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closed 9/21/2022 via BusinessWire

Quorum, acquired Capitol Canary

synopsis: Quorum, the market leader in public affairs software, has acquired Capitol Canary, the leading grassroots advocacy platform trusted by 1200 organizations including 25% of the Fortune 100. This results in the creation of the most comprehensive and technologically advanced public affairs software platform to date.
buyer: Quorum
Quorum is a software company whose products are used by thousands of public affairs professionals for their work in Congress, all 50 state legislatures, thousands of major U.S. cities, the European Union, and over two dozen other countries. "
target: Capitol Canary
Capitol Canary, with more than 1,200 clients, is a leading government affairs technology, providing a suite of revolutionary advocacy tools used to engage and mobilize more supporters than any other government affairs platform.
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Phone2Action, acquired GovPredict

synopsis: Phone2Action, the leading digital advocacy and civic engagement platform, has acquired GovPredict, a technology company that provides legislative, regulatory and issue monitoring, as well as campaign finance intelligence.
buyer: Phone2Action
Phone2Action is a comprehensive digital engagement and communications platform for grassroots advocacy, public affairs and government relations. Phone2Action's innovative, user-friendly products make government participation accessible in the digital age. "
target: GovPredict
GovPredict is an enterprise software platform for government affairs teams. It has allowed Fortune 500 clients, major trade associations, and nonprofits to track and report on legislation, regulations and policy issues; coordinate advocacy campaigns; and raise political and PAC donations.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

EveryAction, acquired ActionKit

synopsis: EveryAction, a leading provider of software serving over 15,000 nonprofits, announced that it has acquired ActionKit, the leading open platform for non-profit and political advocacy. ActionKit offers a Digital toolset recognized for its innovative and powerful features, and for providing the scale needed by larger organizations.
buyer: EveryAction
EveryAction has grown into one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Digital, Fundraising, and Organizing SaaS tools to nonprofits and progressive campaigns. EveryAction clients raise billions of dollars each year, send billions of emails, and recruit millions of supporters. "
target: ActionKit
ActionKit is the leading open platform for non-profit and political advocacy. ActionKit offers a Digital toolset recognized for its innovative and powerful features, and for providing the scale needed by larger organizations. Actionkit supercharges online organizing, advocacy and fundraising.
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closed 10/20/2017 via PR Newswire

OpenGov, acquired Peak Democracy

synopsis: OpenGov, the leader in government budgeting, operational performance, and citizen engagement solutions, has acquired Peak Democracy, a nonpartisan company that provides the cloud-based online citizen engagement platform Open Town Hall. Open Town Hall's civic engagement software provides government agencies with online pubilc comment forums.
buyer: OpenGov
OpenGov is powering more effective and accountable governments with government performance solutions: easy-to-use cloud software for better budgeting, improved reporting and operational intelligence, and comprehensive transparency and open data. "
target: Peak Democracy
Peak Democracy provides Open Town Hall - a cloud-based online citizen engagement platform that increases participation and builds public trust in government. Their civic engagement software provides government agencies with online pubilc comment forums that are civil, legal and insightful.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Zencity, acquired Civil Space

synopsis: Zencity, the leading global community engagement technology platform for local governments, has acquired cutting edge digital engagement startup Civil Space. Headquartered in Vancouver, Civil Space is a digital engagement platform for communities and their leaders to co-create sustainable futures together.
buyer: Zencity
Zencity is a community insights and analytics platform in Israel. Zencity provides actionable data to local government leaders about their residents’ needs and priorities. The platform provides insights from anonymized and aggregated data points alongside community-based polling. "
target parent: Domain7 Solutions
target: Civil Space
Canada-based Civil Space is a digital engagement platform for communities and their leaders to co-create sustainable futures together. Using Civil Space, local government leaders can surface real needs, understand diverse citizen priorities and collaborate on key initiatives.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Civica, acquired Electoral Reform Services Ltd

synopsis: Civica Group, the market leader in business-critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services, has announced the acquisition of Electoral Reform Services Ltd. Electoral Reform Services Ltd. is a leading provider of software and services for election management, membership engagement, democracy and governance.
buyer parent: Partners Group Holding AG
buyer: Civica
Civica is a leading specialist in business critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services for the public sector and regulated markets. Their software and services support functions range from financial management and tax & benefits processing to medical records management "
target: Electoral Reform Services Ltd
Electoral Reform Services is a leading provider of software and services for election management, membership engagement, democracy and governance. With their broad software portfolio from electoral management to online engagement tools, they provide end-to-end ballot, election and voting services.
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closed 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Votem Corp., acquired Everyone Counts, Inc.

synopsis: Votem, a revolutionary mobile voting platform, has acquired Everyone Counts, a company that provides elegantly simple software and exceptional services to upgrade the election process. Everyone Counts' eLect brand solutions offers unrivaled web-based voting products including Voter Registration, Online Voting, and Remote Accessible Voting (RAV).
buyer: Votem Corp.
Votem is a revolutionary mobile voting platform designed to securely cast votes in elections across the globe. They are building the safest and most universal voting platform available. They believe that mobile voting will create positive change by bringing modern voting to the modern world. "
target: Everyone Counts, Inc.
Everyone Counts provides elegantly simple software and exceptional services to upgrade the election process. Their eLect brand solutions offers unrivaled web-based voting products including Voter Registration, Online Voting, and Remote Accessible Voting (RAV).
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closed 1/11/2012 via BusinessWire

SCYTL, acquired SOE Software

synopsis: SCYTL, the global leader in secure electronic voting technologies, announced the acquisition of 100% of SOE Software, the leading software provider of election management solutions in the U.S. The integration of these two software companies creates the industry leader in the election software market with a full range of solutions.
buyer: SCYTL
SCYTL is a technology company specializing in the development of secure electronic voting and election modernization solutions. SCYTL’s solutions have been used in public elections by governments from countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, France, and Norway. "
target: SOE Software
SOE Software, based in Tampa, has developed Clarity, a suite of 8 software modules that allow election authorities to be more efficient and transparent in their management of elections and in their communications with citizens and media.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BusinessWire

Optimad, acquired DSPolitical, LLC

synopsis: Optimad Media, a leading has acquired majority stakes in digital advertising firm DSPolitical and UNTU. DSPolitical leverages enhanced voter data, a proprietary cloud-based technology platform, and highly targeted media capabilities to identify, reach, and persuade potential voters and other audiences.
buyer parent: ORIX Corporation
buyer: Optimad
Optimad Media is the new face of performance advertising for brands and companies. The company’s proprietary advertising technology goes far beyond basic programmatic optimization and eliminates waste in media campaigns to deliver the right person and the right result at the right price point. "
target: DSPolitical, LLC
DSPolitical has revolutionized the way political candidates and public affairs campaigns target and engage audiences. DSPolitical’s enterprise software, expansive inventory, and access to the best voter file data, make it a clear choice for those seeking a critical advantage over the competition.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

KnowInk, LLC, acquired BPro Inc

synopsis: KnowInk LLC announced that they acquired BPro Inc. of Fort Pierre, South Dakota, a premier software services company with a successful track record of providing on-premise and cloud-based election solutions to states and localities across the country.
buyer: KnowInk, LLC
KnowInk provides a unique approach and a proven solution rooted in what they have learned from their extensive experience as former election officials and in speaking to election authorities across the country about their specific needs. "
target: BPro Inc
Founded in 1985, BPro Inc. is a premier software services company with a successful track record of providing on-premise and cloud-based election solutions to states and localities across the country. Their TotalVote software supports all methods of online and offline voter registration and more.
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closed 11/6/2013 via Company Press Release

Scytl Electronic Voting Systems S.A., acquired OAK Soluçoes

synopsis: Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, has announced the acquisition of 100% of OAK Soluçoes, the leading provider of online voting and digital certification technology in Brazil.
buyer: Scytl Electronic Voting Systems S.A.
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and electronic voting solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. "
target: OAK Soluçoes
OAK Soluçoes the leading provider of online voting and digital certification technology in Brazil. Its main solutions are WebVoto, an online voting platform for private sector elections, and ICP-Bravo, an encryption and digital certification suite of applications.
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closed 2/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Votem Corp., acquired ABVote

synopsis: Votem announced the acquisition of the mobile voting business from Konnech Inc. This business unit and related product line called "ABVote", brings Votem a set of leading voting systems products. ABVote products include online and mobile voter registration and absentee ballot request for absentee / military / overseas and disabled voters.
buyer: Votem Corp.
Votem is a revolutionary mobile voting platform designed to securely cast votes in elections across the globe. They are building the safest and most universal voting platform available. They believe that mobile voting will create positive change by bringing modern voting to the modern world. "
target parent: Konnech Inc.
target: ABVote
ABVote is an ambitious and unique voter information platform, designed to allow voters to immediately access all of their precinct's election data by enabling GPS or IP-address location services. ABVote Basic is a free service, and available for download on iOS, Android or by web browser.
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closed 10/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Service Point Solutions, S.A., acquired Scytl Electronic Voting Systems S.A.

synopsis: The digital reprography company Service Point Solutions announced the purchase of the Catalan company Scytl, specialized in digital voting and electoral modernization. Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and electronic voting solutions.
buyer: Service Point Solutions, S.A. (BME:SPS:$8.90)
The Service Point Solutions, SA group has become a benchmark for thousands of international organizations in printing services and document management. Service Point are an organization specialized in helping their clients improve information and internal communication. "
target: Scytl Electronic Voting Systems S.A.
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and electronic voting solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Tuesday Company, acquired VoteWithMe

synopsis: Tuesday Company, the organizational toolkit for political advocacy groups and candidates, has acquired VoteWithMe, a mobile application that allows users to see the voting history of their contacts and encourages voter participation.
buyer parent: Higher Ground Labs
buyer: The Tuesday Company
The Tuesday Company is a civic technology company. The company's field-tested software allows campaigns to turn online supporters into digital volunteers by analyzing their social media influence and suggesting peer-to-peer conversations that help register, persuade, and turn out voters. "
target parent: The New Data Project
target: VoteWithMe
VoteWithMe is a free app for iOS and Android that shows users the voting history of their contacts so that they can reach out to people they know and be more targeted in their communication. VoteWithMe has a proven track record of effectiveness in engaging voters to turn out for elections.
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closed 7/28/2015 via GlobeNewswire

GovDelivery, Inc., acquired Textizen

synopsis: GovDelivery, the leading cloud-based digital communication solution for government, has acquired Textizen, an innovative platform that allows government to reach the public via mobile messaging to promote citizen action, engagement, and behavior change.
buyer parent: Actua Corporation
buyer: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery enables public sector organizations to connect with people and to get those people to act. As the number one referrer of traffic to hundreds of government websites, GovDelivery's enterprise-class, cloud-based technology allows government organizations to transform their communications. "
target: Textizen
Textizen helps organizations connect and communicate with each other and the public, using technology that’s in everyone’s pocket. The firm offers an innovative platform that allows government to reach the public via mobile messaging to promote citizen action, engagement, and behavior change.
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closed 8/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

IDOX plc, acquired Halarose Holdings Ltd

synopsis: Idox plc, a leading supplier of specialist information management solutions and services, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Halarose Holdings Ltd, a supplier of electoral back office software and services to UK local authorities.
buyer: IDOX plc (AIM:IDOX:$94.29)
Idox plc is a supplier of specialist information management solutions to the public sector and to highly regulated asset intensive industries around the world in the wider corporate sector. Idox is the leading applications provider to UK local government for core functions. "
target: Halarose Holdings Ltd
Halarose develops, markets, sells and supports a range of electoral back office software and services to UK local authorities. It enables its customers to be more efficient both in the production and management of the electoral register and in the running of elections and referenda.
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closed 5/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Scytl Electronic Voting Systems S.A., acquired PressVote

synopsis: Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, has announced the acquisition of PressVote, a leading provider of modernization solutions for parliaments, assemblies and legislative bodies. Prior to this transaction, Scytl already owned 50% of PressVote.
buyer: Scytl Electronic Voting Systems S.A.
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and electronic voting solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. "
target: PressVote
PressVote was established in Athens and Barcelona by a team of international experts in voting and legislative management systems to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Legislative Bodies.
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closed 9/21/2022 via BusinessWire

Quorum, acquired Capitol Canary

synopsis: Quorum, the market leader in public affairs software, has acquired Capitol Canary, the leading grassroots advocacy platform trusted by 1200 organizations including 25% of the Fortune 100. This results in the creation of the most comprehensive and technologically advanced public affairs software platform to date.
buyer: Quorum
Quorum is a software company whose products are used by thousands of public affairs professionals for their work in Congress, all 50 state legislatures, thousands of major U.S. cities, the European Union, and over two dozen other countries. "
target: Capitol Canary
Capitol Canary, with more than 1,200 clients, is a leading government affairs technology, providing a suite of revolutionary advocacy tools used to engage and mobilize more supporters than any other government affairs platform.
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closed 12/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Phone2Action, acquired KnowWho, Inc.

synopsis: Phone2Action, the leading public affairs and government relations technology platform, has acquired KnowWho, the world’s largest directory of public officials and influencers. KnowWho's primary goal is to compile and maintain the most complete and up-to-date database of contact, and biographical data available from a single, reliable source.
buyer: Phone2Action
Phone2Action is a comprehensive digital engagement and communications platform for grassroots advocacy, public affairs and government relations. Phone2Action's innovative, user-friendly products make government participation accessible in the digital age. "
target: KnowWho, Inc.
KnowWho is a provider of legislator, executive branch and staffer data to the government relations and public affairs professions. Their primary goal is to compile and maintain the most complete and up-to-date database of contact, and biographical data available from a single, reliable source.
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Phone2Action, acquired GovPredict

synopsis: Phone2Action, the leading digital advocacy and civic engagement platform, has acquired GovPredict, a technology company that provides legislative, regulatory and issue monitoring, as well as campaign finance intelligence.
buyer: Phone2Action
Phone2Action is a comprehensive digital engagement and communications platform for grassroots advocacy, public affairs and government relations. Phone2Action's innovative, user-friendly products make government participation accessible in the digital age. "
target: GovPredict
GovPredict is an enterprise software platform for government affairs teams. It has allowed Fortune 500 clients, major trade associations, and nonprofits to track and report on legislation, regulations and policy issues; coordinate advocacy campaigns; and raise political and PAC donations.
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closed 9/21/2022 via BusinessWire

Quorum, acquired Capitol Canary

synopsis: Quorum, the market leader in public affairs software, has acquired Capitol Canary, the leading grassroots advocacy platform trusted by 1200 organizations including 25% of the Fortune 100. This results in the creation of the most comprehensive and technologically advanced public affairs software platform to date.
buyer: Quorum
Quorum is a software company whose products are used by thousands of public affairs professionals for their work in Congress, all 50 state legislatures, thousands of major U.S. cities, the European Union, and over two dozen other countries. "
target: Capitol Canary
Capitol Canary, with more than 1,200 clients, is a leading government affairs technology, providing a suite of revolutionary advocacy tools used to engage and mobilize more supporters than any other government affairs platform.
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closed 9/21/2022 via BusinessWire

Quorum, acquired Capitol Canary

synopsis: Quorum, the market leader in public affairs software, has acquired Capitol Canary, the leading grassroots advocacy platform trusted by 1200 organizations including 25% of the Fortune 100. This results in the creation of the most comprehensive and technologically advanced public affairs software platform to date.
buyer: Quorum
Quorum is a software company whose products are used by thousands of public affairs professionals for their work in Congress, all 50 state legislatures, thousands of major U.S. cities, the European Union, and over two dozen other countries. "
target: Capitol Canary
Capitol Canary, with more than 1,200 clients, is a leading government affairs technology, providing a suite of revolutionary advocacy tools used to engage and mobilize more supporters than any other government affairs platform.
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Phone2Action, acquired GovPredict

synopsis: Phone2Action, the leading digital advocacy and civic engagement platform, has acquired GovPredict, a technology company that provides legislative, regulatory and issue monitoring, as well as campaign finance intelligence.
buyer: Phone2Action
Phone2Action is a comprehensive digital engagement and communications platform for grassroots advocacy, public affairs and government relations. Phone2Action's innovative, user-friendly products make government participation accessible in the digital age. "
target: GovPredict
GovPredict is an enterprise software platform for government affairs teams. It has allowed Fortune 500 clients, major trade associations, and nonprofits to track and report on legislation, regulations and policy issues; coordinate advocacy campaigns; and raise political and PAC donations.
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closed 3/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, acquired Aksess Innkjøp

synopsis: Mercell, an Oslo, Norway-based company providing software for electronic submission of public tenders, announced that it acquired Aksess Innkjøp, a company that provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase, also based in Norway.
buyer: Mercell Holding AS (OB:MRCEL-ME:$48.52)
Mercell is a leading Nordic provider of eTender system and Tender Offers. Suppliers in all industries use Mercell eTender system to find tenders and contracts in the public sector. They simplify the public procurement process and makes it easy for the buyer to interact with suppliers. "
target parent: KapNord Fund
target: Aksess Innkjøp
Aksess Innkjøp, based in Bodø, provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase. Its solution is used by 23 municipalities and 14 government agencies in the Norwegian market.
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closed 8/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Iron Data, LLC merged with MicroPact Inc.,

synopsis: MicroPact Inc., the leader in Data-First™ Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, announced that it has merged with Iron Data Solutions, Inc. The company is a leader in case management and regulatory software solutions used across 49 states and the federal government.
buyer: MicroPact Inc.
MicroPact has focused on engineering web-based, commercial off the shelf (COTS) solutions for US Government agencies and Fortune 500 corporations. Today MicroPact solutions serve 97% of federal agencies with 500 or more employees, and enjoy a 97% annual renewal rate. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of software for human services case management, licensing and regulatory systems and is used by the Federal Government and by 49 state governments.
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closed 5/12/2011 via Company Press Release

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Iron Data, LLC

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners has announced the recapitalization of Iron Data Solutions, a Memphis-registered process efficiency software company. Iron Data offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, called Intelligent Process Management that assess, improve, manage and monitor challenging operational process issues.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. They are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Targets are middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data, LLC. was founded to respond to the increasing demand for cost effective business transaction software and services. Iron Data focused initially on several specific government contract opportunities to provide end-to-end front and back office data processing solutions.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Zencity, acquired Civil Space

synopsis: Zencity, the leading global community engagement technology platform for local governments, has acquired cutting edge digital engagement startup Civil Space. Headquartered in Vancouver, Civil Space is a digital engagement platform for communities and their leaders to co-create sustainable futures together.
buyer: Zencity
Zencity is a community insights and analytics platform in Israel. Zencity provides actionable data to local government leaders about their residents’ needs and priorities. The platform provides insights from anonymized and aggregated data points alongside community-based polling. "
target parent: Domain7 Solutions
target: Civil Space
Canada-based Civil Space is a digital engagement platform for communities and their leaders to co-create sustainable futures together. Using Civil Space, local government leaders can surface real needs, understand diverse citizen priorities and collaborate on key initiatives.
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closed 4/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Unison Inc., acquired Price

synopsis: Unison, the leading provider of Contract Management, Program Management, and Acquisition software and insight to government contractors and federal agencies, has acquired PRICE Systems, LLC, the leading global provider of advanced Model-Based Cost Engineering software for decision support.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Unison Inc.
Unison is the leading provider of Contract Management, Program Management, and Acquisition software. Unison's secure cloud and on-premise software, marketplace, and information products support users in leading federal prime contractors, all US cabinet-level agencies, and major DoD programs. "
target: Price
PRICE delivers fact-based decision support and analytical software, predictive power, and confident estimates. The company's Model-Based Cost Engineering software enables engineers, pricing experts, and program leaders to more quickly, accurately, and consistently estimate cost, schedule, and risk.
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closed 6/29/2020 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Unison Inc.

synopsis: Unison, a leading provider of procurement, supply chain, and contract management software to Federal government agencies and government contractors, announced it has been acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group, and Unison management.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Unison Inc.
Unison's software suites and Insight Platform support the four types of professionals vital to the success of government missions — program managers, the acquisition workforce, financial assistance professionals, and government contractors.
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announced 5/8/2015 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and JMI Equity have announced that they have sold their equity interest in Compusearch Software Systems, Inc to ABRY Partners. Compusearch is the leading provider of acquisition and program management software to Federal agencies, DoD program offices, and government contractors.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, business and information services focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding, ABRY has completed over $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in over 450 properties. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies.
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GovExec, acquired GovTribe

synopsis: GovExec has acquired GovTribe, one of the most fast-growing and cutting-edge market intelligence companies for government contractors. The acquisition continues GovExec’s rapid business expansion to build the leading suite of decision-support services for government leaders and contractors.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: GovExec
As the market-leading information platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. "
target: GovTribe
GovTribe provides industry-leading market intelligence and capture tools for federal government contractors. GovTribe pulls in data from multiple federal government data sources, organizes and integrates the data, and makes it easy to find actionable intelligence about federal contracts and grants.
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announced 7/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Madison Dearborn Partners, will acquire Unison Inc.

synopsis: Carlyle is to sell its majority stake in Unison, a leading provider of procurement, supply chain, and contract management software to U.S. federal government agencies and government contractors, to Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity investment firm based in Chicago
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a leading private equity investment firm based in Chicago. Since Madison Dearborn’s formation in 1992, the firm has raised aggregate capital of over $28 billion and has completed over 150 investments. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Unison Inc.
Unison is the leading provider of Contract Management, Program Management, and Acquisition software. Unison's secure cloud and on-premise software, marketplace, and information products support users in leading federal prime contractors, all US cabinet-level agencies, and major DoD programs.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Civica, acquired Electoral Reform Services Ltd

synopsis: Civica Group, the market leader in business-critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services, has announced the acquisition of Electoral Reform Services Ltd. Electoral Reform Services Ltd. is a leading provider of software and services for election management, membership engagement, democracy and governance.
buyer parent: Partners Group Holding AG
buyer: Civica
Civica is a leading specialist in business critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services for the public sector and regulated markets. Their software and services support functions range from financial management and tax & benefits processing to medical records management "
target: Electoral Reform Services Ltd
Electoral Reform Services is a leading provider of software and services for election management, membership engagement, democracy and governance. With their broad software portfolio from electoral management to online engagement tools, they provide end-to-end ballot, election and voting services.
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closed 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Votem Corp., acquired Everyone Counts, Inc.

synopsis: Votem, a revolutionary mobile voting platform, has acquired Everyone Counts, a company that provides elegantly simple software and exceptional services to upgrade the election process. Everyone Counts' eLect brand solutions offers unrivaled web-based voting products including Voter Registration, Online Voting, and Remote Accessible Voting (RAV).
buyer: Votem Corp.
Votem is a revolutionary mobile voting platform designed to securely cast votes in elections across the globe. They are building the safest and most universal voting platform available. They believe that mobile voting will create positive change by bringing modern voting to the modern world. "
target: Everyone Counts, Inc.
Everyone Counts provides elegantly simple software and exceptional services to upgrade the election process. Their eLect brand solutions offers unrivaled web-based voting products including Voter Registration, Online Voting, and Remote Accessible Voting (RAV).
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closed 1/11/2012 via BusinessWire

SCYTL, acquired SOE Software

synopsis: SCYTL, the global leader in secure electronic voting technologies, announced the acquisition of 100% of SOE Software, the leading software provider of election management solutions in the U.S. The integration of these two software companies creates the industry leader in the election software market with a full range of solutions.
buyer: SCYTL
SCYTL is a technology company specializing in the development of secure electronic voting and election modernization solutions. SCYTL’s solutions have been used in public elections by governments from countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, France, and Norway. "
target: SOE Software
SOE Software, based in Tampa, has developed Clarity, a suite of 8 software modules that allow election authorities to be more efficient and transparent in their management of elections and in their communications with citizens and media.
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$13
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closed 3/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Central Research Inc., acquired Global Emergency Response Inc.

synopsis: Lowell-based Central Research Inc., a provider of management and financial services for government and commercial sectors, announced the purchase of Global Emergency Response Inc., a software and technology services company that specializes in emergency technology systems.
buyer: Central Research Inc.
Central Research, Inc. (CRI) provides customized management and financial service solutions for government and commercial sectors, including records and document management, call center and debt collection, and improper payments. "
target: Global Emergency Response Inc.
Global Emergency Response was founded in 2004 and is based in Augusta, Ga. The company provides web and mobile-based, near real-time status tracking and situational awareness information systems for use by healthcare, emergency response and governmental organizations, according to a news release.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BNC Analysis

Evolution Capital Partners LLC, acquired Knowledge Center Inc.

synopsis: Evolution Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm, has taken a majority stake in Knowledge Center Inc., a Pittsburgh-area provider of emergency management software tools. Knowledge Center has designed and built solutions for Hospital/Healthcare, Government, Commercial and Non-Profit organizations.
buyer: Evolution Capital Partners LLC
Evolution Capital Partners is a small business private equity fund investing growth equity nationwide in Second Stage Companies generating annual free cash flow of at least $500,000. Evolution specializes in helping entrepreneurial businesses transform and scale their organization. "
target: Knowledge Center Inc.
Since 2004, Knowledge Center (KC) has built on its popular KC-IMS system by introducing next-generation, turn-key emergency information management solutions designed and built for Hospital/Healthcare, Government, Commercial and Non-Profit organizations.
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closed 9/19/2011 via BusinessWire

EMSystems, LLC, acquired Collaborative Fusion, Inc.

synopsis: Intermedix Corporation, the leading provider of technology-based business services to the emergency healthcare services industry, announced that it has acquired Collaborative Fusion, Inc. (CFI). CFI provides innovative emergency management solutions for federal, state, and local governments, as well as the private sector.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: EMSystems, LLC
EMSystems develops and markets web based solutions that help key emergency healthcare providers and public health stakeholders effectively prepare for, detect, respond to, and provide care for emergencies. "
target: Collaborative Fusion, Inc.
Collaborative Fusion, Inc. is a leading provider of web-based responder and incident management solutions helping local, state, and federal agencies best prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BusinessWire

Optimad, acquired DSPolitical, LLC

synopsis: Optimad Media, a leading has acquired majority stakes in digital advertising firm DSPolitical and UNTU. DSPolitical leverages enhanced voter data, a proprietary cloud-based technology platform, and highly targeted media capabilities to identify, reach, and persuade potential voters and other audiences.
buyer parent: ORIX Corporation
buyer: Optimad
Optimad Media is the new face of performance advertising for brands and companies. The company’s proprietary advertising technology goes far beyond basic programmatic optimization and eliminates waste in media campaigns to deliver the right person and the right result at the right price point. "
target: DSPolitical, LLC
DSPolitical has revolutionized the way political candidates and public affairs campaigns target and engage audiences. DSPolitical’s enterprise software, expansive inventory, and access to the best voter file data, make it a clear choice for those seeking a critical advantage over the competition.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

KnowInk, LLC, acquired BPro Inc

synopsis: KnowInk LLC announced that they acquired BPro Inc. of Fort Pierre, South Dakota, a premier software services company with a successful track record of providing on-premise and cloud-based election solutions to states and localities across the country.
buyer: KnowInk, LLC
KnowInk provides a unique approach and a proven solution rooted in what they have learned from their extensive experience as former election officials and in speaking to election authorities across the country about their specific needs. "
target: BPro Inc
Founded in 1985, BPro Inc. is a premier software services company with a successful track record of providing on-premise and cloud-based election solutions to states and localities across the country. Their TotalVote software supports all methods of online and offline voter registration and more.
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closed 11/6/2013 via Company Press Release

Scytl Electronic Voting Systems S.A., acquired OAK Soluçoes

synopsis: Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, has announced the acquisition of 100% of OAK Soluçoes, the leading provider of online voting and digital certification technology in Brazil.
buyer: Scytl Electronic Voting Systems S.A.
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and electronic voting solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. "
target: OAK Soluçoes
OAK Soluçoes the leading provider of online voting and digital certification technology in Brazil. Its main solutions are WebVoto, an online voting platform for private sector elections, and ICP-Bravo, an encryption and digital certification suite of applications.
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