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announced 7/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Corsair Capital, will acquire MSTS

synopsis: Corsair Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on business and financial services, will acquire MSTS, a global B2B payment and credit solutions provider. With the acquisition, MSTS will be better positioned to capitalize on the substantial growth opportunities in the B2B payments market while continuing to expand its technology platform.
buyer: Corsair Capital
Corsair Capital is one of the longest-standing private equity firms focused on business and financial services in Europe and North America. The firm has developed a leading practice aligning with strong management teams and co-shareholders to grow specialist businesses. "
target parent: World Fuel Services Corporation
target: MSTS
MSTS is a financial technology company, working globally with B2B companies across transportation, manufacturing, retail, and eCommerce. MSTS’ Credit as a Service solution accelerates business commerce by streamlining payments and Accounts Receivable processes.
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announced 7/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Strata Decision Technology, will acquire EPSi

synopsis: Strata Decision Technology, a pioneer and leader in the development of cloud-based financial planning, analytics and performance tools for healthcare, is to acquire EPSi from Allscripts. EPSi is the industry leader in integrated financial decision support, budgeting and planning solutions for the healthcare delivery industry.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Strata Decision Technology
Strata Decision Technology provides an innovative cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that is used by healthcare providers for financial planning, decision support and continuous improvement. "
target parent: Allscripts
target: EPSi
EPSi is the industry leader in integrated financial decision support, budgeting and planning solutions for the healthcare delivery industry. More than 900 hospitals in the U.S. rely on EPSi for data-driven insight into managing costs and improving their long-range financial performance.
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announced 7/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Digital Echidna will be merged with Northern Commerce,

synopsis: Canadian web design and digital agency Digital Echidna will merge with Ontario-based Northern Commerce. The two firms offer distinct capabilities and services which have delivered scalable growth and award-winning digital performance for some of North America’s most recognized organizations in retail, healthcare, and education.
buyer: Northern Commerce
Ontario-based Northern Commerce is a full-service digital agency that specializes in building high-performance omni-channel retail experiences. Using a data-driven approach, Northern creates immersive digital experiences that guide consumers through their purchase journey. "
target: Digital Echidna
Canada-based Digital Echidna is a web design and digital agency that focuses on developing digital experiences and large-scale websites on the Drupal content management system. It has a strong presence in the educational, health, government, and public sector markets.
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closed 7/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Theofilos Vasileiadis, acquired Kariera

synopsis: Global HR technology leader CareerBuilder has sold its ownership of online job board Kariera.gr to a group of local Greek investors, including Mr. Theofilos Vasileiadis. Kariera.gr is the largest job site in Greece and is known for Career Days, the biggest career fair in Athens and Salonica.
buyer: Theofilos Vasileiadis
Theofilos Vasileiadis is a talent acquisition industry veteran and serial entrepreneur from the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Kariera
Kariera.gr is the largest online job site in Greece. Kariera provides ongoing research for the new generation, advanced technology, data analysis for the labor market, constantly evolving services and a wide, specialized cycle of strategic partnerships.
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closed 7/31/2020 via Company Press Release

QSC AG, acquired Incloud Engineering GmbH

synopsis: Germany-based QSC AG has acquired Incloud Engineering GmbH, boosting its software competence. Headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, Incloud develops cloud and web solutions, mobile apps, and IoT products, and has established itself as a rapidly growing IT service provider.
buyer: QSC AG (XTRA:QSC:$408.72)
QSC AG is digitalising the German Small and medium-sized enterprises sector, enabling customers to enhance their business processes and business models. QSC has longstanding technological and application expertise in the fields of Cloud and Colocation, SAP, and IoT. "
target: Incloud Engineering GmbH
Germany-based Incloud is a developer of cloud and web solutions, mobile applications, and IoT products. From the ideation to implementation (primarily for iOS, Android, and cloud) to 24/7 operations, Incloud creates digital business models for companies in any industry.
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$4
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closed 7/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Gresham Computing, acquired Inforalgo

synopsis: Gresham, the leading fintech in reconciliations, banking integration and cash management solutions, has announced the acquisition of Capital Markets data automation specialist, Inforalgo. Inforalgo offers, cloud-hosted, straight-through-processing (STP) solutions and automation technologies for financial institutions.
buyer: Gresham Computing (LSE:GHT:$32.19)
Gresham Computing plc is a leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time transaction control and enterprise data integrity solutions. Gresham’s Clareti software platform is designed to provide financial institutions with complete certainty in their data processing. "
target: Inforalgo
Inforalgo offers, cloud-hosted, straight-through-processing (STP) solutions and automation technologies for financial institutions, which enables customers to benefit from having their complex real-time connectivity delivered as an automated service.
price ($mm)
$3.99
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$2
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closed 7/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Gaztransport & Technigaz, acquired OSE Engineering

synopsis: GTT, a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas), has announced the acquisition of French company OSE Engineering, specializing in artificial intelligence applied to transport.
buyer: Gaztransport & Technigaz (ENXTPA:GTT:$435.05)
Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) is a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas). GTT offers its customers technologies which allow them to optimize storage space and reduce construction and operation costs. "
target: OSE Engineering
OSE Engineering SAS engages in the engineering workflow and creates value through software, education, and values. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Perpignan, France.
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closed 7/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ZenBusiness, acquired Joust

synopsis: ZenBusiness, the leading platform for micro businesses to start, run, and grow their business, has acquired the fintech platform Joust. The strategic acquisition brings Joust’s all-inclusive business banking features to the ZenBusiness platform and will be re-launched as ZenBusiness Money.
buyer: ZenBusiness
ZenBusiness offers an online platform that makes it easy to create, manage and grow a small business. Built for the new generation, the company pulls everything together for the business owner with mobile and web-based products, support, services, and 24x7 business protection. "
target: Joust
Joust is the nation's only all-inclusive banking platform for independent professionals, serving freelancers, contractors, and self-employed workers in all 50 states. The company's business banking app combines an FDIC-insured bank account with a merchant account to accept all types of payments.
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closed 7/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired MessageControl

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired MessageControl, a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$382.39)
UK-based Mimecast makes business email and data safer for thousands of customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving, and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management. "
target: MessageControl
MessageControl is a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
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announced 7/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ReSci will be merged with Endurance International Group,

synopsis: Retention Science (ReSci) will merge with Endurance International Group, an international group that helps small business owners to establish and build their web presence. ReSci is a retention automation platform that helps businesses to re-engage existing customers. ReSci uses AI to predict customer behavior and automate emails.
buyer: Endurance International Group (EIGI:$1,100.57)
Endurance International Group helps millions of small businesses worldwide with products and technology to enhance their online web presence, email marketing, business solutions, and more. The Endurance family of brands includes Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator, and Domain.com, among others. "
target: ReSci
Retention Science (ReSci) is a retention automation platform that helps businesses to re-engage existing customers. ReSci uses AI to predict customer behavior and automate emails. The platform has helped leading brands create long-lasting relationships with their customers.
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$18
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announced 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Refinitiv, will acquire Advisor Software Inc.

synopsis: Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, announced the acquisition of strategic assets from Advisor Software Inc., a leading provider of wealth management cloud platforms for financial advisors and institutions.
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group
buyer: Refinitiv
Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. They provide leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community. "
target: Advisor Software Inc.
Advisor Software, Inc. is a leading provider of wealth management cloud platforms for financial advisors and institutions. The company has pioneered the first Wealth Management Cloud platform that offers streamlined access to a comprehensive range of financial services and resources.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Beyond Commerce, Inc., will acquire E.G. Insight

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc., a provider of B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies, and services, will acquire all of the equity of E.G. Insight, Inc., a St. Paul, Minnesota based customer and provider of employee data analytics. Beyond Commerce will incorporate E.G. Insights offerings with its solutions to cross-sell to customers.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$5.83)
Beyond Commerce is focused on the acquisition of big data companies in global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies, and services. The company develops and deploys disruptive strategic software technology that builds on organic growth potential and exploits cross-selling opportunities. "
target: E.G. Insight
E.G. Insight helps organizations gather actionable feedback through employee data analytics, guiding leaders to confident business decisions that drive success. E.G. Insight's offerings include The Customer Review process, Employee Surveys, Market Studies, Talk2 Employee Interviews, and more.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Network International, will acquire DPO Group

synopsis: Network International Holdings plc, the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, will acquire DPO Group, the leading, high-growth online commerce platform in Africa. DPO will further consolidate Network's presence in Africa and strengthen its position across the entire payments value chain and accelerate growth.
buyer: Network International
Network International delivers innovative solutions that drive revenue and profitability for its customers and has grown to be the largest acquirer in the UAE and the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. "
target parent: Apis Partners
target: DPO Group
DPO Group is a leading African payment service provider (PSP) that has developed the technology to enable businesses and individuals across the continent to make payments online and offline with all currencies and payment methods, including major cards, mobile money, and e-wallets.
price ($mm)
$288
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$16
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cashflow Finance Australia, will acquire Skippr

synopsis: CML Group has announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in Skippr Invoice Finance, a company that helps Australian small businesses grow by releasing cash from outstanding customer invoices.
buyer: Cashflow Finance Australia (ASX:CGR:$34.03)
Cashflow Finance, a comprehensive provider of financial solutions for small and medium sized businesses, is a subsidiary of CML Group Limited, an Australia-based company, which provides financial management and payroll services. "
target: Skippr
Skippr Invoice Finance helps Australian small businesses grow by releasing cash from outstanding customer invoices. Their easy-to-use platform and powerful integrations with Xero, Quickbooks and MYOB make invoice finance easier and more accessible than ever before.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Delaware State University, will acquire Wesley College

synopsis: Delaware State University announced that it will acquire Wesley College, a private liberal arts college in Dover, Del., making Delaware State the first historically Black university to acquire an institution that is not a historically Black college or university.
buyer: Delaware State University
DSU (Delaware State University) enjoys a long history as one of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Founded in 1891 as the State College for Colored Students, DSU is proud of their heritage as one of the country’s first land-grant educational institutions. "
target: Wesley College
Wesley College is a private liberal arts college in Dover, Del. Founded in 1873 as a prep school, Wesley College has a covenant relationship with the United Methodist Church. The College offers degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, education, business administration and environmental science.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Türkiye Is Bankasi A.S, will acquire Moka Odeme Kurulusu A.S.

synopsis: Turkiye Is Bankasi (Isbank), Turkey's first national bank, will acquire Moka, a digital payment services provider in Turkey. Moka provides online and mobile payment solutions for businesses of all sizes. Their virtual POS solution enables businesses to quickly and securely receive payments via SMS, e-mail, debit cards, and credit cards.
buyer: Türkiye Is Bankasi A.S (IBSE:ISCTR:$3,793.68)
Turkiye Is Bankasi (Isbank) is Turkey's first national bank. Isbank offers personal and commercial banking services. They also offer mobile banking, internet banking, telephone banking, and call center services. Isbank has 1,400 local and overseas branches and operates over 6,000 ATMs in Turkey. "
target: Moka Odeme Kurulusu A.S.
Moka is a digital payment services provider in Turkey. Moka provides online and mobile payment solutions for businesses of all sizes. Their virtual POS solution enables businesses to quickly and securely receive payments via SMS, e-mail, debit cards, and credit cards.
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announced 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Permira, will purchase EF Kids & Teens from EF Education First AG

synopsis: Global investment firm Permira and EF Education First announced that a company backed by the Permira Funds has agreed to invest in a majority stake in the EF Kids & Teens business headquartered in Switzerland with schools in China and Indonesia. EF Kids & Teens is a market leader in premium English language education.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Permira advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$48bn (€44bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments and strategic minority investments. "
seller: EF Education First AG
The acquisition includes the EF Kids & Teens business from EF. EF Kids & Teens is a leader in premium English language education. EF Education First is an international education company that specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degree programs, and cultural exchange.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Offensive Security, acquired VulnHub

synopsis: Offensive Security, the leading provider of online hands-on training and certification for information security professionals, has acquired open-source security training resource hub VulnHub. The acquisition is part of OffSec’s ongoing mission to provide practical training content to aspiring cybersecurity professionals.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Offensive Security
Offensive Security is the leading provider of online penetration testing training and certification for information security professionals. The company provides practitioners with the highly-desired offensive skills required to advance their careers and better protect their organizations. "
target: VulnHub
VulnHub is an open-source catalog of information technology assets that are legally hackable, breakable, and exploitable by design. VulnHub's catalog allows security and IT professionals to try penetration testing in a safe, controlled environment, gaining real-world experience in the process.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Zenvia Mobile e Serviços Digitais S.A., acquired Sirena

synopsis: Zenvia, a technology company that simplifies the relationship between companies and consumers, announces the acquisition of Sirena, a startup that offers communication solution for sales teams via WhatsApp. With the deal, the Brazilian company starts operating throughout Latin America, with offices in the USA, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.
buyer: Zenvia Mobile e Serviços Digitais S.A.
Zenvia, driven by the purpose of Simplifying the World, enables 8,000 companies to simplify the experience of 200 million people through its Communication Platform. Zenvia's innovative technology allows it to adopt channels such as WhatsApp, SMS and Voice at any time during the customer's journey. "
target: Sirena
Sirena helps organizations to simplify communication via WhatsApp with their customers. Sirena's technology allows centralizing WhatsApp communication for sales teams, automating part of the consumer journey through bots, and broadcasting value notifications to the end customer.
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closed 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Optimizers B.V., acquired Eezeebee

synopsis: Optimizers, a Netherlands-based provider of software and mobile apps for the supply chain and logistics markets, has acquired Eezeebee, a Dutch provider of e-commerce solutions for the fashion industry. Eezeebee offers SaaS-based e-Commerce and PIM solutions that allows customers to operate a flexible multi-channel e-commerce strategy.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Optimizers B.V.
Optimizers is a Netherlands-based provider of software and mobile apps for the supply chain and logistics markets. Optimizers offers App4sales, a mobile sales app for optimizing sales; Warpspeed WMS, a web-based warehouse management system; and EDI Gateway, an EDI solution for Exact Globe. "
target: Eezeebee
Eezeebee is a Dutch provider of e-Commerce solutions for the fashion industry. Eezeebee offers SaaS-based e-Commerce and PIM solutions that allows customers to operate a multi-channel e-commerce strategy. Their platform enables users to manage every part of their business and improve their revenue.
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announced 7/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Amdocs Ltd., will acquire Openet

synopsis: Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Openet, a world-leading provider of 5G charging, policy and cloud technologies.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,144.85)
Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to the world’s most successful communications and media companies. Their Amdocs Optima is a digital customer management and commerce platform designed to rapidly and securely monetize any product or service. "
target: Openet
Openet is a world-leading provider of 5G charging, policy and cloud technologies. Openet is a global leader of high performance transaction management software that provides insight, monetization, and control within the world's largest and most complex networks.
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$180
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$70
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announced 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Media Central Corporation Inc., will acquire Budtree Corp.

synopsis: Ontario-based Media Central Corporation Inc. will acquire Budtree Corp., a dynamic online hub for vendors, merchants, customers, and connoisseurs of cannabis in Canada. MediaCentral will be able to leverage Budtree's platform to expose its 6.5 million readers to the emerging online cannabis and CBD market and open new avenues of monetization.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is an alternative Canadian media company that acquires and develops high-quality publishing assets. Media Central's brands include Vancouver Free Press Corp., Now Communications Inc., digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com, and ESports outlet ECentralSports.com. "
target: Budtree Corp.
Canada-based Budtree is a dynamic online hub for vendors, merchants, customers, and connoisseurs of cannabis. Budtree offers a safe and secure directory and marketplace for cannabis enthusiasts to uncover new products in both the medical and recreational markets.
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announced 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Abénex Capital SA, will purchase InLog Holdings from Haemonetics Corporation

synopsis: Haemonetics Corporation, a global medical technology company focused on delivering innovative hematology solutions, will sell its wholly-owned subsidiary Inlog Holdings France SAS to Abénex. Inlog develops and sells blood bank and hospital software solutions used predominantly in France and in several other countries outside of the U.S.
buyer: Abénex Capital SA
As a pioneer in the French private equity market, Abénex utilises its unrivalled experience to partner with management teams of small and mid-cap businesses, supporting companies as they look to achieve their next stage of growth. "
seller: Haemonetics Corporation (HAE:$988.48)
Inlog Holdings France SAS, through its subsidiary In Log SAS, develops and sells blood bank and hospital software solutions used predominantly in France and in several other countries outside of the U.S.
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closed 7/24/2020 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired cPayPlus

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of cPayPlus, LLC, an accounts payable (“AP”) automation provider to a variety of industries, with concentrations in automotive, property management, and field services.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$121.04)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: cPayPlus
cPayPlus, founded in 2017 and headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, is an accounts payable (“AP”) automation provider to a variety of industries, with concentrations in automotive, property management, and field services.
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closed 7/24/2020 via PR Newswire

ChannelAdvisor, acquired BlueBoard.io

synopsis: ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, has acquired BlueBoard, a leading e-commerce analytics company. Headquartered in Paris, France, BlueBoard helps leading global brands gain a competitive advantage on their e-commerce channels .
buyer: ChannelAdvisor (ECOM:$130.42)
ChannelAdvisor is a leading e-commerce cloud platform whose mission is to connect and optimize the world's commerce. ChannelAdvisor has helped brands and retailers worldwide improve their online performance by expanding sales channels, and connecting with consumers around the world. "
target: BlueBoard.io
BlueBoard is a leading e-commerce analytics company. Headquartered in Paris, France, BlueBoard helps leading global brands such as L'Oreal, Clarins, and Logitech gain a competitive advantage on their e-commerce channels with actionable insights into how their products are performing.
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closed 7/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Curtis Banks Group PLC, acquired Dunstan Thomas Group Limited

synopsis: Curtis Banks has acquired Dunstan Thomas, a privately owned group of UK based technology companies. Dunstan Thomas provides business services and technology solutions for the financial services market, the wholesale energy market, as well as technology consulting and software development services across other markets.
buyer: Curtis Banks Group PLC (AIM:CBP:$534.40)
Curtis Banks are the UK’s leading independent provider of Self Invested Personal Pension schemes (SIPP) and Small Self Administered Pension Schemes (SSAS) with £25bn of assets under administration. "
target: Dunstan Thomas Group Limited
Dunstan Thomas is a privately owned group of UK based technology companies. Dunstan Thomas provides business services and technology solutions for the financial services market, the wholesale energy market, as well as technology consulting and software development services across other markets.
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$27
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$13
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closed 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

NewOak Finance Inc., acquired FuturePay

synopsis: NewOak Finance Inc., an independent financial services company, which provides strategic counsel and services around structured credit, complex asset valuation, has announced the acquisition of FuturePay Inc., a provider of consumer revolving credit products for e-commerce merchants.
buyer: NewOak Finance Inc.
NewOak is an independent financial services company, which provides strategic counsel and services around structured credit, complex asset valuation, enterprise risk, and regulatory compliance. "
target: FuturePay
FuturePay is the simplest way for merchants to offer instant credit to their customers at point of purchase. With FuturePay, customers can buy now and pay later with one click, creating a streamlined checkout process on every device.
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closed 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tesserent Limited, acquired Seer Security

synopsis: Security services specialist Tesserent has acquired Seer Security, an Australian owned information security consultancy operating out of Melbourne and Canberra. Seer specializes in Government-certified delivery of assurance and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) services and software development.
buyer: Tesserent Limited (ASX:TNT:$5.54)
Tesserent is an Australian specialist in managed cyber security and networking. Tesserent provides world-class cyber security throughout Australia and around the globe. Their services include managed firewall, managed SIEM, email filtering, web filtering, and more. "
target: Seer Security
Seer Security is an Australian owned information security consultancy operating out of Melbourne and Canberra. Seer specializes in Government-certified delivery of assurance and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) services and software development.
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$10
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closed 7/24/2020 via PR Newswire

CircaWorks, acquired America's Job Exchange

synopsis: Circa announced the purchase of Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE). America's Job Exchange is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S and as of the close of the sale becomes part of Circa.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: CircaWorks
Circa, formerly LocalJobNetwork™, (CircaWorks.com), is a catalyst for 21st century companies to build high-performing diverse teams and is the largest provider of OFCCP compliance solutions. The company was founded in 1994, has 5000+ customers, 17,500 community partner relationships. "
target: America's Job Exchange
Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE) is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S. Its mission is to provide the tools, resources, and information to connect employers and diverse job seekers.
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closed 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

OVH Cloud, acquired OpenIO

synopsis: European cloud service provider OVHcloud has bought OpenIO, a French provider of fast object storage. OpenIO is a software-defined open source object storage solution ideal for Big Data, HPC (high performance computing) and AI (artificial intelligence).
buyer: OVH Cloud
OVH is a global, hyper-scale cloud provider that offers businesses industry-leading performance and value. Vertically integrated to own its network, server technology and green data centers, OVH operates more cost effectively and passes these benefits back to customers. "
target: OpenIO
OpenIO is a French provider of fast object storage. OpenIO is a software-defined open source object storage solution ideal for Big Data, HPC (high performance computing) and AI. OpenIO scales easily without mandatory data rebalancing, while delivering consistent high performance.
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closed 7/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Curi Bio, acquired Dana Solutions

synopsis: Curi Bio has acquired Dana Solutions, a pioneer in the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to in vitro cell-based assays. They offer state-of-the-art AI products for drug screening, toxicity testing, and quality control.
buyer: Curi Bio
Curi Bio provides a seamless, bioengineered integration of human cells, systems, and data to accelerate the discovery of new medicines. "
target: Dana Solutions
Dana Solutions is a pioneer in the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to in vitro cell-based assays. They offer state-of-the-art AI products for drug screening, toxicity testing, and quality control.
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closed 7/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Talkwalker Inc., acquired Nielsen Social

synopsis: Talkwalker, a social listening and analytics company, has acquired Nielsen Social from The Nielsen Company, a global measurement and data analytics company. Nielsen Social is a provider of social measurement and audience insights software. Their platform and API enables users to analyze social media feeds and engage their fans in real time.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is a social listening and analytics company that empowers brands and agencies to optimize the impact of their communication efforts. Talkwalker's social media analytics platform uses AI to monitor and analyze online conversations across social networks, news websites, blogs and forums. "
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Nielsen Social
Nielsen Social is a provider of social measurement and audience insights software. Nielsen Social provides solutions for TV networks, agencies and advertisers. Their Social Content Ratings platform and API enables social media teams to analyze social media feeds and engage their fans in real time.
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closed 7/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Playtomic, acquired PrenotaUnCampo

synopsis: Playtomic, Europe’s largest sports booking app, has acquired PrenotaUnCampo, a leading online and mobile sports booking platform in Italy. PrenotaUnCampo allows people to easily book sports venues anywhere in Italy. The platform offers over 4,000 venues for a variety of sports, including baseball, soccer, tennis, football, badminton, and more.
buyer: Playtomic
Playtomic is Europe’s largest sports booking app. Playtomic allows users to securely find and book tennis and padel courts, and football pitches. They offer over 9,000 courts and pitches from more than 1,000 sports clubs around Europe. "
target: PrenotaUnCampo
PrenotaUnCampo is a leading online and mobile sports booking platform in Italy. PrenotaUnCampo allows people to easily book sports venues anywhere in Italy. The platform offers over 4,000 venues for a variety of sports, including baseball, soccer, tennis, football, badminton, hockey, and more.
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closed 7/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Device42, acquired ArrayIQ

synopsis: Device42, the leader in Discovery for Hybrid IT, has acquired ArrayIQ, the leading provider of end-to-end storage discovery and visibility software. ArrayIQ radically simplifies storage and virtualization management, reporting, chargeback and analytics to lower the total cost of storage infrastructure by up to 80%.
buyer: Device42
Device42 is a comprehensive discovery system for Hybrid IT. Device42 discovers and maps infrastructure and applications across data centers and cloud, providing accurate views of IT ecosystems. The platform helps businesses to manage and modernize their IT infrastructure and application landscapes. "
target: ArrayIQ
ArrayIQ is the leading provider of end-to-end storage discovery and visibility software. ArrayIQ radically simplifies storage and virtualization management, reporting, chargeback and analytics to lower the total cost of storage infrastructure by up to 80%.
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closed 7/23/2020 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired CME Outfitters

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education and exam preparation courses to the healthcare, accounting, and finance sectors, has acquired CME Outfitters, a leading accredited provider of continuing medical education.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group is a leading provider of end-to-end professional education in the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. KnowFully's brands enable students and professionals to prepare for and pass professional licensure exams and satisfy required credit hours to maintain credentials."
target: CME Outfitters
CME Outfitters develops, distributes, and certifies continuing education activities that focus on the integration of the multidisciplinary care team to ensure the best care of patients. Their educational interventions include interactive webcasts, live symposia, medical simulations, and more.
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closed 7/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Pace-O-Matic, Inc., acquired MCM Elements

synopsis: Pace-O-Matic, the leading dominant video skill game software company in the United States, has acquired MCM Elements, the top route and terminal accounting software solution in the market. MCM Elements provides a suite of software products designed to serve the skill game, amusement, and ATM route industry
buyer: Pace-O-Matic, Inc.
Pace-O-Matic is the leading dominant video skill game software company in the United States. Pace-O-Matic develops, produces, and licenses legally compliant skill-based games that boost business and draw in loyal customers. "
target: MCM Elements
MCM Elements provides a suite of software products designed to serve the skill game, amusement, and ATM route industry. Its RouteBoost software keeps track of all company assets, lets companies capture 100% of fees, and eliminates lost fees due to collectors not collecting them.
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closed 7/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Blue Yonder Group, Inc., acquired Yantriks LLC

synopsis: Blue Yonder, a provider of seamless, friction-free commerce solutions, has acquired Yantriks, a SaaS provider of commerce and fulfillment microservices. The acquisition combines real-time transactional systems with supply chain planning, forecasting, and fulfillment solutions to power modern commerce.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: Blue Yonder Group, Inc. (JDAS:$384.90)
Blue Yonder provides seamless, friction-free commerce, empowering every organization and person on the planet to fulfill their potential. Blue Yonder’s machine learning-driven digital fulfillment platform enables clients to deliver to their customers when, how, and where they want it. "
target: Yantriks LLC
Yantriks helps industry-leading retail brands unify inventory and fulfillment data into a single platform to create personalized digital commerce experiences that result in higher conversion rates, lowered cart abandonment, and increased customer satisfaction.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Groupe PSA, acquired B-Parts

synopsis: Groupe PSA, a French company that designs unique automotive experiences and provides innovative mobility solutions to meet everyone's expectations, has acquired B-Parts, an online marketplace for used auto parts in Europe. B-Parts offers over 3 million parts from scrap yards all over Europe.
buyer: Groupe PSA (ENXTPA:UG:$72,382.91)
Based in France, Groupe PSA designs unique automotive experiences and delivers mobility solutions to meet all customer expectations. The Group has five car brands, Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall, and provides a wide array of mobility and smart services under the Free2Move brand. "
target: B-Parts
B-Parts is an online marketplace for used auto parts in Europe. B-Parts provides an effortless buying experience for used auto parts. They offer over 3 million parts from scrap yards all over Europe. Their range of products include airbags, door mirrors, bumpers, engines, steering wheels, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systemes, acquired Proxem

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, a French company that develops software for 3D product design, simulation, manufacturing and more, has acquired Proxem, a France-based specialist in artificial intelligence-powered semantic processing software and services, and provider of customer experience analysis solutions.
buyer: Dassault Systemes (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,061.43)
Based in France, Dassault Systèmes provides clients with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. They foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: Proxem
Proxem is a France-based specialist in artificial intelligence-powered semantic processing software and services, and provider of customer experience analysis solutions.
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announced 7/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Hexatronic Group AB, will acquire The Light Brigade Inc.

synopsis: Hexatronic Group AB (publ), a Swedish technology group which specializes in fiber communications, will acquire The Light Brigade Inc. from AFL Telecommunications, a provider of fiber optic products. Light Brigade is a provider of fiber optic training services. They provide training to various sectors, including wireless, utility, mining, and more.
buyer: Hexatronic Group AB (OM:HTRO:$212.68)
Hexatronic is an innovative Swedish technology group, specializing in fiber communications. They provide products and solutions for the fiber optic network and together, their five independent, entrepreneurial companies offer a full range of passive infrastructure. "
target parent: Fujikura
target: The Light Brigade Inc.
Light Brigade is a provider of fiber optic training services. Light Brigade has trained over 60,000 people worldwide in its instructor-led classes. They provide training to the wireless, broadband communication, service providers, data centre, electric utility, mining, and industrial market sectors.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Catalyst Capital Group, will acquire Cirque du Soleil

synopsis: Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil will be acquired by a Catalyst Capital, a Canadian private equity firm. Cirque du Soleil is a world leader in live entertainment, best known for its world-renowned circus arts shows. Cirque du Soleil also lends its creative approach to multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks, and special events.
buyer: Catalyst Capital Group
The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in control and/or influence investments in distressed and undervalued Canadian situations. The firm collectively possesses more than 110 years of experience in restructuring, credit markets, and merchant and investment banking. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms, such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks, and special events.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Uber Technologies, Inc., will acquire RouteMatch Software, Inc.

synopsis: Uber, a ridesharing company, announced that it will acquire Routematch, an Atlanta-based company that develops software for public transportation agencies. The news comes amid the ride-hail company’s broader push into public transit.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$14,591.00)
Uber is a ridesharing company that connects passengers with drivers through a mobile app. Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through their apps, they make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers."
target: RouteMatch Software, Inc.
RouteMatch Software brings innovative passenger transportation technologies that help more than 600 transit agencies transform rider experiences and manage operational costs. Their goal is to make taking transit more convenient and accessible to all riders.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zur Rose Group AG, will acquire TeleClinic GmbH

synopsis: Zur Rose Group, Europe's largest e-commerce pharmacy and a leading medical wholesaler in Switzerland, will acquire TeleClinic, Germany's leading telemedicine provider. The acquisition of TeleClinic adds complementary telemedicine services to the Zur Rose Healthcare Ecosystem, providing seamless and personalized health journeys for consumers.
buyer: Zur Rose Group AG (SWX:ROSE:$1,442.89)
The Swiss Zur Rose Group is Europe's largest e-commerce pharmacy and one of the leading medical wholesalers in Switzerland. It also operates the leading marketplace in southern Europe for consumer health, beauty and personal care products commonly sold in pharmacies. "
target: TeleClinic GmbH
TeleClinic is the first comprehensive digital clinic in German-speaking countries and serves as the first point of contact for users in all questions relating to their health. With TeleClinic, every patient has the opportunity to be advised by German doctors via computer, app, or phone.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Humach, acquired InfinitAI, Inc.

synopsis: Humach has acquired InfinitAI, a provider of purpose-built artificial intelligence (AI) technology and conversational design interface for contact center agent assistance. InfinitAI will accelerate Humach’s vision for intelligent contact centers that combine the strengths of both humans and machines to deliver exceptional customer experiences.
buyer: Humach
Humach is the leading agent and technology outsourcer behind a suite of cloud-based customer sales and support products that include Humach-at-Home, AI-powered Digital Agents, top-rated omnichannel platforms, and award-winning customer experience solutions. "
target: InfinitAI, Inc.
InfinitAI is a provider of purpose-built AI technology and a conversational design interface for contact center agent assistance. InfinitAI's Development platform allows clients to design chatbot conversations, integrate AI functionality, develop analysis reports, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2020 via PR Newswire

insightsoftware, acquired Event 1 Software, Inc.

synopsis: insightsoftware, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for the Office of the CFO, announced it has acquired Event 1 Software, a provider of intelligent, Excel-based reporting solutions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: insightsoftware
insightsoftware turns financial and operational data into a 360-degree view of the financial reporting lifecycle for better business outcomes. Through turnkey reporting and enterprise performance management solutions, it provides real time access to data-driven insights and overviews. "
target: Event 1 Software, Inc.
Based in Vancouver, Wash., Event 1 Software delivers award-winning products—such as flagship solutions Office Connector and Liberty Reports—that enable CFOs and finance teams to transform Excel into an intuitive and interactive reporting engine for business data.
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closed 7/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Paradox Interactive, acquired Iceflake Studios Ltd.

synopsis: Paradox Interactive, a publisher and developer of games worth acquiring, acquired Iceflake Studios, a developer located in Tampere, Finland. Iceflake Studios was founded in 2007 and has developed games for PCs, consoles and VR and mobile platforms. The studio is developing Surviving the Aftermath with Paradox, a survival management-strategy game.
buyer: Paradox Interactive (OM:PDX:$163.13)
Paradox Interactive is a Swedish publisher and developer of games and brands. Its game portfolio consists of more than 100 titles, including Stellaris, Europa Universalis, Hearts of Iron, Crusader Kings, Cities: Skylines, Prison Architect, Magicka, Age of Wonders, and the World of Darkness brand. "
target: Iceflake Studios Ltd.
Located in Finland, Iceflake Studios was founded in 2007 and has developed games for PCs, consoles and for all current VR and mobile platforms. The studio is currently developing Surviving the Aftermath with Paradox, a survival management-strategy game now available in early access on PC and Xbox.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Astute Solutions, acquired iPerceptions

synopsis: Astute, Inc., a leader in customer engagement software, announced its acquisition of iperceptions, a company that specializes in collecting and analyzing Voice of Customer (VoC) data to help elevate the customer experience.
buyer: Astute Solutions
Astute's customer and employee engagement software powers smarter CX and delivers invaluable first-party customer data for the world's most innovative brands. The Astute platform makes it easy for companies to engage and delight individual customers across all channels. "
target parent: XPND
target: iPerceptions
iperceptions is a company that specializes in collecting and analyzing Voice of Customer (VoC) data to help elevate the customer experience. They are a global leader in Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions, guiding the world's most respected brands to become customer-centric organizations.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2020 via PR Web

Universal Background Screening, Inc., acquired OPENonline, LLC

synopsis: Universal Background Screening has acquired OPENonline, a provider of employment background checks and investigative services. The combined company, which will operate under the Universal brand, will leverage deep industry expertise and scaled operations centers and advance Universal’s position as the nation’s leader in background screening.
buyer parent: SNH Capital Partners
buyer: Universal Background Screening, Inc.
Universal Background Screening is an industry-leading provider of employment background screening solutions including employment background checks, drug testing, physical exams, and compliance management solutions. "
target: OPENonline, LLC
OPENonline provides an innovative suite of employment screening services. The company strives to continually develop technology-driven background screening tools and innovative employment screening and investigative solutions tailored to meet clients’ needs.
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closed 7/17/2020 via PR Web

Dexi, acquired Mozenda, Inc.

synopsis: Mozenda, the world leader in web data extraction, has merged with digital commerce intelligence suite Dexi. Dexi’s vision is to provide enterprise organizations with Digital Commerce Intelligence tools that enable them to execute at a level normally reserved only for a few tech giants.
buyer: Dexi
Dexi’s vision is to provide enterprise organizations with Digital Commerce Intelligence tools that enable them to execute at a level normally reserved only for a few tech giants. Their core solution enables growth and digital transformation for enterprises, governments, and emergent organizations. "
target: Mozenda, Inc.
The world leader in web data extraction, Mozenda provides the data that fuels planet Earth’s best companies - including more than a third of the Fortune 500. Organizations of every shape and size rely on Mozenda data scraping solutions to transform web data into winning decisions.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2020 via Company Press Release

La Poste SA, acquired Nouveal E-Santé SAS

synopsis: La Poste has become the majority shareholder of Nouveal e-health, leader in the digitization of the patient journey. Based in Lyon, Nouveal e-santé develops digital solutions such as e-fitback. e-fitback solution allows hospitals and clinics to better monitor patients’ health care pathways.
buyer parent: Le Groupe La Poste
buyer: La Poste SA
La Poste SA engages in mail, parcels, express deliveries, and financial services businesses in France and internationally. It involves in the collection, sorting, and distribution of letters, ad mail, and press publications. "
target: Nouveal E-Santé SAS
Based in Lyon, Nouveal e-santé develops digital solutions in connected health. Both a software publisher and a digital service provider, Nouveal e-santé markets e-fitback and Covidom. e-fitback solution allows hospitals and clinics to better monitor patients’ health care pathways.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

KissKissBankBank & Co, acquired microDON

synopsis: KissKissBankBank & Co, a European leader in crowd-funding, has acquired microDON, a French provider of donation solutions. microDON provides a unique platform for businesses to deploy their employee solidarity engagement systems. The platform enables businesses to ask their employees to support associations by making micro-donations.
buyer parent: Le Groupe La Poste
buyer: KissKissBankBank & Co
KissKissBankBank & Co is one of the European leaders in crowd-funding. Through its three platforms, KissKissBankBank is currently the only player in Europe to develop its services in three crowd-funding segments, thereby providing appropriate solutions for a host of personal & professional projects."
target: microDON
microDON is a French provider of donation solutions. microDON provides a unique platform for businesses to deploy and grow their employee solidarity engagement systems. The platform enables businesses to ask their employees to support associations by making micro-donations from their paycheck.
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closed 7/16/2020 via Company Press Release

LiveRamp, acquired Acuity Data

synopsis: LiveRamp, the leading data connectivity platform for the safe and effective use of data, has acquired Acuity Data, a French provider of SaaS-based revenue management solutions for the FMCG industry. Acuity Data helps manufacturers and retailers to identify pockets of growth and margin improvement from their data.
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$380.57)
LiveRamp is the leading data connectivity platform for the safe and effective use of data. LiveRamp enables companies and their partners to better connect, control, and activate data to transform customer experiences and generate more valuable business outcomes. "
target: Acuity Data
Acuity Data is a French provider of SaaS-based revenue management solutions for the FMCG industry. Acuity Data helps manufacturers and retailers to identify pockets of growth and margin improvement from their data. The platform uses AI to generate real time recommendations based on relevant data.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Schibsted Media Group, acquired Oikotie

synopsis: Schibsted, an international media group, has acquired Oikotie Ltd from Sanoma, a leading learning and media company. Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie offers dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$2,100.42)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Oikotie
Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie is an online platform that makes it easier for buyers and sellers to connect with each other. They offer dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
price ($mm)
$208
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
6.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 7/16/2020 via PR Web

The Abbi Agency, acquired Made by Chance

synopsis: The Abbi Agency, an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency, has acquired Made by Chance, a digital agency in the UK. Made by Chance provides website and app development, digital design, branding, marketing and an array of videography, illustration and animation services.
buyer: The Abbi Agency
The Abbi Agency is an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency. The Abbi Agency works extensively in the travel and tourism industry. The agency creates provocative brand communications that solve problems and build relationships. "
target: Made by Chance
Made by Chance is a digital agency in the UK. Made by Chance provides website and app development, digital design, branding, marketing and an array of videography, illustration and animation services.
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closed 7/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Hopjump, acquired Smarter Travel Media LLC

synopsis: Hopjump, a digital marketing company and leading provider of personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content to US consumers, has acquired SmarterTravel Media from Tripadvisor. SmarterTravel Media consists of eight travel-focused brands.
buyer: Hopjump
Hopjump is a digital marketing company and leading provider of personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content to US consumers. The Company’s proprietary algorithms go beyond keyword search to provide a high-performance marketing channel to reach both consumer and business travelers."
target parent: TripAdvisor LLC
target: Smarter Travel Media LLC
SmarterTravel Media is an industry leader in online travel and offers a portfolio of several distinct travel websites. Their owned and operated travel media portfolio includes Airfarewatchdog, BookingBuddy, Jetsetter, OneTime, Oyster, SmarterTravel, and WhatToPack.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

RTL Studios, will acquire 99pro media

synopsis: RTL Studios, a German TV production company, will acquire 99pro media, an independent TV production company in Germany. 99pro media specializes in producing docusoaps and documentaries that focus on authentic characters, achievable goals, and long-term observations. Their shows include Between Tulle & Tears, Goodbye Germany, and more.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: RTL Studios
RTL Studios is a German TV production company. As a wholly owned subsidiary of RTL Deutschland, RTL Studios develops and produces high-quality programs for the group's broadcasters. The company produces shows in a vairty of formats, including scripted, factual, comedy, reality, and more. "
target: 99pro media
99pro media is an independent TV production company in Germany. 99pro media specializes in producing docusoaps and documentaries that focus on authentic characters, achievable goals, and long-term observations. Their shows include Between Tulle & Tears, Goodbye Germany, 2 Families 2 Worlds and more.
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closed 7/16/2020 via BusinessWire

HighMetric, LLC, acquired Vorto Limited

synopsis: Highmetric, the leading technology strategy, design, and operations partner to public and private organizations worldwide, backed by The Acacia Group, has acquired Vorto, a team of UK-based ServiceNow specialists supporting clients across many sectors, with particular expertise in financial services.
buyer parent: The Acacia Group
buyer: HighMetric, LLC
Highmetric is a technology partner to public and private organizations across the world, and an Elite Partner to ServiceNow. The company's creative and committed team provides technology strategy, solution design, and day-to-day operations under one roof. "
target: Vorto Limited
Vorto is a UK-based provider of Enterprise Service Management to blue-chip clients, with a focus on ServiceNow. Vorto has developed a suite of products that transforms clients’ ability to maximize their return on investments in its Now Platform.
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closed 7/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Datto, acquired Gluh

synopsis: Datto, Inc., the leading global provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions delivered through managed service providers (MSPs), has announced its acquisition of Gluh Pty Ltd, an Australia-based company which has a real-time platform that enables MSPs to simplify the procurement of IT products and services for their clients.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Datto
Datto protects business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the world's fastest growing companies. Datto’s Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud. "
target: Gluh
Gluh Pty Ltd is an Australia-based company which has a real-time platform that enables MSPs to simplify the procurement of IT products and services for their clients. Gluh’s technology automates the processes of product selection, quoting, and sales of IT products and services for MSP clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zucchetti Group SPA, acquired Scloby s.r.l.

synopsis: Zucchetti Group, one of the most important Italian companies in the IT sector, has acquired Torino-based Scloby, a cloud solution for sales management aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises. Scloby's platform facilitates the digital transformation process of commercial activities while ensuring full regulatory compliance.
buyer: Zucchetti Group SPA
Zucchetti Group is one of the most important Italian companies in the IT sector. Zucchetti offers a range of products that is unmatched in Italy and Europe, allowing customers to gain major competitive advantages and to rely on a single partner for all their IT needs. "
target: Scloby s.r.l.
Scloby is an Italian company that helps merchants and restaurateurs be competitive in the e-commerce era. Its cloud platform allows users to manage their daily work activities, such as the issue of receipts and warehouse management, and collects detailed data on behalf of the entrepreneur.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tink.com, acquired Instantor AB

synopsis: Stockholm-based Tink, one of the largest open banking platforms in Europe, has acquired Instantor, a provider of credit decision technology. Instantor provides income verification, know your customer and related technologies to banks and fintechs across 13 European markets.
buyer: Tink.com
Tink is Europe’s leading open banking platform that enables banks, fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services. Through one API, Tink allows customers to access aggregated financial data, initiate payments, enrich transactions and build personal finance management tools. "
target: Instantor AB
Instantor helps businesses in 3 continents to obtain consumer bank data that is easy to analyse. 200 customers in Europe, Asia and South America use this data to enhance their credit decisions. It helps them to verify an individual’s identity, income and expenses, in real-time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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