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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 6/15/2022 via Company Press Release

Wärtsilä, acquired PortLink Global

synopsis: Wärtsilä, a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, has acquired PortLink Global, a global port solutions company based in Canada. PortLink offers web-based solutions for port management, vessel traffic management, and port community systems.
buyer: Wärtsilä (HLSE:WRT1V:$5,066.50)
Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. "
target: PortLink Global
PortLink Global is a global port solutions company based in Canada. PortLink provides mission-proven, scalable solutions which are both innovative and user-friendly. They offer web-based solutions for port management, vessel traffic management, and port community systems.
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closed 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Magaya Corporation, acquired Qwyk B.V.

synopsis: Magaya Corporation has acquired Netherlands-based Qwyk, an industry-leading, cloud-based digital freight forwarder platform, and SimpliShip. The dual acquisition is a cornerstone of Magaya’s digitization strategy and a driving force in the optimization of the customer experience for multimodal freight.
buyer: Magaya Corporation
Magaya develops the logistics automation platform that accelerates growth. Its flexible, interoperable, modular, cloud-based solutions are designed to optimize and digitize end-to-end logistics operations and customer experience. "
target: Qwyk B.V.
Netherlands-based Qwyk is a leading cloud-based digital freight forwarder platform. Qwyk provides logistics service providers with a customizable, customer-facing portal that delivers a branded digital experience for end customers with all the functions of a digital forwarder in one application.
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closed 3/8/2019 via Company Press Release

Navis LLC, acquired Octopi

synopsis: Navis announced that it has acquired Miami-based Octopi, the leading developer of cloud based software solutions for port terminal operators. Navis is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain.
buyer parent: Cargotec Corporation
buyer: Navis LLC
Navis is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain. It’s innovative technology and world-class services enables customers to streamline their ocean supply chains. "
target: Octopi
Octopi is the leading developer of cloud based software solutions for port terminal operators. The OctopiTerminal Operating System (TOS) helps seaport terminal operators manage their operations, track their cargo, and communicate electronically and in real-time with their commercial partners.
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closed 8/31/2016 via Company Press Release

Freightos, acquired WebCargoNet

synopsis: Freightos, the world’s online freight marketplace, announced the acquisition of WebCargoNet, the world’s largest air cargo rate management provider. This acquisition creates the world’s largest database of air, ocean, and land freight rates with hundreds of millions of international and domestic rates and routes.
buyer: Freightos
Freightos is making shipping smoother with the world's online freight marketplace and freight automation technology. The Freightos SaaS technology allows freight forwarders and carriers to manage contracts, and automate and manage the quotation and sales process, from their own web site. "
target: WebCargoNet
WebCargoNet is a groundbreaking software company that seeks to give competitive edge to airfreight and seafreight forwarders by optimizing rate management tasks. They have developed a web-based software defined as a milestone in freight rate management and a shortcut to all freight market options.
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closed 6/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired ChartCo

synopsis: ECI has announced the sale of ChartCo Limited to Equistone Partners.ChartCo is the world's principal provider of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications, compliance data and digital services. ChartCo began provides the leading navigational software platform, PassageManager, to the commercial marine industry.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Delta Corp, acquired QuantShip Pte.Ltd

synopsis: Delta Corp, a global business engaged in the shipping and logistic sector, has acquired Singapore-based Quantship, an AI platform using quantitative algorithms to create value in freight markets. The acquisition reaffirms Delta Corp's position at the forefront of the digital shipping world.
buyer: Delta Corp
Delta Corp is a global business engaged in the shipping and logistic sector. Present in four countries with people from five different nationalities, Delta Corp facilitates international trade between worlds major economies as well as emerging markets. "
target: QuantShip Pte.Ltd
Based in Singapore, Quantship is an AI platform that uses quantitative algorithms to create value in freight markets. Quantship uses proprietary algorithms to process millions of data points across geospatial and terrestrial data sources to provide actionable insights on the freight markets.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

SGS, acquired i2i Infinity Ltd

synopsis: SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of i2i Infinity Ltd (i2i). i2i is the leading provider of Electronic Certificates of Origin in the UK, providing customs compliance services to exporters and chambers of commerce. i2i’s software as a service platform is actively used in over 65 chambers of commerce in the UK and Canada.
buyer: SGS (SWX:SGSN:$6,706.67)
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world. "
target: i2i Infinity Ltd
i2i is the leading provider of Electronic Certificates of Origin in the UK. They provide customs compliance services to exporters and chambers of commerce using innovative proprietary software solutions. i2i’s software as a service platform is used in over 65 chambers of commerce in the UK & Canada.
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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 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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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 7/4/2018 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:$235.38)
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.
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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 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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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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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 4/7/2017 via Company Press Release

ChartCo, acquired Docmap AS

synopsis: The Norwegian software business Docmap AS has been acquired by ChartCo. Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets. "
target: Docmap AS
Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore. Docmap® 8 software operates through standard web browsers, incorporates modules for audit control and risk assessment.
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closed 6/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired ChartCo

synopsis: ECI has announced the sale of ChartCo Limited to Equistone Partners.ChartCo is the world's principal provider of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications, compliance data and digital services. ChartCo began provides the leading navigational software platform, PassageManager, to the commercial marine industry.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets.
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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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announced 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Lloyd's Register Group, will acquire C-MAP Norway AS

synopsis: Lloyd's Register (LR) has reached an agreement to acquire Navico Group’s C-MAP commercial marine business, a leading provider of commercial marine cartography and digital publications, shore-side and shipside voyage optimization, cloud-based fleet management and fleet analytics software.
buyer: Lloyd's Register Group
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global engineering, technical and business services organization. Founded in 1760 as a marine classification society, LR now operates across many industry sectors, with over 9000 employees in 78 countries. "
target parent: Navico Norway AS
target: C-MAP Norway AS
C-MAP is a leading provider of commercial marine cartography and digital publications, shore-side and shipside voyage optimization, cloud-based fleet management and fleet analytics software.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Lloyd's Register Group, acquired Seasafe Marine Software (UK) Ltd

synopsis: Lloyd's Register, a global engineering, technical and business services organization, has purchased Seasafe Marine Software, a company that specializes in on-board loading and stability software to help customers manage the stability of vessels and offshore structures.
buyer: Lloyd's Register Group
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global engineering, technical and business services organization. Founded in 1760 as a marine classification society, LR now operates across many industry sectors, with over 9000 employees in 78 countries. "
target: Seasafe Marine Software (UK) Ltd
Seasafe specializes in on-board loading and stability software to help customers manage the stability of vessels and offshore structures, from passenger ships, heavy-lift vessels and FPSOs to semi-submersibles and jack-up rigs.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Lloyd's Register Group, acquired RTAMO Ltd

synopsis: Lloyd’s Register, a global engineering, technical and business services group, has acquired RTAMO, a software-focused consulting firm based in Aberdeen which provides data-driven approaches that are designed to reduce maintenance costs for asset owners.
buyer: Lloyd's Register Group
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global engineering, technical and business services organisation wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering. "
target: RTAMO Ltd
RTAMO Ltd is a software enabled consultancy based in Aberdeen which provides cutting edge data-driven solutions designed to reduce maintenance costs for asset owners.
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IHS, Inc., acquired Prime Publications Limited

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the acquisition of Prime Publications Limited, which owns 50 percent of Lloyd’s Register-Fairplay Limited.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,589.00)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target parent: Lloyd's Register Group
target: Prime Publications Limited
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay is ISO certified for the provision of publishing and information services for the shipping industry including the provision of global on-line maritime asset tracking.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mintra Group, acquired Atlas Knowledge

synopsis: The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge. Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Mintra Group (OB:MNTR:$25.86)
MINTRA GROUP is a leading global partner for companies within oil and gas, maritime, construction and renewables looking to achieve cost effective management of HR, competence and training. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Atlas Knowledge
Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide. Atlas has served the learning and compliance needs of standards bodies, regulators and more than 1,700 corporate customers, including 6 of the top 10 largest energy companies in the world.
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closed 9/13/2018 via PR Newswire

CDI Corporation, acquired Gryphon Technologies

synopsis: AE Industrial Partners ("AEI"), a leading private equity investor in aerospace and defense, power generation, and specialty industrial companies, announced that it has acquired Gryphon Technologies, a leading defense engineering and technical services firm. Gryphon Technologies will combine with CDI Government Services, a portfolio company of AEI.
buyer parent: AE Industrial Partners, LLC
buyer: CDI Corporation (CDI:$941.43)
CDI Corporation is an engineering and technology services firm providing client-focused solutions in select global industries. CDI provides global engineering and technology solutions and professional staffing services through its global business operations. "
target: Gryphon Technologies
Gryphon Technologies LC, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a premier professional and engineering services provider specializing in warfare systems and integration, naval architecture and marine engineering, program management, test and evaluation, and logistics.
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announced 12/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Kongsberg Maritime AS, will acquire Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS

synopsis: Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract to buy the Trondheim-based ship simulation and consultancy company, Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS (SMSC). The acquisition will contribute to strengthening Kongsberg Maritime's position as world leader in maritime simulation and training.
buyer parent: Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
buyer: Kongsberg Maritime AS
Kongsberg Maritime provides innovative and reliable solutions for merchant marine, offshore, subsea, navy, coastal marine, fisheries, and more. The Merchant Marine division delivers systems for marine automation, cargo management and level sensors, temperature sensors and pressure transmitters. "
target: Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS
Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS (SMSC) utilize state-of-the-art simulators and competence to provide maritime courses and simulation of marine operations. SMSC participate in relevant projects in order to develop customized solutions that may be the foundation for new training courses.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Resurgent Capital Partners, acquired Unified Dispatch LLC

synopsis: Resurgent Capital Partners, a leading operations-focused lower middle market private equity firm, has acquired Unified Dispatch LLC (“UDI”), a provider of telephony solutions, from Transdev North America. UDI is a market leader in contact center automation for the ground transportation industry.
buyer: Resurgent Capital Partners
Resurgent Capital Partners is a leading operations-focused private equity firm focused on the lower market. Resurgent looks to acquire middle and lower middle market businesses in the technology, business services, transportation and consumer spaces. "
target parent: Transdev
target: Unified Dispatch LLC
Unified Dispatch (‘UDI’) is a market leader in contact center automation for the ground transportation industry: their products and expertise enable transit operators to serve more customers with fewer resources. UDI’s headquarters are located in downtown Pasadena, CA.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

FarEye, acquired Dipper

synopsis: FarEye, a global predictive logistics platform enabling predictability & real-time visibility of goods movements has announced its acquisition of Dipper. Dipper is an IoT platform that provides visibility and predictability in freight movement. Their technology provides logistics, management tools and analysis.
buyer: FarEye
FarEye is a global predictive logistics platform enabling predictability & real-time visibility of goods movements. Their platform has the capability to rapidly create custom logistics/supply chain processes for the business, that is secure & scalable. "
target: Dipper
Dipper is an IoT platform that provides visibility and predictability in freight movement. Their technology provides logistics stakeholders end to end real-time visibility of their chain while enabling them with preventative management tools and analysis.
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closed 1/1/2020 via Company Press Release

DB Engineering & Consulting, acquired Engineering und Software-Entwicklung

synopsis: DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH, a German provider of consulting and engineering services, has acquired Engineering und Software-Entwicklung GmbH (ESE), a technology consulting and engineering services provider in Germany. ESE offers services for software consulting, software development, requirements engineering and more.
buyer parent: Deutsche Bahn AG
buyer: DB Engineering & Consulting
DB Engineering & Consulting is a German provider of consulting and engineering services for passenger and freight transport businesses. As part of the of the railway, mobility and logistics company Deutsche Bahn (DB), they are able to share DB’s expertise and insights to customers around the globe. "
target: Engineering und Software-Entwicklung
Engineering und Software-Entwicklung (ESE) is a technology consulting and engineering services provider in Germany. ESE serves clients in the rail, automotive and industrial sectors. They offer services for software consulting, software development, requirements engineering and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Stelia Aerospace S.A.S., acquired Portalliance

synopsis: French aerostructures manufacturer Stelia Aerospace has acquired a majority shareholding in Toulouse-based digital modelling specialist Portalliance Engineering. Portalliance Engineering (PE) is an SME founded in 2006 and focused on modelisation and digital simulation of structural calculation.
buyer parent: Airbus SE
buyer: Stelia Aerospace S.A.S.
STELIA Aerospace offers global solutions for aeronautical manufacturers and airlines. Created in January 2015, STELIA Aerospace designs and produces aerostructures, pilot seats and business and first class passenger seats. "
target: Portalliance
Portalliance Engineering (PE) is an SME founded in 2006 and focused on modelisation and digital simulation of structural calculation. The start-up employs 27 engineers and its revenue for 2017 was 2 million euros.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2013 via PR Newswire

ANA Holdings Inc., acquired Pan Am International Flight Academy

synopsis: American Capital, Ltd., a global asset manager, announced that its portfolio company, Pan Am Holdings, Inc., was sold to ANA Holdings Inc, parent company of All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd., one of the leading airlines in the world.
buyer: ANA Holdings Inc.
ANA Holdings Inc. provides passenger and cargo air transportation services in Japan and internationally. It schedules air transportation business and is involved in the business of buying,selling,leasing and maintenance of aircraft and aircraft parts. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Pan Am International Flight Academy
Pan Am International Flight Academy is one of the largest and most experienced pilot and airline training organizations. The company offers airlines and individuals training on over 60 full-flight simulators with courses for Pilots, Cabin Crew, Mechanics and Aircraft Dispatchers.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

AION Capital Partners, acquired InterGlobe Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: AION Capital Partners, a private equity investor in India, has acquired InterGlobe Technologies (IGT) from InterGlobe Enterprises, a large Indian conglomerate. IGT is a global IT & BPM services provider. IGT provides integrated services and solutions to travel corporations worldwide in the areas of IT, Business Process Management (BPM) and Digital.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: AION Capital Partners
AION Capital Partners is a private equity investor in India. AION Capital, which has $825 million in committed capital, is a partnership between global buyout firm Apollo Global Management and home grown investment firm ICICI Venture. "
target parent: InterGlobe Enterprises
target: InterGlobe Technologies Private Limited
InterGlobe Technologies (IGT) is a global IT & BPM services provider. IGT provides integrated services and solutions to travel corporations worldwide in the areas of Information Technology (IT), Business Process Management (BPM) and Digital.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altran Technologies S.A., acquired NEXT Ingegneria dei Sistemi S.P.A.

synopsis: Altran Technologies, a global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, has acquired NEXT Ingegneria dei Sistemi, a leading provider of ICT systems and services for the Defence, Aerospace, Transport and Telecommunications industries.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Altran Technologies S.A. (ENXTPA:ALT:$2,646.51)
As a global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), Altran offers its clients a new way to innovate. The Group has provided its expertise to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecom sectors, among others. "
target: NEXT Ingegneria dei Sistemi S.P.A.
Next Ingegneria dei Sistemi S.p.A. is a leading provider of ICT systems and services for the Defence, Aerospace, Transport and Telecommunications industries. The company's policy is to continuously improve and use the latest technologies to achieve their client's goals at lower costs.
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announced 6/24/2015 via Reuters

WiseTech Global, will acquire CompuClearing Outsourcing Limited

synopsis: WiseTech Global, an award-winning global developer of cloud-based software solutions for the logistics industry, will acquire a majority stake in CompuClearing. CompuClearing is South Africa's industry leader in the provision of IT products and services to Logistics related industries.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is an innovative, multi-award winning global developer of cloud-based software solutions for the international and domestic logistics industries. "
target: CompuClearing Outsourcing Limited (JSE:CCL:$6.05)
CompuClearing is South Africa's industry leader in the provision of IT (Information Technology) products and services to the Customs Brokerage, Freight Forwarding, Air Cargo, Supply Chain and Logistics related industries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15 [$14]*
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
10.5x
announced 6/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Zhong Fu Tong Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Time Channel Information Technology Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Zhong Fu Tong Group Co., Ltd., a provider of communications network maintenance and optimization services in China, will acquire a 63% stake in Time Channel Information Technology Co., Ltd., a provider of IT consulting and systems integration services in China. Time Channel creates solutions for public security, government affairs, and more.
buyer: Zhong Fu Tong Group Co., Ltd. (SZSE:300560:$63.27)
Zhong Fu Tong Group Co., Ltd. provides communications network maintenance and optimization services in China, Thailand, and Malaysia. It offers multi-network standard, multi-brand equipment, integrated communications network management, CDMA, TD-LTE, and operation and maintenance services. "
target: Time Channel Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1997, Time Channel Information Technology Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of IT consulting and systems integration services in China. The company specializes in creating solutions for public security, government affairs, real estate, transportation, water conservancy, big data, and more.
price ($mm)
$230*
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc., acquired VideoProtects

synopsis: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of safety and regulatory compliance solutions, announced it has acquired VideoProtects® transportation video technology. VideoProtects is an advocacy and consulting company focused on the transportation video technology market.
buyer: J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is a respected name in safety and regulatory compliance. With products that include ELogs and mobile technology; training via online courses, streaming video; online management tools; managed services; consulting services; online and print publications; and supplies. "
target: VideoProtects
VideoProtects is an advocacy and consulting company focused on the transportation video technology market. The company pushes the limits of video and the Internet of Things in the connected car and truck telematics market, harnessing the power of onboard video to result in safer driving behaviors.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rane Group, acquired Telematics4u Services Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Rane Group, one of the leading Auto component manufacturers in India, has acquired a 70% stake in Telematics4U Services Pvt. Ltd. (t4u). t4u operates in the space of Internet of Things (IoT) and provides customized analytics-rich solutions to its customers, enabling them to effectively manage their operational processes and assets.
buyer: Rane Group (BSE:505800:$469.00)
The Rane Group is one of the leading Auto component manufacturers in India. The Group comprises of a holding company and 5 manufacturing companies producing safety and critical auto components. Their products include Manual Steering & Suspension Systems, Engine Valves, Valve Guides, and more. "
target: Telematics4u Services Pvt. Ltd.
Telematics4U Services Pvt. Ltd. (t4u) operates in the space of Internet of Things (IoT). t4u provides customized analytics-rich solutions to its customers, enabling them to effectively manage their operational processes and assets.
price ($mm)
$0.18*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

TrackX Inc., will acquire broTECH Solutions LLC

synopsis: TrackX Holdings Inc. (“TrackX”), is pleased to announce its first accretive acquisition by signing a definitive agreement to acquire broTECH Solutions LLC (“broTECH”), a California based provider of asset management and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) solutions.
buyer: TrackX Inc. (TSXV:TKX:$4.17)
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT. "
target: broTECH Solutions LLC
broTECH Solutions LLC (“broTECH”) is a California based provider of asset management and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) solutions. broTECH, based in Riverside, California, provides software solutions and services primarily to the transportation, distribution and logistics industries.
price ($mm)
$2.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2014 via BusinessWire

AddNode AB, acquired Symetri

synopsis: Addnode Group, the Nordic market leader in IT solutions, has acquired Symetri, a UK market-leading provider of IT solutions for design and engineering businesses. Symetri is an Autodesk Gold partner and a supplier of software for computer-aided design and related consulting and training services.
buyer: AddNode AB (OM:ANOD B:$420.51)
Addnode Group provides mission-critical IT solutions to selected markets in both private and public sectors. We acquire, build and manage companies that deliver mission-critical IT solutions for the specific needs of our clients. "
target parent: Airbus Group
target: Symetri
Symetri is an Autodesk Gold partner, operating in the oil, gas, nuclear, transportation and manufacturing sectors, supplying 2D and 3D CAD design software, as well as specific third-party software applications.
price ($mm)
$4.63
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Gaztransport & Technigaz, acquired OSE Engineering

synopsis: GTT, a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas), has announced the acquisition of French company OSE Engineering, specializing in artificial intelligence applied to transport.
buyer: Gaztransport & Technigaz (ENXTPA:GTT:$434.74)
Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) is a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas). GTT offers its customers technologies which allow them to optimize storage space and reduce construction and operation costs. "
target: OSE Engineering
OSE Engineering SAS engages in the engineering workflow and creates value through software, education, and values. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Perpignan, France.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/9/2020 via Company Press Release

PINC Solutions, acquired RailcarRx

synopsis: PINC has acquired RailcarRx, a provider of a comprehensive suite of rail industry software solutions and services. RailcarRx software provides maintenance, repair, fleet and asset management insights that help railroads, railcar owners, repair shops and shippers operate more efficiently, monitor equipment health and improve safety.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: PINC Solutions
PINC provides scalable software, hardware, and services that enable companies to identify, locate, and orchestrate inventory throughout the supply chain. Their cloud-based real-time tracking platform provides actionable insights that allow organizations to optimize their supply chain execution. "
target: RailcarRx
RailcarRx provides software solutions, IT project support and expert consulting resources to clients ranging from freight and passenger railroads, to maintenance shops, railroad equipment finance organizations and railcar owners.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Belcan Corporation, acquired Base2 Solutions

synopsis: Belcan a global supplier of engineering, supply chain, technical recruiting, and IT services to the Aerospace, Defense, Automotive, Industrial, and Government services markets, acquired Base2 Solutions, a premier provider of software and systems engineering consulting services to customers in the Aerospace, Defense, and Medical Devices industry.
buyer parent: AE Industrial Partners, LLC
buyer: Belcan Corporation
Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, supply chain, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, defense, automotive, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes for customers – from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to automobiles and more. "
target parent: Safran SA
target: Base2 Solutions
Base2 Solutions is a premier provider of software and systems engineering consulting services to customers in highly-regulated industries such as Aerospace, Defense, and Medical Devices. Base2 Solutions assists companies in highly regulated industries give form to Digital Innovation.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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announced 1/17/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd., will acquire ISONEO

synopsis: Star Navigation Systems, a leading edge technology company focused on providing Aerospace Solutions, is to acquire a majority in Isonéo, a consulting and IT services company that provides solutions in the management of complex systems in areas as diverse as aeronautics, space, or sustainable development. They are based in Quebec, Canada.
buyer: Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (DB:S3O:$0.19)
Star Navigation Systems is a leading edge technology company focused on providing Aerospace Solutions. They provide both hardware and software platforms such as STAR-A.D.S.™: the real-time worldwide tracking and monitoring systems and The STAR-MMI™: Flat Panel and LCD Displays, and Control Units. "
target parent: ARTAL Technologies
target: ISONEO
Isonéo is a consulting and IT services company. It provides solutions in the management of complex systems in areas as diverse as aeronautics, space, or sustainable development. They are based in Quebec, Canada.
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