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closed 9/30/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Continuity Control, acquired TraceRisk

synopsis: Continuity, an established leader in regulatory technology and compliance management systems (CMS) for financial services organizations, has acquired Ohio-based TraceRisk, a provider of cloud-based enterprise risk management (ERM) solutions.
buyer: Continuity Control
New Haven, CT-based Continuity is a provider of regulatory technology (RegTech) solutions that automate compliance and risk management for banks, credit unions, mortgage companies and fintech firms. Continuity combines regulatory expertise and cloud technology to reduce regulatory burden. "
target: TraceRisk
TraceRisk™ is an affordable risk management solution designed specifically for community banks. TraceRisk offers effective ways and means of identifying, assessing, mitigating and monitoring risk on over 150 subjects and functions at banks ranging from $100 Million to over $30 Billion.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Muse Communications merged with Quantasy,

synopsis: Muse Communications, an independent multicultural advertising agency, and Quantasy, a full-service digital agency, announced they have combined operations and resources to offer enhanced marketing and digital solutions for current and future clients.
buyer: Quantasy
Quantasy is a creative brand services agency that creates engaging experiences that occur at the intersection of entertainment, advertising, technology and culture. Quantasy delivers premium interactive and social content for clients in the auto, entertainment, not-for-profit and financial sectors. "
target: Muse Communications
Muse Communications is an independent multicultural advertising agency. Their work helps clients strengthen and expand their connection with culture and the forces that influence it. Their clients include American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Google, Wells Fargo and The California State Lottery.
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closed 3/13/2019 via PR Newswire

DaCast, acquired Vzaar Limited

synopsis: DaCast--a SaaS platform offering video hosting and live streaming solutions--has acquired vzaar. Headquartered in the Uk, vzaar's online video platform comes preloaded with a variety of customization, security, management and analytical tools, which allow businesses to excel in their industries and achieve video success.
buyer: DaCast
DaCast offers the best online video platform that simplifies the distribution of premium media content. The company’s goal is to offer the highest quality streaming solutions available at the most competitive pricing. "
target: Vzaar Limited
UK’s vzaar is one of the most trusted video hosting companies worldwide. The vzaar online video platform comes preloaded with a variety of customization, security, management and analytical tools, which allow businesses to excel in their industries and achieve video success.
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closed 2/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Mobile Tech RX, acquired HailGo

synopsis: MobiTech International, parent company of Mobile Tech RX, has acquired the technician staffing app HailGo. HailGo is a software that, similar to Mobile Tech RX, caters to the paintless dent repair technician community. Mobile Tech RX has dissolved the HailGo application in order to focus on integrating its features into their flagship product.
buyer: Mobile Tech RX
Mobile Tech RX is a powerful, intuitive estimating and invoicing software developed specifically for Mobile Auto Recon Techs. Their user friendly interface is designed for companies of all sizes that service both retail clients and wholesale accounts. "
target: HailGo
HailGo is a mobile app that was created for paintless dent repair technicians. Made exclusively for Hail Repair technicians, HailGO! connects technicians with other hail chasers who are offering work or needing work.
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announced 1/21/2019 via PR Newswire

TransForce, Inc., will acquire The CDL School, Inc.

synopsis: TransForce, Inc. the nation's leading recruiting and employment solutions provider specializing in quality commercial truck drivers completed its' 8th acquisition since 2016 with the purchase of The CDL School. The CDL School, headquartered in Miami, Florida, is nationally recognized as the premier, full-service commercial truck driving school.
buyer parent: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
buyer: TransForce, Inc. (TSX:TFI:$3,090.08)
TransForce is the leading workforce solutions provider to the transportation industry. The company specializes in providing high-quality commercial truck drivers to the transportation industry, including trucking companies, third party logistics companies and private fleets. "
target: The CDL School, Inc.
The CDL Schools is a full-service Truck Driving School. Founded in 1963, and based in Miami, Florida, The CDL Schools specializes in providing training for individuals to obtain their commercial driver's license.
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closed 1/21/2019 via Company Press Release

MBH Corporation plc, acquired International School of Beauty Therapy

synopsis: MBH Corporation, a UK diversified investment holding company, acquired International School of Beauty Therapy, UK’s private beauty school that offers nationally and internationally recognized qualifications preparing students for the workplace at home or abroad.
buyer: MBH Corporation plc (DB:M8H:$45.27)
MBH Corporation plc is a UK diversified investment holding company. They acquire small to medium enterprises across multiple geographies and sectors that are well established, profitable, debt free and looking to scale. "
target: International School of Beauty Therapy
The International School of Beauty Therapy is UK’s private beauty school. They offer nationally and internationally recognized qualifications preparing students for the workplace at home or abroad.
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closed 6/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Investcloud Inc., acquired rplan ltd

synopsis: InvestCloud Inc., a global FinTech firm, has announced a strategic acquisition of London-based rplan Limited. rplan is the UK's leading provider of client engagement technology to support bespoke investment propositions for web and mobile.
buyer: Investcloud Inc.
InvestCloud is a Digital Platform to enable the development of first-class, financial digital solutions, pre-integrated into the cloud. InvestCloud creates powerful products for individual investors and institutions alike, assembled on-demand to meet clients' specific needs. "
target: rplan ltd
rplan offers a specialist multi-channel, retail Client Platform System (CPS) including Direct-To-Consumer (D2C) for fund managers. rplan specializes in client engagement technology for digital propositions, supported 24x7 in a secure and resilient hosted environment.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ernst & Young, LLP, acquired StepValue

synopsis: Ernst & Young (EY), a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, has acquired StepValue, a digital marketing agency in Portugal. StepValue develops and implements digital marketing solutions designed to generate business opportunities for their clients.
buyer: Ernst & Young, LLP
Ernst & Young (EY) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services they deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. "
target: StepValue
StepValue is a digital marketing agency in Portugal that develops and implements digital marketing solutions designed to generate business opportunities for their clients. StepValue helps leading brands identify potential costumers and converts them into fans.
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closed 11/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Startinvest, acquired CB News

synopsis: Startinvest, an investment company controlled by Olivier Chapuis and Jean-Jacques Raynaut, has acquired CB News, the French news portal for communication, marketing and media.
buyer: Startinvest
Startinvest, an investment company based in France, controlled by two former employees of the Lagardère Group. "
target: CB News
CB News is the weekly magazine for essential communication and media companies. CB Newsletter is a French news portal for communication, marketing and media companies.
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closed 1/14/2011 via BNC Analysis

Serent Capital, purchased a minority stake in Cardon Healthcare Network

synopsis: Serent Capital, a private equity firm focused on investing in profitable, high growth services businesses, today announced an investment in Cardon Healthcare Network ("Cardon" or the "Company"), a leading provider of Medicaid eligibility and revenue cycle management services for hospitals.
buyer: Serent Capital
Serent Capital invests solely in growing, profitable, services businesses. Serent invests in great businesses that are already successful, delivering compelling solutions that address their customers' needs. "
target: Cardon Healthcare Network
Cardon Healthcare Network is one of the leading providers of third party eligibility and patient account management services for hospitals throughout the country. Cardon also provides a range of other specialized revenue cycle management services.
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announced 1/11/2010 via PR Newswire

CUnet LLC, will acquire Sparkroom Corp.

synopsis: CUnet, a subsidiary of Nelnet Inc., announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Sparkroom, a leading provider of enrollment marketing automation and lead performance management solutions.
buyer parent: Nelnet, Inc.
buyer: CUnet LLC
CUnet is the premier provider of online performance media and interactive marketing services driving qualified student inquiries and enrollments for the higher education industry. "
target: Sparkroom Corp.
Sparkroom's Lead Deliver, Lead IQ, and Lead Market Analytics deliver a hosted business intelligence platform to give direct response marketers the tools and expertise needed to measure, manage, and optimize their lead acquisition spending across every direct response channel.
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announced 3/16/2009 via BNC Analysis

Brookfield Asset Management, Inc., will acquire MediSolution

synopsis: MediSolution Ltd. ("MediSolution") and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ("Brookfield") announced that MediSolution has entered into an agreement with Brookfield to where Brookfield will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of MediSolution not already owned by Brookfield or its affiliates.
buyer: Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
Brookfield is a global asset manager focused on property, power and other infrastructure assets with approximately US$80 billion of assets under management. "
target: MediSolution
MediSolution, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris Computer Systems, is a leading information technology company, providing ERP software, solutions and services to healthcare and service sector customers across North America.
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announced 1/14/2008 via AP - Associated Press

Bain Capital, will acquire Bright Horizons Family Solutions

synopsis: Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. will be taken private in a $1.3 billion purchase by Bain Capital Partners LLC, which agreed to pay a hefty premium for the provider of child-care services to employers.
buyer: Bain Capital
Founded in 1984, Bain Capital's primary aim is to acquire or invest in companies that have excellent potential for equity appreciation. Bain Capital's approach is to develop partnerships with exceptional management teams. "
target: Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM:$1,524.92)
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the world leader in strategic work/life solutions, including employer-sponsored child care, early education and work/life consulting services.
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$1,327
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$775
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$104
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closed 11/1/2007 via PR Newswire

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired TRANZACT

synopsis: Halyard Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, has closed on the sale of MG LLC dba TRANZACT to a newly formed portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson for $185 million.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target parent: Halyard Capital
target: TRANZACT
Based in Fort Lee, New Jersey, TRANZACT is the leader in providing end-to-end technology-driven customer acquisition solutions to the financial services and media and telecommunications sectors.
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closed 10/4/2006 via

Francisco Partners, Vector Capital, acquired WatchGuard Technologies

synopsis: Vector Capital, a private equity specializing in established technology businesses, and Francisco Partners, one of the world's largest technology-focused private equity funds, announced today an agreement to have Vector Capital co-invest equally in Francisco Partners' previously announced acquisition of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Vector Capital
buyer: Francisco Partners
Vector Capital is a private equity boutique specializing in spinouts, buyouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the public and private markets. "
target: WatchGuard Technologies
WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. is a provider of dynamic, comprehensive Internet security solutions designed to protect small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that use the Internet for electronic commerce and communications.
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$151
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closed 2/15/2006 via BusinessWire

Mailnet Services, Inc., acquired MarketingForce

synopsis: In a move to expand its offering of online marketing applications, Mailnet Services, Inc. today acquired the assets of MarketingForce, a New York-based technology firm providing easy-to-use brand management solutions to more than 35,000 channel partners, franchisees and licensees of global brands.
buyer: Mailnet Services, Inc.
Mailnet Services, Inc. helps businesses deliver direct mail for marketing campaigns quickly and cost effectively through two Internet-based services, MailnetExpress(R) and Listcleanup.com(R). MailnetExpress is an on-line application that allows for the development and scheduling. "
target: MarketingForce
MarketingForce is the leader in providing exceptionally easy-to-use brand management solutions to global brands. MarketingForce is an online marketing tool that has revolutionized the way business managers execute marketing campaigns.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Time Warner, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T, one of the country's largest providers of wireless phone and Internet service, has completed the acquisition of Time Warner, Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, filmed entertainment, publishing and interactive services.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, filmed entertainment, publishing and interactive services, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide.
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$83,073 [$105,266]
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$28,506
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$7,916
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announced 6/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

News Limited, will acquire Consolidated Media Holdings

synopsis: Consolidated Media Holdings Ltd will acquire News Limited, a company that operates as an online newspaper publishing company. It operates NEWS.com.au, a news network, which offers entertainment, business, sports, and travel news, as well as delivers media coverage reports with blogs and user generated forums.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: News Limited
News Limited operates as an online newspaper publishing company. It operates NEWS.com.au, a news network, which offers entertainment, business, sports, and travel news, as well as delivers media coverage reports with blogs and user generated forums. "
target: Consolidated Media Holdings (CMJFF:$11.64)
Consolidated Media Holdings Limited (CMH) is a media investment company, investing in key new media. CMH has a 25 per cent investment in Australia's leading subscription television business FOXTEL and a 50 per cent investment in subscription television content provider FOX SPORTS Australia.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,976 [$2,114]
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closed 5/2/2005 via BusinessWire

NewMarket Technology Inc., acquired Vera Technology Inc.

synopsis: NewMarket Technology Inc. today announced finalizing a stock purchase agreement to acquire fifty-one percent ownership of Vera Technology Inc. in a stock transaction.
buyer: NewMarket Technology Inc.
NewMarket has combined a traditional systems integration and support services capacity with a specialized asset-based approach to assist its clients with the delicate balance between maintaining legacy systems and gaining a competitive edge from the latest technology innovations. "
target: Vera Technology Inc.
Vera Technology is scheduled to acquire one hundred percent of Classified Information Inc.
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closed 8/4/2010 via PR Newswire

Grey Healthcare Group Inc., acquired Geoff Howe Marketing Communications

synopsis: grey healthcare group (ghg), a leading global healthcare communications agency and a WPP Company, announced its acquisition of Geoff Howe Marketing Communications (GHMC). The joining of these two companies allows ghg to both broaden its offerings in the health and wellness segment and strengthen its animal health roster.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Grey Healthcare Group Inc.
Grey Healthcare Group (GHG) works with companies to build world-class healthcare and pharmaceutical brands among medical professionals and consumers, with a transmedia storytelling approach that covers print, digital and television broadcast media, medical education, and managed access strategies. "
target: Geoff Howe Marketing Communications
Geoff Howe Marketing Communications was founded in 1978 in the United Kingdom. Geoff Howe's mission is to be a first-class, international, independently operated marketing communications company, with a specialized expertise in business to professional to consumer marketing communications.
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TraceRisk

Muse Communications

Vzaar Limited

HailGo

The CDL School, Inc.

International School of Beauty Therapy

rplan ltd

StepValue

CB News

Cardon Healthcare Network

Sparkroom Corp.

MediSolution

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

TRANZACT

WatchGuard Technologies

MarketingForce

Time Warner, Inc.

Consolidated Media Holdings

Vera Technology Inc.

Geoff Howe Marketing Communications