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announced 12/29/2021 via PR Newswire

FiscalNote Inc., will acquire Aicel

synopsis: FiscalNote, a leading AI-driven enterprise SaaS company that delivers legal and regulatory data and insights, will acquire Aicel Technologies, a South Korea-based alternative data company that provides unique alpha-capturing dataset solutions and extracts value and actionable insights to drive business solutions for emerging fintech markets.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
FiscalNote is a leading global technology provider of legal and policy data and insights. By combining AI capabilities, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data, FiscalNote is reinventing the way that organizations minimize risk and capitalize on opportunity. "
target: Aicel
Aicel Technologies is the first alternative data platform in South Korea focused on providing unique alpha capturing datasets for corporates and the financial market. Aicel helps its clients get the right data and minimize the burden of working on thousands of datasets.
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closed 5/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired PolarLake

synopsis: Bloomberg LP, the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has acquired Dublin-based software provider PolarLake. PolarLake is a global leader in applying Semantic Web and Big Data technologies to the data challenges of the leading financial services firms in the world.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the global business and financial information and news leader. The company's strength is delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately. "
target: PolarLake
PolarLake is a global leader in applying Semantic Web and Big Data technologies to the data challenges of the leading financial services firms in the world. The PolarLake Platform enables these firms to acquire, manage and distribute financial and reference data with speed, agility and control.
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announced 5/9/2012 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., will acquire Cadis Software Ltd.

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced it has agreed to acquire Cadis, the global enterprise data management specialist. Cadis’ enterprise data management platform consolidates data from multiple sources within a centralised hub, providing users with reliable, transparent and auditable data.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. "
target: Cadis Software Ltd.
Cadis Software Ltd.'s EDM platform puts quality, audited data at the centre of an organisation. The Cadis EDM platform is the central hub for all transactions, securities, prices, rates, counterparty & issuer data.
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closed 10/4/2006 via Company Press Release

SunGard Data Systems Inc., purchased TimeSquare from Soliton Incorporated

synopsis: SunGard announced today that it has acquired the TimeSquare business of Soliton Inc., a leading provider of data management solutions for the financial services industry. TimeSquare will become part of SunGard’s referencePoint enterprise data management (EDM) managed services and solutions business.
buyer: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
SunGard is a global leader in software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also helps information-dependent enterprises of all types to ensure the continuity of their business. "
seller: Soliton Incorporated
Soliton Inc. is an industry leader and innovator focused on helping financial institutions minimize costs and improve operational efficiency in the management of investment data.
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closed 3/2/2006 via PR Newswire

The Thomson Corporation, acquired Quantitative Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of Quantitative Analytics, Inc. (QAI), a leading provider of database integration and analysis solutions to the financial services industry. Today, QAI becomes a part of Thomson Financial's Corporate Services, Investment Banking & Investment Management group.
buyer: The Thomson Corporation (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Quantitative Analytics, Inc.
A provider of database integration and analysis solutions to financial services. Its core product, MarketQA, integrates a powerful function language with historical and daily-updated fundamental and pricing data, offering flexibility for financial data retrieval and analysis.
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announced 1/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Montagu Private Equity, will acquire ITRS Group Plc

synopsis: UK-based Montagu will acquire a majority position in ITRS Group, a leading global provider of real-time monitoring and analytics software, from TA Associates. ITRS’ software portfolio supports the “always on” enterprise, ensuring operational resilience for businesses operating in environments where technology failure means business failure.
buyer: Montagu Private Equity
Based in London, Montagu is one of Europe’s leading investors. Montagu’s investment strategy is focused on partnership with management in buyouts of high-quality companies operating in stable and growing sectors, providing products and services that their customers would badly miss. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: ITRS Group Plc
ITRS Group is a leading global provider of real-time monitoring and analytics software. ITRS offers an integrated portfolio of software tools that collect, analyze, and visualize data relating to the performance of servers, infrastructure, connectivity, and applications.
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announced 3/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

TA Associates, will acquire ITRS Group Plc

synopsis: Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group and TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced that Carlyle will sell ITRS to funds managed by TA Associates. ITRS is an international software vendor to the financial services sector, offering real-time monitoring and analytics software.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest growth private equity firms in the world. They invest in growing private companies in exciting industries, with the goal of helping management teams build their businesses into great companies. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: ITRS Group Plc
ITRS creates software that transforms the mass of raw data generated by organisations into meaningful information, enabling clients to understand the performance of their critical systems and to influence their businesses intelligently.
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closed 9/26/2011 via PR Newswire

The Carlyle Group, acquired ITRS Group Plc

synopsis: The Carlyle Group announced that it has acquired ITRS Group, a global provider of real-time monitoring systems for the world's financial institutions, in partnership with its founders and management. Carlyle will support ITRS' international expansion and is committed to broadening of the Company's specialized product offering.
buyer: The Carlyle Group (CG:$8,297.70)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target: ITRS Group Plc
ITRS Group is the leading provider of risk mitigation solutions to global financial institutions. It leads the way in a new discipline which extends real-time monitoring into a comprehensive operational and service management solution.
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closed 5/18/2011 via Company Press Release

Netik, Plc, acquired CorrectNet

synopsis: Netik LLC announced the acquisition of CorrectNet, the market leader in managed client communications and delivery. The company's infiPOINT data platform and service provides the technology, infrastructure, operations and people to manage the aggregation, presentation, and delivery of complex information to business users.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Netik, Plc
Netik is a provider to the securities industry of financial data management and reporting services and products with operations in N. America, Europe, Middle East, S. Africa and Asia. Netik’s data management products include Netik GSM℠, Delta One Data and Netik InterView™. "
target: CorrectNet
CorrectNet satisfies the demands of global asset management clients by using innovative managed service and publishing technologies to help firms create differentiation, efficiency and quality in their client communications including marketing, diligence, reporting and client servicing functions.
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closed 1/18/2018 via PR Newswire

The Roberts Group, acquired Screen Group

synopsis: TRG, (The Roberts Group) the leading provider of subscription spend management software solutions, announced it has acquired Screen Group, a world leading market data software company that assists business professionals in managing their market data costs, processes and workflows more efficiently.
buyer parent: Polaris Partners
buyer: The Roberts Group
The Roberts Group (TRG) provides spend management solutions enabling enterprises to gain total cost transparency and control of their entire universe of corporate subscriptions and vendor relationships. "
target: Screen Group
Screen Group is a world leading market data software company that assists financial services professionals in managing their market data costs, processes and workflows more efficiently. At the foundation of the company Screen built a unique Market Data and Investment Management consultancy practice.
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announced 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British Fidessa trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,152 [$2,020]
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$505
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$94
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cancelled 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Temenos Group AG, cancelled an acquisition of Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems.
buyer: Temenos Group AG (SWX:TEMN:$901.75)
Temenos Group AG, headquartered in Geneva, is a market leading software provider, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of a changing marketplace. Over 2,000 firms across the globe rely on Temenos to process the daily transactions. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,993 [$1,863]
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closed 6/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., acquired Trade Alert, LLC

synopsis: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. has acquired the business of Trade Alert, LLC, to bolster its Information Solutions offering. Trade Alert is a real-time alerts and order flow analysis service provider. Trade Alert is a software and services company focused on the synthesis and distribution of securities market intelligence to financial professionals.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$3,181.50)
Cboe is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors. The company is committed to defining markets and driving global marketplaces forward through product innovation, leading-edge technology and seamless trading solutions."
target: Trade Alert, LLC
Founded in 2005 by Henry Schwartz, Trade Alert is a software and services company focused on the synthesis and distribution of securities market intelligence to financial professionals.
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closed 4/6/2020 via Company Press Release

European Energy Exchange AG, acquired KB Tech Ltd.

synopsis: European Energy Exchange, the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products, has acquired KB Tech, an UK based software development company providing data management services and products to the trading, pension and financial markets.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: European Energy Exchange AG
Based in the UK, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. "
target: KB Tech Ltd.
KB Tech is an UK based software development company providing data management services and products to the trading, pension and financial markets. The Company delivers a range of modular, connected services providing functions for managing real-time data.
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announced 6/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

SimCorp A/S, will acquire AIM Software

synopsis: Denmark-based SimCorp has agreed to acquire all shares in AIM Holding SCA and its subsidiaries. Headquartered in Austria, AIM Software is a provider of data management solutions to the buy-side community. AIM’s GAIN suite of business applications helps leading financial institutions aggregate, master and report on their market data.
buyer: SimCorp A/S (CPSE:SIM:$444.13)
Denmark-based SimCorp provides investment management solutions to asset managers, fund managers, asset servicers, pension and insurance funds, wealth managers, banks and sovereign wealth funds. SimCorp has many years of experience developing state-of-the-art software for investment managers. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: AIM Software
AIM Software is an Austrian-based provider of Enterprise Data Management business applications to the buy-side. Over 100 world leading asset management, private & wealth management, asset servicing, fund administration and global custody firms depend on AIM for their data management requirements.
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$60
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closed 11/16/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Visible Alpha, acquired Alpha Exchange

synopsis: Visible Alpha has acquired Alpha Exchange, an innovative research discovery and management platform for investment professionals. The addition of Alpha Exchange’s advanced technology platform will create a unified consumption and collaboration experience across research reports, analyst models and corporate access events.
buyer: Visible Alpha
Visible Alpha combines advanced data technology, a secure distribution network and sophisticated analytical tools on the front end to drive efficiencies and transparency into the research process and help firms generate alpha in new and differentiated ways. "
target: Alpha Exchange
Alpha Exchange is a financial technology company that works with asset managers, investment banks and independent research providers by providing an end-to-end MiFID II research solution with a unique set of enterprise technology tools.
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closed 10/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired CoreOne Technologies

synopsis: Markit, a provider of financial information services, announced the completion of its acquisition of CoreOne Technologies, a global leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: CoreOne Technologies
CoreOne Technologies is a leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions. CoreOne delivers proven capabilities in a hosted fashion, through its cutting-edge services RegOne, DeltaOne, VistaOne and PrimeOne.
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closed 6/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

NeoXam, acquired SmartCo

synopsis: NeoXam, a leading provider of investment management software and services, has acquired SmartCo, an innovative enterprise data management software company, advancing NeoXam’s strategy to deliver cost effective, highly configurable solutions to the global asset management community.
buyer parent: BlackFin Capital Partners
buyer: NeoXam
NeoXam provides front, middle and back-office solutions to the asset management industry. Benefiting from more than 25 years of experience, NeoXam enables clients to achieve new experience in asset management. "
target: SmartCo
SmartCo provides a global data management solution that covers most of the data area, including market data, corporate actions, indexes and benchmarks, third parties, funds and mandates, financial analysis, etc., as well as operational data for positions and transactions.
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closed 2/9/2015 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Code:Red, Inc.

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems, a provider of integrated global financial information and analytical applications announced it has acquired Code Red, Inc. Code Red provides research management technologies to the investment community, including endowments and foundations, institutional asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, pensions, and hedge funds.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,627.96)
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 55,500 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. "
target: Code:Red, Inc.
Code Red, a provider of investment research technology, enables firms to efficiently organize methods of research and contact management, data aggregation, due diligence, and compliance into an enterprise workspace that models a complete and repeatable investment process.
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closed 1/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, acquired AIM Software

synopsis: Austrian company AIM Software, a provider of data management software products to the financial services industry, has received a majority investment from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm. AIM's platform for data management business applications goes beyond standard Enterprise Data Management functionality.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) focuses its investment activity in two target industries: technology and healthcare. Since its founding in 1979, WCAS has organized 17 limited partnerships with total capital of over $26 billion. "
target: AIM Software
AIM Software is an Austrian-based provider of Enterprise Data Management business applications to the buy-side. Over 100 world leading asset management, private & wealth management, asset servicing, fund administration and global custody firms depend on AIM for their data management requirements.
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announced 12/29/2021 via PR Newswire

FiscalNote Inc., will acquire Aicel

synopsis: FiscalNote, a leading AI-driven enterprise SaaS company that delivers legal and regulatory data and insights, will acquire Aicel Technologies, a South Korea-based alternative data company that provides unique alpha-capturing dataset solutions and extracts value and actionable insights to drive business solutions for emerging fintech markets.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
FiscalNote is a leading global technology provider of legal and policy data and insights. By combining AI capabilities, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data, FiscalNote is reinventing the way that organizations minimize risk and capitalize on opportunity. "
target: Aicel
Aicel Technologies is the first alternative data platform in South Korea focused on providing unique alpha capturing datasets for corporates and the financial market. Aicel helps its clients get the right data and minimize the burden of working on thousands of datasets.
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announced 12/29/2021 via PR Newswire

FiscalNote Inc., will acquire Aicel

synopsis: FiscalNote, a leading AI-driven enterprise SaaS company that delivers legal and regulatory data and insights, will acquire Aicel Technologies, a South Korea-based alternative data company that provides unique alpha-capturing dataset solutions and extracts value and actionable insights to drive business solutions for emerging fintech markets.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
FiscalNote is a leading global technology provider of legal and policy data and insights. By combining AI capabilities, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data, FiscalNote is reinventing the way that organizations minimize risk and capitalize on opportunity. "
target: Aicel
Aicel Technologies is the first alternative data platform in South Korea focused on providing unique alpha capturing datasets for corporates and the financial market. Aicel helps its clients get the right data and minimize the burden of working on thousands of datasets.
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closed 8/4/2021 via PR Newswire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired Equilibrium World

synopsis: FiscalNote has acquired Equilibrium, a Singapore-headquartered company that has developed an industry-leading Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) management automation software that enables enterprises to improve their ESG performance, carbon accounting and reporting with actionable insights through data and AI.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
FiscalNote is the premier information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence. By combining AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data, FiscalNote is reinventing the way that organizations minimize risk and capitalize on opportunity. "
target: Equilibrium World
Equilibrium is a Singapore-headquartered company that has developed an industry-leading Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) management automation software that enables enterprises to improve their ESG performance, carbon accounting and reporting with actionable insights through data and AI.
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closed 5/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

FiscalNote Inc., acquired Fireside21

synopsis: FiscalNote, a Washington, D.C.-based technology provider of global policy and market intelligence, acquired Fireside to further expand its capabilities and global presence. Fireside is a Washington, DC-based provider of SaaS constituent management workflow tools leveraged by the US Congress.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
Led by founder and CEO Tim Hwang, FiscalNote is an information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence, which combines AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data. "
target: Fireside21
Fireside is a Washington, DC-based provider of SaaS constituent management workflow tools leveraged by the US Congress. Their flagship constituent relationship management platform (CRM) amplifies constituent voices by emphasizing efficiency.
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closed 5/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

FiscalNote Inc., acquired TimeBase Pty Ltd

synopsis: FiscalNote, a Washington, D.C.-based technology provider of global policy and market intelligence, acquired TimeBase, an Australia-based company that provides legislative research and tracking tools that help organizations understand and keep up to date with Australian legislation.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
Led by founder and CEO Tim Hwang, FiscalNote is an information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence, which combines AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data. "
target: TimeBase Pty Ltd
TimeBase is an Australia-based company that provides legislative research and tracking tools that help organizations understand and keep up to date with Australian legislation.
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closed 1/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired FactSquared, Inc.

synopsis: FiscalNote, a global technology company that provides software and political intelligence around legislative and regulatory risk, has acquired FactSquared, an AI-enabled transcription and alternative data firm. The acquisition of Factsquared further strengthens FiscalNote's robust set of products and services.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
FiscalNote is a global technology company focused on delivering timely and relevant political and regulatory intelligence. More than 4,000 clients worldwide rely on FiscalNote for legislative and regulatory data, policy news & analysis, stakeholder management, collaboration and advocacy tools. "
target: FactSquared, Inc.
FactSquared is an alternative data company specializing in analyzing and transcribing public figures by building neural profiles based on everything an individual has said and how they said it. FactSquared's proprietary algorithms allow its customers to analyze what someone says like any other data.
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closed 8/20/2018 via BusinessWire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired CQ Roll Call

synopsis: FiscalNote, a technology innovator at the intersection of global business and government that provides advanced, data-driven Issues Management solutions, announced it has acquired CQ Roll Call from The Economist Group. CQ Roll Call provides essential intelligence and grassroots advocacy resources to take action.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
FiscalNote Inc. provides a cloud-based government risk management platform for managing government impact and public issues. They analyze and manage government risk, opportunity, and influence at the local, state, federal, and international levels. "
target parent: The Economist Group Limited
target: CQ Roll Call
CQ Roll Call provides essential intelligence and grassroots advocacy resources to take action. As the premier source of news and coverage of elections and the politics of legislation, CQ is on the pulse of the legislative process and give their clients what they need to maximize their influence.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BusinessWire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired SHUNGHAM

synopsis: FiscalNote, a company that enables government affairs professionals and executives to maximize their influence on legislation and regulatory policy, has acquired SHUNGHAM, a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
The FiscalNote GRM platform is the most effective solution for managing government impact and public issues and is quickly becoming the cloud platform of choice for global brands as they analyze and manage their government risk, opportunity, and influence. "
target: SHUNGHAM
SHUNGHAM is a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
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closed 7/31/2017 via BusinessWire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired VoterVoice

synopsis: FiscalNote, a company that dramatically improves the way organizations engage with government, announced its acquisition of grassroots-advocacy and community-engagement company VoterVoice. VoterVoice's comprehensive grassroots advocacy tool suite helps organizations drive an active and efficient approach to government and public affairs.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
The FiscalNote GRM platform is the most effective solution for managing government impact and public issues and is quickly becoming the cloud platform of choice for global brands as they analyze and manage their government risk, opportunity, and influence. "
target: VoterVoice
VoterVoice helps organizations implement a smart, proactive approach to online government affairs. Their grassroots advocacy system gives non-technical staff the ability to launch a campaign in as little as 5-10 minutes.
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closed 3/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, acquired Aksess Innkjøp

synopsis: Mercell, an Oslo, Norway-based company providing software for electronic submission of public tenders, announced that it acquired Aksess Innkjøp, a company that provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase, also based in Norway.
buyer: Mercell Holding AS (OB:MRCEL-ME:$48.52)
Mercell is a leading Nordic provider of eTender system and Tender Offers. Suppliers in all industries use Mercell eTender system to find tenders and contracts in the public sector. They simplify the public procurement process and makes it easy for the buyer to interact with suppliers. "
target parent: KapNord Fund
target: Aksess Innkjøp
Aksess Innkjøp, based in Bodø, provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase. Its solution is used by 23 municipalities and 14 government agencies in the Norwegian market.
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closed 12/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, purchased Jurisdiction Online Division from Praeses, LLC.

synopsis: Aptean, a leading global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, has acquired the Jurisdiction Online Division of Praeses, LLC, which offers a cloud-based suite of software products supporting regulatory and risk management workflows for many major insurance carriers and government entities.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions. Their solutions help nearly 6,500 organizations stay at the forefront of their industries by enabling them to operate more efficiently, thereby ensuring higher customer satisfaction. "
seller: Praeses, LLC.
The Jurisdiction Online Division of Praeses, LLC offers a cloud-based suite of software products supporting regulatory and risk management workflows for many major insurance carriers and government entities.
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closed 8/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Iron Data, LLC merged with MicroPact Inc.,

synopsis: MicroPact Inc., the leader in Data-First™ Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, announced that it has merged with Iron Data Solutions, Inc. The company is a leader in case management and regulatory software solutions used across 49 states and the federal government.
buyer: MicroPact Inc.
MicroPact has focused on engineering web-based, commercial off the shelf (COTS) solutions for US Government agencies and Fortune 500 corporations. Today MicroPact solutions serve 97% of federal agencies with 500 or more employees, and enjoy a 97% annual renewal rate. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of software for human services case management, licensing and regulatory systems and is used by the Federal Government and by 49 state governments.
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closed 5/12/2011 via Company Press Release

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Iron Data, LLC

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners has announced the recapitalization of Iron Data Solutions, a Memphis-registered process efficiency software company. Iron Data offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, called Intelligent Process Management that assess, improve, manage and monitor challenging operational process issues.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. They are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Targets are middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data, LLC. was founded to respond to the increasing demand for cost effective business transaction software and services. Iron Data focused initially on several specific government contract opportunities to provide end-to-end front and back office data processing solutions.
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closed 8/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Granicus, Inc., acquired GovQA

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based digital experience solutions for the public sector, announced the acquisition of GovQA, the nation’s leading provider of public records and compliance workflow solutions for government.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus is a leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services. With cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, online service delivery, records management, and more, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and citizens. "
target: GovQA
GovQA is the leading provider of cloud-based SaaS automated workflow solutions for government compliance. Customers use their software to more easily process and manage public records and information requests.
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closed 4/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Firmstep

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions and digital engagement services for the public sector, announced that it has acquired Firmstep, a London-based global leader specializing in government service transformation.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 185 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network. "
target: Firmstep
The Firmstep platform is one of the most widely used Customer Service solutions within the Public Sector. Firmstep has been implemented at over a third of UK local authorities to drive channel shift, create dramatic savings and provide excellent customer service.
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closed 10/20/2017 via PR Newswire

OpenGov, acquired Peak Democracy

synopsis: OpenGov, the leader in government budgeting, operational performance, and citizen engagement solutions, has acquired Peak Democracy, a nonpartisan company that provides the cloud-based online citizen engagement platform Open Town Hall. Open Town Hall's civic engagement software provides government agencies with online pubilc comment forums.
buyer: OpenGov
OpenGov is powering more effective and accountable governments with government performance solutions: easy-to-use cloud software for better budgeting, improved reporting and operational intelligence, and comprehensive transparency and open data. "
target: Peak Democracy
Peak Democracy provides Open Town Hall - a cloud-based online citizen engagement platform that increases participation and builds public trust in government. Their civic engagement software provides government agencies with online pubilc comment forums that are civil, legal and insightful.
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closed 8/17/2017 via BusinessWire

CityBase, acquired Department of Better Technology

synopsis: CityBase, a technology provider that makes governments and utilities more accessible to people and businesses, announced that it has acquired Department of Better Technology, an Oakland-based technology company that helps government streamline the decisions behind their online forms.
buyer: CityBase
CityBase gives people and businesses an intuitive way to interact online and in person with government agencies and utilities. CityBase’s technology dramatically improves constituent services through payment solutions, digital services and API development for cities, states and utilities. "
target: Department of Better Technology
The Department of Better Technology helps governments deliver great software to the people they serve. Screendoor, its flagship product, let teams streamline the decisions behind their online forms. Its customers include cities, states and federal agencies.
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closed 5/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Modria

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments, announced it has acquired Modria, a company specializing in online dispute resolution (ODR) for government and commercial entities.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,267.91)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of citizens. "
target: Modria
Modria provides the leading software-as-a-service platform for online dispute resolution. Securely hosted in the cloud by Modria, the platform allows customers to link together negotiation, mediation and arbitration modules to configure support for their specific dispute resolution processes.
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closed 4/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Unison Inc., acquired Price

synopsis: Unison, the leading provider of Contract Management, Program Management, and Acquisition software and insight to government contractors and federal agencies, has acquired PRICE Systems, LLC, the leading global provider of advanced Model-Based Cost Engineering software for decision support.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Unison Inc.
Unison is the leading provider of Contract Management, Program Management, and Acquisition software. Unison's secure cloud and on-premise software, marketplace, and information products support users in leading federal prime contractors, all US cabinet-level agencies, and major DoD programs. "
target: Price
PRICE delivers fact-based decision support and analytical software, predictive power, and confident estimates. The company's Model-Based Cost Engineering software enables engineers, pricing experts, and program leaders to more quickly, accurately, and consistently estimate cost, schedule, and risk.
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announced 1/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Social Solutions Global Inc., will acquire Athena Software

synopsis: Social Solutions Global, the leading provider of cloud software for non-profit and public sector social good organizations, will acquire Athena Software, a provider of SaaS case management and client information management solutions for health and social service agencies. Athena offers solutions for client engagement, billing, reporting and more.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Social Solutions Global Inc.
Social Solutions is the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants. "
target: Athena Software
Athena Software is a leading provider of SaaS case management and client information management solutions and services for health and social service agencies. Athena's Penelope platform features solutions for client engagement, billing, reporting, documentation, and more.
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closed 6/29/2020 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Unison Inc.

synopsis: Unison, a leading provider of procurement, supply chain, and contract management software to Federal government agencies and government contractors, announced it has been acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group, and Unison management.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$8,297.70)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Unison Inc.
Unison's software suites and Insight Platform support the four types of professionals vital to the success of government missions — program managers, the acquisition workforce, financial assistance professionals, and government contractors.
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announced 5/8/2015 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and JMI Equity have announced that they have sold their equity interest in Compusearch Software Systems, Inc to ABRY Partners. Compusearch is the leading provider of acquisition and program management software to Federal agencies, DoD program offices, and government contractors.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, business and information services focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding, ABRY has completed over $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in over 450 properties. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies.
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closed 10/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired Government Outreach, Inc

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Government Outreach, a Pleasanton, California-based provider of citizen relationship management (CRM) and Code Enforcement solutions to cities and counties across the United States.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela provides the leading civic engagement platform, powering thousands of services and millions of transactions daily for large and small public agencies worldwide. They connect government to people and accelerate and streamline land management, and public health and safety processes. "
target: Government Outreach, Inc
Government Outreach is a Pleasanton, California-based provider of citizen relationship management (CRM) and Code Enforcement solutions to cities and counties across the United States.
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closed 5/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

FiscalNote Inc., acquired Fireside21

synopsis: FiscalNote, a Washington, D.C.-based technology provider of global policy and market intelligence, acquired Fireside to further expand its capabilities and global presence. Fireside is a Washington, DC-based provider of SaaS constituent management workflow tools leveraged by the US Congress.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
Led by founder and CEO Tim Hwang, FiscalNote is an information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence, which combines AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data. "
target: Fireside21
Fireside is a Washington, DC-based provider of SaaS constituent management workflow tools leveraged by the US Congress. Their flagship constituent relationship management platform (CRM) amplifies constituent voices by emphasizing efficiency.
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closed 4/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Haystax Technology, Inc., acquired Digital Sandbox, Inc.

synopsis: Haystax Technology, Inc. announced the acquisition of Digital Sandbox, Inc. Digital Sandbox is a software company that has been providing threat and risk analysis and monitoring software in the National Security and Homeland Security fields since 1998.
buyer parent: The Edgewater Funds
buyer: Haystax Technology, Inc.
Haystax Technology, Inc. provides next generation products, systems and service solutions to sift, refine and analyze large, disparate and unstructured volumes of data to reveal undiscovered connections and enable precise, actionable intelligence for government and commercial market clients. "
target: Digital Sandbox, Inc.
Digital Sandbox provides analytic tools and information products to government agencies and large enterprises, enabling them to optimize their strategic, policy, and budgetary decisions for risk-based resource allocation.
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closed 8/12/2021 via Company Press Release

GovExec, acquired GovTribe

synopsis: GovExec has acquired GovTribe, one of the most fast-growing and cutting-edge market intelligence companies for government contractors. The acquisition continues GovExec’s rapid business expansion to build the leading suite of decision-support services for government leaders and contractors.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: GovExec
As the market-leading information platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. "
target: GovTribe
GovTribe provides industry-leading market intelligence and capture tools for federal government contractors. GovTribe pulls in data from multiple federal government data sources, organizes and integrates the data, and makes it easy to find actionable intelligence about federal contracts and grants.
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closed 8/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, acquired Social Solutions Global Inc.

synopsis: Apax has acquired Social Solutions, the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Social Solutions Global Inc.
Social Solutions is the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants.
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closed 7/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Social Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Frontier Capital is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Social Solutions, the leading provider of SaaS performance management software for human and social services, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in San Francisco, Chicago and Austin, currently invests approximately $11.5 billion in cumulative capital commitments in dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams. "
target parent: Frontier Capital
target: Social Solutions, Inc.
Social Solutions' ETO (Efforts to Outcomes) performance management software, tailored to the unique mission of each nonprofit, gives organizations a clear picture of which efforts are having the greatest impact on the social issues they strive to address.
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closed 6/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

RM plc, acquired SoNET Systems Pty Ltd

synopsis: RM plc, a leadingn supplier of IT software and services to the UK and international education markets, has acquired SoNET Systems, an Australian company that provides SaaS and mobile solutions for education and community services sectors.
buyer: RM plc (GB:RM.:$277.37)
RM is a UK company, focused on supporting teachers to teach and learners to learn. It provides innovative products from classroom resources, through school technologies to systems for marking exams and delivering school performance data. "
target: SoNET Systems Pty Ltd
Headquartered in Australia, SoNet provides SaaS and mobile solutions for education and community services sectors. Their national and international clients are provided with complete software services – design, development, hosting, support and maintenance.
price ($mm)
$9.30
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$4
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