Like informed360 LLC

closed 1/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Ethisphere, acquired informed360 LLC

synopsis: Ethisphere has acquired informed360, a leading technology and software company that enables governance, ethics, and compliance leaders to use a single platform to effectively manage programs, automate workflows, analyze data, and turn insights and guidance into actionable plans.
buyer: Ethisphere
Ethisphere is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust, and business success. "
target: informed360 LLC
informed360 was created to address the increasing expectations and requirements of modern ethics and compliance. The company delivers data-driven cloud-based technology solutions in a flexible and intuitive platform for simplifying ethics and compliance programs.
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announced 8/8/2022 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Avalara, Inc.

synopsis: Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused exclusively on enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled businesses, in partnership with institutional co-investors.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $77 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Avalara, Inc. (:$749.91)
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. In partnership with leading ERP, accounting, ecommerce, and other financial management system providers, Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,636 [$8,194]
rev ($mm)
$789
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closed 7/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Clear India, acquired CimplyFive

synopsis: Clear, an online tax returns filing platform in India, has acquired CimplyFive, an Indian company that simplifies compliance. CimplyFive is a cloud-based solution that automates compliance risk management. Their solution allows businesses to track regulatory changes, provide alerts to ensure compliance, automate compliance requirements, and more.
buyer: Clear India
Clear is an online tax returns filing platform in India. Clear's powerful cloud platform allows people to file tax returns online effortlessly or invest into intelligent tax savings options in minutes. ClearTax also helps CAs and businesses with their filing and GST billing. "
target: CimplyFive
CimplyFive is an Indian company that simplifies compliance. CimplyFive provides a cloud-based solution that automates compliance risk management. Their solution allows businesses to track regulatory changes, provide timely alerts to ensure compliance, automate compliance requirements, and more.
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closed 7/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Cegid SA, acquired Notilus

synopsis: Cegid, a provider of cloud business management solutions in France, has acquired Notilus from DIMO Software, a leading provider of cloud software in France. Notilus is a digital mobility management solution in France. Their platform provides solutions for travel planning, expense reports, travel compliance policies, fleet management and more.
buyer: Cegid SA
Based in France, Cegid is a leading provider of cloud business management solutions for finance (treasury, tax, ERP), human resources (payroll, talent management), CPAs, retail and entrepreneurial sectors. "
target parent: DIMO Software
target: Notilus
Notilus is a digital mobility management solution in France. Notilus helps companies manage their employees’ business travel. Their platform provides solutions for travel planning, expense reports, reservations, travel compliance policies, vehicle fleet management and more.
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announced 5/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Ideagen Plc

synopsis: Hg Pooled Management Ltd., a leading European investor in software and services, will acquire Ideagen PLC, a global technology company and supplier of regulatory and compliance solutions. Ideagen provides a common software platform and a risk-based approach to meet multi-industry standards, enabling compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
buyer: HgCapital
Based in the UK, Hg is a European investor in software and services businesses, with increasing global presence. Hg is a specialist investor, committed to building businesses that change the way people do business, through deep sector specialisation and dedicated operational support. "
target: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$75.28)
Ideagen is a global technology company and supplier of regulatory and compliance solutions. Ideagen provides a common software platform and an integrated risk-based approach to meet multi-industry standards, enabling compliance with relevant laws, policies, and regulations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,269 [$1,273]
rev ($mm)
$93
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$10
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128.6x
announced 4/20/2022 via PR Newswire

PTC Inc., will acquire Intland Software

synopsis: PTC, a global provider of manufacturing software solutions, will acquire Intland Software, a global provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions. Intland Software enables customers in the automotive, life sciences, consumer electronics, and aerospace and defense industries to accelerate product development and simplify compliance.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,835.83)
PTC enables global manufacturers to realize double-digit impact with software solutions that enable them to accelerate product and service innovation, improve operational efficiency, and increase workforce productivity. "
target: Intland Software
Intland Software is a global provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions. Intland Software enables customers in the automotive, life sciences, consumer electronics, and aerospace and defense industries to accelerate product development and simplify regulatory compliance.
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$280
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closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Blika Solutions AB, acquired Audimex AG

synopsis: Main Capital Partners, a leading software investor in Benelux, German-speaking Europe, and Scandinavia, has announced the acquisition of Audimex AG by Main portfolio company Blika Solutions AB. Audimex AG has been developing and selling software solutions for internal auditing and compliance since 1999.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Blika Solutions AB
Sweden-based Blika has been a leading partner in supporting the digitalization of tax and legal departments of large multinationals, providing the digital infrastructure to achieve efficiency. Blika is well known for its SaaS platform that focuses on legal, entity and tax management activities. "
target: Audimex AG
Germany-based Audimex AG has been developing and selling software solutions for internal auditing and compliance since 1999. As the developer and provider of complex business applications for internal audit and compliance, Audimex offers their customers everything from a single source.
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closed 5/2/2022 via BusinessWire

MyComplianceOffice, acquired Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: MyComplianceOffice, a compliance management platform, has acquired Schwab Compliance Technologies (SchwabCT) from Charles Schwab, a provider of financial services. SchwabCT provides cloud-based compliance automation software for the financial community. Their solutions automate employee trading, policy affirmations, regulatory inquiries and more.
buyer: MyComplianceOffice
MyComplianceOffice (MCO) is a compliance management platform for financial firms. MCO provides an easy-to-use SaaS-based platform that enables companies around the world to reduce their risk of misconduct. Their platform allows professionals to more efficiently manage regulated transactions. "
target parent: The Charles Schwab Corporation
target: Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc.
Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc. (SchwabCT) is a leading provider of cloud-based compliance automation software for the financial community. SchwabCT provides solutions that automate employee trading, insider trading surveillance, policy affirmations, regulatory inquiries and more.
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closed 12/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired PassFort

synopsis: Moody’s has acquired London-based PassFort, a SaaS provider that helps business meet compliance requirements such as KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering). Moody’s will integrate PassFort into its KYC business within Moody’s Analytics.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: PassFort
London-based PassFort is a SaaS provider that helps business meet compliance requirements such as KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering).
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announced 9/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Nuix, will acquire Topos Labs, Inc

synopsis: Australian data management vendor Nuix is set to acquire US-based natural language processing (NLP) software vendor Topos Labs. Topos, headquartered in Boston, offers an artificial intelligence (AI) driven NLP platform that identifies relevant content for risk management and compliance.
buyer: Nuix (ASX:NXL:$129.81)
Nuix is a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and information governance software. Nuix's powerful, intuitive technology makes it possible to search, investigate and actively manage unstructured data sets of any size or structure."
target: Topos Labs, Inc
US-based natural language processing (NLP) software vendor Topos Labs offers an artificial intelligence (AI) driven NLP platform that identifies relevant content for risk management and compliance.
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$25
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announced 8/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Karnov Group AB, will acquire Echoline SAS

synopsis: Karnov Group AB will acquire 100% of the shares in Echoline SAS, a French provider of EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) compliance and monitoring software. The acquisition is in line with the Karnov Group strategy of expanding internationally on the growing market for compliance solutions within Environment, Health and Safety (EHS).
buyer: Karnov Group AB (OM:KAR:$95.06)
Karnov Group is a leading provider of mission critical information in the areas of legal, tax and accounting, and environmental, health and safety in Denmark and Sweden. Karnov Group delivers knowledge and insights, enabling more than 80.000 users to make better decisions, faster – every day. "
target: Echoline SAS
Echoline helps hundreds of companies from SMEs to Fortune 500 identify, stay up-to-date, and comply with EHS (Environment, Health & Safety), HR and Food Safety regulatory constraints. Echoline provides tailor-made legal registers, regulatory monitoring and compliance assessment services.
price ($mm)
$3.18
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$1
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$0
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closed 6/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Sociedad de Tasación, acquired Visualeo

synopsis: Grupo Sociedad de Tasación  has closed the acquisition of the majority shareholding of Visualeo , a startup focused on Blockchain technology that helps people, professionals and companies to verify the status of any product or asset. 
buyer: Grupo Sociedad de Tasación
Grupo Sociedad de Tasación is a leading group of service providers for real estate valuations, consultancy and technology. The Group has been operating in Spain since 1982 and its objective is to provide added value, security and transparency to the mortgage and real estate markets. "
target: Visualeo
Visualeo is a startup focused on Blockchain technology that helps people, professionals and companies to verify the status of any product or asset. Visualeo allows the verification of products and assets , thus acting as an "eyewitness" or "trusted third party with legal validity".
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closed 6/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

EQS Group AG, acquired Business Keeper GmbH

synopsis: EQS Group, a German regulatory technology provider, has acquired Business Keeper from Macquarie Capital, a provider of corporate advisory services. Business Keeper is Europe's leading provider of whistleblowing and compliance solutions. Business Keeper offers SaaS solutions for compliance, incident reporting, case management, and more.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$50.81)
EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance. Companies trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international disclosure and compliance requirements. "
target parent: Macquarie Group Limited
target: Business Keeper GmbH
Business Keeper is Europe's leading provider of whistleblowing and compliance solutions. Business Keeper develops apps to fight white-collar crime such as corruption, money laundering and other serious crimes. They offer SaaS solutions for compliance, incident reporting, case management, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$118 [$116]
rev ($mm)
$11
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$1
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190.0x
closed 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

QAD Inc., acquired Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation

synopsis: QAD Inc., a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, has acquired Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation (FTZC), a provider of cloud-based Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) software and consulting services. FTZC's SmartZone software provides solutions for FTZ inventory control and compliance.
buyer: QAD Inc. (QADI:$316.69)
QAD is a leading provider of adaptive, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. QAD solutions help customers in various industries rapidly adapt to change and innovate for competitive advantage. "
target: Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation
Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation (FTZC) is a provider of cloud-based Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) software and consulting services. FTZC has helped complete more than 1,000 FTZ projects for well-known global businesses. Their SmartZone software provides solutions for FTZ inventory control and compliance.
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closed 3/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Ironclad, Inc., acquired PactSafe

synopsis: Ironclad, the #1 contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform for innovative companies, has acquired PactSafe, the leading clickwrap transaction platform (CTP). PactSafe helps companies to update online legal terms, track and gain acceptance of those terms, and identify areas of potential risk before they become an issue.
buyer: Ironclad, Inc.
Ironclad is the #1 contract lifecycle management platform for innovative companies. Ironclad is used by leading innovators to collaborate and negotiate on contracts. Their platform enables companies to accelerate contracting while maintaining compliance. "
target: PactSafe
PactSafe is a clickwrap transaction platform that enables companies to process high volume agreements rapidly and painlessly. PactSafe helps companies to update online legal terms, track and gain acceptance of those terms, and identify areas of potential risk before they become an issue.
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announced 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

OneTrust LLC, will acquire Convercent

synopsis: OneTrust, the #1 fastest-growing company on the Inc. 500 and category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, will acquire Convercent, a global provider of ethics and compliance cloud software. Integrating Convercent into OneTrust further enhances the platform's foundation of trust through advanced ethics and compliance capabilities.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust is the #1 fastest growing and most widely used technology platform to help organizations be more trusted, and operationalize privacy, security, data governance, and ethics and compliance programs. "
target: Convercent
Convercent is the leading global provider of ethics and compliance software. Its Ethics Cloud Platform leverages a global dataset to deliver business leaders the insights required to make proactive, informed decisions about their company's ethical health through real-time dashboards and analytics.
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announced 2/18/2021 via BusinessWire

SailPoint, will acquire Intello

synopsis: SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., the leader in identity security for the cloud enterprise, will acquire Intello, a SaaS management company that helps organizations to discover, manage, and secure SaaS applications. Intello's SaaS Operations platform enables companies to manage their SaaS spend, usage and compliance data.
buyer: SailPoint (SAIL:$438.95)
SailPoint is the leader in enterprise identity governance and brings the Power of Identity to customers worldwide. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis. "
target: Intello
Intello is a SaaS management company that helps organizations to discover, manage, and secure SaaS applications. Intello's SaaS Operations platform monitors all internal software subscriptions and enables companies to manage their SaaS spend, usage and compliance data.
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closed 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

CodeNotary, acquired Opvizor, Inc.

synopsis: CodeNotary (vChain Inc), the leading Open Source company for immutable ledger solutions, announces the closing of the acquisition of Opvizor Inc, a U.S. ledger and log compliance software company. Opvizor provides integrity and trust solutions to hundreds of enterprise customers worldwide like Motorola.
buyer: CodeNotary
CodeNotary Ledger Compliance® provides customers a tamperproof ledger solution which enables the immutable recording of sensitive data through the same cryptographic verification of traditional distributed ledger solutions. "
target: Opvizor, Inc.
Opvizor Inc is a U.S. ledger and log compliance software company. Opvizor Inc, a venture capital-backed company, provides integrity and trust solutions to hundreds of enterprise customers worldwide like Motorola, Docusign, and the US State Dept.
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closed 9/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Veritas Technologies Corporation, acquired Globanet

synopsis: Veritas Technologies, a global leader in data protection, availability and insights, announced that it has acquired Globanet, a leading provider of information archiving, data migration, Designated Third Party (D3P) compliance, and eDiscovery solutions worldwide.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Veritas Technologies Corporation (VRTS:$1,747.10)
With the Veritas Technologies platform, customers can accelerate their digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimization, compliance readiness and workload portability. "
target: Globanet
Globanet is a leading provider of information archiving, data migration, Designated Third Party (D3P) compliance, and eDiscovery solutions worldwide.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Citadel Group Limited, acquired eQstats Pty Ltd

synopsis: The Citadel Group has made a move to expand its health business by acquiring Australian risk software vendor eQstats. Based in Sydney, eQstats provides automated reporting, integrated data, data measurement and data compliance tools large organisations to help their compliance.
buyer: The Citadel Group Limited (ASX:CGL:$88.30)
Citadel is an enterprise software and services company. They specialise in managing information in complex environments through integrating know-how, systems and people to provide information on an anywhere-anytime basis. "
target: eQstats Pty Ltd
eQstats is a global software development company, providing advanced systems for complex and large organisations, enabling them to effectively manage their quality and risk information. eQstats makes accreditation and certification risk-free via automated reporting and integrated data.
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$0.79
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closed 1/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Ethisphere, acquired informed360 LLC

synopsis: Ethisphere has acquired informed360, a leading technology and software company that enables governance, ethics, and compliance leaders to use a single platform to effectively manage programs, automate workflows, analyze data, and turn insights and guidance into actionable plans.
buyer: Ethisphere
Ethisphere is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust, and business success. "
target: informed360 LLC
informed360 was created to address the increasing expectations and requirements of modern ethics and compliance. The company delivers data-driven cloud-based technology solutions in a flexible and intuitive platform for simplifying ethics and compliance programs.
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closed 1/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Ethisphere, acquired informed360 LLC

synopsis: Ethisphere has acquired informed360, a leading technology and software company that enables governance, ethics, and compliance leaders to use a single platform to effectively manage programs, automate workflows, analyze data, and turn insights and guidance into actionable plans.
buyer: Ethisphere
Ethisphere is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust, and business success. "
target: informed360 LLC
informed360 was created to address the increasing expectations and requirements of modern ethics and compliance. The company delivers data-driven cloud-based technology solutions in a flexible and intuitive platform for simplifying ethics and compliance programs.
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closed 3/6/2006 via Company Press Release

Wicks Business Information, LLC, acquired Executive Enterprise Institute LLC

synopsis: Wicks Business Information, LLC announced today that it has acquired assets of Executive Enterprise Institute, LLC, a leader in compliance and best practices live training, in a move that reinforces WBI’s commitment to meet the compliance and regulatory needs of the financial and corporate markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Wicks Business Information, LLC
Wicks Business Information (WBI) is a business-to-business information company formed through a partnership of experienced publishing professionals and The Wicks Group of Companies, a private equity investment firm. "
target: Executive Enterprise Institute LLC
EEI produces hundreds of high-level, focused conferences annually, primarily in the areas of corporate accounting and reporting; taxation; banking; finance; personnel and human resources; environmental issues and regulations; insurance; marketing; communications; energy; and healthcare.
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closed 12/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Forester Media Inc.

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, has acquired Forester Media is a media company that publishes trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. Forester Media produces StormCon, a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, and more.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. From e-newsletters to monthly magazines to live in-person events, the company provides the best opportunities for readers to stay knowledgeable and B2B advertisers to remain relevant."
target: Forester Media Inc.
Forester Media is a media company that publishes award-winning trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. StormCon is a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, excavating, solid waste management, and more.
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closed 8/15/2018 via PR Newswire

OnCourse Learning, acquired Total Training Solutions

synopsis: OnCourse Learning announced its acquisition of Total Training Solutions (TTS), a leading provider of educational training webinars for banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders. TTS is the producer of BankWebinars.com, CUWebinars.com, DirectorSeries.com and Core Compliance Suite for financial services professionals.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning delivers licensure, regulatory and compliance education solutions throughout the nation's leading industries including financial services, healthcare and real estate. They focus on advancing the e-learning environment for individuals and businesses to help to build new careers. "
target: Total Training Solutions
Total Training Solutions (TTS) is the nation's leading provider of financial institution webinars. TTS delivers training in many formats from classroom to web-based. They understand the needs of training departments in financial institutions and are alert to changes that affect the industry.
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closed 8/16/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Wilmington Group plc, acquired Compliance Week LLC

synopsis: Wilmington Group plc, the provider of Information, Compliance and Education to professional markets announces the acquisition of the trading assets and certain liabilities of Compliance Week, the leading provider of governance , risk and compliance information and events for public companies and large enterprises primarily in the US.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington Group plc is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. Their businesses enable professionals and their organizations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: Compliance Week LLC
Compliance Week is an information service on corporate governance, risk and compliance that features weekly electronic newsletters, a monthly print magazine, proprietary databases, industry-leading events, and a variety of interactive features and forums.
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closed 3/3/2006 via BusinessWire

RegEd, Inc., purchased certain assets of CT Insurance Services and CCH Wall Street from Wolters Kluwer Financial Services

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of CT Insurance Services and CCH Wall Street, two product lines of Wolters Kluwer Financial Services. The acquisitions include Xchange, Securities Registration and Producer Licensing software from CT Insurance Services and the Financial Training product line from CCH Wall Street.
buyer parent: Fiserv, Inc.
buyer: RegEd, Inc.
RegEd is the leading provider of complete, online compliance solutions for financial professionals. RegEd's experience and leadership allows clients to have access to the industry's leading continuing education and innovative compliance products and services. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services’ solutions include integrated and stand-alone compliance and work flow tools, documentation, analytics, authoritative information, and professional services. Customers include banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, and securities and insurance organizations.
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announced 7/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

enhesa, will acquire RegScan, Inc.

synopsis: RegScan, Inc., a trusted provider of global compliance solutions for Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) professionals, has agreed to be acquired by Enhesa, the leading provider of global regulatory and sustainability intelligence. egScan delivers on-demand global EHS compliance and sustainability solutions
buyer parent: CGE Partners
buyer: enhesa
Based in Belgium, Enhesa is the leading provider of regulatory and sustainability intelligence worldwide. As a trusted partner, Enhesa empowers the global business community with the insight to act immediately and prepare for the future. "
target: RegScan, Inc.
Based in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, RegScan has provided compliance solutions for Health, Safety, and Environmental practitioners at Fortune 1000 companies for over 30 years. RegScan delivers on-demand global EHS compliance and sustainability solutions
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closed 12/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., acquired info4c AG

synopsis: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., the global leader in ethics and compliance management, has acquired info4c. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, info4c delivers the most trusted and robust Politically Exposed Person, State Owned Entity, Sanction Lists, and Watchlists & Blacklists databases available.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele is the global leader in Ethics & Compliance Management. Steele partners with the world’s largest, most respected companies to deliver compliance products and services that help organizations embrace a culture of compliance while protecting their brand. "
target: info4c AG
info4c is a global provider of high-quality compliance information. info4c solutions are customized and selected to comply with the relevant legislation and serve most efficiently the specific purpose: Know Your Customer, Anti Money Laundering, prevention terrorism financing, fraud, and corruption.
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closed 2/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Nymity Inc., acquired SummitPrivacy Resources LLC

synopsis: Nymity has acquired the rights to SummitPrivacy Resources LLC from Morrison & Forester LLP. Summit Privacy provides a subscription-based database that helps organizations determine compliance requirements in jurisdictions around the world, spot potential compliance issues, and simplify the development of global privacy approaches.
buyer: Nymity Inc.
Nymity produces the world's leading compliance knowledgebase and alerting service for privacy and data protection. Hundreds of organizations around the world use the controls-based analysis that are produced daily by Nymity's dedicated in-house research team. "
target parent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
target: SummitPrivacy Resources LLC
Summit Privacy Resources LLC provides a subscription-based database that helps organizations determine compliance requirements in jurisdictions around the world, spot potential compliance issues, and simplify the development of global privacy approaches.
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closed 7/9/2008 via PR Newswire

SAI Global Inc., acquired Privacy Knowledgebase

synopsis: SAI Global, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance solutions, has expanded its portfolio of compliance and risk management services by purchasing the Privacy Knowledgebase from Stone Investments, Inc.
buyer: SAI Global Inc. (ASX:SAI:$436.24)
SAI Global is one of the world's leading business publishing, compliance, training and assurance organizations with offices in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, and across Asia. SAI Global works with organizations to help them build better businesses. "
target: Privacy Knowledgebase
The Privacy Knowledgebase is a Web-based database of privacy and data protection information designed for privacy, legal and compliance professionals who must stay abreast of complex, rapidly changing local and global privacy regulations and legislation.
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closed 4/16/2008 via bobsguide.com

Investors Guaranty Group, acquired CounterpartyLink

synopsis: Cicada Corp. has announced the sale of its investment in CounterpartyLink to a group of investors led by Andover Capital, an Investors Guaranty Group company. Cicada and a group of private investors provided the original capital for CounterpartyLink, launching the company and its first set of product offerings in 2005.
buyer: Investors Guaranty Group
Investors Guaranty™ is comprised of over 75 public and private companies with interests in Europe, North America, and AsiaPacific. The Group specializes in the provision and management of international private capital through strategic investing. "
target parent: Cicada Corporation
target: CounterpartyLink
CounterpartyLink, Ltd. provides global legal entity data, collected and maintained with processes consistent with the stringent standards required by today's risk management and regulatory compliance legislation.
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closed 5/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Marlowe plc, acquired Cedrec Information Systems Limited

synopsis: Marlowe plc has acquired Cedrec Information Systems, a leading digital platform providing Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) data & information. Cedrec provides data, information and legislative insights to approximately 1,000 customers who subscribe to its SaaS platform to manage their environmental and health & safety compliance processes.
buyer: Marlowe plc (MRL.L:$243.20)
Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services which assure safety and regulatory compliance. The company was formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses that provide regulated safety and compliance services. "
target: Cedrec Information Systems Limited
Cedrec Information Systems is a leading digital platform providing Environmental, Health and Safety data & information. Cedrec provides data, information and legislative insights to approximately 1,000 customers who subscribe to its SaaS platform to manage their EHS compliance processes.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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closed 4/15/2019 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Vigeo Eiris

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Vigeo Eiris, an independent international provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and services for investors and public & private organizations. Vigeo Eiris is based in France, with operations all over the world.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$6,218.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Vigeo Eiris
Vigeo Eiris is an independent international provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and services for investors and public & private organizations. Vigeo Eiris is based in France, with operations all over the world.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Nimonik, acquired Conformance Check

synopsis: Nimonik, the leader in mobile solutions for environmental, health and safety legal compliance, has acquired Conformance Check inc., a twenty year veteran of legal compliance regulatory analysis. After three years of fruitful collaboration, the team at Conformance Check and their clients join Nimonik.
buyer: Nimonik
Nimonik offers web and mobile solutions to environmental, health and safety and quality managers. Nimonik’s solutions offer access and updates to regulatory requirements, industry best practices and international standards along with software to track, monitor and report on compliance performance. "
target: Conformance Check
Conformance Check has offered an environmental, health, and safety compliance tool and information database since 1992. Their content and technology has been a leader in the North American market with coverage encompassing legislative federal requirements for the US and Canada.
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announced 12/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Verisk Analytics, Inc., will acquire 3E Company

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading source of information about risk, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 3E Company, a premier provider of services that help companies comply with government-mandated environmental health and safety (EH&S) requirements relating to workplace safety and product stewardship.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,998.60)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: 3E Company
3E Company offers a suite of services for environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance management. 3E boasts an industry-leading combination control call center and the world's premier hazardous substance database of global regulatory and compliance information.
price ($mm)
$100
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

TraceGains, acquired Healthnotes, Inc.

synopsis: TraceGains, the leading compliance software solution, revolutionizing information exchange across the supply chain for food, beverage, and CPG companies, announced that it has acquired Healthnotes, the forerunner in regulatory and consumer education solutions for dietary supplement retailers and manufacturers.
buyer: TraceGains
TraceGains is the leading compliance software solution, revolutionizing information exchange across the supply chain for food, beverage, and CPG companies. "
target: Healthnotes, Inc.
Healthnotes provides cloud-based compliance and education solutions via Vitature and its Aisle7 products that help the dietary supplement industry and retailers stay compliant, educate consumers, and bring products to market faster.
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closed 8/21/2006 via BusinessWire

Outsell, Inc., acquired Electronic Publishing Services Ltd

synopsis: Outsell, Inc. of Burlingame, CA, the leading research and advisory firm for the information industry, today announces the acquisition of Electronic Publishing Services Ltd of London. EPS is a major global provider of information, strategic consulting and research for the information marketplace.
buyer: Outsell, Inc.
Outsell is the leading research and advisory firm providing actionable market analytics for the information industry. Outsell helps publishers, commercial information providers, and content software technology vendors identify, maintain, and grow markets and revenue streams. "
target: Electronic Publishing Services Ltd
EPS provides market intelligence and advisory services exclusively for the information industry. Since its inception, the company has advised major international players as well as smaller organizations in the U.K., Europe and U.S.
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closed 11/17/2017 via Company Press Release

UL, Inc, acquired ChemADVISOR

synopsis: UL has acquired ChemADVISOR. ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
buyer: UL, Inc
UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. "
target: ChemADVISOR
ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/8/2010 via BNC Analysis

EBSCO Publishing, Inc., acquired Expert Publishing, LLC

synopsis: Electronic research databases provider EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO), US, has announced that it has acquired Expert Publishing (ExPub), a provider of up-to-date, decision-support chemical information for the global environmental health & safety (EH&S) community.
buyer parent: EBSCO Industries, Inc.
buyer: EBSCO Publishing, Inc.
EBSCO Publishing is the world's premier database aggregator, offering a suite of nearly 300 full-text and secondary research databases. EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers: Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government. "
target: Expert Publishing, LLC
Expert Publishing (ExPub) is a provider of up-to-date, decision-support chemical information for the global environmental health & safety (EH&S) community.
price ($mm)
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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 10/27/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Datamyne, acquired Zepol Corporation

synopsis: Datamyne, a leader in global business intelligence based on multinational trade data, announced its acquisition of Zepol Corporation, a provider of online trade data tools. Zepol's data provides competitive intelligence, market research, lead generation, sourcing, and trade compliance to positively impact organizations' profitability.
buyer: Datamyne
Datamyne has claimed a top-ranked position in the highly competitive US market for trade data. Datamyne today offers the best value in business intelligence: easy access, with expert support, at an affordable price, to the world's largest searchable trade database. "
target: Zepol Corporation
Zepol is a Minnesota-based company that provides US import and export data. Zepol's data provides competitive intelligence, market research, lead generation, sourcing, and trade compliance to positively impact organizations' profitability.
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