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closed 2/28/2022 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired CMS GlobalSoft

synopsis: FOG Software Group,a division of Vela Software, announced that it has acquired Lorton, VA-based CMS GlobalSoft, a leader in global, enterprise-wide, multi-carrier shipping solutions.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: CMS GlobalSoft
CMS GlobalSoft is a global provider of enterprise-wide, browser-based, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software that allows companies to manage multiple distribution centers located anywhere in the world from a convenient and centralized server.
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closed 12/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Elemica, Inc., acquired ProcessWeaver Inc.

synopsis: Elemica, the world’s leading digital supply chain network, has acquired ProcessWeaver, a leading provider of integrated shipping technology. ProcessWeaver's transportation management software (TMS) helps shippers to better manage their overall transportation processes by automatically selecting optimal carriers, reducing shipping errors, and more.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Elemica, Inc.
Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by connecting, automating, anticipating and then transforming inter-business supply chain processes for the products they buy, sell, and move. "
target: ProcessWeaver Inc.
ProcessWeaver is a leading provider of integrated shipping technology. ProcessWeaver's transportation management software (TMS) helps shippers to better manage their overall transportation processes by automatically selecting optimal carriers and service levels, reducing shipping errors, and more.
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closed 9/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Transporeon GmbH, acquired ControlPay BV

synopsis: Germany-based Transporeon, Europe's leading provider for transport logistics services, has acquired ControlPay, a Dutch provider of freight audit and payment services. The acquisition allows Transporeon to offer true end-to-end solutions, capturing the last steps in the value chain around invoice automation and analysis of payment-related data.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Transporeon GmbH
Germany-based Transporeon boosts logistics performance and profitability with every freight load. The company's cloud-based logistics applications provide end-to-end transportation management software solutions, a full-service portfolio for shippers, suppliers, retailers, recipients, and carriers. "
target: ControlPay BV
Netherlands-based ControlPay is Europe’s leading provider of freight audit and payment services. ControlPay's time-tested cloud-based solutions enable them to deliver flexible and cost-effective services anywhere in the world.
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closed 9/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Visible Supply Chain Management, acquired PC Synergy

synopsis: Visible Supply Chain Management, the industry leader in shipping and fulfillment services for small to midsize businesses, announced its acquisition of PC Synergy (PostalMate), the leading point-of-service (POS) software supplier for the retail shipping industry.
buyer: Visible Supply Chain Management
Since 1992, Visible Supply Chain Management has provided customized solutions for B2B and B2C organizations. Visible can design effective strategies for clients that include transportation, logistics, brokerage, fulfillment and even custom packaging solutions. "
target: PC Synergy
PC Synergy (PostalMate) is the leading point-of-service (POS) software supplier for the retail shipping industry. PostalMate's® comprehensive rate comparison technology allows users to see all of the delivery commitment information for UPS, FedEx, USPS and DHL.
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closed 8/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Magaya Corporation, acquired ACELYNK

synopsis: Magaya Corporation, the leading provider of end-to-end logistics and supply chain automation software, has acquired ACELYNK, a leader in customs compliance software for the logistics industry. Whether for a Customs Broker, Freight Forwarder, or Self-filer, they take pride in saving clients time, reducing costs and keeping businesses compliant.
buyer: Magaya Corporation
Magaya is a provider of end-to-end logistics and supply chain automation software. Their Magaya Supply Chain solution is a powerful ecosystem that enables logistics and supply chain businesses to streamline complex and redundant processes, optimize productivity, reduce costs, and grow revenue. "
target: ACELYNK
ACELYNK is a leader in customs compliance software for the logistics industry. Whether for a Customs Broker, Freight Forwarder, or Self-filer, they take pride in saving clients time, reducing costs and keeping businesses compliant.
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closed 6/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Kontainers

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Kontainers, a leading provider of client-facing digital freight execution platforms.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$424.69)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Kontainers
Headquartered in the UK, Kontainers transforms the customer experience for carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics service providers around the world. Kontainers’ solutions facilitate a fully digital customer experience including quoting, booking, tracking and dashboard analytics.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Traxpay, acquired Traxpay

synopsis: Traxpay has undergone a management buyout. Traxpay is changing the way companies communicate, interact and trade across the supply chain. Through their easy-to-use platform they offer their customers secure, compliant and bank-compatible automation of supply chain financing. They are based in Germany.
buyer: Traxpay
The Traxpay management team includes founder and CEO Markus Rupprecht, board member Sven Weissmann, CFO Jochen Siegert and CTO Thomas Fuhrmann. "
target: Traxpay
Traxpay is changing the way companies communicate, interact and trade across the supply chain. Through their easy-to-use platform they offer their customers secure, compliant and bank-compatible automation of supply chain financing. They are based in Germany.
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announced 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Trimble Transportation & Logistics, will acquire Kuebix

synopsis: Trimble has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Kuebix, a leading transportation management system (TMS) provider and creator of North America’s largest connected shipping community.
buyer parent: Trimble
buyer: Trimble Transportation & Logistics
Trimble Transportation is multi-modal and provides solutions for the long-haul trucking, field service management, rail and construction logistics industries to create a fully integrated supply chain. "
target: Kuebix
Kuebix provides a transportation management system (TMS) that powers North America’s largest shipping community. Kuebix is transforming the transportation industry with a common TMS platform for shippers, carriers and intermediaries that enables new levels of visibility and efficiency.
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closed 7/2/2019 via BusinessWire

E2Open, Inc., acquired Amber Road, Inc.

synopsis: E2open, one of the premier cloud-based providers of networked supply chain solutions, has completed the acquisition of Amber Road, a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) software, trade content and training.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: E2Open, Inc. (EOPN:$256.38)
E2open is one of the premier cloud-based providers of networked supply chain solutions, featuring a complete portfolio of applications that enable the world’s most complex supply chains to better plan, collaborate, and execute their end-to-end operations. "
target: Amber Road, Inc. (AMBR:$86.20)
As a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) software, trade content and training, Amber Road helps companies worldwide create value through their global supply chain by improving margins, achieving greater agility and lowering risk.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Logistyx, acquired Transparix

synopsis: Logistyx Technologies, a leader in parcel Transportation Management Execution (TME) systems, announced the acquisition of Transparix, a TME software-as-a-service (SaaS) company headquartered in the Netherlands.
buyer parent: Kidd & Company, LLC
buyer: Logistyx
The leader in parcel transportation management execution systems and multi-carrier parcel shipping software solutions, Logistyx Technologies works with customers to reduce their shipping costs while boosting efficiency and choice. "
target: Transparix
Transparix is a Transportation Management Execution (TME) software-as-a-service (SaaS) company headquartered in the Netherlands. Transparix stands for Transparency in Transportation. They capture all relevant data from shipment creation until the Proof of Delivery and the invoice.
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closed 8/16/2017 via Company Press Release

WiseTech Global, acquired CMS Transport Systems

synopsis: WiseTech Global announced the acquisition of CMS Transport Systems (CMS), a leading provider of integrated road transport and logistics management systems across Australia and New Zealand. CMS provides its flagship Transport Management System (TMS) Freight 2020, a SaaS cloud enabled product, to over 130 corporations.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$352.82)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually. "
target: CMS Transport Systems
CMS Transport System's flagship SaaS cloud enabled product is Freight2020, a leading Transport Management System designed exclusively for the Australian and New Zealand road freight transport industry covering operations management, workforce, fleet maintenance and more.
price ($mm)
$3.94
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$3
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closed 5/24/2017 via PR Web

LaneAxis Inc. merged with Budbo Inc.,

synopsis: LaneAxis, a logistics, visibility and data control tool that delivers complete shipment visibility down to the load level, has merged with Budbo, a smartphone app that allows users to “puff” or “pass” on a virtual stack of marijuana flower strains, oils, edibles, and more, all available at nearby dispensaries or for local delivery.
buyer: Budbo Inc.
Budbo is a smartphone app that allows users to “puff” or “pass” on a virtual stack of marijuana flower strains, oils, edibles, and more, all available at nearby dispensaries or for local delivery. The platform’s unique strain match feature allows users to list desired effects or symptoms. "
target: LaneAxis Inc.
LaneAxis is a logistics, visibility and data control tool that delivers complete shipment visibility down to the load level. LaneAxis gives shippers, 3PLS, and brokers real-time tracking and data of every shipment along with a suite of tools that simplifies the freight management process.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Royal Mail Group Ltd., acquired Intelligent Shipper

synopsis: Royal Mail announces it has acquired Intelligent Shipper (Intersoft Systems and Programming Ltd) a provider of delivery management software for international parcel shipments. Through Intelligent Shipper, customers can fully manage their delivery options through the entire delivery journey.
buyer: Royal Mail Group Ltd. (LSE:RMG:$13,073.61)
Royal Mail Group Ltd. is the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider, supporting customers, businesses and communities across the country. They are the UK’s Universal Service provider, delivering letters and parcels, six days a week, to 29 million addresses across the UK. "
target: Intelligent Shipper
Intelligent Shipper is a unique carrier management system developed by Intersoft Systems & Programming Ltd. For almost 20 years, Intersoft has provided systems for delivery companies; today over 100 courier, distribution and delivery companies run their day to day business using Intersoft products.
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closed 6/18/2012 via

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired IES, Ltd.

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group announced the closing of its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Integrated Export Systems, Ltd. and IES Asia Limited (collectively referred to as "IES"). IES provides SaaS solutions that help freight forwarders, non-vessel operating common carriers, and customs brokers manage their businesses.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$424.69)
Descartes Systems Group is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Its headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. "
target: IES, Ltd.
Integrated Export Systems provides SaaS solutions that help freight forwarders, non-vessel operating common carriers, and customs brokers manage their businesses and improve profitability. IES delivers its solutions to more than 600 customers with users in over 70 countries worldwide.
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closed 2/16/2011 via PR Newswire

England Logistics, Inc., acquired TMS Technologies LLC

synopsis: England Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of third party logistics and supply chain engineering services, has announced that it has acquired TMS Technologies, LLC, in Alma, Michigan. TMS Technologies offers shippers and logistics providers customized and cost-effective solutions tailored to their supply chain needs.
buyer parent: C.R. England Inc.
buyer: England Logistics, Inc.
England Logistics is a freight brokerage firm that offers a vast portfolio of non-asset based transportation solutions ranging from full truckload sourcing, dry and temperature-controlled LTL and parcel, special projects engineering, global sourcing, and complete supply chain engineering. "
target: TMS Technologies LLC
Using cloud technology originally developed by Google, TMS Technologies offers shippers and logistics providers customized and cost-effective solutions tailored to their supply chain needs.
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closed 7/6/2006 via BusinessWire

HighJump Software Inc., acquired Pinnacle Distribution Concepts, Inc.

synopsis: HighJump Software, a 3M company, has acquired Pinnacle Distribution Concepts Inc. HighJump Software is a global provider of adaptable supply chain execution solutions. Pinnacle is a leading transportation management system provider specializing in the delivery of Web-based, "on-demand" solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: 3M
buyer: HighJump Software Inc.
HighJump Software® is the leader in providing comprehensive and adaptable supply chain execution solutions that leverage best practices gained from more than 700 successful implementations in some of the most demanding and complex business environment. "
target: Pinnacle Distribution Concepts, Inc.
Pinnacle Distribution introduced FreightLogic® as a full-featured, comprehensive Transportation Management System (TMS) with unprecedented user-friendliness.
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announced 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

DAT Solutions LLC, will purchase Freight Intelligence Business from Chainalytics

synopsis: DAT Solutions, North America's leading online freight marketplace, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) from Chainalytics Inc. FMIC is a subscription-based benchmarking and analysis service that leverages almost $50 billion in actual freight transactions.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: DAT Solutions LLC
DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, motor carriers, news and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 183 million freight matches and a database of $68 billion in annual market transactions. "
seller: Chainalytics
The Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) from Chainalytics is a subscription-based benchmarking and analysis service that leverages almost $50 billion in actual freight transactions from almost 200 companies across manufacturing, retail, wholesale and third-party logistics.
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closed 5/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Core Transport Technologies

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Core Transport Technologies NZ Limited, an electronic transportation network that provides global air carriers and ground handlers with shipment scanning and tracking solutions.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$424.69)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Core Transport Technologies
Core Transport Technologies is an electronic transportation network that provides global air carriers and ground handlers with shipment scanning and tracking solutions. They are based in New Zealand.
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closed 9/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired 10-4 Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble, a company that is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds, has acquired 10-4 Systems, a provider of advanced, multimodal shipment visibility solutions and related technologies for shippers and transportation providers.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: 10-4 Systems, Inc.
10-4 Systems is a technology company delivering a multimodal information platform for intelligent supply chain visibility that harnesses the power of big data. Their solution securely aggregates shipment and location data and pushes out analytics that help companies make meaningful decisions.
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announced 6/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Lloyd's Register Group, will acquire OneOcean

synopsis: Lloyd’s Register (“LR”), a global provider of maritime professional services, will acquired UK-based OneOcean, a leading supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental solutions. This move will accelerate LR’s ambitions to be the maritime industry’s trusted adviser for compliance, safety, performance and sustainability solutions.
buyer: Lloyd's Register Group
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global professional services organisation specialising in engineering and technology solutions for the maritime industry and broader ocean economy. LR is the world’s first marine classification society, created more than 260 years ago to improve the safety of ships. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: OneOcean
Based in the UK, OneOcean develops innovative solutions that connect ship and shore-side teams, providing its customers with the visibility and real-time information they need to support decision making and drive operational excellence.
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closed 2/28/2022 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired CMS GlobalSoft

synopsis: FOG Software Group,a division of Vela Software, announced that it has acquired Lorton, VA-based CMS GlobalSoft, a leader in global, enterprise-wide, multi-carrier shipping solutions.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: CMS GlobalSoft
CMS GlobalSoft is a global provider of enterprise-wide, browser-based, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software that allows companies to manage multiple distribution centers located anywhere in the world from a convenient and centralized server.
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closed 8/3/2022 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, purchased Ricardo Software from Ricardo PLC

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software Inc, has acquired Ricardo Software from Ricardo, a global strategic, environmental and engineering consultancy company. Ricardo Software is the Software business unit of Ricardo. They provide a full suite of automotive simulation design tools for propulsion and transmission design solutions.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
seller: Ricardo PLC
Ricardo Software is the Software business unit of Ricardo, a global strategic, environmental and engineering consultancy company. Ricardo Software provides a full suite of automotive simulation design tools for propulsion and transmission design solutions.
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$17
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$11
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closed 2/28/2022 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired CMS GlobalSoft

synopsis: FOG Software Group,a division of Vela Software, announced that it has acquired Lorton, VA-based CMS GlobalSoft, a leader in global, enterprise-wide, multi-carrier shipping solutions.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: CMS GlobalSoft
CMS GlobalSoft is a global provider of enterprise-wide, browser-based, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software that allows companies to manage multiple distribution centers located anywhere in the world from a convenient and centralized server.
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closed 2/24/2022 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired Commerce Sync

synopsis: FOG Software Group (“FOG”), an operating group of Vela Software, and Constellation Software Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of Commerce Sync, developers of software that automates accounting for small- and medium-sized businesses.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: Commerce Sync
Commerce Sync provides technology that automates accounting for thousands of small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). By eliminating manual data entry, the company helps business owners realize valuable time savings, increase accuracy, and get complete visibility into their accounting.
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closed 7/14/2021 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired Sphere WMS

synopsis: FOG Software Group has acquired SphereWMS, a fully hosted web-based solution for warehouse management. SphereWMS will operate as an independent business within FOG Software Group’s portfolio of supply chain and logistics software companies, expanding FOG’s inventory of best-in-class warehouse management software (WMS) solutions.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: Sphere WMS
SphereWMS is a leading cloud-based Warehouse Management System (WMS) for third-party logistics, distributors, fulfillment, eCommerce, and retail warehouses. The SphereWMS solution provides real-time visibility and powerful reporting tools to all stakeholders in the supply chain.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

FOG Software Group, acquired FACTON GmbH

synopsis: FOG Software Group (“FOG”), an operating group of Vela Software and Constellation Software Inc., is pleased to announce it has acquired FACTON. FACTON is a global software provider specializing in enterprise-wide product costing solutions for the manufacturing industry.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: FACTON GmbH
German-based FACTON is a global software provider specializing in enterprise-wide product costing solutions for the manufacturing industry. The FACTON EPC Suite is the leading Enterprise Product Costing (EPC) solution for many of the Fortune Global 100 manufacturers and their suppliers.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

FOG Software Group, acquired Vortx, Inc.

synopsis: The FOG Software Group, a division of Vela Software, has acquired Vortx Inc., the makers of AspDotNetStorefront. Vortx creates and hosts eCommerce solutions in vertical markets with unique business requirements. The Vortx solution helps retail and wholesale companies grow by solving their complex need for a growth-oriented eCommerce presence.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: Vortx, Inc.
Vortx, makers of AspDotNetStorefront, creates and hosts eCommerce solutions in vertical markets with unique business requirements. The Vortx solution helps retail and wholesale companies grow by solving their complex need for a growth-oriented eCommerce presence.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

FOG Software Group, acquired Xavannah

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a group that acquires, manages, and builds software companies, has acquired Xavannah GmbH & Co. KG, a leading eBusiness software provider in Germany that serves clients in the glass, glazier, architect and trade supplier industries. Xavannah offers solutions for product configuration, order management, and eCommerce.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: Xavannah
Xavannah is a leading eBusiness software provider in Germany. Xavannah provides software solutions to clients in the glass, glazier, architect and trade supplier industries. They offer solutions for product configuration, order management, and eCommerce.
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closed 4/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

FOG Software Group, acquired Aquario Design

synopsis: Aquario Design, formerly EFI Fiery DesignPro and Generation Digital, a provider of textile and fashion software solutions built as plug-ins to Adobe® Creative Cloud, has been acquired by FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software, Inc., and will operate as a standalone business within FOG.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target parent: Electronics For Imaging, Inc.
target: Aquario Design
Aquario Design is a provider of textile and fashion software solutions built as plug-ins to Adobe® Creative Cloud. Aquario Design’s software enables fashion designers to quickly and easily create, visualize, and produce production-ready textiles from designs created in Adobe Creative Cloud programs.
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closed 4/17/2020 via PR Web

FOG Software Group, acquired Optitex Ltd.

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc., has acquired Optitex, a global software provider of integrated 2D-3D computer-aided design solutions for fashion and apparel, automotive, upholstery, and industrial fabrics.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target parent: Electronics For Imaging, Inc.
target: Optitex Ltd.
Optitex is a global software provider of integrated 2D-3D computer-aided design solutions for fashion and apparel, automotive, upholstery, and industrial fabrics. Optitex digitally streamlines design, development, and production throughout the supply chain.
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closed 3/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

FOG Software Group, acquired ProShip, Inc.

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software, Inc., has acquired ProShip, a global provider of enterprise-wide, automated, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software. ProShip is a leader in enterprise parcel shipping solutions with customers that include 25% of the National Retail Federation’s top 100 retailers who ship parcels.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target parent: Quadient SA
target: ProShip, Inc.
ProShip, Inc. is a global provider of enterprise-wide, automated, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software that allows retailers, manufacturers, third-party logistics, and healthcare companies to ship at lightning speeds, stay carrier compliant, and build stronger customer revenue streams.
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closed 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired ASC Software

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Vela Software, and Constellation Software, Inc., has acquired ASC Software, a leader in supply chain solutions. Since 1989, ASC has provided the tools for manufacturers and distribution companies to intelligently and efficiently serve customers.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: ASC Software
ASC provides innovative supply chain software solutions for complex supply chain challenges. Since 1989, ASC has provided the tools for manufacturers and distribution companies to intelligently and efficiently serve customers.
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired Volo Commerce

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software Inc., has completed its acquisition of the Volo Commerce. UK-based Volo Commerce is a powerful, multi-channel e-commerce platform with a broad feature set that has been serving customers for over 15 years.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: Volo Commerce
Volo Commerce has over a decade of multichannel e-commerce experience working closely with merchants selling across international marketplaces like Amazon and eBay and website platforms. Volo combines powerful, end-to-end automation with marketplace know-how and account management expertise.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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