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closed 5/10/2022 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, acquired Parley Pro

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, announced the acquisition of Parley Pro, a top Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution, to complement LexisNexis’ industry-leading Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) platform, CounselLink.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers increase their productivity, improve decision-making, achieve better outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. "
target: Parley Pro
Parley Pro is a secure, cloud-based end-to-end contract lifecycle management platform that pioneered digital negotiation technology. The platform automates contract negotiation and management processes, provides actionable analytics, and helps organizations to negotiate better contracts faster.
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, acquired TrueLink A/S

synopsis: Mercell, the leading platform provider for public e-tendering in the Nordic region, announced its acquisition of TrueLink AS, a complete collaboration platform for e-procurement in Denmark. They create reliable and efficient exchanges of digital orders, e-invoices and other business documents and transactions between buyers and suppliers.
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: TrueLink A/S
TrueLink is a complete collaboration platform for e-procurement in Denmark. They create reliable and efficient exchanges of digital orders, e-invoices and other business documents and transactions between buyers and suppliers.
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announced 7/31/2018 via PR Newswire

DocuSign Inc., will acquire SpringCM

synopsis: DocuSign, the leader in eSignature transaction management, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SpringCM, a leading cloud-based document generation and contract life management software company based in Chicago. SpringCM helps people save time, grow revenue, and increase productivity.
buyer: DocuSign Inc. (DOCU:$1,057.03)
DocuSign is the leader in eSignature transaction management, and the global standard for eSignature. DocuSign offers its customers the easiest, fastest, most secure global network for sending, signing, tracking, and storing documents in the cloud. "
target: SpringCM
SpringCM helps people save time, grow revenue, and increase productivity by automating and transforming business processes. SpringCM empowers individuals and teams to get work done efficiently and with confidence by transforming documents and let work flow.
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$220
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closed 1/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Coupa Software, acquired Contractually

synopsis: Coupa Software, a leader in cloud-based spend management, announced the acquisition of Contractually, a cloud innovator based in Vancouver, Canada that helps reduce businesses' reliance on antiquated processes or inadequate technology tools to version control or redline contracts.
buyer: Coupa Software (COUP:$458.37)
Coupa Software, a leader in cloud-based spend management, enables businesses to recognize bottom-line financial success via Savings-as-a-Service. Coupa provides a suite of true cloud spend management applications, including invoicing, procurement, expense management, sourcing and inventory. "
target: Contractually
Contractually makes the contracts process paperless for businesses and their lawyers. Their web software speeds up contract generation and the whole workflow of getting reviews, edits and signatures done, with all the people, parties and lawyers involved.
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closed 4/22/2014 via BusinessWire

FPX, LLC, acquired Glider

synopsis: FPX, a pioneer of cloud-based sales enablement solutions, announced its acquisition of Glider. Glider enables Fortune 500 companies to small and medium sized businesses to easily circulate contracts, request manager approvals, and get e-signatures from people both inside and outside of their companies.
buyer: FPX, LLC
FPX is the inventor and pioneering innovator of cloud-based Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) solutions that automate time-consuming steps in the sales process, increasing productivity, average deal size, and overall profitability. "
target: Glider
Glider brings process efficiency and visibility to the last mile of the sales funnel, enabling Fortune 500 companies to small and medium sized businesses to easily circulate contracts, request manager approvals, and get e-signatures from people both inside and outside of their companies.
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closed 1/19/2022 via PR Newswire

Xait, acquired Jack in the Box

synopsis: Xait, a global software technology company, has acquired Jack in the Box, a leading provider of proposal management software in France. Jack in the Box helps businesses to improve their sales proposals. Their software provides simple, intuitive tools that make it easier to create sales proposals and bids.
buyer: Xait
Xait is a global software technology company providing enterprise customers with solutions for document co-authoring, automation, collaboration and intelligent pricing. Its cloud-based software XaitPorter is an all-in-one co-authoring solution that enables companies to create high-quality documents."
target: Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box is a leading provider of proposal management software in France. Jack in the Box helps businesses to improve their sales proposals. Their software provides simple, intuitive tools that make it easier to create sales proposals and bids.
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closed 12/29/2021 via Company Press Release

ReadyTech Holdings Limited, acquired Open Windows Software

synopsis: ReadyTech, an Australian provider of mission-critical SaaS for the education, workforce management, government and justice sectors, has acquired Open Windows Software. Based in Hawthorn, Australia, Open Windows is a provider of cloud-based contract management and procurement software.
buyer: ReadyTech Holdings Limited (ASX:RDY:$34.97)
Based in Australia, ReadyTech is a leading provider of mission-critical SaaS for the education, workforce management, government and justice sectors. ReadyTech creates technology that helps their customers navigate complexity, while also delivering meaningful outcomes. "
target: Open Windows Software
Based in Australia, Open Windows ‘Modular Procurement’ suite offers Procurement Managers nine functional modules to manage every stage of the contract lifecycle, from tenders and sourcing to contract management and supplier performance to workflow automation and project management.
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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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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Nuvini S.A., acquired Effecti

synopsis: Nuvini, holding technology company of entrepreneur and investor Pierre Schurmann, announced the acquisition of Brazilian startup Effecti, which automates the participation of companies in public tenders. Effecti helps companies know which notices are open, automatically fills information in the bidding portals, and automates bidding disputes.
buyer: Nuvini S.A.
Based in Brazil, Nuvini is a B2B healthcare company, operating in four strategic verticals through companies that are leaders in their segments. Through four strategic pillars, Nuvini helps the founders of the acquired companies to accelerate the growth of their SaaS startups. "
target: Effecti
Founded by entrepreneurs Fernando Salla and Everton Porath, Effecti is a Brazilian startup that automates the participation of companies in public tenders. Effecti helps companies know which notices are open, automatically fills information in the bidding portals, and automates bidding disputes.
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announced 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, will acquire Negometrix

synopsis: Mercell Holding AS, a leading European provider of public e-tendering services, will acquire Negometrix B.V., a Dutch provider of e-procurement software solutions. Negometrix offers a complete e-procurement and contract management solution that streamlines the entire procurement process.
buyer: Mercell Holding AS (OB:MRCEL-ME:$48.52)
Mercell is a leading Nordic provider of eTender system and Tender Offers. Suppliers in all industries use Mercell eTender system to find tenders and contracts in the public sector. They simplify the public procurement process and makes it easy for the buyer to interact with suppliers. "
target: Negometrix
Negometrix is a Dutch provider of e-procurement software solutions. Negometrix offers a complete e-procurement and contract management solution that streamlines the entire procurement process. Their software features solutions for e-sourcing, e-purchasing, contract management, and more.
price ($mm)
$33
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closed 10/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Allocate Software Limited, acquired Selenity Limited

synopsis: The UK-based Allocate Software group has acquired Selenity Limited, a cloud based provider of HR and finance process management software headquartered in Lincolnshire. The addition of Selenity’s core HR process solutions to Allocate’s workforce platforms will transform the end-to-end people management processes of its 600 customers worldwide.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Allocate Software Limited (MSWEF:$25.50)
UK-based Allocate Software is a leading international provider of workforce and resource planning solutions, supporting the operational and administrative needs of healthcare, defence, and maritime sectors. "
target: Selenity Limited
UK-based Selenity is a leader of cloud-tech providing solutions that reduce costs, increase efficiency, and ensure compliance to HR and Finance departments. Solutions include Selenity ER Tracker, a HR case management system, and Selenity Expenses, a configurable system for both desktop and mobile.
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announced 5/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, will acquire EU Supply PLC

synopsis: EU Supply PLC, one of UK's leading suppliers of electronic tender management and contract management solutions will be acquired by Norwegian peer Mercell Holding AS, a provider of eTender system and Tender Offers.
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: EU Supply PLC (AIM:EUSP:$6.63)
Headquartered in the UK, EU-Supply is one of Europe's leading suppliers of electronic tender management and contract management solutions. The company is focused on procurement and contract management.
price ($mm)
$21
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announced 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Coupa Software, will acquire Exari

synopsis: Coupa Software, a leader in business spend management (BSM), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Exari, a leading provider of contract lifecycle management (CLM). Exari solutions improve visibility into contract data and reduces costs, cycle time and risk.
buyer: Coupa Software (COUP:$458.37)
Coupa Software is the cloud platform for business spend management. They deliver “Value as a Service” by helping customers maximize their spend under management and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations. "
target: Exari
Exari is a global leader in cloud-based Contract Lifecycle Management solutions. Used worldwide by legal, sales, insurance, investment banking, and government professionals, Exari solutions improve visibility into contract data and reduces costs, cycle time and risk.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Conga, acquired Novatus

synopsis: Conga, the leading provider of document and report generation solutions for Salesforce customers, announces the acquisition of Novatus. Novatus is a market leader in cloud-based contract management software in which customers manage, negotiate, and administer contractual agreements digitally.
buyer: Conga
Conga® is a Salesforce Platinum ISV Partner and is the developer of the Conga Suite, the #1 document generation and reporting applications for Salesforce. Conga helps Salesforce customers worldwide fully utilize their data in dynamic documents, presentations and reports. "
target: Novatus
Novatus is a market leader in cloud-based contract management software in which customers manage, negotiate, and administer contractual agreements digitally.
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closed 10/16/2014 via BusinessWire

DocMagic, Inc., acquired eSignSystems

synopsis: DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced it has acquired award winning industry innovator and leader in electronic software solutions, eSignSystems.
buyer: DocMagic, Inc.
DocMagic, Inc. is a leading provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions for the mortgage industry. DocMagic, Inc. develops software, mobile apps, processes and web-based systems for the production and delivery of compliant loan document packages. "
target parent: Wave Systems Corp
target: eSignSystems
eSignSystems, formally a division of Wave Systems Corp. is a leading provider of lifecycle management of electronically signed, legally binding documents, contracts and digital transactions. SmartSAFE enables companies to manage business processes and trans-actions entirely online.
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closed 7/2/2014 via Market Wire

Selectica, Inc., acquired iasta, Inc.

synopsis: Selectica, Inc. has acquired Iasta, an industry leading SaaS-based sourcing and spend management solutions company focused on providing strategic sourcing, business intelligence, spend analysis, supplier management, and contract management technology to empower procurement and sourcing professionals.
buyer parent: Trilogy Enterprises, Inc.
buyer: Selectica, Inc. (SLTC:$20.88)
Selectica, Inc. enables large enterprises with sales over $1 billion to reduce costs and increase revenue from complex product and services offerings. Selectica solutions unify customers' business processes to deliver product, service, and pricing flexibility across multiple distribution channels. "
target: iasta, Inc.
Iasta 's blend of acclaimed software and services provides the means to easily and effectively incorporate best-in-class procurement practices on a global scale. Iasta technology is focused on strategic sourcing, business intelligence, spend analysis, supplier management, and contract management.
price ($mm)
$13
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$11
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closed 3/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Software Europe, acquired Software Europe

synopsis: The management team at Software Europe, one of the UK’s leading providers of cloud technology has completed a management buyout. Software Europe provides online software solutions for expenses management, and contract and supplier management.
buyer: Software Europe
Software Europe provides online software solutions for expenses management, and contract and supplier management. Software Europe’s SaaS products offer a unique level of configurability which integrate into your business model with minimal disruption and maximum return on investment. "
target: Software Europe
Software Europe provides online software solutions for expenses management, and contract and supplier management. Software Europe’s SaaS products offer a unique level of configurability which integrate into your business model with minimal disruption and maximum return on investment.
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closed 5/15/2009 via Market Wire

Emptoris, purchased Contract and Service Management Business from Click Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: Emptoris, a global leader in supply and contract management solutions, announced the acquisition of the Contract and Service Management (CSM) solutions and business from Click Commerce, Inc., a leading business application software provider.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Emptoris
Emptoris is a world leader in innovative supply and contract management software solutions that empower enterprises to realize best value and accelerate profitable growth. Emptoris solutions are used by successful Global 2000 companies in every industry. "
seller parent: Illinois Tool Works Inc
seller: Click Commerce, Inc.
Requisite Technology Inc. is a leading provider of channel management, eCommerce and master data management solutions. Requisite Technology's Channel Management solution helps enterprises manage all aspects of the partner sales channel lifecycle.
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closed 12/9/2020 via PR Web

Defiance Ventures, acquired IntellyDoc

synopsis: Defiance Ventures, a venture builder focused on B2B enterprise technology companies, has acquired a majority stake in IntellyDoc, an end-to-end, cloud-based contract and workflow automation solution. IntellyDoc helps legal, procurement, and human resource departments, as well as law firms to manage their agreements.
buyer: Defiance Ventures
Defiance Ventures is a venture builder focused on B2B enterprise technology companies. It combines capital and early stage investment expertise with real world capabilities spanning marketing, branding, sales, application development, and cloud architecture. "
target: IntellyDoc
IntellyDoc is an end-to-end, cloud-based contract and workflow automation solution. IntellyDoc helps legal, procurement, and human resource departments, as well as law firms to manage their agreements. Their solution allows users to reduce costs and optimize their contracting processes.
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closed 5/24/2018 via Company Press Release

ThinkProject!, acquired CEMAR

synopsis: think project!, the leading Common Data Environment (CDE) provider for construction and engineering projects, announced it has acquired CEMAR, the market leading contract management solution. The acquisition marks the company’s entry into the UK market for construction project management software.
buyer: ThinkProject!
think project! delivers a readily available and shapeable common data environment (CDE) for construction and engineering projects. think project! meets the emerging need for digital construction solutions that facilitate cross-enterprise collaboration and overall information management. "
target: CEMAR
CEMAR develops a highly intuitive, secure and effective cloud-based solution, to manage and report over modern collaborative contracts. CEMAR is simple and quick to deploy over a range of forms including NEC (New Engineering Contracts) and FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers).
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closed 5/10/2022 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, acquired Parley Pro

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, announced the acquisition of Parley Pro, a top Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution, to complement LexisNexis’ industry-leading Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) platform, CounselLink.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers increase their productivity, improve decision-making, achieve better outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. "
target: Parley Pro
Parley Pro is a secure, cloud-based end-to-end contract lifecycle management platform that pioneered digital negotiation technology. The platform automates contract negotiation and management processes, provides actionable analytics, and helps organizations to negotiate better contracts faster.
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closed 5/10/2022 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, acquired Parley Pro

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, announced the acquisition of Parley Pro, a top Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution, to complement LexisNexis’ industry-leading Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) platform, CounselLink.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers increase their productivity, improve decision-making, achieve better outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. "
target: Parley Pro
Parley Pro is a secure, cloud-based end-to-end contract lifecycle management platform that pioneered digital negotiation technology. The platform automates contract negotiation and management processes, provides actionable analytics, and helps organizations to negotiate better contracts faster.
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closed 12/1/2021 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, acquired Closd

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics, has acquired Closd, a provider of legal transaction management solutions in Europe. Closd offers a SaaS platform that makes the management of complex legal projects simpler, safer and faster.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. "
target: Closd
Closd is a provider of legal transaction management solutions in Europe. Closd offers a SaaS platform that makes the management of complex legal projects simpler, safer and faster. Their platform facilitates collaboration between teams and reinvents the way companies carry out legal transactions.
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closed 3/26/2018 via Company Press Release

CloudNine Discovery, purchased eDiscovery Product Lines from LexisNexis

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, and CloudNine, a leader in simplifying and automating legal discovery, announced the sale of the LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite to CloudNine. The LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite includes software and solutions for the legal discovery process.
buyer: CloudNine Discovery
Founded in 2002, and based in Houston, Texas, CloudNine is a legal discovery technology company with expertise in simplifying and automating the discovery of data for audits, investigations, and litigation. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: LexisNexis
The LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite includes the LAW PreDiscovery, Early Data Analyzer (EDA) and Concordance products. LAW PreDiscovery software works as an all-in-one “eDiscovery engine” to scan, import, and produce all of the potential evidentiary documents needed during legal discovery.
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closed 7/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue360 Media, purchased 150 Law Enforcement Publications from LexisNexis

synopsis: Blue360° Media has acquired over 150 law enforcement publications from LexisNexis® Group covering 40 U.S. states. Blue360° Media publishes Law Enforcement Manuals, Code Books, Field Guides, and an Officer Series focused on professional development.
buyer: Blue360 Media
Blue360° Media publishes Law Enforcement Manuals, Code Books, Field Guides, and an Officer Series focused on professional development. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: LexisNexis
The acquisition includes over 150 law enforcement publications from LexisNexis® Group covering 40 U.S. states. LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services.
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closed 6/8/2017 via PR Web

LexisNexis, acquired Ravel Law

synopsis: LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, part of information and analytics provider RELX Group, announced its acquisition of Ravel Law, a legal research, analytics and visualization platform that empowers users to contextualize and interpret vast amounts of information to uncover valuable insights.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. "
target: Ravel Law
Ravel Law is a legal research, visualization, and analytics platform. Ravel Law empowers lawyers to do data-driven research, with analytics and interfaces that help them sift through vast amounts of legal information to find what matters.
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announced 9/21/2016 via PR Web

LexisNexis, will acquire Intelligize

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, is acquiring Intelligize, a leading provider of a web-based services platform that enables law firms, accounting firms, corporations and others to more efficiently research, prepare and draft SEC filings, corporate transactions and various agreements.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. "
target: Intelligize
Intelligize is a leading provider of a web-based services platform that enables law firms, accounting firms, corporations and others to more efficiently research, prepare and draft SEC filings, corporate transactions and various agreements within a fast-changing regulatory environment.
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closed 1/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Carolina Academic Press, purchased 500 Law School Titles from Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.

synopsis: Carolina Academic Press announced the acquisition by of approximately 500 LexisNexis® Matthew Bender law school publishing titles. LexisNexis Matthew Bender is one of the world's leading publishers of legal analysis and case law.
buyer: Carolina Academic Press
Carolina Academic Press, a family-owned independent company based in Durham, North Carolina, has served the legal education community for over 35 years. It has earned a strong reputation for partnering with pedagogical innovators to develop and publish cutting-edge teaching materials. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.
LexisNexis Matthew Bender is one of the world's leading publishers of legal analysis and case law. The company offers more than 500 publications in print and electronic formats to subscribers in more than 160 countries.
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closed 11/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Lex Machina, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a legal research company, announced that it has acquired Lex Machina, a litigation analytics platform. Lex Machina, founded in 2010, provides analytics primarily around IP litigation, mining data about judges, lawyers, parties and patents to inform lawyers’ litigation strategy.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Lex Machina, Inc.
Lex Machina provides Legal Analytics to companies and law firms, enabling them to craft successful strategies, win cases, and close business. Legal Analytics® combines data and software to provide the winning edge in the highly competitive business and practice of law.
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closed 9/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Comundi, purchased LexisNexis Formations Business from LexisNexis

synopsis: Comundi, a provider public and internal training courses and congresses for managers and managers from the private and public sector has acquired the Formations Business From LexisNexis. The business comprises the seminars and conference programs for lawyers, notary publics, and in-house lawyers.
buyer parent: Weka Firmengruppe GmbH & Co. KG
buyer: Comundi
Comundi provides public and internal training courses and congresses for managers and managers from the private and public sectors. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: LexisNexis
The Formations Business of LexisNexis SA comprises the seminars and conference programs for lawyers, notary publics, and in-house lawyers.
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announced 7/28/2015 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, will acquire MLex

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced the acquisition of MLex, a global legal media organization providing exclusive market insight, analysis and commentary on regulatory risk.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: MLex
MLex is an independent media organization providing exclusive market insight, analysis and commentary on regulatory risk. Customers rely on MLEx’s reporting to ensure they are well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities posed by regulatory change as well as to mitigate the risks.
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closed 5/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading publisher and online solutions provider for legal, tax, academic, and test-prep, announces the acquisition of the Universal Law Publishing titles. Universal Law Publishing has been publishing legal books and legislation for legal professionals, academics and students in the Indian market for five decades.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Universal Law Publishing has been publishing legal books and legislation for legal professionals, academics and students in the Indian market for five decades. Universal Law Publishing titles are held in high regard by many legal professionals across India.
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closed 10/20/2014 via PR Web

LexisNexis, acquired Moreover Technologies

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced that it has acquired Moreover Technologies, Inc., a leading global content delivery service and provider of consolidated current awareness and media management solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Moreover Technologies
Moreover Technologies is a provider of real-time information management solutions, delivering essential online information in time to impact business decisions.
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announced 7/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

LexisNexis, will purchase Canadian Legal Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer announced that it has signed an agreement to divest its Canadian legal publishing activities to LexisNexis. The Canadian legal assets to be sold include print and online information products for law firms, corporate counsel, and human resources professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
The Canadian legal assets of Wolters Kluwer include print and online information products for law firms, corporate counsel, and human resources professionals. The group has approximately 50 employees.
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closed 5/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

ADERANT Holdings, Inc., acquired Redwood Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Aderant acquired Redwood Analytics, a business intelligence software company that supports more than 170 large law firm clients worldwide. Aderant say the acquisition demonstrates Aderant’s commitment to investing in business intelligence and providing its clients best-in-class software and access to the industry’s leading subject matter experts.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: ADERANT Holdings, Inc.
Aderant is a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and professional services firms. Its suite of solutions includes: business development, calendar/docket matter management with built-in court rules, client relationship management, and more. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Redwood Analytics, Inc.
Redwood Analytics is the leading provider of business intelligence software and services for the legal industry. Its solutions enable law firms to analyze and monitor performance, focusing on the most significant drivers of the business of law.
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closed 11/4/2013 via PR Newswire

LexisNexis, acquired LegalStudio

synopsis: LexisNexis®, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, announced it has acquired legal information provider, LegalStudio®. LegalStudio is known throughout China for its tailor-made bilingual awareness and practice materials. They offer legal and tax news together with model contract templates, and a law and case database.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: LegalStudio
LegalStudio is a provider of comprehensive legal and tax know-how services for China. LegalStudio provides bilingual online legal and tax know-how services giving law departments and law firms, and tax departments and accounting firms, access to reliable, practical, awareness, know-how and analysis.
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closed 9/11/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired Enclarity, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, announced the acquisition of Enclarity, Inc. an industry-leading health care provider data and information solutions company.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Enclarity, Inc.
Enclarity provides technology and information services that significantly improve the integrity and reliability of healthcare data to enhance financial and operational results.
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closed 8/7/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired WorldCompliance

synopsis: Reed Elsevier, the parent company of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, announced it has acquired the remaining 55 percent of WorldCompliance. WorldCompliance is a leading provider of customer and vendor screening content used for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: WorldCompliance
WorldCompliance has the most comprehensive database of profiles of individuals and organizations that pose a potential risk to the financial system. Their solutions provide a means to stay in compliance with mounting regulatory requirements while protecting the organization’s reputation.
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closed 5/22/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired Sheshunoff Information Services Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, together with Reed Elsevier Properties SA, has acquired the acclaimed publishing brands and businesses of Sheshunoff™ and A.S. Pratt from the Thompson Media Group. The Sheshunoff collection of publications includes more than 100 titles offering expert information critical for the financial services industry.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target parent: Thompson Media Group LLC
target: Sheshunoff Information Services Inc.
Both the Sheshunoff and A.S. Pratt collections are offered through Sheshunoff Information Services. It leads the market with its actionable guidance in the areas of regulatory compliance, eLearning, operations and management
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closed 3/5/2013 via Market Wire

First Advantage Corporation, purchased Screening business from LexisNexis Risk Solutions

synopsis: First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group company and a leading global provider of comprehensive talent acquisition solutions, announced that its acquisition of the employment and resident screening business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, has closed.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: First Advantage Corporation (:$656.31)
First Advantage is a provider of talent acquisition solutions including employment background screening, occupational health services, applicant tracking systems, skills and behavioral assessments, and business tax consulting services. "
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
The screening business of LexisNexis provides everything from in-depth criminal background checks and drug/alcohol screening to employment verification and time-saving post-hire solutions.
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closed 1/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Knowledge Mosaic LLC

synopsis: LexisNexis announced it acquired Knowledge Mosaic Inc. The Knowledge Mosaic research and current awareness platform is an indispensable resource with a complete collection of federal laws and regulations.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Knowledge Mosaic LLC
Knowledge Mosaic LLC provides online information resources for legal professionals who work in highly regulated industries. Its websites offer single points of access for regulatory information, providing an integrated, query-intensive platform for legal research and analysis.
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announced 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Eldridge Industries, will acquire Knoema Corporation

synopsis: Knoema, the premier data platform which makes the world’s data discoverable and usable, announced an agreement to be acquired by Eldridge, a holding company with a unique network of businesses across finance, technology, real estate, and entertainment.
buyer: Eldridge Industries
Eldridge grows diversified businesses with a focus on Insurance, Credit, Technology, Real Estate, Sports and Media, and Consumer. The firm seeks to build and grow businesses led by proven management teams that have demonstrated leadership and experience to scale an enterprise. "
target: Knoema Corporation
Knoema is the most comprehensive source of global decision-making data in the world. Their data technology solutions compress the complex data discovery to insight workflow from countless hours to minutes, saving clients time, energy and budget.
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closed 3/29/2019 via Company Press Release

vLex, acquired Justis Publishing Ltd

synopsis: vLex announces the acquisition of Justis Publishing Ltd., a UK-based leader in online legal publishing with clients in over 40 countries. Spain’s vLex delivers legal intelligence through personalization, global coverage, and artificial intelligence.
buyer: vLex
Spain’s vLex delivers legal intelligence through personalization, global coverage, and artificial intelligence. vLex’s intuitive platforms, tailored to the geographic, topical and functional need are powered by leading global innovations and the latest in machine learning advances. "
target: Justis Publishing Ltd
Headquartered in London, Justis is at the forefront of the digital dissemination of legal information. JustisOne, its flagship legal research platform is trusted by law institutions around the world. Their unique software brings new ways to search, interpret and analyze legal information.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Cannae Holdings, CC Capital, Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired Dun & Bradstreet

synopsis: Cannae Holdings, Inc., along with its investment consortium including CC Capital and Thomas H. Lee Partners along with a group of distinguished investors, has completed the acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data and analytics.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Cannae Holdings (CNNE:$1,188.10)
buyer: CC Capital
Cannae Holding is a holding company with a strong track record of investing in diverse assets. Thomas H. Lee Partners is one of the world's oldest and most experienced private equity firms. CC Capital is a private investment firm with a focus on investing and operating long term companies. "
target: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) data and insights help improve business performance. Delivered through the D&B Data Cloud and market-leading solutions, their data and insights help accelerate revenue, manage risk, lower cost and transform businesses. Global businesses of all sizes rely on D&B.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,518 [$6,655]
rev ($mm)
$1,813
EBITDA ($mm)
$533
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 1/10/2018 via PR Web

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Docket Alarm

synopsis: Fastcase announced its expansion into the federal and state docket alerts, legal news and data analytics markets with its acquisition of Docket Alarm. Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
As the smarter alternative for legal research, Fastcase democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines the best of legal research with the best of Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first. "
target: Docket Alarm
Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
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closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Opus Global Group, acquired Alacra, Inc.

synopsis: Opus Global, a provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, has acquired Alacra, a provider of Know Your Customer, Anti-Money Laundering and Reference Data business information solutions. The integration of Alacra will create an unmatched combination of compliance data with third party management excellence and network-based information exchange.
buyer: Opus Global Group (BUSE:OPUS:$160.13)
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global’s mission is to establish itself as a long-term partner capable of delivering significant value to businesses through the aggregation of content, software-based solutions, and related services. "
target: Alacra, Inc.
Alacra develops workflow applications that enable 300,000 end users to find, organize, analyze and present mission-critical business information. With nearly 175 unique databases available to their clients, Alacra has the largest collection of premium business information in the world.
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closed 3/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Business Monitor International

synopsis: Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries, announced it has acquired Business Monitor International (BMI), an independent provider of country risk and industry analysis specializing in emerging and frontier markets.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data. "
target: Business Monitor International
Business Monitor International is a print and online publisher of specialist business information on global emerging markets. It integrates country risk and industry analysis and forecasts on global, regional, and country level developments and trends across 200 countries and 24 industry verticals.
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closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Cannondale Investments, acquired OneSource, Inc.

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced it has acquired OneSource Information Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Infogroup, Inc. This acquisition will be completed through GTCR’s previously established partnership with Cannondale Investments and Joseph Ripp. OneSource provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cannondale Investments
Cannondale Investments is a platform company focused on acquiring data-enabled information services firms that deliver timely and actionable data to their clients. The company was formed through a partnership with GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC, a private equity firm. "
target parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
target: OneSource, Inc.
OneSource provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions. The company has two core products which are Business Browser and iSell. On top of its core information solutions, it provides application integration, data analysis, and research and business consulting services.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 7/21/2010 via BusinessWire

VerdictSearch, acquired Verdict Research Group, Inc.

synopsis: VerdictSearch, the nation's leading source of verdict and settlement news and research, announced the acquisition of Verdict Research Group, Inc. ("VRG"). VRG data and publications include The Connecticut Verdict Reporter, Carolina Verdict Reporter, The Georgia Trial Reporter, The Massachusetts Verdict Reporter and many others.
buyer parent: ALM Media Properties, LLC
buyer: VerdictSearch
The VerdictSearch online database provides 24x7 access to detailed case reports from around the nation, with hundreds of new cases added each month. The website offers full-text search or search by 15 different parameters, including injury, case type, name, date or plaintiff's criteria. "
target: Verdict Research Group, Inc.
Verdict Research Group, the parent company of verdicts.com, was founded in 1987. It was born in response to the absence of regular and reliable source of local jury verdicts. Verdict publishes; The Ohio Trial Reporter, The Michigan Trial Reporter, The Georgia Trial Reporter and many others.
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closed 12/4/2007 via paidContent.org

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Allbusiness.com

synopsis: Online business resource AllBusiness.com has been acquired by Dun & Bradstreet for approximately $55 million to enhance its internet presence. The site will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of the veteran commercial info company with Kathy Yates remaining as CEO.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records. "
target: Allbusiness.com
AllBusiness.com is an online media and e-commerce company that operates one of the premier business sites on the Web. The site has received critical acclaim from The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business 2.0, Fortune, and other publications.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2006 via Company Press Release

Grey House Publishing, acquired Micromedia

synopsis: ProQuest Information and Learning announced the sale of its directories program, published by Toronto-based Micromedia ProQuest, to Grey House Publishing of Millerton, New York.
buyer: Grey House Publishing
Grey House Publishing produces and publishes information products in the business, health, statistical, and demographic fields. It publishes covering the Mail Order, Food & Beverage, Venture Capital, and Security industries, as well as several databases in the Health and Education fields. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: Micromedia
Micromedia ProQuest is Canada's leading publisher and distributor of proprietary and third-party financial, bibliographic, and directory database products for the academic, corporate K-12 and library markets.
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closed 12/15/2006 via

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired Factiva

synopsis: Dow Jones & Co. on Wednesday will pay $160 million to take full control of the Factiva news-search service from current partner Reuters Group, as it looks to reduce its dependence on print revenue sources in an era increasingly geared toward online information. Terms call for Dow Jones to pay $153 million in cash and $7 million in preferred stock.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target parent: Reuters Group PLC
target: Factiva
Factiva provides world-class global news and business information through its Web sites and content integration solutions. Factiva’s mission is to be the indispensable provider of business info and customized solutions which inspire its customers' best business decisions, globally and locally.
price ($mm)
$173*
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Owler

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Owler. Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Owler
Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cerved Group SpA, will acquire SpazioDati

synopsis: Cerved Group strengthens its presence in digital marketing with the acquisition of Italian SpazioDati. SpazioDati S.r.l. provides enterprise data solutions. It builds a knowledge-graph accessible through simple APIs on dandelion.eu. by using big data and semantic web technologies. SpazioDatti also offers Atoka, a provider of B2B Lead Generation.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved is a primary operator in Italy in the analysis of credit risk and one of the main rating agencies in Europe. Cerved, through Cerved Credit Management, is also a primary independent market operator in offering services related to the assessment and management of credit positions. "
target: SpazioDati
SpazioDati S.r.l. provides enterprise data solutions. It builds a knowledge-graph accessible through simple APIs on dandelion.eu. by using big data and semantic web technologies. SpazioDatti also offers Atoka, a provider of B2B Lead Generation on over 6 million companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 8/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Relevate merged with DataMentors, Inc.,

synopsis: DataMentors, a leader of data quality and integration, business intelligence and Data-as-a-Service, and Relevate, a leading marketing data and services provider have announced their merger. With the close of this merger, DataMentors and Relevate form the industry's leading provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS).
buyer: DataMentors, Inc.
DataMentors is a Data-as-a-Service provider, helping brands achieve growth with highly robust marketing data, technology, and analytics solutions. Their solutions leverage the modern data ecosystem and real-time data analytics to create an "always on" dataset of consumers where purchase is imminent."
target: Relevate
For over 36 years Relevate has provided some of the world's most prominent brands with highly robust data solutions and data-management services. Relevate analyzes and interprets data to give clients the most powerful and comprehensive data solutions in the data industry.
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closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Database Consultants Australia, acquired IncNet Australia

synopsis: DCA’s expansion continues with the acquisition of the market-leading IncNet database business. The company is regarded as the best business-marketing database, as well as the pre-eminent business-to-business data source for marketers, across both Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: Integrated Parking Solutions, Inc.
buyer: Database Consultants Australia
Database Consultants Australia (DCA) is a data management and software development company that specialises in providing customer management applications based around innovative database marketing services, advanced data integration and delivery technologies. "
target: IncNet Australia
IncNet is regarded as the best business-marketing database, as well as the pre-eminent business-to-business data source for marketers, across both Australia and New Zealand. It offers a range of quality data attributes about the top 50,000 companies in each of these countries.
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closed 2/18/2013 via RTT News

CVC Capital Partners, acquired Cerved Group SpA

synopsis: UK-based private equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd. agreed to acquire Italian data company Cerved Group SpA from its private equity owners Bain Capital, LLC and Clessidra SGR S.p.A. The completion of the deal is subject to customary competition clearances. Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms, with a network of 20 offices and some 250 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. "
target: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers.
price ($mm)
$1,491
rev ($mm)
$385
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Perfect Information, acquired Venture Business Research Limited

synopsis: In the UK, publishing and events group Centaur Media plc has acquired data and analytics firm Venture Business Research Limited (VBR), which focuses on the clean energy and global security sectors. VBR will be integrated into Centaur's Perfect Information Ltd.
buyer parent: Centaur Media plc
buyer: Perfect Information
Perfect Information was established in 1991 to provide workflow solutions and global financial information for the top 100 investment banks, brokerage firms, consultancies and the top 75 law firms. "
target: Venture Business Research Limited
VB/Research is a leading provider of business news, financial news, data and analytics on high-growth sectors. The company's global network of journalists and analysts continously monitors trends, deal flow, government initiatives and market activities in the sectors it covers.
price ($mm)
$3.91
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Duff & Phelps Corp., will acquire Kroll Inc.

synopsis: Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that enables clients to protect, restore and maximize value, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kroll, the global leader in complex investigations, security and cyber solutions, from Corporate Risk Holdings.
buyer: Duff & Phelps Corp. (DUF:$484.70)
Duff & Phelps is a global financial advisory and investment banking firm that provides expertise in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation, with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia."
target parent: Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC
target: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions, helping clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations, and security through investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data management services.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/26/2018 via PR Newswire

S&P Global Market Intelligence, acquired Panjiva

synopsis: S&P Global, a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide, announced that it has acquired Panjiva, Inc., the authoritative and most comprehensive information source for the global trade community.
buyer parent: S&P Global
buyer: S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a leading provider of financial and industry data, research, news and analytics to investment professionals, government agencies, corporations, and universities worldwide. "
target: Panjiva
Panjiva is the authoritative and most comprehensive information source for the global trade community. The company’s sophisticated technology makes sense of massive amounts of diverse, fragmented data on more than 10 million companies across 190 countries.
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Ticker: TSXV:OSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OneSoft Solutions Inc.
OneSoft Solutions Inc. is a Canada-based developer of cloud-based business solutions. OneSoft's business strategy is to seek opportunities to convert legacy business software applications to a more cost efficient subscription based business model utilizing the Microsoft Cloud.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: APPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppFolio
AppFolio creates comprehensive, easy-to-use, cloud-based business software solutions for vertical markets. AppFolio's products include cloud-based property management software (AppFolio Property Manager) and cloud-based legal practice management software (MyCase).
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$288.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.06
EBIT ($mm)
$13.39
Net Income ($mm)
$30.65
Employees
1370
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: ASX:HPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hipages Group
Hipages Group
hipages Group is Australia’s largest online tradie marketplace. hipages allows homeowners to post jobs and matches them with local trusted tradies to simplify home improvement. The group also offers an app designed to ease the burden of everyday admin for trade businesses.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$40.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.88
EBIT ($mm)
$1.29
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SZSE:300494
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Century Network
Century Network
Century Network is a Chinese company primarily engaged in online entertainment platforms, e-sports, and game operations. Century provides management software for the internet cafe industry. They also operate gaming websites and e-sports platforms.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1.11
Net Income ($mm)
$5.50
Employees
0
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Ticker: OB:NORDH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nordhealth AS
Nordhealth AS
Nordhealth AS is a provider of cloud-based Practice Management Software (PMS). Nordhealth is a pioneer and global leader in providing SaaS-solutions for healthcare practitioners, helping healthcare practitioners, improve care, save time and grow their business.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALESK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Esker
Esker
Esker is a worldwide leader in document process automation solutions. Esker cloud computing solutions enable companies to automate the reception, processing and sending of any business document with one platform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$147.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.85
EBIT ($mm)
$18.69
Net Income ($mm)
$15.50
Employees
759
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Ticker: GWIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intellinetics, Inc.
Intellinetics, Inc.
Intellinetics is a cloud-based content services software provider. Its IntelliCloud suite makes content secure and process-ready for organizations in highly regulated, risk, and compliance-intensive markets in Healthcare, K-12, Public Safety, Public Sector, Financial Services, and beyond.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$11.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.52
EBIT ($mm)
$1.11
Net Income ($mm)
$1.36
Employees
99
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Ticker: ASX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited (RKN) is an Australian publicly listed company well known as a leading provider of software solutions for accounting and bookkeeping professionals, as well as small to medium sized businesses, small office/home office users and personal wealth management.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$54.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.52
EBIT ($mm)
$8.47
Net Income ($mm)
$5.93
Employees
118
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Ticker: ZMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZoomMed Inc.
ZoomMed Inc.
Zoommed Inc. develops and markets various computer applications for healthcare professionals in Canada. The company builds and operates the ZoomMed Communication Network, a clinical interoperable information exchange network between physicians and various other stakeholders of the healthcare sector.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$6.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.65
EBIT ($mm)
$2.78
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
40
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Ticker: TSXV:NGH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nightingale Informatix Corporation
Nightingale Informatix Corporation
For more than a decade, Nightingale has been delivering innovative cloud-based Electronic Health Record and Practice Management solutions to healthcare organizations across the United States and Canada. They create software that is truly intuitive—minimizing training and maximizing adoption.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$9.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.47)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$1.47
Employees
120
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Ticker: TSE:3966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzabase
Uzabase
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$45.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.19
EBIT ($mm)
$5.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.93
Employees
241
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,998.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,383.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,137.30
Net Income ($mm)
$666.20
Employees
9367
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Ticker: OM:KAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karnov Group AB
Karnov Group AB
The Karnov Group serves leading legal, tax and accounting professionals in Sweden and Denmark with online research solutions, continued legal education, and decision support tools for improved client advisory, and continuously invests in new technology.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$95.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.39
EBIT ($mm)
$16.15
Net Income ($mm)
$12.09
Employees
280
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Ticker: OTCPK:FBSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastbase Inc.
Fastbase Inc.
Fastbase is a web and database analytics company that offers a growing suite of tools to support B2B marketing and sales. The Fastbase platform gathers and displays detailed information on website visitors, including the name of the company and the contact information of company employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:EXPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experian plc
Experian plc
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,946.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,051.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,412.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,009.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,116.90
EBIT ($mm)
$733.80
Net Income ($mm)
$471.40
Employees
8200
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., through its subsidiaries, provides IT and credit information solutions in Italy. The company offers IT solutions and services for the dematerialization and digitalization of document processes through document management, electronic storage, and electronic invoicing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$414.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$104.51
EBIT ($mm)
$67.39
Net Income ($mm)
$42.30
Employees
2393
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Ticker: BIT:CERV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved is a leading Information Provider in Italy and one of the major rating agencies in Europe. Cerved is the Italian leader in credit risk analysis and the top independent market player for credit management.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$477.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.85
EBIT ($mm)
$143.63
Net Income ($mm)
$69.91
Employees
1992
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Ticker: NYSE:EFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,789.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,530.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,071.40
Net Income ($mm)
$696.50
Employees
11400
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Ticker: BOVESPA:BOAS3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC is the second largest credit bureau in Brazil. Boa Vista SCPC serves over 1.2 million direct and indirect customers and processes over 7 million credit inquiries per day. They provide instant and reliable support to companies in all stages of the business cycle.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$114.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.01
EBIT ($mm)
$20.18
Net Income ($mm)
$3.13
Employees
700
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Ticker: BSE:532835
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICRA Limited
ICRA Limited operates as a credit rating agency in India. The company provides consulting services, including strategy, risk management, regulatory economics, transaction advisory, and process re-engineering services to banks and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$50.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.92
EBIT ($mm)
$13.75
Net Income ($mm)
$11.40
Employees
62
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Ticker: SZSE:002315
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd. is the business-to-business e-commerce innovator and leader in China. It has been helping small and medium-sized enterprises conduct global trade. It operates Made-in-China who provides selling and buying information for both China suppliers and global buyers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.11)
Net Income ($mm)
$18.58
Employees
1855
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Ticker: AVCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Companies provides online services to information technology professionals, companies and recruiters. The company flagship intends to be a resume and job posting database with advanced search capabilities with many value-added feature. The comapny has 17 subsidiaries.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:COGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint is a data and analytics company providing cloud-based, mission-critical information and performance marketing solutions to enterprises in a variety of industries. They transform data into intelligence utilizing their proprietary technology platforms to solve complex problems for clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$210.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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Ticker: MCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moody's Corporation
Moody's Corporation
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.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$6,218.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,213.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,956.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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