutique fitness brands. Zingfit integrates scheduling, commerce and marketing tools under one umbrella, everything from Spot Scheduling to customer referrals to studio management and marketing tools.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Zingfit
Zingfit is a SaaS platform servicing boutique fitness brands across the globe. Zingfit integrates scheduling, commerce and marketing tools under one umbrella, everything from Spot Scheduling to customer referrals to studio management and marketing tools.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Transaction Services Group, acquired Triib

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions, has acquired Triib, an all-in-one gym management platform that enables gym owners and managers to spend more time with their members. Triib provides tools for attracting and retaining new members while optimizing daily operations.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Triib
Triib is an all-in-one gym management platform that enables gym owners and managers to spend more time with their members. Triib provides tools for attracting and retaining new members while optimizing daily operations. The platform features integrated performance tracking, fitness events and more.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Crosspoint Capital Partners, will acquire ForeScout Technologies

synopsis: Forescout Technologies, Inc., the leader in device visibility and control, will be acquired by Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, and Crosspoint Capital, a private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity and privacy industries.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Crosspoint Capital Partners
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. Crosspoint Capital Partners is a newly formed private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity and privacy industries. "
target: ForeScout Technologies (FSCT:$336.80)
Forescout Technologies is the leader in device visibility and control. Their unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to gain complete situational awareness of their extended enterprise environment and orchestrate actions to reduce cyber and operational risk.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,769 [$1,717]
rev ($mm)
$337
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announced 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Transaction Services Group, will acquire Xplor Australia

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a global leader in revenue management solutions, will acquire Xplor, a leading Australian ed-tech company focused on child care services. Xplor's SaaS platform and mobile solutions help child care centres to easily manage and automate all aspects of their operations.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Xplor Australia
Xplor is a leading Australian ed-tech company focused on child care services. Xplor offers a range of products for supporting administrators, educators and parents. Their SaaS platform and mobile solutions help child care centres to easily manage and automate all aspects of their operations.
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announced 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Transaction Services Group, will acquire Legend Club Management Systems,

synopsis: Transaction Services Group, a leading global provider of business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to the Health and Fitness and Childcare markets, will be acquiring Legend Club Management Systems, a provider of software and services for the leisure management and public sector markets.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
Transaction Services Group (TSG) is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Legend Club Management Systems,
Based in the UK, Legend Club Management Systems is a leading leisure and recreation industry software solution provider. Legend’s “One System-One Solution” management software optimizes business efficiency, streamlines operations, increases membership numbers and improves customer experiences.
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announced 11/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Transaction Services Group, will acquire Mariana Tek

synopsis: Mariana Tek, a software company serving premium brands in boutique fitness, will be acquired by Advent International. The investment is supported by Transaction Services Group (TSG), an Advent portfolio company and global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Mariana Tek
Mariana Tek is a technology company that offers a leading enterprise-class business management platform designed specifically for the boutique fitness industry. The product suite features best-in-class customer experiences, innovative revenue-generating features, AP’s, and developer tools.
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announced 6/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Advent International, will acquire Transaction Services Group

synopsis: Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Transaction Services Group (“TSG”), a leading provider of business management software and integrated payments solutions to the Health & Fitness and Childcare verticals.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. As of December 31, 2018, the firm had $36 billion (€31 billion) in assets under management, which does not include the $17.5 billion (€15.6 billion) raised for GPE IX. "
target: Transaction Services Group
Transaction Services Group (TSG) is a leading global revenue management solutions company that provides business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to clients around the globe.
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closed 6/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Givex Corporation, acquired Giftcertificates.ca

synopsis: Givex, a Canadian cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operations, has acquired Giftcertificates.ca. Formerly a division of Moneris Solutions Corporation, Giftcertificates.ca offers gift cards to businesses and consumers from Canada’s most popular retailers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers.
buyer: Givex Corporation
Canada-based Givex is a cloud-based operations management solution designed to streamline business efficiencies and generate valuable customer data. Givex provides operational intelligence for various industries offering a fully integrated suite of products, including gift cards, loyalty, and more. "
target parent: Advent International
target: Giftcertificates.ca
Giftcertificates.ca provides consumers and businesses with a wide range of gift cards. The company is a one-stop source offering a variety of original gift cards from Canada’s most popular retailers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers.
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closed 4/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Ansira, acquired BrightWave

synopsis: Ansira Partners Inc., a leading marketing technology and services firm, has acquired BrightWave, a leading email and eCRM company in the United States. BrightWave elevates eCRM and cross-channel programs through industry-leading innovation, relationship orchestration and pioneering inbox experiences.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, specializing in the integration of local and national marketing programs through marketing automation, data analytics, CRM and performance media. "
target: BrightWave
BrightWave is the leading email & eCRM agency in the United States. With over 15 years of experience managing the best email programs in the country, BrightWave elevates eCRM and cross-channel programs through industry-leading innovation, relationship orchestration and pioneering inbox experiences.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Unit4, acquired Intuo.io

synopsis: Unit4, a global leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, has acquired Intuo, a Belgium-based provider of Talent Enablement solutions. Intuo offers an integrated talent enablement platform that allow businesses to easily plan and develop talent through continuous conversations and in the moment performance management.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Unit4
Unit4 is a leading provider of enterprise applications empowering people in service organizations. Unit4 delivers ERP, industry-focused and best-in-class applications. Unit4 serves organizations from various industries, including education, public sector, real estate, wholesale, and more. "
target: Intuo.io
Intuo is a Belgium-based provider of Talent Enablement solutions. Intuo offers an integrated talent enablement platform that meets the needs of a modern workforce. They allow businesses to easily plan and develop talent through continuous conversations and in the moment performance management.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Clearent, acquired Coolfront Technologies

synopsis: Clearent, a full-service, payments solution provider, has acquired Coolfront Technologies, a leading provider of flat rate pricing and maintenance agreement management systems for the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries. Coolfront's cloud and mobile flat rate pricing solution helps businesses to increase their profits and improve workflows.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Clearent
Clearent is a full-service, payments solution provider. From traditional point-of-sale terminals, mobile solutions, and tablet-based systems to a custom-built virtual terminal, eCommerce plug-ins, and hosted payments, Clearent helps small business owners securely accept payments just about anywhere."
target: Coolfront Technologies
Coolfront Technologies is a leading provider of flat rate pricing and maintenance agreement management systems for the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries. Coolfront's cloud and mobile flat rate pricing solution helps businesses to increase their profits and improve workflows.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Advent International, will acquire Prisma Medios de Pago

synopsis: Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 51% of Prisma Medios de Pago, Argentina's leading payments company, from a group of 14 Argentinian banks and Visa International.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested in over 340 private equity transactions in 41 countries and as of September 30, 2018, it had US$39 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Visa, Inc.
target: Prisma Medios de Pago
Prisma Medios de Pago is an Argentinian company established in 2014 through the merger of Visa Argentina and Banelco and brings together more than 30 years of experience in the local payments market. Prisma is the leading payments company in Argentina and one of the largest in Latin America.
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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 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)
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$96
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0.0x
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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 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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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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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:$5,532.48)
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 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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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 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
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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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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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Employees
3807
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Ticker: LSE:NETW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Network International
Network International
Network International delivers innovative solutions that drive revenue and profitability for its customers and has grown to be the largest acquirer in the UAE and the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$334.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$147.00
EBIT ($mm)
$126.74
Net Income ($mm)
$57.60
Employees
1250
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nuvei
Nuvei
Montreal-based Nuvei is the global payment technology partner of thriving brands. Its proprietary platform offers direct connections to all major payment card schemes worldwide, supports 450 local and alternative payment methods, and nearly 150 currencies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$537.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.60
EBIT ($mm)
$132.55
Net Income ($mm)
$7.79
Employees
869
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXOR N.V.
EXOR N.V.
Exor N.V. invests in different sectors, mainly in Europe and in the United States, focusing on few global companies. Its most important investments include Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ferrari, PartnerRe, CNH Industrial, Juventus and The Economist.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145,720.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,390.72
EBIT ($mm)
$2,784.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
268979
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Ticker: MISX:AFKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sistema JSFC
Sistema is a large private investor operating in the real sector of the Russian economy. Sistema's investment portfolio comprises stakes in predominantly Russian companies from various sectors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12,015.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,983.99
EBIT ($mm)
$1,619.06
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:MF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wendel Group
Wendel Group
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9,427.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,374.70
EBIT ($mm)
$857.62
Net Income ($mm)
$31.05
Employees
0
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Ticker: LNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust LFG's retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8,499.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8208
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Ticker: ENXTPA:RF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eurazeo
Eurazeo
With a diversified portfolio of over 5 billion euros in assets, Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Its purpose and mission is to identify, accelerate and enhance the transformation potential of the companies in which it invests.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,048.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,973.78
EBIT ($mm)
$1,511.36
Net Income ($mm)
$799.46
Employees
0
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Ticker: XTRA:AR4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aurelius AG
Aurelius AG
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,131.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($165.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($264.57)
Net Income ($mm)
$279.98
Employees
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Ticker: OM:LATO B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investment AB Latour
Investment AB Latour
Latour is a mixed investment company quoted on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since 1985. Latour's main business concept is to invest long-term in companies with their own products and brands, a great development potential supported by global megatrends and with good prospects for internationalization.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,787.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$285.37
EBIT ($mm)
$254.13
Net Income ($mm)
$760.88
Employees
0
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Ticker: RCAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS Capital
RCS Capital
RCS Capital is an investment firm expressly focused on the retail investor. They are engaged in the wholesale distribution, investment banking and capital markets businesses, and a research business focused on alternative investments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,329.83
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$53.90
Employees
1467
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Ticker: NYSE:ARES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Ares has adhered to a disciplined investment philosophy that focuses on delivering strong risk-adjusted investment returns throughout market cycles.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,169.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.35
EBIT ($mm)
$148.18
Net Income ($mm)
$61.02
Employees
0
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Ticker: ClearSlide Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italmobiliare Investment Holding
Italmobiliare Investment Holding is an Italy-based investment company which holds and manages a diversified investment and equities portfolio with a strategic vision underpinned by a financial and industrial history going back more than 150 years.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$705.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.96
EBIT ($mm)
$132.30
Net Income ($mm)
$44.25
Employees
1796
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Ticker: LSE:CGEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Capital PLC
Georgia Capital is an investment and holding company of a diversified group focused on investing in and developing businesses in Georgia. They seek to capture growth in these sectors: renewable energy, P&C insurance, real estate, water utility, healthcare, auto services, education, & retail banking.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$391.19
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$388.46
Net Income ($mm)
$388.19
Employees
0
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Ticker: BAX:INVCORP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investcorp
Investcorp
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982, they’ve built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$254.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($35.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($56.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GTSM:2928
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redhorse Corporation
Redhorse Corporation
Redhorse Corporation is a Japanese investment holding company. Their business activities include disaster consulting, wellness, edutainment, communication, regional industry support, e-commerce, souvenirs, travel stores, and accommodation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$223.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.36
EBIT ($mm)
$7.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: JSE:COH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited
Brimstone is an investment company in the Republic of South Africa. Brimstone invests in wealth creating businesses and enters into strategic alliances to which it contributes capital, innovative ideas, management expertise, impeccable empowerment credentials and a values driven corporate identity.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$209.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.32
EBIT ($mm)
$36.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:GCG.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guardian Capital Group
Guardian Capital Group
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$136.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.79
EBIT ($mm)
$39.58
Net Income ($mm)
$16.49
Employees
375
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