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closed 9/16/2022 via PR Newswire

ITA Group, acquired NKD Learning Ltd.

synopsis: ITA Group, a global leader in corporate engagement solutions, has acquired NKD, a next-generation employee engagement agency in the UK. NKD provides employee engagement and experiential learning solutions across key service areas, including strategic consulting, leadership development, employee engagement and onboarding, culture change, and more.
buyer: ITA Group
ITA Group delivers custom-crafted global engagement solutions that motivate and inspire employees, channel partners and customers. With operations globally and throughout the U.S., ITA Group infuses strategies proven to fuel advocacy and drive business results for some of the world's biggest brands."
target: NKD Learning Ltd.
NKD is a next-generation employee engagement agency in the UK. NKD provides next-generation employee engagement and experiential learning solutions across key service areas, including strategic consulting, leadership development, employee engagement and onboarding, culture change, and more.
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closed 8/31/2021 via Company Press Release

Udemy, acquired CorpU

synopsis: Udemy has acquired CorpU, an online leadership development platform that delivers cohort-based immersive learning experiences and access to world-class experts. The acquisition deepens Udemy’s learning offerings with CorpU’s immersive experiences to deliver transformational learning that fosters innovation, leadership, and business agility.
buyer: Udemy
Udemy is a leading destination for learning and teaching online. The Udemy marketplace platform, with thousands of up-to-date courses in dozens of languages, provides the tools learners, instructors, and enterprises need to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. "
target: CorpU
CorpU provides online, cohort-based leadership development programs that foster collaboration, drive impact, and accelerate organizational growth. Programs are designed and facilitated by top faculty from leading universities.
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closed 3/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Accenture, acquired Cirrus Group

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Cirrus, a trusted provider of leadership development, strategic employee engagement, and brand and communications programs. They work with leading UK and global companies who are dealing with complex challenges in competitive markets.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: Cirrus Group
Cirrus is a trusted provider of leadership development, strategic employee engagement, and brand and communications programmes. They work with leading UK and global companies who are dealing with complex challenges in competitive markets.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

AICPA, acquired Business Learning Institute, Inc.

synopsis: The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) has acquired the Business Learning Institute (BLI) from MACPA. Business Learning Institute (BLI) is the strategic learning partner and talent management consultancy for organizations worldwide.
buyer: AICPA
The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) is the most influential body of professional accountants, combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). "
target parent: Maryland Association of CPAs
target: Business Learning Institute, Inc.
Business Learning Institute (BLI) is the strategic learning partner and talent management consultancy for organizations worldwide. BLI is a center facilitating the development of competencies and strategic knowledge required for leadership in today’s rapidly-changing business environment.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Permira, acquired Centro de Estudios Garrigues

synopsis: Permira, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in Centro de Estudios Garrigues from Garrigues, an international legal and tax services firm. Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a training centre in Spain. The centre provides training for law and business. They offer programs for business law practice, tax advice, HR, and more.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$38.5bn (€33bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments as well as strategic minority investments. "
target parent: Garrigues
target: Centro de Estudios Garrigues
Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a leading training centre in Spain. Centro de Estudios Garrigues provides specialized training for law and business. They offer programs for business law practice, tax advice, human resources, compensation and benefits, corporate compliance, and more.
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closed 11/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Strategy Investments, acquired PI Worldwide

synopsis: PI Worldwide, a leader in workforce analytics and science-driven insights that help optimize the performance and potential of individuals, teams, and organizations, announced that it has been acquired by Phoenix Strategy Investments.
buyer: Phoenix Strategy Investments
Phoenix Strategy is an entrepreneurial investment company formed to acquire and operate a small to medium sized privately-held business. Their principals take day-to-day operating roles in every investment they make. "
target: PI Worldwide
PI Worldwide is an international management consulting organization that enables clients to be more successful by focusing on their most important asset-their people. Using a proven, proprietary management tool known as the Predictive Index, they help align individual performance for their clients.
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closed 4/6/2010 via Company Press Release

Global Lead, LLC merged with Novations Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Lead joined Novations to create “Global Novations.” The new firm will provide a broader and more holistic suite of services around talent optimization, diversity training and leadership development, strengthening Global Novation's ability to help accelerate the achievement of business objectives.
buyer parent: MCG Global, LLC
buyer: Novations Group, Inc.
Novations Group Inc. (NGI) is a global professional services firm committed to building human performance through specific consulting, training, technology, and measurement solutions. "
target: Global Lead, LLC
Global Lead is an established provider of diversity & inclusion consulting and interactive solutions. Global Lead provides services to companies that include management recruitment, talent retention, supply chain relationships and executive training.
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closed 9/25/2006 via BusinessWire

BTS Group AB, acquired The Advantage Performance Group

synopsis: BTS Group AB, the world’s leading business simulation training and consulting company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the businesses of The Advantage Performance Group and The Real Learning Company according to the intentions communicated in a press release on August 6, 2006.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$189.65)
BTS Group AB is an international training and consultancy company in the field of business acumen. BTS uses tailor-made business simulations to support company managers in implementing change and improving profitability. "
target: The Advantage Performance Group
Advantage Performance Group (APG) is one of the world's largest and fastest growing human performance consulting networks. APG partners with world-class developers of training solutions and then applies a unique methodology to help organizations maximize their training ROI.
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closed 9/25/2006 via BusinessWire

BTS Group AB, acquired The Real Learning Company

synopsis: BTS Group AB, the world’s leading business simulation training and consulting company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the businesses of The Advantage Performance Group and The Real Learning Company according to the intentions communicated in a press release on August 6, 2006.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$189.65)
BTS Group AB is an international training and consultancy company in the field of business acumen. BTS uses tailor-made business simulations to support company managers in implementing change and improving profitability. "
target: The Real Learning Company
The Real Learning Company is a performance improvement company. We specialize in helping organizations select, align, and develop their human capital. We provide practical models, tools, and learning programs for planning, building, and managing individual and team performance.
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$20
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closed 9/14/2022 via GlobeNewswire

K2 University, acquired Focus on Force

synopsis: K2 University, a global leader in IT training and certified provider of Salesforce training, announced its acquisition of Focus on Force, a company specialising in training and certifications across the Salesforce ecosystem. Focus on Force has served more than 100,000 individuals and built an A-list network of corporate clients.
buyer parent: K2 Partnering Solutions Ltd.
buyer: K2 University
K2 University is a global leader in IT training and certified provider of Salesforce training. K2 University is the exclusive Salesforce Trailhead Academy Authorised Training Providers in Brazil, Japan, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. "
target: Focus on Force
Focus on Force is a market-leading online platform supporting learning and certifications in the Salesforce ecosystem. Since its launch in 2014, Focus on Force has served more than 100,000 individuals and built an A-list network of corporate clients.
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closed 8/31/2022 via BNC Analysis

NCM Associates, Inc., acquired Spader

synopsis: NCM Associates has acquired Spader Business Management and their subsidiary, A World of Training, Spader Business Management is a leading management training and consulting company. With this merger, NCM will further expand its footprint of products and services into several non-automotive industries.
buyer: NCM Associates, Inc.
NCM Associates is the originator of the automotive industry 20 Group peer collaboration process and has been providing dealership Benchmark analytical data, education, and consulting services to the industry since 1947. "
target: Spader
Spader Business Management is a leading management training and consulting company that specializes in helping businesses achieve greater success and fulfillment through improved business results and leadership capabilities.
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closed 7/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Franco I/O Consulting LLC merged with Sears Coaching,

synopsis: Franco I/O Consulting, a multifaceted consulting company for individuals and organizations, has merged with Sears Coaching, one of the foremost names in leadership development and corporate coaching. Franco I/O Consulting offers consulting, one-on-one and executive coaching, leadership development, and more to help businesses succeed.
buyer: Sears Coaching
Sears Coaching is provider of leadership development training. Founded by Tamica Sears, known as the Corporate Fixer, Sears Coaching helps organizations and their teams create inclusive and profitable workplaces where people are genuinely happy. "
target: Franco I/O Consulting LLC
Franco I/O Consulting is a multifaceted company that supports individuals and organizations to meet or break their goals and vision through the use of consulting, one-on-one and executive coaching, leadership development, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology methods and resources.
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closed 6/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Optimus SBR, acquired N-Gen

synopsis: Toronto-based Optimus SBR, one of the largest independent management consulting firms in North America, has acquired n-gen People Performance Inc., a training organization that specializes in solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace.
buyer: Optimus SBR
Based in Canada, Optimus SBR is an independent management consulting firm that provides advisory services customized to address strategy, process, and project management needs to leading private and public organizations across North America. "
target: N-Gen
n-gen is the Canadian training partner of choice for industry leaders, providing solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace. n-gen focuses on customer service, sales, leadership, teambuilding and HR practices, and delivers training programs that measurably improve performance.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

Aspire Education GmbH, acquired brainymotion AG

synopsis: Aspire Education, one of the leading providers of publicly and privately funded education and training courses in the Austrian and German education market, has taken over brainymotion AG, a leading provider of IT and management training in Germany. 
buyer parent: Quadriga Capital
buyer: Aspire Education GmbH
Aspire Education is a leading European education group in the education and training market with a focus on the German-speaking world. The education portfolio of Aspire Education includes the professional development of qualified specialists in areas such as law, taxes, IT and knowledge services, "
target: brainymotion AG
brainymotion AG is a leading provider of IT and management training in Germany. With more than 300 courses, brainymotion offers a wide range of training solutions in the areas of user, technology and management training around the topic of IT.
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closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Certigo SAS, acquired SECILOG

synopsis: CERTIGO , a group specializing in providing training and regulatory certifications in the prevention of occupational risks, is continuing its development with the acquisition of the company SECILOG. Based in France, SECILOG provides training in the health and safety sectors.
buyer: Certigo SAS
CERTIGO is a French group specializing in providing training and regulatory certifications in the prevention of occupational risks. CERTIGO contributes to the safety of employees, including those with disabilities, while enabling employers to comply with their legal obligations. "
target: SECILOG
Founded in 1990, SECILOG provides training in the health and safety sectors. Based in France, SECILOG has four training platforms based in Reims, Troyes, Nancy, and Saint-Dizier. SECILOG has 30 years of experience in the fields of safety, health at work, and industrial management.
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closed 2/1/2022 via PR Newswire

Pendo, acquired Mind the Product Ltd.

synopsis: Pendo, a company that provides software that makes software better, announced it has acquired Mind the Product, a product management community which provides content, training and conferences that serve a global audience of more than 300,000 product managers, designers and developers.
buyer: Pendo
Pendo provides a platform with powerful analytics, in-application user feedback, and contextual guidance that is designed to help companies measure and elevate the customer experience within their applications. Pendo is on a mission to improve society’s experience with software. "
target: Mind the Product Ltd.
London-based Mind the Product is a product management community which provides content, training and conferences that serve a global audience of more than 300,000 product managers, designers and developers. Mind the Product began as a passion project for its founders in 2010.
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closed 9/23/2021 via Company Press Release

CoachHub GmbH, acquired MoovOne

synopsis: CoachHub, the leading global digital coaching platform, has announced the acquisition of MoovOne, the French market leader and a pioneer in digital coaching. CoachHub and MoovOne are joining forces, sharing a common vision to democratise digital coaching within organisations worldwide. 
buyer: CoachHub GmbH
CoachHub is the leading global talent development platform that enables organizations to create a personalized, measurable, and scalable coaching program for the entire workforce, regardless of department and seniority level. "
target: MoovOne
MoovOne offers a pioneering professional digital coaching solution, designed to unleash human potential. With their digital and human approach, MoovOne offers each participant an effective and personalised coaching experience, anywhere, anytime.
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closed 4/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Experience Ignite, Inc. merged with sr4 Partners LLC,

synopsis: Ignite, a leadership development company, has merged with sr4 Partners, a local organizational health consultancy. The Ignite Community by sr4 will continue to provide members with opportunities to develop as leaders, connect with peers, and personalize their learning journey through a more robust calendar of workshops and training experiences.
buyer: sr4 Partners LLC
sr4 Partners is a local organizational health consultancy that helps improve performance through healthier leaders, more cohesive teams, thriving cultures, and an inclusive approach to change. The company develops high-performing leaders and teams through partnerships, coaching, and more. "
target: Experience Ignite, Inc.
Ignite is a diverse and dynamic leadership community. The company develops early to mid-level leaders through weekly training experiences that cultivate character, mindfulness, compassion, and competence to lead in an evolving workplace.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Cegos, acquired Crescimentum

synopsis: The Cegos Group, a worldwide leader in training and development, has acquired a majority stake in Crescimentum, Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
buyer: Cegos
Cegos is a worldwide leader in training and development. Cegos offers a catalog of 1,200 training courses that covers all areas of management and skills development, including HR, leadership, marketing, sales, and more. The group trains 250,000 people each year in 50 countries. "
target: Crescimentum
Crescimentum is Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders and companies into more sustainable and humane organizations. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
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closed 12/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Wendel Group, acquired Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc

synopsis: Wendel, one of Europe's leading listed investment firms, has completed the acquisition of Crisis Prevention Institute from FFL Partners. Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) is a training organization committed to best practice & safe behavior management methods that focus on prevention.
buyer: Wendel Group (ENXTPA:MF:$8,870.84)
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo. "
target parent: FFL Partners, LLC
target: Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) is a training organization committed to best practice & safe behavior management methods that focus on prevention. CPI provides de-escalation & intervention training for people in the health, education, social care, mental health, & learning disability sectors.
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$910
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$86
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$39
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closed 9/16/2022 via PR Newswire

ITA Group, acquired NKD Learning Ltd.

synopsis: ITA Group, a global leader in corporate engagement solutions, has acquired NKD, a next-generation employee engagement agency in the UK. NKD provides employee engagement and experiential learning solutions across key service areas, including strategic consulting, leadership development, employee engagement and onboarding, culture change, and more.
buyer: ITA Group
ITA Group delivers custom-crafted global engagement solutions that motivate and inspire employees, channel partners and customers. With operations globally and throughout the U.S., ITA Group infuses strategies proven to fuel advocacy and drive business results for some of the world's biggest brands."
target: NKD Learning Ltd.
NKD is a next-generation employee engagement agency in the UK. NKD provides next-generation employee engagement and experiential learning solutions across key service areas, including strategic consulting, leadership development, employee engagement and onboarding, culture change, and more.
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closed 9/16/2022 via PR Newswire

ITA Group, acquired NKD Learning Ltd.

synopsis: ITA Group, a global leader in corporate engagement solutions, has acquired NKD, a next-generation employee engagement agency in the UK. NKD provides employee engagement and experiential learning solutions across key service areas, including strategic consulting, leadership development, employee engagement and onboarding, culture change, and more.
buyer: ITA Group
ITA Group delivers custom-crafted global engagement solutions that motivate and inspire employees, channel partners and customers. With operations globally and throughout the U.S., ITA Group infuses strategies proven to fuel advocacy and drive business results for some of the world's biggest brands."
target: NKD Learning Ltd.
NKD is a next-generation employee engagement agency in the UK. NKD provides next-generation employee engagement and experiential learning solutions across key service areas, including strategic consulting, leadership development, employee engagement and onboarding, culture change, and more.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

ITA Group, acquired Hartmann Studios, Inc.

synopsis: ITA Group, a worldwide leader in corporate engagement solutions, has acquired experiential design and production company Hartmann Studios. With offices in San Francisco and Atlanta, Hartmann Studios' specialty lies in conceiving, creating and flawlessly executing a vision to transform unique spaces into experiential environments.
buyer: ITA Group
ITA Group custom-designs solutions that excite, engage, and delight every organization's most important asset: its people. With operations in every region of the U.S., ITA Group infuses strategies proven to fuel advocacy and drive business results for some of the world's biggest brands. "
target: Hartmann Studios, Inc.
Hartmann Studios is a full-service experiential design and production studio with offices in San Francisco and Atlanta. Their specialty lies in conceiving, creating and flawlessly executing a vision to transform unique spaces into experiential environments.
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

ITA Group, acquired Chadwick Martin Bailey

synopsis: ITA Group, a worldwide leader in corporate engagement solutions, has announced its acquisition of Boston-based market research and strategy firm Chadwick Martin Bailey. Chadwick Martin Bailey collaborates on game-changing initiatives including market identification and segmentation, brand health invigoration and product and service development.
buyer: ITA Group
As a global engagement solutions expert, ITA Group creates and manages events, incentives and recognition programs that align and motivate every organization's most valuable asset—its people. ITA Group's innovative engagement solutions are uniquely designed to maximize business impact and value. "
target: Chadwick Martin Bailey
Chadwick Martin Bailey is a market research and strategy firm partnering with a select group of the world's leading brands. CMB collaborates on game-changing initiatives including market identification and segmentation, brand health invigoration and product and service development.
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closed 12/1/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Clarion Events, Ltd., acquired Consero Group LLC

synopsis: Consero has been sold to Clarion Events, a portfolio company of Blackstone. Founded in 2010, Consero is a leader in the development of high-impact events for senior executives in industries that include Legal, Customer Experience, HR, Procurement and Technology.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Clarion Events, Ltd.
Headquartered in London, Clarion is a truly international business, with a portfolio of events and media brands across a range of vertical markets. Clarion organises both live and digital events, attracting buyers with spending and decision-making power who are looking for solutions and innovations."
target: Consero Group LLC
Founded in 2010, Consero is a leader in the development of high-impact events for senior executives in industries that include Legal, Customer Experience, HR, Procurement and Technology. Consero is best known for transforming the executive experience through intimate, invitation-only programs.
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closed 3/15/2021 via Company Press Release

HelloWork, acquired Seekube

synopsis: HelloWork, the leading French digital player in employment, recruitment and training, announces the acquisition of the company Seekube , the French leader in virtual recruitment forums. Seekube organizes more than 120 jobdating events every year. Participants can register for free and smoothly request interviews.
buyer: HelloWork
HelloWork is a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers. HelloWork helps people to find jobs or change their profession. HelloWork offers 650 thousand job opportunities per month through its network of regional sites. "
target: Seekube
Based in France, Seekube organizes more than 120 jobdating events every year. Participants can register for free and smoothly request interviews with recruiters of their chosing. Seekube guarantees a 100% response-rate for every application.
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closed 11/17/2015 via Market Wire

Human Resource Executive, acquired Recruiting Trends Conference

synopsis: Human Resource Executive, a magazine company that focuses their publication on strategic issues in HR, announced the acquisition of Recruiting Trends Conference. The Recruiting Trends Conference offers a fast-paced mix of engaging presentations, focused workshops, peer-to-peer discussion, and great networking events.
buyer parent: LRP Publications, LLC
buyer: Human Resource Executive
Human Resource Executive® Magazine was established in 1987 and continues today as the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR. The magazine provides key decision-makers with news, profiles of HR visionaries and success stories of human resource innovators. "
target parent: Diversified Communications
target: Recruiting Trends Conference
The Recruiting Trends Conference offers a fast-paced mix of engaging presentations, focused workshops, peer-to-peer discussion, and great networking events all in a highly interactive, dynamic learning environment. Sessions are presented by recruiting executives at large organizations.
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closed 4/6/2011 via BNC Analysis

Centaur Communications Ltd, acquired The Forum for Expatriate Management

synopsis: Centaur Media plc, the leading business information and events group, announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares in expatriate information and events business, The Forum for Expatriate Management Ltd (FEM).
buyer parent: Numis Securities Limited
buyer: Centaur Communications Ltd (LSE:CAU:$91.02)
Centaur Communications is one of the UK's largest independent business publishing and information companies. It employs over 600 people and is privately owned with the shares largely held by management and by City and US financial institutions. "
target: The Forum for Expatriate Management
The Forum for Expatriate Management Ltd. operates a news and information portal. The company’s Website provides global mobility, expatriate tax, international relocation, immigration, and international assignment information. It also provides supplier membership and marketing services.
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$4.08
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closed 6/29/2022 via PR Newswire

Pave Inc., acquired Advanced-HR, Inc.

synopsis: Pave, the real time compensation platform that helps companies plan, communicate and benchmark against the market, has acquired Advanced-HR from Morgan Stanley. Advanced-HR is the trusted source for compensation data in the venture capital and private company ecosystem.
buyer: Pave Inc.
Pave is a real-time compensation platform that helps companies effectively plan, communicate, and benchmark compensation. The Pave suite integrates with dozens of applicant tracking systems, HR information systems, and equity management tools, including Greenhouse, TriNet, BambooHR, and Namely. "
target parent: Morgan Stanley
target: Advanced-HR, Inc.
Advanced-HR is the trusted source for compensation data in the venture capital and private company ecosystem. Through its products, OptionDriver and OptionImpact, the company has unparalleled expertise with compensation data and services.
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closed 10/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Executive Networks, acquired Future Workplace

synopsis: Executive Networks, a provider of peer networking services, has acquired Future Workplace, an HR advisory and research firm. Through research, peer networks, and online courses via the award-winning Future Workplace Academy, Future Workplace provides continuing professional development opportunities for global HR, learning and talent professionals.
buyer: Executive Networks
Executive Networks is a provider of peer networking services. Executive Networks facilitate safe, and meaningful peer conversations for HR leaders that deliver accelerated, relevant insights and solutions. They help HR leads find networks that support their company’s strategy and growth plans. "
target: Future Workplace
Future Workplace is an HR advisory and research firm. Through research, peer networks, and online courses via the award-winning Future Workplace Academy, Future Workplace provides continuing professional development opportunities for global HR, learning, and talent professionals.
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closed 10/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Appriss Insights, acquired Securitec Screening Solutions, Inc

synopsis: Appriss Inc. announced its acquisition of Securitec Screening Solutions, a top wholesale data provider to the background screening industry. Securitec Screening will become part of Appriss Insights, the developer of the Appriss Insights Platform, the nation’s most comprehensive source of incarceration, justice, and risk intelligence data.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Appriss Insights
Appriss Insights is the developer of the Appriss Insights Platform, the nation’s most comprehensive source of incarceration, justice, and risk intelligence data. "
target: Securitec Screening Solutions, Inc
Securitec is 100% wholesale Court Data as a Service (CDaaS) provider that offers powerful and cost effective technology and services to the background intelligence industry that drive accuracy, efficiency and cost savings.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Appriss, Inc., acquired Innovative Enterprises Inc

synopsis: Appriss, a leading provider of data analytics solutions, is pleased to announce acquisition of Innovative Enterprises, Inc. (IEI), a top data service provider for the background screening industry.  Established by current CEO, Cliff Williams in 1996, IEI offers a myriad of solutions across the screening spectrum.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Appriss, Inc.
Since 1994, Appriss has provided proprietary data and analytics solutions to address risk, fraud, security, safety and compliance issues for government and commercial enterprises worldwide. "
target: Innovative Enterprises Inc
Innovative Enterprises, Inc. (IEI) is a top data service provider for the background screening industry. IEI offers a myriad of solutions across the screening spectrum. Their product offerings include a national criminal file, social security trace, county court research, tenant screening, and more.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

MRI Software LLC, acquired Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees

synopsis: MRI Software LLC, a global leader in real estate software solutions, announced the acquisition of Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees, a provider of applicant screening platforms that focuses on the multifamily real estate industry and corporate employers. Their services include credit history, criminal history, eviction history, and more.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: MRI Software LLC
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI's comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses from property-level management to analytics. "
target: Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees
Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees is a provider of applicant screening platforms that focuses on the multifamily real estate industry and corporate employers. Their services include credit history, criminal history, eviction history, employment verification, and rental references reports.
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closed 2/21/2018 via CNW Group

Solium Capital Inc., acquired Advanced-HR, Inc.

synopsis: Solium Capital Inc., the leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, has acquired Advanced-HR, the leading provider of cloud-based compensation data and compensation planning software for private and venture backed companies.
buyer: Solium Capital Inc. (TSX:SUM:$104.55)
Solium Capital Inc. provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. Headquartered in Canada, they also have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Australia. "
target: Advanced-HR, Inc.
Advanced-HR is a leading provider of cloud-based compensation data and compensation planning software for private and venture backed companies. Their OptionDriver software helps businesses develop, customize and manage the perfect compensation plan for their company.
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closed 4/5/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions to the insurance industry, announced that it sold Global HR Research (“Global HR”), a pre-hire intelligence solutions provider, to Renovo Capital, LLC.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target parent: Patriot National Insurance Group
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

PayScale, acquired MarketPay

synopsis: Seattle-based PayScale has acquired fellow compensation tracker MarketPay. Denver-based MarketPay, which will maintain its offices in the city, developed a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: PayScale
PayScale, Inc. provides an immediate and precise snapshot of current market salaries through its online tools and software. PayScale’s products are powered by innovative algorithms that dynamically acquire, analyze and aggregate compensation information for millions of individuals in real-time. "
target: MarketPay
Denver-based MarketPay develops a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees. It has about 650 customers, including 200 in the Fortune 1000.
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closed 1/7/2016 via Market Wire

H.I.G. Capital, Prudential Capital Group, acquired Salary.com

synopsis: Salary.com, the technology leader in employee compensation data, software and services, announced that it has been acquired from IBM by its founding team. The original team, in partnership with co-investors H.I.G. Capital and Prudential Capital Group, have reacquired Salary.com from IBM, along with related compensation offerings.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Prudential Capital Group
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: IBM
target: Salary.com
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation and talent management solutions. Salary.com's software applications and proprietary content help executives, line managers and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes.
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closed 12/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, acquired Denarius

synopsis: Mercer announced that it has acquired Denarius, a leading compensation and benefits survey and information products consulting firm based in Santiago, Chile. The acquisition further strengthens Mercer’s capabilities in Chile, building upon strong relationships the firm has with multinationals.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset–their people. Mercer’s 20,000 employees are based in more than 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries."
target: Denarius
Denarius is a company specialized in highly analytical and reliable high-level compensation surveys. Denarius has been very successful and is the leading company providing data on compensation of top executives in terms of sample size.
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closed 11/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, acquired AUSREM

synopsis: Mercer, a global leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments, announced its acquisition of Perth-based AUSREM, a leader in specialist remuneration research and workforce consulting in the utilities, mining and energy sectors.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset–their people. Mercer’s 20,000 employees are based in more than 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries."
target: AUSREM
AUSREM is a remuneration information and consultancy business, providing best practice remuneration services and advice to Australian businesses.
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closed 10/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Institutional Shareholder Services, acquired Incentive Lab

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, announced the acquisition of the business of Incentive Lab, a data and analytics firm developing innovative solutions for addressing the increased complexity and unpredictability of executive compensation.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. "
target: Incentive Lab
Incentive Lab is unique among providers of executive compensation data and analytics, offering detailed and comparable data on incentive awards, full details on performance metrics, goals, and structures, and a host of other data such as vesting schedules.
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closed 10/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Salary.com merged with Kenexa Corporation,

synopsis: Kenexa Corporation completed its previously announced acquisition of Salary.com, Inc.. As a result of the merger, Salary.com is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kenexa. Salary.com provides on-demand compensation software that helps businesses and individuals manage pay and performance.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa® provides business solutions for human resources. They help global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. "
target: Salary.com
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation and talent management solutions. Salary.com's software applications and proprietary content help executives, line managers and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$79 [$73]
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/30/2010 via Company Press Release

Mercer, LLC, will acquire ORC Worldwide

synopsis: Mercer, LLC announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire ORC Worldwide, to become an unparalleled provider of global human resource intelligence and to further strengthen related international consulting, conference and educational services.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a leading global provider of consulting, outsourcing and investment services. Mercer works with clients to solve their most complex benefit and human capital issues, designing and helping manage health, retirement and other benefits. It is a leader in benefit outsourcing. "
target: ORC Worldwide
ORC provides data, advises on best practices, conducts benchmarking research studies, performs reviews, and designs and communicates compensation programs on every level. ORC blends high-quality, thoroughly researched data with decades of practical experience across a wide variety of industries.
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closed 8/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Salary.com, acquired ITG Competency Group

synopsis: Salary.com, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand compensation management solutions, has closed the asset purchase of ITG Competency Group of Princeton, New Jersey, effective August 3, 2007. As part of the transaction, Salary.com paid $1.5 million in cash and $500,000 in Salary.com stock.
buyer: Salary.com (SLRY:$0.00)
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation management solutions helping businesses and individuals manage pay and performance. Salary.com provides companies of all sizes comprehensive on-demand software applications. "
target: ITG Competency Group
ITG is a pioneer in competency management, offering a unique combination of off-the-shelf competency models and implementation services designed to accelerate performance or learning management initiative.
price ($mm)
$1.75
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closed 5/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TALX Corporation

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed the acquisition of TALX Corporation following approval of the transaction by TALX shareholders and satisfaction of all other closing conditions of the merger agreement.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$5,156.10)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas.
price ($mm)
$1,401
rev ($mm)
$257
EBITDA ($mm)
$87
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
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