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announced 12/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

The Sage Group plc., will acquire BrightPearl

synopsis: The Sage Group plc, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, announced that it has agreed to acquire Brightpearl, a cloud native multichannel retail management system for retailers and wholesalers.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: BrightPearl
UK-based Brightpearl is a retail operations platform for retailers and wholesalers. The company’s complete back-office solution includes financial management, inventory and sales order management, purchasing and supplier management, CRM, fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics.
price ($mm)
$299
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$27
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Verdane Capital, acquired BrightPearl

synopsis: Verdane Capital, the Northern European specialist growth equity investor, has acquired UK-based Brightpearl, a provider of market-leading operations platform for retailers, wholesalers, and brands. Brightpearl’s SaaS solution automates the back office so merchants can focus on growing their business.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Norway-based Verdane is a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with ambitious Northern European tech-enabled businesses to help them reach the next stage of international growth. "
target: BrightPearl
UK-based Brightpearl is a retail operations platform for retailers and wholesalers. The company’s complete back-office solution includes financial management, inventory and sales order management, purchasing and supplier management, CRM, fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Total Specific Solutions, acquired FDT AB

synopsis: Total Specific Solutions (TSS), the European Vertical Market Software group of Constellation Software Inc., has acquired FDT AB from Elon Group, a Nordic alliance that operates over 500 retail stores. FDT is one of the market leaders in Sweden for retail solutions. FDT offers a modern cloud-based POS system and a back-office ERP system.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Total Specific Solutions
Headquartered in The Netherlands, Total Specific Solutions has over 50 independently managed software Business Units. They offer them financial security, strategic guidance and share their best practices so that they can be leaders in their respective domains. "
target parent: Elon Group AB
target: FDT AB
FDT is one of the market leaders in Sweden for retail solutions. FDT offers a suite of software solutions for retailers. Their Excellence Retail solution is a modern cloud-based POS system. Their Avance solution is a back-office ERP system that covers all retail store processes.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BusinessWire

NCR Corporation, acquired Cimplebox, Inc.

synopsis: NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced that it has completed the acquisition of CimpleBox, Inc., a provider of simplified SaaS-based back-office software to restaurant operators and retailers.
buyer: NCR Corporation (NCR:$6,462.00)
NCR Corporation is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into positive experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables transactions across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology. "
target: Cimplebox, Inc.
CimpleBox is a revolutionary software platform that allows users to collect and leverage historical data, easily access and monitor the health of their retail operation and most importantly, provide a platform that helps plan for success.
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closed 1/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Bidpath Ltd., acquired Go Auction

synopsis: Bidpath, a world leading SaaS provider of dynamic auction technology solutions, has acquired Go Auction, a leading provider of auction software in the UK. Go Auction helps auctioneers to build their brand identity and streamline their business processes. They offer cloud-based content management systems and back-office systems.
buyer: Bidpath Ltd.
Bidpath is a world leading SaaS provider of dynamic auction technology solutions. Bidpath offers best of breed timed online & live webcast auction technology coupled with superior support to assist leading auction companies increase revenue and expand further into the global marketplace. "
target: Go Auction
Go Auction is a leading provider of auction software in the UK. Go Auction helps auctioneers to build their brand identity and streamline their business processes. They offer cloud-based content management systems and back-office systems.
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closed 8/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Dext, acquired Greenback

synopsis: Dext, a leading accounting software provider, has acquired Greenback, an accounting automation software solution. Greenback automatically fetch sales & expense transactions from top retailers, payment platforms & seller marketplaces. Their software helps small businesses and e-commerce stores to automate accounting and keep track of their expenses.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Dext
Dext makes accountants, bookkeepers and the businesses they advise more productive, profitable and powerful through better data and insights. Dext puts powerful tools at your fingertips for real-time and accurate insights to help your firm be more productive and more profitable. "
target: Greenback
Greenback is an accounting automation software solution. Greenback automatically fetch sales & expense transactions from top retailers, payment platforms & seller marketplaces. Their software helps small businesses and e-commerce stores to automate accounting and keep track of their expenses.
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closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Vehicle Accessories Group, acquired ADD THE SOCKS

synopsis: Vehicle Accessory Group, a leading manufacturer of automotive accessories, has acquired ADD THE SOCKS, a web-based application designed to facilitate the sale of OEM accessories for automotive dealerships. SOCKS provides solutions for accessory presentation, product catalog management, sales staff monitoring and accounting.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Vehicle Accessories Group
Vehicle Accessory Group is a manufacturer of automotive accessories. Vehicle Accessory Group manufactures protective door edge guards, splash guards, body side moldings, bumper protectors, and door sills for the automotive industry. They serve leading automotive OEMs such as Toyota, Lexus and more. "
target: ADD THE SOCKS
ADD THE SOCKS is a web-based application designed to facilitate the sale of OEM accessories for automotive dealerships. SOCKS is an accessory presentation tool, a product catalog management tool, a sales staff monitoring tool and an accounting aide all wrapped into one easy-to-use package.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gabbardeals.com, acquired InstaOne

synopsis: Gabbardeals.com, an omnichannel electronics retail platform in India, has acquired InstaOne, an Indian provider of POS billing software for retailers. InstaOne's software features whatsapp/SMS/email integration, integrated accounting, and more. They also offer distribution management software for distributors and ERP software for manufacturers.
buyer: Gabbardeals.com
Gabbardeals.com is a chain of technology-powered mobile and electronics stores in India. Gabbardeals.com offers a wide range of smartphones, tablets, mobile accessories and TV’s at competitive prices. They sell electronics through their 35 stores across India and online portal. "
target: InstaOne
InstaOne is an Indian provider of cloud-based POS billing software for retailers. InstaOne's software features whatsapp/SMS/email integration, integrated accounting, instant reports and more. They also offer distribution management software for distributors and ERP software for manufacturers.
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired ALLTrust Networks

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc., a Montreal-based company specializing in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, has acquired AllTrust Networks, a provider of end-to-end check cashing solutions software. AllTrust offers check cashing solutions that provides businesses with a fast and safe way to accept all types of checks.
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: ALLTrust Networks
AllTrust Networks is a leader and complete provider of end-to-end check cashing solutions software. AllTrust offers web-based and PC-based check cashing solutions that provides businesses with a fast, friendly and safe way to accept all types of checks.
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closed 3/27/2020 via PR Newswire

Wunder Mobility, acquired KEAZ

synopsis: Wunder Mobility has acquired the technology and talent of Australia-based car-sharing and rental technology provider, KEAZ. KEAZ's technology allows companies ranging from rental agencies, car dealerships and corporates to provide users with shared access to vehicles via a customized mobile application and powerful back-office management tool.
buyer: Wunder Mobility
Wunder Mobility is Europe's fastest-growing mobility technology company whose product ecosystem helps startups, corporates and cities around the globe launch and scale shared mobility services. They offer a platform for vehicle sharing and for cities to integrate mobility solutions. "
target: KEAZ
KEAZ is an Australia-based car-sharing and rental technology provider. KEAZ's technology allows companies ranging from rental agencies, car dealerships and corporates to provide users with shared access to vehicles via a customized mobile application and powerful back-office management tool.
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announced 7/14/2022 via PR Newswire

Silver Fern, will acquire DemandLink

synopsis: Silver Fern will acquire DemandLink, a developer of forecasting, replenishment, and analytics software. DemandLink's expertise in data modeling and research, retail analytics, longstanding industry relations, and agile development team combined with Silver Fern's technical leadership will provide benefit to all stakeholders.
buyer: Silver Fern
Founded in 2020, Silver Fern is a software provider, specializing in modular ERP software for the horticulture industry. The company is the product of an extensive growing legacy with domain experience in operations, finance, technology, and sales. "
target: DemandLink
DemandLink builds forecasting, replenishment, and analytics software for growers and retailers. DemandLink provides a world class, hands-on onboarding process and is committed to building the most accurate and efficient tools to help growers manage and expand their businesses.
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closed 11/28/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired Thermeon Worldwide Ltd

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc., a Canadian company that specializes in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, has acquired Thermeon Worldwide Ltd, a global software company specialising in car rental software. Their CARS+ solution covers the entire car rental process, from reservation to accounting and reporting.
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: Thermeon Worldwide Ltd
Thermeon is a global software company specialising in car rental software, vehicle management, reservation and support systems. Their care rental software system, CARS+, covers the entire car rental process, from reservation to accounting and reporting.
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Mirakl Inc, acquired Octobat SAS

synopsis: Paris-based Mirakl has acquired Octobat, a French startup specializing in invoice compliance software for enterprises throughout the world. The acquisition will make it easier for Mirakl marketplace operators to manage local and global regulations as they expand and operate across multiple geographies.
buyer: Mirakl Inc
Based in France, Mirakl offers the industry's first and most advanced enterprise marketplace SaaS platform. With Mirakl, organizations across B2B and B2C industries can launch marketplaces faster, grow bigger, and operate with confidence as they exceed rising customer expectations. "
target: Octobat SAS
Paris-based Octobat brings to marketplaces, platforms, and e-sellers an ultra-fast, one-click, and compliant software as a service (SaaS) solution that integrates with the most popular payment gateways and billing applications in order to create tax invoices for every online transaction.
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closed 12/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

LINE Corporation, acquired Sellsuki

synopsis: LINE, a free calling and messaging app based in Japan, has acquired Sellsuki, a Southeast Asian e-commerce platform for billing, collecting, and managing orders on the social web. Sellsuki's platform is used to collect payments and manage orders for businesses that want to sell through social media platforms such as Facebook.
buyer parent: Naver Corporation
buyer: LINE Corporation (TSE:3938:$1,800.11)
LINE Corporation is based in Japan and develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones. "LINE" is a smartphone app which allows users to enjoy free calls and messaging with other LINE users, both nationally and internationally, regardless of which mobile network provider they are using. "
target: Sellsuki
Sellsuki is a Southeast Asian e-commerce platform for billing, collecting, and managing orders on the social web. Sellsuki's platform is used to collect payments and manage orders for businesses that want to sell through social media platforms such as Facebook.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Plasso

synopsis: GoDaddy Inc., an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company, has acquired Plasso, a company that makes software that helps any company - no matter its size – create a subscription-based business online.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,670.30)
GoDaddy Inc. is an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company. As of May 2017, GoDaddy has approximately 17 million customers and over 6,000 employees worldwide. The company is known for its advertising on TV and in the newspapers. "
target: Plasso
Plasso, founded in 2014, makes software that helps any company - no matter its size – create a subscription-based business online. The software platform allows businesses or solo entrepreneurs to make recurring revenue without having to build out a subscription-model e-commerce website from scratch.
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closed 5/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Cielo S.A., acquired Braspag

synopsis: Cielo S.A., the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, announces to the market the acquisition of 100% of the quotas representing the capital stock of Braspag - Tecnologia em Pagamento Ltda. ("Braspag") through a subsidiary. Braspag is known for innovation and the development of online payment solutions.
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 parent: Grupo Silvio Santos
target: Braspag
Founded in 2005, Braspag is known for innovation and the development of online payment solutions and is the leading company in payment processing for e-commerce in Brazil, with a market share of approximately 65% in its segment.
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closed 6/10/2009 via PR Newswire

Grupo Silvio Santos, acquired Braspag

synopsis: Ideiasnet S.A., a technology venture capital company that invests in Brazil and Latin America, announces the sale of Braspag, a company specialized in e-commerce operations processing, to the Silvio Santos group which has paid R$ 25 million to acquire 100% of the business.
buyer: Grupo Silvio Santos
Grupo Silvio Santos is a diversified conglomerate created and controlled by Silvio Santos. The principal member of the group is SBT, the second largest television network in Brazil. "
target parent: Ideasnet S.A.
target: Braspag
Braspag was founded with the objective of serving e-commerce companies with the best tools for electronic payments in the market, adapted for a flexible commercial model.
price ($mm)
$13
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$1,488
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0.0x
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closed 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Nalanda

synopsis: Providence Strategic Growth, the growth equity affiliate of asset management firm Providence Equity Partners, has acquired a majority stake in Nalanda Global, a Spanish provider of supplier risk management software solutions. Nalanda provides cloud document management solutions for supplier’s validation, compliance, time control and invoicing.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier asset management firm with over $44 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence has invested in more than 170 companies and is a leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education, software, and services industries. "
target: Nalanda
Nalanda is a Spanish provider of supplier risk management software solutions. Nalanda provides cloud-based document management solutions for business activity coordination, supplier’s validation, compliance, time & access control and electronic invoicing.
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closed 10/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Finance Express, LLC, acquired DealTrace

synopsis: Finance Express, which operates the first online auto finance platform specifically designed for the independent dealer, has acquired Compusolutions, Inc. The company, well known in the industry as DealTrace, is a software technology company specializing in integrated Buy Here Pay Here and accounting systems.
buyer: Finance Express, LLC
Finance Express, which launched its lender platform on March 21 of this year, provides financing programs for over 2800 dealers, for all levels of credit through 31 national and regional auto lenders. "
target parent: AutoCorp Equities, Inc.
target: DealTrace
DealTrace is the result of over fourteen years of research and testing. It offers dealers the opportunity to utilize a full suite of tools to manage their business effectively without having to spend time managing their software.
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closed 7/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

VITEC Software Group, acquired ABS Laundry Business Solutions

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB (publ), the market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region, has acquired ABS Laundry Business Solutions, a leading provider of industrial laundry software in the Netherlands. ABS offers an ERP application that features solutions for order handling, stockroom management, invoicing, logistics, and more.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$1,644.58)
Vitec is the market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. They develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec grows through acquisitions of well-managed and well-established software companies. Their employees are based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "
target: ABS Laundry Business Solutions
ABS Laundry Business Solutions is a leading provider of industrial laundry software in the Netherlands. ABS offers an ERP application for the global laundry and textile rental industry. Their software features solutions for order handling, stockroom management, invoicing, logistics, and more.
price ($mm)
$83
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$21
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
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5.1x
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12.5x
announced 12/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

The Sage Group plc., will acquire BrightPearl

synopsis: The Sage Group plc, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, announced that it has agreed to acquire Brightpearl, a cloud native multichannel retail management system for retailers and wholesalers.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: BrightPearl
UK-based Brightpearl is a retail operations platform for retailers and wholesalers. The company’s complete back-office solution includes financial management, inventory and sales order management, purchasing and supplier management, CRM, fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics.
price ($mm)
$299
rev ($mm)
$27
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EV / rev
11.1x
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closed 9/17/2021 via PR Newswire

BrightPearl, acquired Inventory Planner

synopsis: Brightpearl, a retail operations platform in the UK, has acquired Inventory Planner, an inventory management solution for eCommerce companies in France. Inventory Planner helps merchants to save time and money when purchasing inventory. Their software provides solutions for inventory planning, forecasting, reporting, and more.
buyer parent: Verdane Capital
buyer: BrightPearl
UK-based Brightpearl is a retail operations platform for retailers and wholesalers. The company’s complete back-office solution includes financial management, inventory and sales order management, purchasing and supplier management, CRM, fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics. "
target: Inventory Planner
Inventory Planner is an inventory management solution for eCommerce companies in France. Inventory Planner helps merchants to save time and money when purchasing inventory and to better meet customer demand. Their software provides solutions for inventory planning, forecasting, reporting, and more.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Verdane Capital, acquired BrightPearl

synopsis: Verdane Capital, the Northern European specialist growth equity investor, has acquired UK-based Brightpearl, a provider of market-leading operations platform for retailers, wholesalers, and brands. Brightpearl’s SaaS solution automates the back office so merchants can focus on growing their business.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Norway-based Verdane is a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with ambitious Northern European tech-enabled businesses to help them reach the next stage of international growth. "
target: BrightPearl
UK-based Brightpearl is a retail operations platform for retailers and wholesalers. The company’s complete back-office solution includes financial management, inventory and sales order management, purchasing and supplier management, CRM, fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics.
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announced 8/16/2022 via BusinessWire

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Lockstep Network

synopsis: The Sage Group plc, the global leader in accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, will acquire Lockstep, the leader in connecting the world’s accounting teams. The acquisition brings the resources of Sage to Lockstep to accelerate the pursuit of automating accounting workflows between companies.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: Lockstep Network
Lockstep connects the world’s accounting teams to help them work better together. The pioneer in Connected Accounting, Lockstep develops tools and platforms for fintech developers and accounting teams to automate workflows between the accounting systems that are at the heart of all businesses.
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closed 5/12/2022 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired Futrli Ltd

synopsis: Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced it has completed the acquisition of Futrli, the UK’s premier cash flow forecasting software solution for SMBs and accountants.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: Futrli Ltd
Futrli is the UK’s premier cash flow forecasting software solution for SMBs and accountants. Futrli provides a critical tool for SMBs to maintain healthier cash flows to grow their business and reach their potential.
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closed 4/22/2022 via GlobeNewswire

The Sage Group plc., acquired MAS Integrated Solutions

synopsis: Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology for SMBs, announced the acquisition of Mateo cloud savings and loan software from MAS Integrated Solutions. MAS Integrated Solutions, through Mateo, is a leading advisor helping Roman Catholic diocesan organizations to digitally transform their finances.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: MAS Integrated Solutions
MAS Integrated Solutions' mission is to develop solutions to help their clients integrate important business applications with cloud based accounting software. MAS Integrated Solutions is a leading advisor helping Roman Catholic diocesan organizations to digitally transform their finances.
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announced 12/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

The Sage Group plc., will acquire BrightPearl

synopsis: The Sage Group plc, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, announced that it has agreed to acquire Brightpearl, a cloud native multichannel retail management system for retailers and wholesalers.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: BrightPearl
UK-based Brightpearl is a retail operations platform for retailers and wholesalers. The company’s complete back-office solution includes financial management, inventory and sales order management, purchasing and supplier management, CRM, fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics.
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$299
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$27
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closed 10/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

The Sage Group plc., acquired GoProposal

synopsis: Sage, the market leader for cloud business management solutions, has acquired GoProposal, a U.K.-based provider of proposal management software for small and mid-sized accountancy firms.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: GoProposal
Founded in 2016, GoProposal is dedicated to helping accounting and bookkeeping businesses in the U.K., U.S., Canada and Australia grow more profitably by providing a complete client onboarding system, focused on automated pricing, proposal, and engagement letter solutions.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Infoniqa, purchased Swiss Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: The Infoniqa Group, a specialist for HR software and services, has acquired the Swiss arm of Sage, Sage Schweiz AG. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: Infoniqa
As a specialist for HR software and services, Infoniqa provides solutions for human resources management, personnel accounting, time management and outsourcing. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$54
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$32
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closed 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired TaskSheriff Ltd.

synopsis: Sage, the market leader for cloud business management solutions, has acquired Task Sheriff, an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: TaskSheriff Ltd.
Task Sheriff is an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Access Group, will purchase Asia and Australia Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sage has entered into an agreement for the sale of its businesses in Asia and Australia (excluding global products) with The Access Group. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$128
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Mid Europa Partners LLP, will acquire Sage SP z o.o.

synopsis: Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Sage Sp. z o.o. from The Sage Group plc. Sage Sp. z o.o. is a leader in cloud business management solutions for SMEs in Poland, operating under the well-recognised "Symfonia" brand
buyer: Mid Europa Partners LLP
Mid Europa is one of the most established independent private equity firms exclusively focused on Central and Eastern Europe. The Firm offers access to the attractive growth opportunity in the Region, representing the fastest growing economies in Europe. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage SP z o.o.
Sage Sp. z o.o. is a leader in cloud business management solutions for SMEs in Poland, operating under the well-recognized "Symfonia" brand. The Company offers four best-in-class products (Symfonia 50Cloud, Symfonia ERP, Symfonia Kadry i Płace One Payroll and Symfonia Start) to a varied base.
price ($mm)
$88
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Onesys Limited, acquired Sage Coretime

synopsis: UK-based Onesys, a supplier of software solutions for businesses, has acquired Sage Coretime, an online timesheet product. Sage Coretime is a leading software product in the Professional Services Automation arena, allowing simple deployment and powerful control of people-based businesses running projects and controlling time.
buyer: Onesys Limited
UK-based Onesys supplies software solutions for new, small, or growing businesses, including Accounts, Payroll, and Forecasting as well as to medium to large businesses requiring advanced accounting, Customer Relationship Management, and Enterprise Resource Planning solutions. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Coretime
Sage Coretime is online timesheet software that is quick and easy to use and can be accessed anytime, anywhere, so both office-based staff and staff working remotely have easy access. It gives users complete project visibility and accurate, real-time data to help manage projects effectively.
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closed 11/28/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired CakeHR

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader for business technology, has acquired London-based CakeHR, a native cloud solution that simplifies and automates HR tasks for small businesses, helping them drive productivity. The acquisition builds out Sage Business Cloud, boosting Sage’s native cloud offering for small businesses, and advancing its SaaS vision.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: CakeHR
CakeHR is a UK based HR software company that streamlines human resource management. CakeHR provides cloud services that drive productivity and create transparency, including leave management, automation of the joining and leaving process, management of expenses approvals, and paying employees.
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announced 11/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Elavon, will acquire Sage Pay Europe Limited

synopsis: Elavon, a global merchant acquirer, will acquire Sage Pay, the UK’s leading independent payment service provider. The acquisition is part of Elavon’s strategy to help its business customers grow as the global economy becomes more digital, and as businesses look to streamline their operations with software that includes payments capabilities.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon is a leading global payments company with more than 4,300 employees and operations in 10 countries. Elavon provides businesses with the technology needed to accept payments from customers, whether they are shopping in stores, at home or on the go. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Pay Europe Limited
Sage Pay is the UK’s leading independent payment service provider (PSP) and is one of the most trusted payment brands. Sage Pay makes the process of accepting payments online, over the phone, or in person simpler, faster, safer, and more profitable for businesses.
price ($mm)
$301
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/27/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired AutoEntry

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced it has acquired the Dublin-based AutoEntry, a leading provider of data entry automation for accountants, bookkeepers, and businesses. The acquisition accelerates Sage’s goal to become a quality SaaS company and follows a successful two-year partnership.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: AutoEntry
Ireland-based AutoEntry is an intelligent, automated solution developed by OCRex for accountants, bookkeepers, and Small-to-Medium Enterprises. AutoEntry captures and analyses scanned and photographed paper documents, automating data entry into a user’s accounting software, Excel, or CSV.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Softland Ltda, acquired Balcony Software

synopsis: Softland, a leading company in ERP-type solutions in Latin America, announced the acquisition of Balcony Software, an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Softland Ltda
Softland is a company founded in 1982, and a leader in the area of ​​software solutions for business management in Latin America. Softland offers ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) management systems for small, medium and large companies. "
target: Balcony Software
Balcony Software is an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Sage Intacct, acquired Budgeta Inc.

synopsis: Sage announced the launch of Sage Intacct Budgeting and Planning, stemming from its acquisition of Budgeta. Budgeta makes it easy to build, collaborate, and share accurate budgets and forecasts. With Budgeta, everyone has access to fresh, reliable data - making it easier to drill deeper, ask more, and share easily.
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Sage Intacct
Sage Intacct is 100% invested in meeting the needs of financial professionals, focused on customer success, and committed to the cloud. Thousands of organizations rely on Sage Intacct’s best-in-class cloud ERP software, which is part of the Sage Business Cloud. "
target: Budgeta Inc.
Budgeta makes it easy to build, collaborate, and share accurate budgets and forecasts. With Budgeta, everyone has access to fresh, reliable data - making it easier to drill deeper, ask more, and share easily - all without the need for IT support or hiring additional dedicated analysts.
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announced 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Intacct Corporation

synopsis: The Sage Group plc announces that it has agreed to acquire Intacct Corporation (“Intacct”), a leading provider of cloud Financial Management Solutions in North America. Intacct is headquartered in San Jose, CA, and serves thousands of businesses in the North American scale-up and enterprise markets, both directly and through a network of partners.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything from money to people. "
target: Intacct Corporation
Intacct Corporation (“Intacct”) is a leading provider of cloud Financial Management Solutions. Intacct provides solutions targeted at growing businesses looking for rich financial and operational insight, process automation, seamless integration with their existing software, and advanced features.
price ($mm)
$807
rev ($mm)
$88
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

GTCR, LLC, will acquire Sage Payment Solutions

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sage Payment Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing and merchant acquiring solutions in North America.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare, Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Growth Business Services industries. GTCR has invested more than $12 billion in over 200 companies. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Payment Solutions
Sage Payment Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and merchant acquiring solutions in North America. SPS provides credit card, ACH, check, gift and loyalty card processing services to small and medium-sized businesses in the United States and Canada.
price ($mm)
$260
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Syska, acquired Syska

synopsis: Syska is once again independent after completing a management buyout. Angelika Benes, Managing Director of Syska, acquired the company from its parent, Sage. Founded in 1992, Syska is a Karlsuhe, Germany-based provider of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Syska
Syska GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, specializes in the development of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies. Their user friendly accounting software is easy to use and can be integrated into existing IT environments. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Syska
Syska GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, specializes in the development of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies. Their user friendly accounting software is easy to use and can be integrated into existing IT environments.
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announced 3/30/2017 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Compass.co

synopsis: The Sage Group plc ("Sage") announces an agreement to acquire Compass, a highly innovative analytics and benchmarking platform, currently providing thousands of ecommerce businesses worldwide with unique and actionable insights to help them grow and improve their performance.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything. "
target: Compass.co
Compass is a highly innovative analytics and benchmarking platform, currently providing thousands of ecommerce businesses worldwide with unique and actionable insights to help them grow and improve their performance.
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announced 3/3/2017 via Market Wire

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Fairsail

synopsis: The Sage Group plc, the UK's largest tech company, announces an agreement to acquire Fairsail, the UK's fastest growing tech scale-up and the global cloud HCM and people management system for mid-sized businesses. Currently a minority shareholder, the acquisition will see Sage take full ownership of Fairsail.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything. "
target: Fairsail
Fairsail is UK's fastest growing global cloud HCM and people management system for mid-sized businesses. Fairsail is an end-to-end HCM and people solution that addresses workforce management challenges of mid-sized organizations and meets the needs of increasingly mobile and global companies.
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announced 9/3/2022 via Company Press Release

Exact Holding N.V., will acquire Weclapp GmbH

synopsis: Exact, a leading provider of business and accounting software, will acquire weclapp from 3U Holding, an investment holding company in Germany. weclapp is a leading cloud ERP and CRM platform in the DACH region. weclapp simplifies the day-to-day work of small and medium sized companies with modern software.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
buyer: Exact Holding N.V. (EXACT:$199.46)
Exact is a leading provider of business and accounting software. Exact’s mid-market enterprise resource planning (“ERP”) solutions are used by over 18,500 mid-sized firms. The company’s integrated software suite includes Financial Management, Logistics, CRM, HR and Payroll. "
target parent: 3U Holding AG
target: Weclapp GmbH
weclapp is a leading cloud ERP and CRM platform in the DACH region. weclapp simplifies the day-to-day work of small and medium sized companies with modern software. Their platform enables teams to intelligently control all of their important business processes in one place.
price ($mm)
$161*
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closed 8/12/2022 via BNC Analysis

Float Africa, acquired Accounteer

synopsis: Float, a provider of next-gen financial software and credit products for SMBs in Africa, has acquired Accounteer, a cloud accounting platform for small businesses in Nigeria. Accounteer empowers businesses to be in control of their finances. Their platform allows users to create invoices, track expenses and follow up on their finances with ease.
buyer: Float Africa
Float is a provider of next-gen financial software and credit products for small and medium-sized businesses in Africa. Float provides businesses with an easy way to boost their cashflow. Their cloud solution combines credit, business payments, and financial management into one powerful platform. "
target: Accounteer
Accounteer is a cloud accounting platform for small businesses in Nigeria. Accounteer empowers business owners to be in control of their finances, without requiring them to be financial wizards. Their platform allows users to create invoices, track expenses and follow up on their finances with ease.
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closed 7/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Calvin Seng, acquired Grandeur Pinnacle

synopsis: Calvin Seng Co, an online marketing and web solutions company in Singapore, has acquired Grandeur Pinnacle, a leading provider of cloud-based ERP solutions in Singapore. Grandeur Pinnacle helps SMBs to boost their competitiveness. Their software enables users to enhance their business processes at minimal cost and operate more efficiently.
buyer: Calvin Seng
Calvin Seng is an online marketing and web solutions company in Singapore. Calvin Seng helps businesses to drive more sales and bring business online. They create websites, content, apps, and SEO campaigns that are simple, clean and focused on results. "
target: Grandeur Pinnacle
Grandeur Pinnacle is a leading provider of cloud-based ERP solutions in Singapore. Grandeur Pinnacle helps small and medium-sized enterprises to boost their competitiveness. Their software enables users to enhance their business processes at minimal cost and operate more efficiently.
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announced 6/30/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Talenom Oyj, will acquire Nomo

synopsis: Talenom Plc has agreed to acquire the platform business called Nomo in an asset deal. Nomo operates from Barcelona, Spain, and its business operations cover the entire country. Nomo is a comprehensive service platform that combines all services and tools involved in managing the business, accounts, invoicing, taxation, and finances.
buyer: Talenom Oyj (HLSE:TNOM:$86.13)
Based in Finland, Talenom is an agile and progressive accounting firm established in 1972. Their business idea is to make daily life easier for entrepreneurs with the easiest-to-use digital tools on the market and highly automated services. "
target: Nomo
Based in Barcelona, Spain, Nomo is a comprehensive service platform that combines all services and tools involved in managing the business, accounts, invoicing, taxation, and finances of self-employed people, freelancers and SMEs through a subscription model.
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closed 5/25/2022 via Company Press Release

Björn Lundén, acquired KING Software

synopsis: Björn Lundén, a provider of accounting and financial software solutions in Sweden, has acquired KING Software from Main Capital Partners, a Dutch software investor. KING Software is a provider of accounting and ERP software for SMEs in the Netherlands. Their product suite features solutions for accounting, tax, ERP, warehouse management, and more.
buyer: Björn Lundén
Björn Lundén is a leading provider of accounting and financial software solutions in Sweden. Björn Lundén enables SMEs to run their business more efficiently. They offer solutions for accounting, payroll, tax returns, invoicing, annual reporting, and more. "
target parent: Main Capital Partners BV
target: KING Software
KING Software is a leading provider of accounting and ERP software in the Netherlands. KING Software helps small and medium sized businesses to simplify and streamline their administrative processes. Their product suite features solutions for accounting, tax, ERP, warehouse management, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

freee, will acquire Mikatus

synopsis: freee, a provider of cloud-based accounting software solutions in Japan, will acquire Mikatus, a leading provider of tax and accounting software in Japan. Mikatus provides cloud-based solutions to help SMEs better manage their taxes. Their all-in-one platform provides solutions for accounting, tax, and payroll management.
buyer: freee
freee is a provider of cloud-based accounting software solutions in Japan. freee enables small businesses to efficiently manage and optimize their tax and daily accounting processes. They also offer products for payroll, project management, ERP, and more. "
target: Mikatus
Mikatus is a leading provider of tax and accounting software in Japan. Mikatus provides cloud-based solutions to help SMEs better manage their taxes. Their all-in-one platform provides solutions for accounting, tax, and payroll management.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2022 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired Commerce Sync

synopsis: FOG Software Group (“FOG”), an operating group of Vela Software, and Constellation Software Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of Commerce Sync, developers of software that automates accounting for small- and medium-sized businesses.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: Commerce Sync
Commerce Sync provides technology that automates accounting for thousands of small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). By eliminating manual data entry, the company helps business owners realize valuable time savings, increase accuracy, and get complete visibility into their accounting.
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closed 10/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

The Sage Group plc., acquired GoProposal

synopsis: Sage, the market leader for cloud business management solutions, has acquired GoProposal, a U.K.-based provider of proposal management software for small and mid-sized accountancy firms.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: GoProposal
Founded in 2016, GoProposal is dedicated to helping accounting and bookkeeping businesses in the U.K., U.S., Canada and Australia grow more profitably by providing a complete client onboarding system, focused on automated pricing, proposal, and engagement letter solutions.
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announced 9/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Aquiline Capital Partners, will acquire Quicken Inc.

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York- and London-based private investment firm, will acquire a majority stake in Quicken Inc., maker of America's best-selling personal finance software. The investment from Aquiline will help Quicken continue to deliver on its mission of helping people lead healthier financial lives.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline Capital Partners, founded in 2005, is a private investment firm based in New York and London investing in companies across financial services and technology, business services, and healthcare industries. The firm had $6.9 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2021. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: Quicken Inc.
Quicken is the best-selling personal finance software in the U.S. For over 30 years, more than 17 million customers have relied on Quicken to help them take control of their finances.
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closed 8/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Dext, acquired Greenback

synopsis: Dext, a leading accounting software provider, has acquired Greenback, an accounting automation software solution. Greenback automatically fetch sales & expense transactions from top retailers, payment platforms & seller marketplaces. Their software helps small businesses and e-commerce stores to automate accounting and keep track of their expenses.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Dext
Dext makes accountants, bookkeepers and the businesses they advise more productive, profitable and powerful through better data and insights. Dext puts powerful tools at your fingertips for real-time and accurate insights to help your firm be more productive and more profitable. "
target: Greenback
Greenback is an accounting automation software solution. Greenback automatically fetch sales & expense transactions from top retailers, payment platforms & seller marketplaces. Their software helps small businesses and e-commerce stores to automate accounting and keep track of their expenses.
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closed 6/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Holded

synopsis: Visma, a leading provider cloud business solutions in Europe, has acquired Holded, a leading provider of cloud ERP and accounting software in Spain. Holded offers a smart business management software solution that makes life easier for small businesses. Their software features solutions for accounting, invoicing, inventory, CRM, and more.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll in Europe. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Holded
Holded is a leading provider of cloud ERP and accounting software in Spain. Holded offers a smart business management software solution that makes life easier for small businesses. Their software features solutions for accounting, invoicing, inventory, CRM, and more.
price ($mm)
$145
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Infoniqa, purchased Swiss Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: The Infoniqa Group, a specialist for HR software and services, has acquired the Swiss arm of Sage, Sage Schweiz AG. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: Infoniqa
As a specialist for HR software and services, Infoniqa provides solutions for human resources management, personnel accounting, time management and outsourcing. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired TaskSheriff Ltd.

synopsis: Sage, the market leader for cloud business management solutions, has acquired Task Sheriff, an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: TaskSheriff Ltd.
Task Sheriff is an AI-based SaaS technology start-up based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Task Sheriff automates the accounting process for small business and bookkeepers by using AI and machine learning to accurately capture and integrate key data from financial documents.
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closed 1/29/2021 via BusinessWire

FleetCor Technologies, Inc., acquired Roger.ai, Inc.

synopsis: FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc., a leading global business payments company, announced it has acquired Roger, a global accounts payable (AP) cloud software platform for small businesses.
buyer: FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT:$3,014.35)
FLEETCOR Technologies is a leading global provider of commercial payment solutions. The Company helps businesses of all sizes better control, simplify and secure payment of their fuel, toll, lodging and general payables. "
target: Roger.ai, Inc.
Roger is an accounts payable automation platform for small-and-medium-sized businesses. Automated B2B payments, expense management and automated accounting come together in one effortless platform, helping their customers take manual work out of their day-to-day workflow.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired ConnectPlug

synopsis: Locaweb, a Brazilian provider of web hosting services, has acquired ConnectPlug, a provider of SaaS-based point of sale systems (POS) for SMEs in Brazil. ConnectPlug offers a complete POS system that features solutions for table service and self service. Their platform also provides ERP solutions that allow users to manage their entire company.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$158.38)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: ConnectPlug
ConnectPlug is a provider of SaaS-based point of sale systems (POS) for SMEs in Brazil. ConnectPlug offers a complete POS management system that features solutions for table service and self service. Their platform also provides ERP solutions that allow users to manage their entire company.
price ($mm)
$3.42
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Access Group, will purchase Asia and Australia Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sage has entered into an agreement for the sale of its businesses in Asia and Australia (excluding global products) with The Access Group. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$1,846.00)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$128
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire ECi Software Solutions

synopsis: ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management software solutions for small and medium sized companies, announced that Leonard Green & Partners will acquire a majority stake in the company from funds advised by Apax Partners and The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) is a leading private equity investment firm founded in 1989 and based in Los Angeles. Their firm partners with experienced management teams and often with founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: ECi Software Solutions
ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECI has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations.
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closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Cash Software

synopsis: Visma, European leader in cloud business solutions, has acquired Cash Software, a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated. Cash Software will remain a separate entity within the Visma group and continue its business activities as an independent organization.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Cash Software
Cash Software is a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Dylog Italia Spa, acquired StudioBoost Srl

synopsis: Dylog Italia Spa, an Italian developer of management software solutions and services, has acquired the Bolognese startup StudioBoost, a company active in the design and creation of smart and innovative solutions for the management of small and medium-sized enterprises, commercial businesses, and professionals.
buyer: Dylog Italia Spa
Italy-based Dylog engineers, develops, and markets management software solutions and services for businesses and professionals across various sectors. Innovation, research, and attention to quality have led Dylog to be one of the national leaders in the Information Technology sector. "
target: StudioBoost Srl
StudioBoost is an Italian software house engaged in the development of native cloud software. Through RPA (Robotic Process Automation) techniques, StudioBoost's software can automate and simplify accounting and financial management for any small business owner.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired ChronoBooks

synopsis: Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$10,317.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: ChronoBooks
ChronoBooks is a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
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