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announced 12/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Payoneer, will acquire Optile GmbH

synopsis: Payoneer, the digital payment platform empowering businesses to grow globally, will acquire Optile, a Munich-based tech company that streamlines payment acceptance processes for merchants worldwide. Payoneer's acquisition of Optile is another step toward building a platform that drives global growth for enterprises, marketplaces, and SMBs.
buyer: Payoneer
Payoneer’s digital platform streamlines global commerce for millions of small businesses, marketplaces, and enterprises. Payoneer leverages its experience and expertise to deliver a suite of services that includes cross-border payments, working capital, tax solutions, and risk management. "
target: Optile GmbH
Munich-based Optile is an open payment orchestration platform that simplifies online payment for global commerce. The cloud-based platform brings together the entire payment market, granting businesses access to any payment method and any payment provider worldwide.
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closed 12/10/2019 via BusinessWire

KORE Wireless Group, acquired Integron

synopsis: KORE, the independent global IoT leader, has acquired Integron, an industry-leading IoT solutions and managed services provider with a focus on the connected health market. The combined entity will leverage best-in-class connectivity, managed services, and asset/device management tools to bring simplicity and speed to IoT solution deployments.
buyer: KORE Wireless Group
KORE is a pioneer, leader, and trusted advisor delivering transformative business performance. The company's deep IoT knowledge and experience, global reach, purpose-built solutions, and deployment agility accelerate and materially impact its customers’ business outcomes. "
target: Integron
Integron is an IoT Managed Services company serving the connected health, telehealth, life sciences, and remote patient monitoring sectors of the healthcare industry. Integron manages enterprise IoT solutions by offering a comprehensive set of services, technology, and strong vendor relationships.
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closed 12/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tesserent Limited, acquired north (business.digital.technology)

synopsis: Tesserent, an Australian specialist in managed cyber security and networking, has acquired north BDT from PS&C, an ICT and digital consulting firm in Australia. north is a business, digital and technology consulting practice in Australia. They offer services for digital strategy and governance, cyber security, app development, and project services.
buyer: Tesserent Limited (ASX:TNT:$3.59)
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 parent: PS&C Ltd
target: north (business.digital.technology)
north is a business, digital and technology consulting practice in Australia. north has a high performing team that is experienced in providing ICT services to Australian Government. They offer services for digital strategy and governance, cyber security, app development, and project services.
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closed 12/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Jonas Software, acquired Automated Integration Inc

synopsis: NCG, Inc. (dba Automated Integration) has been sold to Jonas Software, a subsidiary of Constellation Software, Inc. Located in Dallas, Texas, Automated Integration is the leading provider of enterprise resource planning systems for the field service industry.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: Automated Integration Inc
Located in Dallas, Texas, Automated Integration is the leading provider of enterprise resource planning systems for the field service industry. Founded in 1993, Automated Integration has been dedicated to helping field service businesses drive their bottom line.
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closed 12/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Regroup Telehealth Inc. merged with InSight Telepsychiatry,

synopsis: InSight Telepsychiatry and Regroup Telehealth have merged to become the largest and most comprehensive telepsychiatry service provider in the US. The merger brings together a robust network of providers and a group of clinical and executive leaders with extensive experience and expertise for underserved individuals and communities.
buyer parent: Harbour Point Capital
buyer: InSight Telepsychiatry
InSight is the leading national telepsychiatry service provider increasing access to quality behavioral health care through applications of technology. InSight serves hundreds of organizations across the country with its on-demand, scheduled services, and Inpathy divisions. "
target: Regroup Telehealth Inc.
Regroup provides customized telepsychiatry solutions, technology, and support teams that contribute to the seamless integration of behavioral health clinicians at partner care sites. Their clinicians collaborate with onsite care teams on patient care plans and workflows for better behavioral care.
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closed 12/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Acronis Inc., acquired 5nine, Inc.

synopsis: Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced the acquisition of 5nine, a global provider of Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure cloud management and security solutions.
buyer: Acronis Inc.
Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware; disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Acronis protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile. "
target: 5nine, Inc.
5nine delivers a powerful, integrated and scalable solution for optimizing and securing workloads across the Microsoft cloud – public, private or hybrid – for administrators, IT leaders and service providers who need more control and visibility of decentralized cloud environments.
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closed 12/9/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Ipsos S.A, acquired Data Liberation Limited

synopsis: Recognising the importance of having fast, accessible and dynamic research findings, Ipsos has made the decision to acquire a majority stake in Data Liberation, a UK-based company highly specialised in automated reporting. Data Liberation focuses on the delivery of market research results, building fully-featured reporting portals and dashboards.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,124.32)
Headquartered in France, Ipsos is the third largest market research company in the world, present in 90 markets and employing more than 18,000 people. Their 75 business solutions are based on primary data coming from our surveys, social media monitoring, and qualitative or observational techniques. "
target: Data Liberation Limited
Data Liberation focuses on the delivery of market research results, building fully-featured reporting portals and dashboards. The tool enables users to uniquely visualize data using PowerPoint to its maximum capacity.
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closed 12/9/2019 via BusinessWire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired Gradifi, Inc.

synopsis: E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc. has acquired Gradifi, a student loan benefit and financial wellness provider. The deal meaningfully bolsters the E*TRADE Corporate Services offering to include financial wellness and student loan solutions as part of a comprehensive benefits platform.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,986.00)
The E*TRADE Financial family of companies provides financial services, including trading, investing, banking, and managing employee stock, securities products and services, commodity futures and options, student loan benefit plans, and more. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: Gradifi, Inc.
Gradifi is leading the way in providing innovative financial benefits that empower employers to help brighten the financial futures of their employees with contributions to their student loans, options to refinance their loans, and help save for their children’s educational futures.
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closed 12/9/2019 via BusinessWire

DWCC, acquired Hot Source Marketing

synopsis: DWCC has announced the acquisition of Hot Source Marketing, a Newcastle, Australia based marketing company that specializes in helping Financial Planners generate profit through the supply of specialist technology, marketing and business services.
buyer: DWCC
B2B Cloud SaaS companies face significant challenges when attempting to enter and grow into international markets. After identifying these challenges, DWCC launched as a trusted partner to guide ambitious startups through their global expansion. "
target: Hot Source Marketing
Hot Source Marketing is a Newcastle, Australia based marketing company that specializes in helping Financial Planners generate profit through the supply of specialist technology, marketing and business services.
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closed 12/9/2019 via BusinessWire

NextGen Healthcare, Inc., acquired Medfusion, Inc.

synopsis: NextGen Healthcare, Inc., a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, has acquired Medfusion, Inc., a patient experience platform leader. Medfusion Patient Experience Platform enables key aspects of patient-provider interactions and includes a modern portal with an attractive, easy-to-use interface designed to run on any device.
buyer: NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (:$531.77)
NextGen Healthcare is a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions. The company's integrated solutions help increase clinical productivity, enrich the patient experience, and ensure healthy financial outcomes. "
target: Medfusion, Inc.
Medfusion is a patient experience platform leader. Medfusion Patient Experience Platform includes a modern portal with an attractive, easy-to-use interface designed to run on any device, as well as powerful capabilities for patient intake, patient scheduling, and patient payment capabilities.
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announced 12/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cirralto Limited, will acquire Appstablishment Pty Ltd

synopsis: Cirralto, an Australian IT service management company, will acquire Appstablishment Software Group, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that develops software products for businesses to efficiently collaborate. Appstablishment's Synk’d platform provides full visibility of purchase orders, invoices, credit notes, debtors, creditors and inventory.
buyer: Cirralto Limited (ASX:CRO:$0.46)
Cirralto is an Australian IT service management company. Cirralto enable retailers, not-for-profits, franchise and buying groups, and wholesalers and distributors to transform their business. Cirralto implements solutions for export, digital commerce, POS and dropship. "
target: Appstablishment Pty Ltd
Appstablishment is an Australian Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that develops software products for businesses to efficiently collaborate. Appstablishment's Synk’d platform provides full visibility of purchase orders, invoices, credit notes, debtors, creditors and inventory.
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closed 12/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Uberflip, acquired SnapApp, Inc.

synopsis: Uberflip, Canada's cloud-based content experience platform that empowers marketers to create personalized content experiences, has acquired SnapApp, a solution that empowers marketers to create personalized interactive experiences that activate buyers, accelerates leads through the funnel, and unleashes growth.
buyer: Uberflip
Uberflip is Canada's cloud-based content experience platform that empowers marketers to create personalized content experiences. By providing marketers with the tools they need to boost engagement, generate leads, and fuel demand generation, they can better leverage content to meet their goals. "
target: SnapApp, Inc.
SnapApp empowers marketers to create personalized interactive experiences that activate buyers, accelerates leads through the funnel, and unleashes growth. SnapApp's drag-and-drop interface allows marketers to build any type of interactive experience and deploy it across multiple channels.
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closed 12/6/2019 via PR Newswire

QuintEvents, acquired Hotels for Hope, Inc.

synopsis: QuintEvents, the leader in official ticket, hospitality and experience packages to the biggest names in sports and entertainment, has announced the acquisition of Hotels for Hope, an Austin-based hotel technology and management company. Hotels for Hope brokers and manages hotel inventory for large consumer events, races, and festivals.
buyer: QuintEvents
QuintEvents is the industry-leading provider of Official Ticket and Hospitality packages to many of the world's most prominent sports and entertainment events. Based in Charlotte, NC, QuintEvents' innovative programs enable the expansion of fan experiences and corporate entertainment opportunities. "
target: Hotels for Hope, Inc.
Hotels for Hope brokers and manages hotel inventory for large consumer events, races, festivals and conferences. With Hotels for Hope's technology, clients extend their digital eco-system, capture valuable consumer data, create incremental revenue streams and increase attendee experience.
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closed 12/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Binance, acquired DappReview

synopsis: Binance, a global cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform for trading more than 100 cryptocurrencies, has announced that it has acquired DappReview, a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
buyer: Binance
Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info, Academy, Trust Wallet, and Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF). Binance Exchange is one of the fastest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world. "
target: DappReview
DappReview is a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
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closed 12/6/2019 via PR Newswire

S&P Global Market Intelligence, acquired The 451 Group

synopsis: NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, announced today that it has acquired 451 Research, LLC, a privately-held research and advisory firm that provides intelligence, expertise and data covering high-growt
buyer parent: S&P Global
buyer: S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence provides data, essential insights, and powerful analytics to help navigate the financial markets. S&P Global Market Intelligence integrates financial and industry data, research, and news into tools that help clients make informed business and financial decisions. "
target: The 451 Group
The 451 Group owns and operates 451 Research, a leading technology-industry syndicated research and data firm focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation. It also owns Uptime Institute, an independent provider of thought leadership, certification, education, and professional services.
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closed 12/6/2019 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired SinglePlatform

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., the world's largest travel platform, has acquired SinglePlatform, a leading menu management company. SinglePlatform works with restaurants to publish and manage their menus and other key information such as their business name, opening hours, and contact information on main search and discovery sites like Google and Facebook.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel platform, helps nearly 460 million travelers each month. Travelers across the globe use the TripAdvisor site and app to browse more than 830 million reviews and opinions of 8.6 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. "
target parent: Endurance International Group
target: SinglePlatform
SinglePlatform enables and empowers small businesses to update their information across its network of publishers, including top search engines, review sites, and mobile apps. With SinglePlatform, businesses can enhance their online presence and stand out by adding content to their web listings.
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closed 12/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired Paystri, Inc.

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a US-based payments technology company, has acquired Paystri, a payment processing and strategic solutions company. Paystri is a specialist in integrated payments technology space.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions for merchants of all shapes and sizes. Its core payment gateway and suite of value-added payments tools are distributed by resellers nationwide."
target: Paystri, Inc.
Paystri is a payment processing and strategic solutions company. They develop smart, strategic solutions designed specifically for their clients.
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closed 12/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Simplus, acquired Clout Partners

synopsis: Simplus, a leader in Salesforce quote-to-cash advisory, implementation and managed services, has acquired Clout Partners, a Salesforce Partner headquartered in London, UK, with a subsidiary in Dublin, Ireland. Clout has experience with Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Salesforce CPQ, and Conga--all priorities for Simplus’ continued delivery growth.
buyer: Simplus
Simplus is a Platinum Salesforce Partner and the industry leader in Quote-to-Cash implementations. They provide enterprise-wide digital transformation across the entire Salesforce ecosystem through advisory, implementation, change management, custom configuration and managed services. "
target: Clout Partners
Clout Partners is a Salesforce Partner headquartered in London, UK, with a subsidiary in Dublin, Ireland. Clout has experience with Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Salesforce CPQ, and Conga--all priorities for Simplus’ continued delivery growth.
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closed 12/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Malone Workforce Solutions, acquired Matthews Aviation Staffing

synopsis: Malone Workforce Solutions announced it has completed the purchase of Matthews Aviation Staffing and its subsidiaries. Matthews Aviation Staffing hires experienced quality aviation contractors that travel throughout the United States. They offer staffing in project management, aircraft technicians and mechanics, management positions and more.
buyer: Malone Workforce Solutions
Malone Workforce Solutions is a Louisville, Kentucky-based staffing and recruiting company that has 50 years of recruiting expertise. It is ranked as the 47th largest staffing company in the United States. "
target: Matthews Aviation Staffing
Matthews Aviation Staffing hires experienced quality aviation contractors that travel throughout the United States. They offer staffing in project management, aircraft technicians and mechanics, management positions and more.
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closed 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Sanoma Oyj, acquired itslearning

synopsis: Sanoma acquires itslearning, an international provider of award-winning cloud-based learning platforms founded in 1999 in Norway, from the investment organisation EQT. itslearning is a cloud-based k12 Learning Management System (LMS) that connects people with passions, ideas, and most importantly, each other.
buyer: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,414.40)
Sanoma is a front running media and learning company impacting the lives of millions every day. Sanoma provides consumers with engaging content, offers unique marketing solutions to business partners and enables teachers to excel at developing the talents of every child. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: itslearning
itslearning is an international provider of award-winning cloud-based learning platforms founded in 1999 in Norway. itslearning is a cloud-based k12 Learning Management System (LMS) that connects people with passions, ideas, and most importantly, each other.
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closed 12/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tarsus Group plc, acquired Smarter Shows

synopsis: Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Smarter Shows; the UK-based exhibition and conference organizer. Smarter Shows has built a highly-focused portfolio of B2B supply chain exhibitions and technical conferences with a focus on the aerospace, automotive and materials industries.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group Ltd is a media group engaged in exhibitions and associated conferences, publishing, education and Internet activities. Since its formation in 1998, Tarsus has built a diverse portfolio of leading brands that span a wide range of industries and geographies. "
target: Smarter Shows
Smarter Shows has built a highly-focused portfolio of B2B supply chain exhibitions and technical conferences held in North America and Germany with a focus on the aerospace, automotive and materials industries. Events include FOAM Expo, Space Tech Expo, Ceramics Expo, and other niche events.
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AppSmart, acquired Converged Network Services Group

synopsis: AppSmart, the channel-led, one-stop shop for all B2B technology services, has acquired Converged Network Services Group (CNSG), a technology consultancy and master distributor for the design and delivery of complete technology solutions, as part of its commitment to strategic expansion.
buyer: AppSmart
AppSmart is the channel-led, one-stop shop for all B2B technology services. The company offers the industry’s largest catalog of applications and services from leading providers—such as Google, Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink—available through one website to access, manage, and get support."
target: Converged Network Services Group
Converged Network Services Group (CNSG) is a technology consultancy and master distributor for the design and delivery of complete technology solutions. CNSG helps enterprise customers manager their communications infrastructure with cloud and cloud enablement solutions.
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closed 12/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Frontdoor, Inc., acquired Streem, inc.

synopsis: Frontdoor, Inc., the country’s leading provider of home service plans, has acquired Streem, Inc, a Portland-based technology startup. Streem uses enhanced augmented reality, computer vision, and machine learning to help home services professionals more quickly and accurately diagnose breakdowns and complete repairs.
buyer: Frontdoor, Inc. (FTDR:$1,344.00)
Frontdoor is a leading provider of home service plans enabled by technology. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. "
target: Streem, inc.
Streem is a technology startup that uses augmented reality, computer vision, and machine learning to make communication between consumers and brands more efficient, more accurate, and more convenient—all while providing contextual insights to the brand.
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closed 12/5/2019 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired Robotics Division

synopsis: WTWH Media has announced the acquisition of the robotics division of EH Media. The acquired assets include Robotics Business Review, a world class website focused on the global robotics and intelligent systems sector, and the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, a leading annual robotics B2B conference which first ran in 2004.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the electronics, design engineering, hospitality, life sciences, renewable energy, retail and robotics markets with more than 45+ web sites, 12 events, 7 print publications and custom digital marketing services. "
target parent: EH Media
target: Robotics Division
The Robotics Division include Robotics Business Review, a world class website focused on the global robotics and intelligent systems sector, and the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, a leading annual robotics business-to-business conference which first ran in 2004.
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closed 12/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired Meercat Pty Ltd

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Meercat, an Australian-based risk and control assurance software solution provider.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: Meercat Pty Ltd
Meercat Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned and operated company specializing in the design, development and support of the risk and control assurance software package, Meercat RiskView.
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announced 12/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Verisk Analytics, Inc., will acquire Flexible Architecture and Simplified Technology, LLC

synopsis: Verisk, a leading data analytics provider, will acquire FAST, a leading software company for the life insurance and annuity industry. The acquisition of FAST will extend Verisk's offerings to the life insurance market as they build a comprehensive suite of innovative solutions to support insurer modernization.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,544.20)
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows. "
target: Flexible Architecture and Simplified Technology, LLC
FAST, which stands for Flexible Architecture and Simplified Technology, is a leading software company for the life insurance and annuity industry. FAST focuses on solving challenges its financial services and insurance clients face as they seek to modernize or replace their systems environments.
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announced 12/5/2019 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Instructure

synopsis: Thoma Bravo is to acquire Instructure, a tech company that helps people learn and develop, from their first day of school to their last day of work. Its software solutions include Canvas, the learning platform that simplifies teaching, and Bridge, the employee development and engagement solution.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target: Instructure (INST:$245.53)
Instructure is a technology company that helps people learn and develop, from their first day of school to their last day of work. Its software solutions include Canvas, the learning platform that simplifies teaching, and Bridge, the employee development and engagement solution.
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announced 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Euronext N.V., will acquire Nord Pool AS

synopsis: Amsterdam-based Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, will acquire the Nord Pool group, which runs a leading physical power market in Europe, operating from its headquarters in Oslo. Nord Pool group offers power trading, clearing, settlement, and associated services in both day-ahead and intraday physical energy markets.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Nord Pool AS
Oslo-based Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, delivers efficient and secure trading across Europe. The company offers day-ahead and intraday trading, clearing and settlement to customers regardless of size or location. Nord Pool has 380 companies from 20 countries trading on their markets.
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announced 12/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

TELUS International, will acquire Competence Call Center Group (CCC)

synopsis: TELUS Corporation, through TELUS International, a customer experience innovator that designs, builds and delivers next-generation digital solutions for global brands, has agreed to acquire Competence Call Center (CCC), a leading provider of higher-value-added business services with a focus on customer relationship management and content moderation.
buyer parent: TELUS Corporation
buyer: TELUS International
Based in Canada, TELUS International is a leading global business process and IT services company. TELUS International enables customer experience innovation through spirited teamwork, agile thinking, and a caring culture that puts customers first. The company serves clients in over 35 languages. "
target parent: Ardian
target: Competence Call Center Group (CCC)
Competence Call Center Group (CCC) is one of the leading BPO service providers in Europe. Founded in Austria in 1998, CCC is today headquartered in Berlin. and offers high-quality BPO solutions in 28 languages and serves more than 80 customers in Europe.
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$1,008
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announced 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Ex Libris Ltd., will acquire Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

synopsis: Ex Libris, a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions that enable institutions to create, manage, and share knowledge, will acquire Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialty libraries.
buyer parent: Cambridge Information Group, LLC
buyer: Ex Libris Ltd.
Ex Libris is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions that enable institutions to create, manage, and share knowledge. It develops creative solutions that increase library productivity, maximize the impact of research activities, enhance teaching, and drive student mobile engagement. "
target: Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Innovative Interfaces creates products that allow libraries to succeed in a modern technology environment and implement solutions that meet their needs. Their solutions create efficiencies that significantly reduce workload, enabling librarians to focus on their most significant responsibilities.
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announced 11/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Publik Wine Pty Ltd, will acquire Cybercellar (Pty.) Ltd.

synopsis: Publik has taken over the reins of online retailer CyberCellar, having signed an agreement with current owner and disruptive brand builder, Silvertree. Founded in 1998, Cybercellar.com is proudly South Africa's second oldest online retailer, focusing on the sale of premium wine, beer, spirits and mixers.
buyer: Publik Wine Pty Ltd
Publik is dedicated to finding and sharing wines from sustainably farmed vineyards and made with minimal intervention in the cellar. What started as a small wine bar in Cape Town has evolved into a national business dedicated to artisan South African wines. "
target parent: Silvertree Holdings
target: Cybercellar (Pty.) Ltd.
Founded in 1998, Cybercellar.com is proudly South Africa's second oldest online retailer, focusing on the sale of premium wine, beer, spirits and mixers. The platform boasts the largest online selection of wine, beer and spirits with over 3000 different products to chose from!
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Codemasters, acquired Slightly Mad Studios

synopsis: Codemasters, an award-winning British video game developer and publisher with over 30 years of heritage, has acquired Slightly Mad Studios, UK's racing simulation specialist and the team behind the critically acclaimed GTR series, Need For Speed Shift & Shift 2 Unleashed.
buyer parent: Balderton Capital
buyer: Codemasters (AIM:CDM:$92.68)
Codemasters is an award-winning British video game developer and publisher with over 30 years of heritage. The company specializes in high quality racing games including DiRT, GRID and the BAFTA award-winning official F1 series of videogames. "
target: Slightly Mad Studios
Slightly Mad Studios is UK's racing simulation specialist. It is the team behind the critically acclaimed GTR series, Need For Speed Shift & Shift 2 Unleashed. It has over 10 years of pedigree in racing games, and Project CARS represents the culmination of all that experience and heritage.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
20.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

DMG Media, acquired i News

synopsis: Mail and Metro publisher the Daily Mail and General Trust's dmg media has bought the i paper from JPI Media. dmg media wanted to buy the i because it is a “strong print title” with an “established reputation for quality journalism". i is a UK-based paper designed for readers who want a concise, quality daily paper.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Media
dmg media is a leading multi-channel consumer media company. Part of DMGT (Daily Mail & General Trust), dmg media’s brands deliver brilliant content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
target parent: JPIMedia Ltd
target: i News
Created by The Independent, i is a UK-based paper designed for readers who want a concise, quality daily paper. i is specifically targeted at readers and lapsed readers of quality newspapers, and those of all ages who want a comprehensive digest of the news.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Drew K, acquired Maker Mag

synopsis: Media entrepreneur Drew K has acquired indie entrepreneurship magazine Maker Mag. Drew K is a media entrepreneur expanding its base in independent publishing. Since its launch in 2018, Maker Mag has published more than 200 articles about independent entrepreneurship and grown its subscriber base to thousands of readers across the globe.
buyer: Drew K
Drew K is a media entrepreneur looking to expand their base in independent publishing. Drew K collaborates with writers to diversify revenue streams through novel monetization models. "
target parent: Ness Labs
target: Maker Mag
Maker Mag is an indie entrepreneurship magazine. Since its launch in 2018, Maker Mag has published more than 200 articles about independent entrepreneurship and grown its subscriber base to thousands of readers across the globe.
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closed 11/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Anchor Computer Systems, acquired Databax Limited

synopsis: Anchor Computer Systems, a provider of software solutions for the instalment credit industry in the UK, has acquired Databax from the Archibald Bathgate Group (ABG), a UK-based company specialising in silica sand and access flooring. Databax is a UK-based IT services provider that specialises in managed services, hosting, and data back-up.
buyer: Anchor Computer Systems
Anchor Computer Systems is a UK-based specialist in end-to end software solutions for the instalment credit industry. Anchor provides highly flexible end-to-end lending solutions that are tailored to the individual business needs across the instalment credit industry. "
target parent: Archibald Bathgate Group Limited
target: Databax Limited
Databax is a UK-based IT services provider that specialises in managed services, hosting, and data back-up. Databax delivers a full range of Hosting and Cloud Solutions, Enterprise Grade Connectivity, VOIP & Mobile Telephony and many Managed IT Services to customers in the UK and internationally.
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closed 11/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

LeCiseau, acquired Brush'n Barber

synopsis: LeCiseau, a French marketplace specialized in hairdressing, has acquired Brush’n Barber, an on-demand hairdressing service that connects customers to hairdressers all across France through their website and mobile app. Their platform allows users to book all kinds of hair care services, including haircuts, hair coloring, beard care, and more.
buyer: LeCiseau
LeCiseau.Fr is a French marketplace specialized in hairdressing. It allows customers to book a 50% off hairdressing service at hairdressing salons to increase their turnover and profitability by filling in off-peak hours. "
target: Brush'n Barber
Brush’n Barber is an on-demand hairdressing service in France. Brush’n Barber connects customers to hairdressers all across France through their website and mobile app. Their platform allows users to book all kinds of hair care services, including haircuts, hair coloring, beard care, and more.
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closed 11/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

CarDekho, acquired Carmudi Philippines, Inc.

synopsis: INDIAN full-stack automotive tech company CarDekho has acquired Carmudi Philippines, a marketplace of secondhand cars in the Philippines, making it the second Southeast Asian nation for CarDekho to foray into. Carmudi Philippines is the vehicle website that offers the best current deals of the Philippine car market.
buyer parent: Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd.
buyer: CarDekho
CarDekho.com is India's leading car search venture that helps users buy cars that are right for them. Its website and app carry rich automotive content such as expert reviews, detailed specs and prices, comparisons as well as videos and pictures of all car brands and models available in India. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Carmudi Philippines, Inc.
Carmudi Philippines is a marketplace for secondhand cars. Carmudi Philippines is the vehicle website that offers the best current deals of the Philippine car market. Carmudi offers thousands of carefully selected vehicles and all of the details customers need to know about their future vehicle.
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closed 11/28/2019 via Company Press Release

VoxSmart Global, purchased Trading Business from Fonetic

synopsis: VoxSmart, the global leader in mobile surveillance technology, has announced its acquisition of the Fonetic Trading business to deliver a comprehensive communications surveillance offering for Capital Markets participants.
buyer: VoxSmart Global
VoxSmart is a global telecommunications software provider headquartered in London. Their multi-award winning solution VSmart, empowers organisations to unlock the power of mobility whilst achieving regulatory and internal compliance. "
seller: Fonetic
Based in Spain, Fonetic is a leading provider in conversational voicebots, chatbots and NLP (natural language processing). The Trading business of Fonetic includes a rich suite of multilingual voice and e-comms surveillance and intelligence tools as well as a powerful Trade Reconstruction engine.
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closed 11/28/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired CakeHR

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader for business technology, has acquired London-based CakeHR, a native cloud solution that simplifies and automates HR tasks for small businesses, helping them drive productivity. The acquisition builds out Sage Business Cloud, boosting Sage’s native cloud offering for small businesses, and advancing its SaaS vision.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,516.54)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: CakeHR
CakeHR is a UK based HR software company that streamlines human resource management. CakeHR provides cloud services that drive productivity and create transparency, including leave management, automation of the joining and leaving process, management of expenses approvals, and paying employees.
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closed 11/28/2019 via Company Press Release

PageUp People, acquired Clinch

synopsis: PageUp confirmed its acquisition of Dublin-based recruitment marketing Software as a Service (SaaS) provider, Clinch. Founded in 2014, Clinch has built an innovative suite of tools that vastly improve recruitment experiences for candidates, recruiters and specialist sourcers.
buyer: PageUp People
Since 1997, PageUp People has helped employers worldwide attract, hire, develop, retain, and improve employee performance. Their Unified Talent Management platform helps optimize multinational workforce strategy across the whole business. "
target: Clinch
Dublin-based Clinch is a recruitment marketing Software as a Service (SaaS) provider. Founded in 2014, Clinch has built an innovative suite of tools that vastly improve recruitment experiences for candidates, recruiters and specialist sourcers.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

GFI Informatique SA, will acquire Informática El Corte Inglés, S.A.

synopsis: El Corte Inglés will sell its IT subsidiary, Informática El Corte Inglés (IECISA), to French Group GFI Informatique SA. IECISA specialises in providing digital solutions and value-added services to digitally transform companies and public entities.
buyer parent: QIPCO Holding
buyer: GFI Informatique SA (ENXTPA:GFI:$997.27)
Since 1995, GFI Informatique has positioned itself as one of the leading IT service firms in France and Southern Europe. GFI Informatique provides its customers with expertise in consulting, systems integration, outsourcing and software solutions. "
target parent: El Corte Inglés, S.A.
target: Informática El Corte Inglés, S.A.
Informática El Corte Inglés (IECISA) is the technology innovation company of the El Corte Ingles Group. It specialises in providing digital solutions and value-added services to digitally transform companies and public entities.
price ($mm)
$386
rev ($mm)
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announced 11/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ataa Educational Company, will acquire Kingdom Schools

synopsis: Ataa Educational Company, one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia, will acquire a 92.1% stake in Kingdom Schools Company from Kingdom Investment and Development Company, an investment company in Saudi Arabia. Kingdom Schools operates elementary, intermediate and high schools as well as a kindergarten in Saudi Arabia.
buyer: Ataa Educational Company (SASE:4292:$85.49)
Ataa Educational Company is one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia. Ataa Educational Company operates private schools in seven locations around the Riyadh area. Their schools provide high quality education services to over 26,000 students. "
target parent: Kingdom Holding Company
target: Kingdom Schools
Kingdom Schools is a private school in Saudi Arabia. Kingdom Schools operates separate boys` and girls` elementary, intermediate and high schools as well as a mixed kindergarten. Their schools cater to over 4,000 students and aims to provide the best general education environment in the Arab world.
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announced 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Aareon AG, will acquire CalCon Group

synopsis: Aareon, Europe’s leading provider of systems and consulting services for the property industry and its partners, will acquire Munich-based CalCon Group, a software developer and professional consultation and services company. Aareon will use CalCon’s solutions to increase the number of processes it covers across the real estate lifecycle.
buyer parent: Aareal Bank AG
buyer: Aareon AG
Germany-based Aareon AG is Europe's leading consultancy and systems house for the property sector. The company offers its customers pioneering and secure consulting services, software and other services aimed at optimising their IT-based business processes. "
target: CalCon Group
Munich-based software developer, CalCon was originally spun off from the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP. The company has become the market leader with its USP epiqr®, a process for assessing structural condition of properties in Germany and Austria.
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announced 11/27/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Weyland Tech, Inc., will acquire Push Interactive, LLC

synopsis: Weyland Tech, Inc., a leading global Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider of m-Commerce and fintech business enablement solutions, will acquire Push Interactive from ConversionPoint Technologies, an eCommerce technology platform. Push is a full-service, direct marketing and direct-to-consumer interactive organization.
buyer: Weyland Tech, Inc. (OTCPK:WEYL:$30.02)
Weyland Tech a developer and global provider of mobile business software applications. Their CreateApp platform enables SMBs to create and deploy native mobile applications for Apple iOS and Google Android without any technical knowledge or background. "
target parent: ConversionPoint Technologies
target: Push Interactive, LLC
Push is a full-service, direct marketing and direct-to-consumer interactive organization. They build campaigns, create content and reach consumers direct through custom-built proprietary platforms and proven techniques.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25 [$23]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Great Hill Partners LLC, Spectrum Equity, will acquire Varicent Software Incorporated

synopsis: Great Hill Partners and Spectrum Equity are to acquire assets of IBM’s sales performance management business, Varicent. Varicent is a global pioneer in Incentive Compensation and Sales Performance Management that delivers innovative, industry-leading solutions for finance, sales, human resources and IT departments.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Spectrum Equity
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm that seeks to partner with rapidly growing middle-market companies across a wide range of sectors including financial technology, healthcare, digital media & consumer, cloud & IT infrastructure, and software. "
target parent: IBM
target: Varicent Software Incorporated
Varicent is a global pioneer in Incentive Compensation and Sales Performance Management that delivers innovative, industry-leading solutions for finance, sales, human resources and IT departments in high-performing companies across industries.
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announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, will acquire AdCityMedia

synopsis: Ocean Outdoor has agreed to an all-cash offer to acquire AdCityMedia, a company that is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden.
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (LSE:OOUT:$96.37)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: AdCityMedia (OM:ACM:$20.60)
AdCityMedia is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden. The company has about 1,500 of its own media spaces and over 3,000 digital screens that they operate.
price ($mm)[EV]
$32 [$37]
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vodafone Group Plc, will acquire grandcentrix GmbH

synopsis: Leading telecoms and technology service provider Vodafone GmbH is to acquire grandcentrix, a Cologne, Germany-based IoT solution provider. Founded in Dortmund, grandcentrix is a system integrator for IoT, Smart Products and Distributed Ledger Technologies.
buyer: Vodafone Group Plc (LSE:VOD:$48,527.23)
Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 50 more and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets."
target: grandcentrix GmbH
Founded in Dortmund, grandcentrix is a system integrator for IoT, Smart Products and Distributed Ledger Technologies. The company helps small and medium-sized enterprises bring their products including cameras, washing machine, Smart Home devices or professional tools to the Internet of Things.
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announced 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Canon Medical System, will acquire Skope Magnetic Resonance Technologies AG

synopsis: Canon Medical Systems, a Japanese subsidiary of Canon that developed and introduced the first Japanese MRI and has been devoting itself to research and development of innovative MRI technologies, has acquired Skope, a Swiss company devoted to providing MRI users with unprecedented imaging quality and performance.
buyer parent: Canon Inc.
buyer: Canon Medical System
Canon Medical Systems developed and introduced the first Japanese MRI in 1983, and has been devoting itself to research and development of innovative MRI technologies such as Pianissimo, Canon Medical’s unique acoustic noise reduction technology, providing extraordinary patient comfort. "
target: Skope Magnetic Resonance Technologies AG
Skope Magnetic Resonance Technologies AG is a Swiss company devoted to providing MRI users with unprecedented imaging quality and performance. Skope’s expertise in MRI sensorics, signal-processing and image reconstruction covers the entire chain from signal acquisition to image generation
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announced 11/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Aon plc, will acquire CoverWallet, Inc.

synopsis: Aon plc, a leading UK professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, will acquire CoverWallet, the leading tech company reinventing the multi-billion dollar commercial insurance market for businesses.
buyer: Aon plc (NYSE:AON:$10,898.00)
Aon plc is UK's leading professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance. "
target: CoverWallet, Inc.
CoverWallet is the leading tech company reinventing the multi-billion dollar commercial insurance market for businesses. Powered by deep analytics, thoughtful design, and state-of-the-art technology, CoverWallet makes it easy to understand, buy, and manage business insurance online.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lego System A/S, will acquire BrickLink Limited

synopsis: The LEGO Group, a Danish toy production company, will acquire BrickLink Ltd from NXMH LLC, a family investment holding based in Brussels, Belgium. BrickLink is the biggest LEGO fan marketplace and community on the internet. BrickLink makes it easy for LEGO fans to buy and sell new, used, and vintage LEGO products from people all over the world.
buyer: Lego System A/S
The LEGO Group is a Danish toy production company. The group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children. Their most well-known product, the LEGO brick, allows children and fans to build and rebuild anything they can imagine. "
target parent: NXC
target: BrickLink Limited
BrickLink is the biggest LEGO fan marketplace and community on the internet. BrickLink makes it easy for LEGO fans to buy and sell new, used, and vintage LEGO products from people all over the world. Their community forum allows fans to show off their unique creations and discuss all things LEGO.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Razorpay, acquired Opfin

synopsis: Razorpay, a digital payments platform in India, has acquired Opfin, a payroll and HR management software provider in India. Opfin allows businesses to customise their payroll workflow to be as hands-off or hands-on as they want, from running completely on auto-pilot, to manually adjusting employee salaries before they are transferred.
buyer: Razorpay
Based in India, Razorpay is a payment slolution that enables online merchants with any payment need to easily accept, process, and disburse payments through developer-friendly APIs, easy integration, onboarding processes and involved customer support. "
target: Opfin
Opfin is a payroll and HR management software provider in India. Opfin allows businesses to customise their payroll workflow to be as hands-off or hands-on as they want, from running completely on auto-pilot, to manually adjusting employee salaries before they are transferred.
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closed 11/22/2019 via PR Newswire

OASIS Group, acquired iGPR

synopsis: OASIS Group, one of the largest Records and Information Management (RIM) providers in Europe, has acquired iGPR, a UK-based provider of software solutions for General Practices (GP). iGPR enables GPs to save time when producing reports by redacting and reviewing sensitive information before sending them to insurers and solicitors.
buyer parent: Montagu Private Equity
buyer: OASIS Group
OASIS Group is one of the largest & most diverse professional Records & Information Management (RIM) companies in Europe. OASIS offers its services to over 5,000 clients throughout several industries with particular emphasis in the financial, legal, healthcare, government & educational sectors. "
target: iGPR
iGPR is a UK-based provider of software solutions for General Practices (GP). iGPR enables GPs to save time when producing reports by redacting and reviewing sensitive information before sending them to insurers and solicitors. iGPR also offers an off-site storage system for medical records.
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closed 11/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Michelin Guide, acquired Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

synopsis: MICHELIN Guide is a French-based guide that now rates over 30,000 establishments in over 30 territories across three continents, has acquired The Wine Advocate, the leading wine publication influencing serious wine buyers and essential reading for both wine professionals and enthusiasts.
buyer parent: Michelin
buyer: Michelin Guide
Thanks to its serious and unique approach, the MICHELIN Guides became best-sellers without equals: the guide now rates over 30,000 establishments in over 30 territories across three continents, and more than 30 million MICHELIN Guides have been sold worldwide since. "
target: Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
The Wine Advocate is the leading wine publication influencing serious wine buyers and essential reading for both wine professionals and enthusiasts. Offering detailed consumer advice, it gives readers invaluable information on the world of wine as well as a wealth of reviews from unbiased experts.
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closed 11/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Il Makiage, acquired NeoWize

synopsis: IL MAKIAGE, the digital-first prestige beauty brand, has acquired Tel Aviv-based NeoWize, a data science startup that develops advanced active machine learning algorithms. The acquisition allows for further innovation within the beauty industry, bringing together complementary capabilities in AI, data science, and algorithmic thinking.
buyer: Il Makiage
IL MAKIAGE is a tech-first, direct-to-consumer beauty brand. The company is redefining the beauty industry through its PowerMatch AI Algorithms and Kezza, its e-commerce platform that utilizes influencer content to link inspiration, education, trial, and purchase experiences within a singular site. "
target: NeoWize
Tel Aviv-based NeoWize is changing the perception of machine learning (ML), deep learning algorithms and technology when it comes to e-commerce. NeoWize utilizes active ML, neural networks and adaptive input to create more and better data, increasing its predictive power with limited available data.
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closed 11/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Il Makiage, acquired NeoWize

synopsis: IL MAKIAGE, the digital-first prestige beauty brand, has acquired Tel Aviv-based NeoWize, a data science startup that develops advanced active machine learning algorithms. The acquisition allows for further innovation within the beauty industry, bringing together complementary capabilities in AI, data science, and algorithmic thinking.
buyer: Il Makiage
IL MAKIAGE is a tech-first, direct-to-consumer beauty brand. The company is redefining the beauty industry through its PowerMatch AI Algorithms and Kezza, its e-commerce platform that utilizes influencer content to link inspiration, education, trial, and purchase experiences within a singular site. "
target: NeoWize
Tel Aviv-based NeoWize is changing the perception of machine learning (ML), deep learning algorithms and technology when it comes to e-commerce. NeoWize utilizes active ML, neural networks and adaptive input to create more and better data, increasing its predictive power with limited available data.
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closed 11/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Condit, acquired Exhibit Source, Inc.

synopsis: Condit Exhibits, a full-service exhibit house established in 1945, has acquired Exhibit Source, a leader in designing custom tradeshow displays for businesses of any size.
buyer: Condit
Condit Exhibits is a full-service exhibit house established in 1945. They specialize in creating event and trade show booths, museum displays, and temporary structures for clients around the globe. "
target: Exhibit Source, Inc.
Exhibit Source Inc is a leader in designing custom tradeshow displays for businesses of any size. Their services include custom exhibit fabrication and finishing, graphics production and finishing, exhibit transportation, and secure warehousing for trade show displays and convention exhibits.
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closed 11/22/2019 via Company Press Release

SharpSpring, acquired Perfect Audience

synopsis: SharpSpring, Inc., a leading cloud-based marketing automation platform for digital marketing agencies, has acquired Perfect Audience, a digital advertising and social retargeting platform, from Marin Software. The acquisition introduces an entirely new suite of tools and revenue stream for SharpSpring agency partners.
buyer: SharpSpring (SHSP:$21.72)
SharpSpring, Inc. is a rapidly growing, highly-rated global provider of affordable marketing automation delivered via a cloud-based SaaS platform. Thousands of businesses globally rely on SharpSpring to generate leads, improve conversions to sales, and drive higher returns on marketing investments. "
target parent: Marin Software
target: Perfect Audience
Perfect Audience is a digital advertising and social retargeting platform. The Perfect Audience cloud-based platform enables multi-channel retargeting to known leads, plus targeted advertising to new prospects via lookalike audience functionality.
price ($mm)
$4.60
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Aiden

synopsis: AI-powered marketing platform Aiden has been acquired by Twitter. Aiden's machine learning powered software provides recommendations for social media advertisers and content creators, detecting anomalies in cost per acquisition and automatically allocating budget. They are based in London, UK.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,360.82)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Aiden
Aiden's machine learning powered software provides recommendations for social media advertisers and content creators, detecting anomalies in cost per acquisition and automatically allocating budget. They are based in London, UK.
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closed 11/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Kin + Carta, acquired Spire Digital

synopsis: Kin + Carta, an international digital transformation business, has acquired Spire Digital, a digital transformation company focusing on software development, user interface design, and experience development. The acquisition supports the expansion of Kin + Carta's Innovation pillar, the largest and fastest-growing part of the business.
buyer: Kin + Carta (GB:SIV:$190.44)
London-based Kin + Carta provides digital transformation services that apply creativity, data, and technology to help clients invent, market and operate new digital products and services. The company serves the healthcare, financial services, transportation, industrial and agriculture, among others."
target: Spire Digital
Spire Digital is a digital product development firm that transforms business through design and technology. Spire provides strategic consulting, user experience design, software development, DevOps, and staff augmentation to the world's top companies.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Manhattan Review, acquired Get Prepped

synopsis: Manhattan Review, a premier global provider of college and graduate school admissions test preparation, announced that it has acquired all assets of leading LSAT prep provider Get Prepped. Founded in 1999, Get Prepped is a nationwide leader in LSAT preparatory services and offers courses as well as private tutoring and online LSAT review courses.
buyer: Manhattan Review
Manhattan Review, Inc. is a multi-national test prep firm. Founded in 1999, Manhattan Review is the oldest and most prestigious test prep company of its kind in New York City. "
target: Get Prepped
Founded in 1999, Get Prepped is a nationwide leader in LSAT preparatory services and offers courses as well as private tutoring and online LSAT review courses.
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announced 11/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Maslow Media Group, Inc., will acquire Intelligent Quality Solutions Inc.

synopsis: The Maslow Media Group, a provider of human capital management and media staffing solutions, will acquire the assets of Intelligent Quality Solutions Inc. (IQS), a leader in business enterprise software testing. IQS is a full-service Software Quality Management solutions provider, offering a wide range of Quality Management services.
buyer: Maslow Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:RLBY:$38.35)
Maslow Media Group is a provider of human capital management and media staffing solutions that leverage integration with customer systems using secure, cloud-based technology. Maslow has built a synergistic portfolio of staffing and technology companies to complement its services and solutions. "
target: Intelligent Quality Solutions Inc.
Intelligent Quality Solutions, Inc. (IQS) is a professional services and solutions provider that focuses exclusively on Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC). IQS provides cost-effective technical, process, and staffing solutions that enable clients to achieve their quality goals.
price ($mm)
$1.40
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announced 11/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire Volume Graphics GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will acquire Volume Graphics, a German leader in the industrial computed tomography software industry. Volume Graphics' software is used for quality assurance in product development and production for a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and electronics.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,287.07)
Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes. "
target: Volume Graphics GmbH
Volume Graphics is a German company that develops leading software for the analysis and visualization of industrial 3D computed tomography (CT) data. Volume Graphics' software is used by manufacturers for quality assurance in product development and production.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

WELL Health Technologies Corp., will acquire Trinity Healthcare Technologies

synopsis: WELL Health Technologies Corp., a Canadian company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary healthcare sector, will acquire Trinity Healthcare Technologies, a provider of Open Source Clinical Application Resource (OSCAR) based Electronic Medical Records software and services based in Ontario.
buyer: WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSXV:WELL:$6.80)
WELL Health Technologies Corp. operates Primary Healthcare Centres as well as a significant Electronic Medical Records (EMR) business that supports the digitization of clinics. WELL owns and operates nineteen medical clinics and provides digital EMR software and services to clinics across Canada. "
target: Trinity Healthcare Technologies
Ontario-based Trinity Healthcare Technologies (THT) is a provider of Open Source Clinical Application Resource (OSCAR) based Electronic Medical Records software and services. THT's solutions digitize the communication and workflow between a physician's office and the rest of the healthcare system.
price ($mm)
$4.62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Dalrada Financial Corporation, will acquire Prakat Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Dalrada Financial Corporation, a developer of manufacturing, engineering, and healthcare products and services, will acquire Prakat Solutions, Inc, a provider of innovative solutions for a wide range of products and technology, utilizing advanced capabilities and real-time functions that allow businesses to increase their reach on a global level.
buyer: Dalrada Financial Corporation (:$1.74)
Dalrada Financial Corp. solves real-world problems by producing innovation-focused and technologically-centered solutions on a global level. Dalrada delivers next-generation manufacturing, engineering, and healthcare products and services designed to propel growth. "
target: Prakat Solutions Inc.
Prakat is a technology solutions company specializing in test engineering, accessibility engineering, product engineering, and application modernization. Prakat provides end-to-end product engineering services across various domains, including banking & financial services, telecom, retail, and more.
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announced 11/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cubic Corporation, will acquire PIXIA Corp

synopsis: Cubic, a market-leading global provider of innovative, mission-critical solutions, will acquire PIXIA, the industry leader in high-performance scalable data access solutions. PIXIA offers cloud-based platforms designed to access and manage large amounts of imagery data, wide-area motion imagery and geospatial data for U.S. intelligence agencies.
buyer: Cubic Corporation (CUB:$1,496.48)
Cubic is a market-leading, technology provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, defense C4ISR and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries' effectiveness and operational readiness. "
target: PIXIA Corp
PIXIA is the industry leader in high-performance scalable data access solutions. PIXIA offers cloud-based platforms designed to access and manage large amounts of imagery data, wide-area motion imagery and geospatial data for U.S. intelligence agencies and other government customers.
price ($mm)
$200*
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announced 11/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carousell Pte. Ltd., will acquire 701 Search Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Online marketplace operator Carousell has agreed to merge with 701Search, the classifieds firm owned by Norwegian telco Telenor Group. 701Search has three online marketplaces - Mudah in Malaysia, Cho Tot in Vietnam, and OneKyat in Myanmar.
buyer: Carousell Pte. Ltd.
Carousell is a mobile classifieds marketplace that makes selling as easy as taking a photo, buying as simple as chatting. Launched in August 2012, Carousell began in Singapore and has spread to 19 cities around the world. "
target parent: Telenor Group
target: 701 Search Pte. Ltd.
701Search is a classifieds firm owned by Norwegian telco Telenor Group. 701Search has three online marketplaces - Mudah in Malaysia, Cho Tot in Vietnam, and OneKyat in Myanmar.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Integral Ad Science, Inc., acquired ADmantX

synopsis: Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global market leader in digital ad verification, announced the acquisition of ADmantX, a leading data provider of natural language processing (NLP) semantic-based solutions for contextual advertising, advanced brand safety, and 1st party audience profiling.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Integral Ad Science, Inc.
Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global measurement and analytics company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions to empower the advertising industry to invest with confidence and activate consumers everywhere, on every device. "
target parent: Expert System S.p.A.
target: ADmantX
ADmantX is a leading data provider of natural language processing (NLP) semantic-based solutions for contextual advertising, advanced brand safety, and 1st party audience profiling.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$2
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EV / rev
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closed 11/21/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Fernhill Corporation, acquired Numuni, Inc

synopsis: Fernhill Corporation, a media, technology, and entertainment company, has acquired Numuni, Inc, a developer of cryptocurrency mining software. Numuni disrupts the current display advertising model by enabling the latent computing power of the masses in a privacy-friendly way that benefits publishers, advertisers, and consumers alike.
buyer: Fernhill Corporation (OTCPK:FERN:$0.00)
Fernhill Corporation is a media, technology, and entertainment company. Fernhill focuses on building and incubating both Mobile and Web applications that primarily use its customizable Matching Platform. "
target: Numuni, Inc
Numuni develops cryptocurrency mining software, utilizing blockchain and Fintech technologies to revolutionize the incentivized advertising industry. Numuni provides better ways to monetize digital content, streaming platforms, online games, and new consumer tech as it becomes mainstream.
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closed 11/21/2019 via PR Web

Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC, acquired QuadWrangle

synopsis: Leading higher education firm RNL has acquired QuadWrangle, the creator of an alumni engagement platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to create personalized engagement with donors. The platform will be incorporated into RNL’s suite of fundraising solutions as RNL QuadWrangle.
buyer: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
RNL is the leading provider of higher education enrollment, student success, and fundraising solutions. More than 1,900 colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations rely on RNL for advanced analytics, personalized engagement, and industry-leading insights to achieve their missions. "
target: QuadWrangle
QuadWrangle is the first AI-Powered Engagement Management System designed specifically for higher education. QuadWrangle delivers completely personalized news, appeals, invites, community connections, and more through its website management, community mobile apps, and email marketing solutions.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired The Players' Tribune

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, is acquiring The Players' Tribune, a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune is a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. Founded by former professional Major League Baseball player Derek Jeter, The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
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