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Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired The New York Times Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement to sell its Broadcast Media Group, consisting of nine network-affiliated television stations, their associated Web sites and the Digital Operating Center, to Oak Hill Capital Partners for $575 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The New York Times Broadcasting Group
The New York Times Broadcast Media Group comprises the following stations: WHO-TV (NBC); KFSM-TV (CBS); WHNT-TV (CBS); WREG-TV (CBS); WQAD-TV (ABC); WTKR-TV (CBS); KFOR-TV (NBC); KAUT-TV (MyNetworkTV); and WNEP-TV (ABC).
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Apollo Global Management, will acquire Cox Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Cox Enterprises Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC to buy a majority interest in Cox Media Group's broadcast television stations, including the company's radio, newspaper and TV properties in Ohio.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$5,981.01)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets of approximately $280 billion in private equity, credit and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Cox Media Group, Inc.
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company's operations include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications.
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announced 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Digital Colony, will acquire Digita Oy

synopsis: Digital Colony, a global investment firm, has agreed to acquire Digita Oy from First State Investments. Digita transmits radio and television programs to nearly everyone living in every corner of Finland. Digita also applies the latest digital technology in order to develop versatile online television and radio services.
buyer parent: Colony NorthStar, Inc.
buyer: Digital Colony
Digital Colony is a global investment firm focused on enabling the next generation of mobile and internet infrastructure. Digital Colony is a joint venture between Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a leading owner and operator of digital infrastructure businesses and Colony NorthStar, Inc. "
target parent: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
target: Digita Oy
Digita transmits radio and television programs to nearly everyone living in every corner of Finland every day of the year. Digita also applies the latest digital technology in order to develop and offer versatile online television and radio services.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

ITV Studios Limited, acquired Cattleya SpA

synopsis: In its latest acquisition, UK-based ITV Studios has taken a majority stake in Italian indie Cattleya. Cattleya has established itself as Italy’s leading independent production company. The company has produced over fifty feature films, television series and miniseries and has been nominated for and won numerous awards.
buyer parent: ITV plc
buyer: ITV Studios Limited
ITV Studios is the UK's biggest production company with sales & distribution, consumer products and production on a global scale. ITV Studios has been entertaining audiences for over 50 years. They work closely with content partners, licensees and brand owners to produce superb content. "
target: Cattleya SpA
Cattleya has established itself as Italy’s leading independent production company. The company has produced over fifty feature films, television series and miniseries and has been nominated for and won numerous awards.
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announced 10/2/2017 via Company Press Release

De Persgroep NV, will acquire Medialaan NV

synopsis: De Persgroep announced that it will increase its ownership in Medialaan to 100% by acquiring the 50% stake held by Roularta Media Group. Medialaan is a Belgian media company that operates radio and television broadcasting stations, which includes the brands VTM, Q2, Vitaya, CAZ, VTMKZOOM, KADET, Stievie FREE, Qmusic, and Joe.
buyer: De Persgroep NV
De Persgroep is a media and publishing company. De Persgroep is an active publisher of newspapers, magazines and new media, and the group also operates television and radio stations. "
target parent: Roularta Media Group NV
target: Medialaan NV
Medialaan is a Belgian media company that operates radio and television broadcasting stations. Medialaan is the parent company to the television and radio brands VTM, Q2, Vitaya, CAZ, VTMKZOOM, KADET, Stievie FREE, Qmusic, and Joe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$339
EBITDA ($mm)
$64
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0.0x
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0.0x
closed 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Norsan Media, purchased 4 Radio and 2 TV Stations from Jabar Communications

synopsis: Norsan Media has closed on the purchase of four radio stations and two TV stations from Thomas B. Daniels and Limited, Inc. (Jabar Communications). The stations include WJNI(AM), WJNI-LD, WAZS-LD, WZJY, W239AL, And W280EX and are based in North Charleston, SC.
buyer parent: Norsan Group
buyer: Norsan Media
Founded in 2004 by Norberto Sanchez, Norsan Media operates radio and TV stations, including Estrella TV Charlotte, the only local Spanish-language TV station in the Charlotte, NC market. "
seller: Jabar Communications
The four radio stations and two TV stations include WJNI(AM), WJNI-LD, WAZS-LD, WZJY, W239AL, and W280EX. They are based in North Charleston, SC and owned by Thomas B. Daniels.
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announced 12/17/2015 via Market Wire

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire iConcerts

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Swiss-based iConcerts, a TV channel dedicated solely to live music currently distributed to more than 100 Pay-TV and OTT operators in 85 countries.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries. "
target: iConcerts
iConcerts is the first digital entertainment channel dedicated 100% to live music. The multi-media platform is available in 85 countries and in over 250 million households worldwide.
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$7.17
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closed 8/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Go 96.3 Radio, acquired BringMeTheNews

synopsis: Go 96.3 Radio, a locally owned Minnesota modern music radio station and subsidiary of the Pohlad Companies, announced that it has acquired BringMeTheNews, a web-based news delivery service focusing on local news. BringMeTheNews was developed in 2009 to be a premier curator and distributor of local and national news.
buyer parent: Pohlad Companies
buyer: Go 96.3 Radio
Go 96.3 Radio is a Minnesota-based FM radio station that airs modern music and is the home of Minnesota Twins baseball. It is a subsidiary of the Pohlad Companies. "
target: BringMeTheNews
BringMeTheNews is a leading provider of important Minnesota news and information in a growing network of media outlets including radio stations, magazines and websites.
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announced 3/13/2015 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire Aereo, Inc.

synopsis: TiVo Inc., a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, announced that it had received approval from a U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge to acquire certain assets of Aereo. Aereo is a technology company that provides consumers access to LIVE HD broadcast television on the Internet through use of its remote integrated antenna/DVR technology.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo Inc. is a global leader in next-generation television services. TiVo's innovative cloud-based SaaS solutions enable viewers to consume content across all screens in and out-of-the home. "
target: Aereo, Inc.
Aereo is a technology company that provides consumers access to LIVE HD broadcast television on the Internet through use of its remote integrated antenna/DVR technology. Aereo allows users to watch live broadcast television and pause, rewind and fast-forward any program that they are watching.
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc. merged with The E.W. Scripps Company,

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company and Journal Communications have merged their broadcast operations. The merged company will retain The E.W. Scripps Company name, and the Scripps family shareholders will continue to have voting control. The company will have approximately 4,000 employees across its television, radio and digital media operations.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, print and digital media brands. Scripps owns 21 local television stations as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets across the United States. "
target parent: Journal Communications Inc.
target: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
Journal Broadcast Group owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it is the broadcast business of Journal Communications Inc.
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announced 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

De Persgroep NV, will acquire Mecom Group PLC

synopsis: De Persgroep, will acquire all of the issued and to be issued share capital of Mecom, a leading European regional publisher. The primary focus of Mecom’s business is in regional newspapers. In addition Mecom operates national titles and associated media in magazines, television, radio, on-line and direct marketing.
buyer: De Persgroep NV
De Persgroep aims to operate newspapers, magazines, television and radio broadcasters and electronic media that gradually grow into the strongest media brands in their market segments. "
target: Mecom Group PLC (LSE:MEC:$1,006.28)
Mecom is a leading European regional publisher. The primary focus of Mecom’s business is in regional newspapers. In addition Mecom operates national titles and associated media in magazines, television, radio, on-line and direct marketing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$322 [$376]
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$1,113
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$109
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3.5x
announced 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Eros International Plc, will acquire Techzone

synopsis: Eros International Plc, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry announced that it has signed a Term Sheet to acquire a controlling stake in Techzone, a leading Mobile Value Added Services provider for telecom operator based in India for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Eros International Plc (EROS:$196.38)
Eros International Plc is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. "
target: Techzone
Techzone is operational in over 14 countries and has over 225 employees. The company is an end-to-end mobile partner with presence across Indian telecom operators and platforms. Techzone has been a pioneer in introducing digital innovative products like reality shows, movies and magic voice.
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closed 5/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Baltimore Sun, purchased 2 Newspapers from Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC

synopsis: The Baltimore Sun Media Group has acquired Capital-Gazette Communications and Landmark Community Newspapers of Maryland from Landmark Media Enterprises LLC, a move that will bring two major community newspapers and their affiliates under the Sun’s purview.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Sun Media Group (BSMG) publishes The Baltimore Sun and baltimoresun.com. In print and online, BSMG reaches 1.1 million readers each week in the Baltimore area, making it the region's most widely read source of news and information. BSMG is owned by Tribune Corporation. "
seller: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
Landmark Media Enterprises owns and operates Capital-Gazette Communications, which publishes The Capital, the Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, among others; and Landmark Community Newspapers of Maryland, which includes the Carroll County Times, Community Times, and more.
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closed 11/26/2013 via Reuters

Gazprom-Media, acquired Prof-Media Management LLC

synopsis: Media arm of state-controlled Gazprom bought mining tycoon Vladimir Potanin's Profmedia. Through the deal, the former Soviet gas ministry that is now Russia's largest company by revenue, will add TV and radio stations, cinemas and film production and distribution assets to a sprawling portfolio that it has built up around commercial TV channel NTV.
buyer parent: Gazprom
buyer: Gazprom-Media
Gazprom-Media Holding comprises television, radio, printing press, cinema production, advertising, movie theaters and internet assets. The company was founded on January 21, 1998. Gazprom-Media Holding is one of the largest media holdings in Russia and Europe. "
target: Prof-Media Management LLC
Prof-Media is one of the largest and most diversified media holdings in Russia, one of the leaders in the newspaper, magazine, radio and cinema markets. The holding is a major private investor in the Russian cinema industry.
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$521
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$129
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closed 10/4/2013 via Company Press Release

OTA Broadcasting LLC, purchased KMIR-TV and MY 13 KPSE-LP from Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Group announced that it has agreed to sell KMIR-TV and My 13 KPSE-LP to Virginia-based OTA Broadcasting LLC. KMIR-TV is the NBC-affiliated television station for the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley. MY 13 KPSE-LP is the MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station for Southern California's Coachella Valley.
buyer parent: MSD Capital, L.P.
buyer: OTA Broadcasting LLC
OTA Broadcasting was formed in early 2011 to own and operate independent television stations in large markets throughout the United States. Presently OTA owns KTLN-TV in San Francisco, CA; KFFV in Seattle, WA; KVOS-TV in Bellingham, WA and WEBR-CD in New York, NY. "
seller parent: Journal Communications Inc.
seller: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
KMIR-TV is the NBC-affiliated television station for the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley. MY 13 KPSE-LP is the MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station for Southern California's Coachella Valley.
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closed 7/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Bell Media, acquired Astral Media Inc.

synopsis: Astral Media Inc. officially joins with Bell Media following the completion of the $3.2-billion acquisition of Astral by BCE Inc. Bell Media acquires eight specialty and pay TV services, two over-the-air TV stations, 77 radio stations, and the Astral Out-of-Home advertising division. Astral Media Inc. is one of Canada's largest media companies.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media entertains, informs and inspires Canadians. "
target: Astral Media Inc.
Founded in 1961, Astral Media Inc. is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several media properties - pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital - that are among the most popular in the country.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,855 [$3,332]
rev ($mm)
$1,033
EBITDA ($mm)
$334
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closed 5/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH, acquired NerdTV

synopsis: Red Arrow Entertainment Group has acquired majority stakes in an unscripted production company, taking over UK-based indie NerdTV. NerdTV is a technology TV show. It is not aired; instead each episode is released as a MPEG-4 video file, freely downloadable and licensed under a Creative Commons license.
buyer: Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH (XTRA:PSM:$3,365.78)
Red Arrow combines a dynamic group of 12 TV production companies spanning 8 countries, with powerful creative partnerships, including Dick de Rijk (“You Deserve It”; “Deal or No Deal”) and Genetic Entertainment (“Home Sweet Hotel”; “Don’t Panic”), and a leading program distribution house. "
target: NerdTV
NerdTV is a technology TV show from PBS. NerdTV is not aired; instead each episode is released as a MPEG-4 video file, freely downloadable and licensed under a Creative Commons license. Transcripts and audio-only versions of the released episodes are available as well. The show features Robert X.
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cancelled 10/19/2012 via Reuters

BCE, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Astral Media Inc.

synopsis: Canada's broadcast regulator blocked BCE Inc's controversial C$3 billion takeover of Astral Media on Thursday, declaring the deal would have given too much power to BCE, already the country's biggest telecoms company and owner of numerous TV and radio assets.
buyer: BCE, Inc. (TSX:BCE:$17,967.10)
BCE Inc. is Canada's largest communications company, with the Bell and Bell Aliant brands providing a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband wireless and wireline communication services to residential and business customers across Canada. "
target: Astral Media Inc.
Astral Media Inc. is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several media properties - pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital - that are among the most popular in the country.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,855 [$3,334]
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$1,033
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$334
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10.2x
announced 3/13/2012 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will purchase Broadcast Services Division from Technicolor SA

synopsis: Ericsson announced that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Broadcast Services Division of Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, headquartered in France. The closing of the acquisition is subject to relevant customary regulatory administrative approvals and consultations.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries utilize its network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls are made through its systems. "
seller: Technicolor SA (ENXTPA:TCH:$4,513.87)
Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. The company also remains a large physical media service provider.
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closed 12/30/2011 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, acquired McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The McGraw-Hill Companies has completed the sale of its nine-station Broadcasting Group to The E. W. Scripps Company. The Broadcasting Group includes ABC affiliates in Denver, CO, San Diego, CA, Bakersfield, CA, Indianapolis, IN and Azteca America affiliates in Denver, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, San Diego and Bakersfield.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E. W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television stations, and licensing and syndication. Scripps operates daily and community newspapers in 14 markets, and 10 broadcast TV stations. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Group
McGraw-Hill Broadcasting operates KGTV San Diego (ABC), KERO-TV Bakersfield, CA (ABC), KMGH-TV Denver (ABC), WRTV Indianapolis (ABC) and Azteca America affiliates in Denver, Colorado Springs, San Diego and Bakersfield.
price ($mm)
$212
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$95
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$5
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41.5x
closed 5/7/2007 via

Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired The New York Times Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement to sell its Broadcast Media Group, consisting of nine network-affiliated television stations, their associated Web sites and the Digital Operating Center, to Oak Hill Capital Partners for $575 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The New York Times Broadcasting Group
The New York Times Broadcast Media Group comprises the following stations: WHO-TV (NBC); KFSM-TV (CBS); WHNT-TV (CBS); WREG-TV (CBS); WQAD-TV (ABC); WTKR-TV (CBS); KFOR-TV (NBC); KAUT-TV (MyNetworkTV); and WNEP-TV (ABC).
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closed 5/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired The New York Times Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The New York Times Company and Oak Hill Capital Partners announced today the closing of the sale of The New York Times Company Broadcast Media Group to Oak Hill Capital Partners.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The New York Times Broadcasting Group
The New York Times Broadcast Media Group comprises the following stations: WHO-TV (NBC); KFSM-TV (CBS); WHNT-TV (CBS); WREG-TV (CBS); WQAD-TV (ABC); WTKR-TV (CBS); KFOR-TV (NBC); KAUT-TV (MyNetworkTV); and WNEP-TV (ABC).
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

DFW Capital Partners, acquired Vertex Business Services

synopsis: DFW Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm focused on lower middle-market companies, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Vertex Group, a leading provider of customer information system (“CIS”) software and integration services to the mid-market public and investor-owned utility industry.
buyer: DFW Capital Partners
DFW Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm focused on lower middle-market companies. They concentrate on service companies, with an emphasis on healthcare and outsourced business and industrial support services. "
target parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
target: Vertex Business Services
Vertex Group is on a mission to provide affordable world-class customer experience solutions to make utilities of all sizes and their customers happier. As the market leader in customer experience, their people serve nearly 3 million utility customers every day from their 5 centers of excellence.
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closed 8/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Pulsant, acquired LayerV

synopsis: Pulsant, a leading UK provider of hybrid cloud solutions, has announced it has completed the acquisition of LayerV, a specialist public cloud solution integration company, with a strong focus on compliance, security and cloud automation.
buyer parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
buyer: Pulsant
Pulsant is one of the UK’s largest providers of datacentres, managed cloud and managed hosting services and managed networks. The company designs, deploys and optimises technology solutions that deliver business-focused outcomes to a fast growing customer base. "
target: LayerV
LayerV is a specialist public cloud solution integration company, with a strong focus on compliance, security and cloud automation. LayerV’s solutions are designed to maximize business value while ensuring client satisfaction.
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closed 5/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Faneuil, Inc., purchased BPO and Contact Center Operations from Vertex Business Services

synopsis: Faneuil, Inc., a leading national provider of multichannel customer care and other business processing solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of the BPO and contact center operations of Vertex Business Services LLC, a direct customer care provider of contact centers and back-office processes.
buyer parent: ALJ Regional Holdings
buyer: Faneuil, Inc.
For more than 23 years, Faneuil has successfully designed, implemented and operated contact centers on behalf of highly regulated government and commercial clients. "
seller parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
seller: Vertex Business Services
The acquisition includes the BPO and Contact Center Operations of Vertex Business Services LLC, a direct customer care provider of contact centers and back-office processes.
price ($mm)
$13
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$25
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$3
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closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Dave Hersh, acquired Monsoon, Inc.

synopsis: Monsoon Inc., an e-commerce software maker with roots in Portland’s iconic Powell’s Books, has been acquired by former Jive Inc. CEO Dave Hersh. Monsoon makes software for e-retailers to manage inventory, orders and fulfillment across many different selling channels such as Amazon or eBay.
buyer: Dave Hersh
Dave Hersh is an investor and advisor to early stage tech companies. Dave Hersh was previously the CEO of Jive Software, a leading provider of modern communication and collaboration solutions for business, and RipFog, a big data analytics technology start-up. "
target parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
target: Monsoon, Inc.
Monsoon is an eCommerce software company that helps merchants effortlessly manage orders, inventory, and fulfillment, as well as sell more products to more customers, more often through online marketplaces.
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announced 1/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Oak Hill Capital Partners, will acquire Imagine! Print Solutions

synopsis: Oak Hill Capital Partners announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Imagine! Print Solutions from its founder, Bob Lothenbach. Imagine! is a differentiated provider of printed in-store marketing solutions, delivering unparalleled quality and service on point-of-purchase and point-of-sale marketing campaigns.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $8.0 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target: Imagine! Print Solutions
Imagine! is North America's leading provider of printed in-store marketing solutions. The company's retail and brand-based marketing services breadth is unparalleled, enabling Imagine! to execute highly recurring, large scale point-of-purchase / point-of-sale displays and in-store signage campaigns.
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closed 9/26/2013 via Market Wire

Intermedia Inc., acquired SaaSID

synopsis: Intermedia, the world's largest one-stop shop for cloud IT services and business applications, announced the acquisition of SaaSID. SaaSID provides organizations with a single point of control over employees' access to cloud services and applications, minimizing the risk of unauthorized access to sensitive data.
buyer parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
buyer: Intermedia Inc.
Intermedia.net, Inc. is a provider of cloud services to small and mid-sized businesses. Delivered from it's secure datacenters, these services include hosted Microsoft Exchange email, VoIP telephony, instant messaging, file management, security, backup, and more. "
target: SaaSID
SaaSID provides authentication, management and auditing solutions that help organisations address the productivity, security and compliance issues associated with the growing use of Web applications and implementation of BYOD initiatives within the wider consumerisation of IT in the enterprise.
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closed 12/27/2013 via PR Newswire

Tribune Company, acquired Local TV LLC

synopsis: Tribune Company announced that it has completed the final steps necessary to close its acquisition of Local TV Holdings, LLC. The transaction creates the largest combined independent broadcast group and content creator in the country. As a result of this acquisition, Tribune now owns 39 television stations across the country.
buyer: Tribune Company (TRCO:$1,920.00)
TRIBUNE is one of the country’s top media companies, operating businesses in publishing, interactive and broadcasting. It reaches more than 80 percent of U.S. households and is the only media organization with newspapers, television stations and websites in the nation’s top three markets. "
target parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
target: Local TV LLC
Local TV LLC owns and/or operates broadcast television stations in the United States. Headquartered just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio they own a mix of CBS, FOX, ABC, NBC, CW and myNetworkTV stations.
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$2,710
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announced 6/15/2010 via Company Press Release

Local TV LLC, will purchase WGNT-TV, CW27 from CBS Corporation

synopsis: Local TV, parent company of WTKR NewsChannel 3 in Norfolk, VA, announced it has signed an agreement to purchase heritage WGNT-TV, CW27 in the designated market area (DMA), from CBS Corporation.
buyer parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
buyer: Local TV LLC
Local TV LLC is owned by Oak Hill Capital Partners, management and a consortium of bankers and high yield lenders. Local TV is a broadcast holding company. "
seller: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry.
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$17
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announced 2/23/2010 via PR Newswire

Monsoon, Inc. will be merged with Alibris Holdings, Inc,

synopsis: Alibris Holdings, Inc, owner of Alibris, Inc., the premier online marketplace for sellers of new and used books, music, and movies, announced that it is acquiring Monsoon, Inc., a marketplace selling solutions company, for a combination of cash and stock in Alibris Holdings.
buyer parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
buyer: Alibris Holdings, Inc
Founded in 1998, Alibris connects people who love books, music and movies to thousands of independent sellers around the world. The company's proprietary technology and advanced logistics allow it to offer over 60 million used, new and out-of-print books to consumers, libraries and retailers. "
target: Monsoon, Inc.
Monsoon provides a powerful, scalable online marketplace selling solution that addresses the needs of every type of seller, from the sole proprietor and the pure online merchant, to "bricks-and-mortar" retailers of all sizes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$400
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/14/2008 via PR Newswire

Oak Hill Capital Partners, will purchase 8 Fox TV stations from News Corporation

synopsis: Oak Hill Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of eight owned-and-operated Fox network affiliated television stations from News Corporation for approximately $1.1 billion.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
seller: News Corporation (NWSA:$10,046.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other.
price ($mm)
$1,100
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/27/2007 via

GenNx360 Capital Partners, Knox Lawrence International, Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired Vertex Data Science Limited

synopsis: A consortium of three U.S.-based private equity firms, Oak Hill Capital Partners, GenNx360 Capital Partners and Knox Lawrence International, have reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vertex Data Science Limited, a business process outsourcing subsidiary, from United Utilities PLC, based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
buyer: Knox Lawrence International
buyer: GenNx360 Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: United Utilities PLC
target: Vertex Data Science Limited
Vertex is a leading UK provider of outsourced business services and technology solutions with expertise in customer management. We develop and implement a range of service solutions including transformational outsourcing.
price ($mm)
$424
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/7/2007 via

Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired The New York Times Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement to sell its Broadcast Media Group, consisting of nine network-affiliated television stations, their associated Web sites and the Digital Operating Center, to Oak Hill Capital Partners for $575 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The New York Times Broadcasting Group
The New York Times Broadcast Media Group comprises the following stations: WHO-TV (NBC); KFSM-TV (CBS); WHNT-TV (CBS); WREG-TV (CBS); WQAD-TV (ABC); WTKR-TV (CBS); KFOR-TV (NBC); KAUT-TV (MyNetworkTV); and WNEP-TV (ABC).
price ($mm)
$575
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closed 5/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired The New York Times Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The New York Times Company and Oak Hill Capital Partners announced today the closing of the sale of The New York Times Company Broadcast Media Group to Oak Hill Capital Partners.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The New York Times Broadcasting Group
The New York Times Broadcast Media Group comprises the following stations: WHO-TV (NBC); KFSM-TV (CBS); WHNT-TV (CBS); WREG-TV (CBS); WQAD-TV (ABC); WTKR-TV (CBS); KFOR-TV (NBC); KAUT-TV (MyNetworkTV); and WNEP-TV (ABC).
price ($mm)
$130
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired Alibris

synopsis: Oak Hill Capital Partners announced today that it has acquired Alibris, a leading online exchange for used, hard-to-find and specialty books, music and videos. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target: Alibris
Founded in 1998, Alibris connects people who love books, music and movies to thousands of independent sellers around the world. The company's proprietary technology and advanced logistics allow it to offer over 60 million used, new and out-of-print books to consumers, libraries and retailers.
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closed 2/9/2006 via Company Press Release

United Utilities PLC, acquired 1st Software Group Limited

synopsis: United Utilities PLC has agreed to acquire 1st Software Group Limited, a company that develops, markets and supports back office software for independent financial advisers (IFAs). The intention is to integrate 1st within Vertex Financial Services, the financial services business of Vertex, United Utilities’ business process outsourcing subsidiary.
buyer parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
buyer: United Utilities PLC
Vertex is a leading UK provider of outsourced business services and technology solutions with expertise in customer management. We develop and implement a range of service solutions including transformational outsourcing. "
target: 1st Software Group Limited
1st Software Group Limited develops, markets and supports back office software for the financial adviser and intermediary community. 1st already has over 11,000 adviser users across the UK, ranging from national brokers to sole traders.
price ($mm)
$51
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,532.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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$78.82
Net Income ($mm)
$53.80
Employees
3034
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Ticker: JRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications, Inc. headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a diversified media company with operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital media. Journal owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$405.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.08
EBIT ($mm)
$62.50
Net Income ($mm)
$38.42
Employees
2250
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Ticker: ASX:SXL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Southern Cross Austereo
Southern Cross Austereo
Southern Cross Austereo is one of Australia's most progressive and exciting entertainment based media companies. They have the potential to reach over 95% of Australia across national radio, regional free to air television and digital platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$383.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$52.73
EBIT ($mm)
$37.38
Net Income ($mm)
$34.91
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTBR:ROU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roularta Media Group NV
Roularta Media Group NV
Roularta Media Group (RMG) is a multimedia group with more than 2,000 employees and a consolidated turnover of 500 million euros. RMG is continuing to build its multimedia future. Home and abroad. The company was incorporated in 1954.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$286.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.92)
Net Income ($mm)
$71.92
Employees
1246
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Ticker: LSE:UTV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UTV Media plc
UTV Media plc
UTV Media plc operates as a media company that provides television, radio, and other media services in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company’s television services include news, current affairs, and non-news programming.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$180.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.32
EBIT ($mm)
$16.49
Net Income ($mm)
$8.09
Employees
1008
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Ticker: SBSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns 17 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$139.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.88
EBIT ($mm)
$35.74
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
376
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Ticker: KOSE:A0035
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IHQ Inc
IHQ, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated entertainment content company in Korea. It is engaged in the production of films and music albums, as well as dramas under an in-house system.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$57.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.40
EBIT ($mm)
($3.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
95
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Ticker: WSE:MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MNI S.A.
MNI S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various value added services to mobile telephony, telecommunications, and tourism in Poland. The company offers SMS, MMS, WAP, multimedia, and audio and video streaming in GSM and 3G for mobiles.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.90
EBIT ($mm)
($1.15)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tribune Broadcasting
Tribune Broadcasting
Tribune is one of America’s largest and most respected broadcasters. Tribune Broadcasting owns and operates 26 major-market television stations and reaches more than 80 percent of U.S. television households.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1,146.80
Net Income ($mm)
$534.70
Employees
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,433.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,236.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$14,780.48
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$421.45
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$353.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$136.39
EBIT ($mm)
$128.50
Net Income ($mm)
$75.95
Employees
340
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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