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closed 2/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Trax Image Recognition, acquired Qopius

synopsis: Singapore-based Trax, a leading provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, has acquired Qopius, a top provider of AI-based in-store technology solutions headquartered in Paris, France. The acquisition serves as a force multiplier in pushing real-time store monitoring and autonomous inventory management into mainstream adoption.
buyer: Trax Image Recognition
Singapore-based Trax is a leading provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail. They enable tighter execution controls in-store and provide clients with the ability to leverage competitive insights through its in-store execution tools, market measurement, and analytics services. "
target: Qopius
France-based Qopius helps retailers to digitize brick-and-mortar retail by offering reliable, real-time shelf analysis using hardware-agnostic computer vision. The Qopius platform helps retailers track the behavior of their products on the shelves and take corrective action in real-time.
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closed 2/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Icon Integration

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Icon Integration, a privately held Australian technology consultancy that provides SAP digital supply chain solutions and services as well as specialized business intelligence (BI) solutions to clients across Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,968.43)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Icon Integration
Icon Integration is an Australian owned provider of Business Intelligence and SAP Digital Supply Chain Execution solutions. They specialize in the provision of end to end project delivery services including pre-sales, design, deployment and realization.
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closed 2/14/2020 via BusinessWire

TA Associates, acquired Auction Technology Group

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, has acquired London-based Auction Technology Group (ATG), a leading online platform for auctions, from ECI Partners. ATG powers live and timed auctions across multiple verticals, including Art and Antiques, Classic Cars, Industrial & Commercial, and Consumer Retail Returns.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. Focused on targeted sectors within five industries—technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer and business services—TA invests in profitable, growing companies with opportunities for sustained growth. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Auction Technology Group
Auction Technology Group ("ATG") is a global technology company headquartered in London Bridge. The company's platform powers live and timed auctions across multiple verticals, including Art and Antiques, Classic Cars, Industrial & Commercial, and Consumer Retail Returns.
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closed 2/14/2020 via BusinessWire

TA Associates, acquired Proxibid

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, has acquired Proxibid, an online marketplace for connecting buyers and sellers across North America, from Primus Capital. Proxibid’s Marketplace supports 16 categories, including heavy equipment, industrial machinery, real estate, fine art, antiques and collectibles, and more.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. Focused on targeted sectors within five industries—technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer and business services—TA invests in profitable, growing companies with opportunities for sustained growth. "
target parent: Primus
target: Proxibid
Proxibid is the most trusted platform for connecting buyers and sellers of highly valued items. Proxibid’s PoweredBy solution enables sellers to integrate Proxibid’s marketplace technology into their websites, offering custom development and more to bring ecommerce solutions to companies worldwide.
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announced 2/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

InfoPro Digital, will acquire Haynes Publishing Group PLC

synopsis: Haynes Publishing Group has agreed to a takeover deal with B2B information and services firm Infopro Digital. Haynes Publishing Group, a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops.
buyer parent: TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: InfoPro Digital
Infopro Digital is a leading group in informational and professional services. Its products such as software, databases, digital platforms, salons, conferences, training and media branding permit their clients to develop their sales and to improve their productivity and efficiency. "
target: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$31.93)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops.
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closed 2/14/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cadence Design Systems, acquired Integrand Software, Inc.

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has acquired Integrand Software, Inc., a company that provides electronic design software used to design high frequency, RF and Mixed Signal complex integrated circuits (ICs) for the global semiconductor and electronics industries.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$2,306.61)
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays a role in integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment and computer systems."
target: Integrand Software, Inc.
Integrand Software, Inc. provides electronic design software used to design high frequency, RF and Mixed Signal complex integrated circuits (ICs) for the global semiconductor and electronics industries.
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closed 2/14/2020 via Company Press Release

Ringier AG, acquired Admeira AG

synopsis: Ringier, a diversified media company, is acquiring Swisscom’s 50% share in Admeira, making it the sole owner of the marketing company. At the same time, Admeira is being restructured and will focus on the marketing of TV advertising in future. Admeira is Switzerland's largest marketing company.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
target parent: Swisscom
target: Admeira AG
Admeira is Switzerland's largest marketing company. They represent more than 80 strong media brands in the print, radio, TV, online and digital out-of-home domains. They provide their clients with tailored advertising and sponsorship solutions for cross-media campaigns.
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announced 2/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Arch Capital Group Ltd., will acquire Precision Marketing Asia Pacific

synopsis: Arch Reinsurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., has entered into an agreement in principle to obtain a majority stake in Precision Marketing Asia Pacific, an Australian company that provides data-driven marketing solutions to banks, insurance companies, retailers and health care organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.
buyer: Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL:$6,928.20)
Arch Capital Group Ltd., a Bermuda-based company, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Arch Worldwide Reinsurance Group, a part of Arch Capital Group Ltd., provides reinsurance to its clients around the globe. "
target: Precision Marketing Asia Pacific
Precision Marketing Asia Pacific (PMAP) is an Australian company that provides data-driven marketing solutions to banks, insurance companies, retailers and health care organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.
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closed 2/14/2020 via PR Newswire

symplr, acquired The Patient Safety Company

synopsis: symplr, a leading healthcare governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, has acquired The Patient Safety Company (TPSC) from Main Capital Partners, a Netherlands-based strategic investor. TPSC provides GRC solutions, centered around the improvement of patient safety, to healthcare organizations.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: symplr
symplr is an industry leader in governance, risk and compliance SaaS solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. symplr has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. "
target parent: Main Capital Partners BV
target: The Patient Safety Company
The Patient Safety Company (TPSC) provides governance, risk and compliance solutions, centered around the improvement of patient safety, to healthcare organizations. Their innovative TPSC Cloud platform enables healthcare organizations to automate incident management, accreditation and more.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Digital Vidya, acquired Delhi School of Internet Marketing (DSIM)

synopsis: Digital Vidya, India’s leading provider of training solutions for digital marketing announced that it has acquired DSIM (Delhi School of Internet Marketing), the second-largest player in Digital Marketing training space in India with a presence in over 12+ cities.
buyer: Digital Vidya
Digital Vidya is India’s leading provider of training solutions for digital marketing. Digital Vidya also offers in-house digital marketing training programs for corporations and has served over 150+ organizations. "
target: Delhi School of Internet Marketing (DSIM)
Delhi School of Internet Marketing (DSIM) is the second-largest player in Digital Marketing training space in India with a presence in over 12+ cities. Delhi School of Internet Marketing provides full-fledged live classroom training for industry executives and entrepreneurs.
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announced 2/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Realvolve, LLC. will be merged with FirePoint Solutions, Inc.,

synopsis: Realvolve, a Denver-based software-as-a-service company that gives real estate agents and teams a platform to run their CRM, will be merging with Firepoint, a company that creates real estate technology that helps the best agents and teams drive growth in their businesses.
buyer: FirePoint Solutions, Inc.
Firepoint creates real estate technology that helps the best agents and teams market themselves, nurture relationships, automate busy work, centralize communications and drive growth in their businesses. "
target: Realvolve, LLC.
Realvolve is a Denver-based software-as-a-service company that gives real estate agents and teams a platform upon which to run their CRM, lead flow, transactions, and more. Real estate is all about people. Realvolve keeps agents connected.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Arista Networks, Inc., acquired Big Switch Networks

synopsis: Arista Networks, a leader in cloud networking, announced that it has acquired Big Switch Networks, a network monitoring and SDN (Software Defined Networking) pioneer. Big Switch Networks was recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking for the third time.
buyer: Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET:$2,410.71)
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security. "
target: Big Switch Networks
Big Switch Networks is the Cloud-First Networking company, bringing public cloud-style networking and hybrid cloud consistency to organizations around the world. It provides data center switching, visibility and analytics solutions for on-premises clouds, public clouds and multi-cloud environments.
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closed 2/13/2020 via PR Web

TOPS Software, acquired ComWeb Internet Solutions, Inc

synopsis: TOPS Software, the leading provider of property management and accounting software in the community association management industry, has acquired ComWeb Internet Solutions, Inc, the leading Content Management System (CMS) and Portal offering in the Home Owners Association market.
buyer: TOPS Software
TOPS Software helps community associations and property management companies increase property values and maintain a sense of community through transparent accounting practices, modern technology, and award-winning customer service. "
target: ComWeb Internet Solutions, Inc
ComWeb is the leading Content Management System (CMS) and Portal offering for Home Owners Associations. The company provides community association communications platforms, including websites through the professional community association management (PCAM) channel.
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announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$7,340.21)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
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closed 2/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Medtronic, Inc., acquired Digital Surgery

synopsis: Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, announced the acquisition of Digital Surgery, a privately-held pioneer in surgical artificial intelligence (AI), data and analytics, and digital education and training.
buyer: Medtronic, Inc. (MDT:$30,891.00)
Medtronic is among the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. Medtronic employs more than 90,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients. "
target: Digital Surgery
Headquartered in London, England, Digital Surgery’s mission is to digitize surgical protocols using cutting-edge computing and to support the delivery of consistent, data-driven and evidence-based surgical care.
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announced 2/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, will acquire Cadence Education, Inc.

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners announced they have reached an agreement to acquire Cadence Education, a leading provider of early childhood education in North America, from investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Morgan Stanley
target: Cadence Education, Inc.
Cadence Education is one of the premier early childhood educators in the United States, operating more than 225 private preschools across the country. Cadence has developed an unparalleled expertise in preparing students to thrive in the next step of their childhood.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

NestAway Technologies Private Limited, acquired ApnaComplex

synopsis: Nestaway Technologies, an Indian managed home rental network, has acquired ApnaComplex, an apartment management and security solution in India. ApnaComplex's mobile and web-based platform provides solutions for billing & accounting, gate management, communication, and more.
buyer: NestAway Technologies Private Limited
NestAway is India's fastest growing "Home Rental Network"​ attempting to provide better rental solutions via design and technology. They help users find, book & move-in to a rental home of choice across Indian cities - all from within an app. "
target: ApnaComplex
ApnaComplex is an apartment management and security solution in India. Their mobile and web-based platform provides solutions for billing & accounting, gate management, communication, and more. ApnaComplex helps property owners to improve day-to-day operations and increase resident satisfaction.
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closed 2/13/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Flywire, acquired Simplee

synopsis: Flywire, a high-growth vertical payments company, has acquired Simplee, an American SaaS company that develops payment software for the health care industry. Simplee’s platform leverages information from billions of patient interactions and proprietary healthcare tuned algorithms to drive a recommendation engine for patient payments and engagement.
buyer: Flywire
Flywire is a leading provider of international payment solutions, connecting businesses and institutions with other businesses and consumers on six continents. Flywire is used by over 1,300 organizations across 18 countries around the world. "
target: Simplee
Simplee is an American SaaS company that develops payment software for the health care industry. Simplee’s platform leverages information from billions of patient interactions and proprietary healthcare tuned algorithms to drive a recommendation engine for patient payments and engagement.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Media Storm, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Media Storm through Merkle. Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Media Storm, LLC
Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BusinessWire

STP Investment Services, acquired Accusource

synopsis: STP Investment Services, a provider of middle office and investment operations outsourcing, fund services, and technology solutions, has acquired Accusource, an investment operations firm serving the investment management industry. The acquisition reinforces STP’s best-in-class operations, technology solutions, dashboards, and reporting portals.
buyer: STP Investment Services
STP Investment Services is a collaborative partner and leading provider of innovative, transparent and technology-driven middle and back office solutions to investment managers, family offices, banks, funds, RIAs, plan sponsors, and other financial institutions. "
target: Accusource
Accusource is an investment operations firm that provides back-office services to a diverse Advent Axys and Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX) client base. The company delivers a range of services that family offices, financial advisors, and investment firms use to gain operating efficiencies.
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First American Financial Corporation, will acquire DocuTech Corporation

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, will acquire Docutech, a leading provider of document, eClose, and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$5,890.51)
First American Financial is a leading provider of title insurance, settlement services, and risk solutions for real estate transactions. First American also provides title plant management services, valuation products and services, and other related products and services. "
target: DocuTech Corporation
DocuTech is a leading provider of document, eClose, and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry. The company offers a wide range of document technology solutions for mortgage, home equity, and consumer lending, from document generation to eDelivery, eSign, eClose, and print fulfillment.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Teneo, Inc., acquired Bridge PR

synopsis: Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, announced the acquisition of Bridge PR, a proven and specialist PR and content development agency engaged in building and managing reputation through all media platforms for a wide range of businesses and organisations operating across a range of sectors at national and regional level.
buyer: Teneo, Inc.
Teneo is a global CEO advisory firm. Teneo works exclusively with the CEOs and senior executives of the world’s leading companies, Teneo provides strategic counsel across their full range of key objectives and issues. "
target: Bridge PR
Based in Ireland, Bridge PR is a proven and specialist PR and content development agency engaged in building and managing reputation through all media platforms for a wide range of businesses and organisations operating across a range of sectors at national and regional level.
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closed 2/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Scape Technologies

synopsis: Scape Technologies, a computer vision startup, located in Shoreditch, London, has been acquired by Facebook. Scape is building a cloud-based ‘visual engine’ that allows camera devices to understand their environment, using computer vision.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$70,697.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Scape Technologies
Scape Technologies is a computer vision startup, located in Shoreditch, London. The company is building a cloud-based ‘visual engine’ that allows camera devices to understand their environment, using computer vision.
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closed 2/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ziwit, acquired CloudFilt

synopsis: Ziwit, a European leader in offensive cybersecurity, has acquired CloudFilt, an Israeli provider of bot protection solutions. CloudFilt helps businesses to protect their websites, webapps and APIs from bot traffic, tor traffic, web fraud, DDoS and more. Their solution analyzes user behavior in real time to detect malicious bots.
buyer: Ziwit
Ziwit is a European leader in offensive cybersecurity. Ziwit offers a range products and services to protect companies from hackers, including manual audits, pentests, training, awareness, and online cybersecurity solutions. More than 9.200 clients trust Ziwit to manage their cybersecurity policy. "
target: CloudFilt
CloudFilt is an Israeli provider of bot protection solutions. CloudFilt helps businesses to protect their websites, webapps and APIs from bot traffic, tor traffic, web fraud, DDoS and more. Their solution analyzes user behavior in real time to detect malicious bots.
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closed 2/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Dessa

synopsis: Square, Inc. has acquired Dessa, the Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. Dessa is a leader in a variety of machine learning technologies and is known for its work on deepfake detection.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$4,332.60)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target: Dessa
Dessa is a Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. Dessa is the creator of Foundations, a suite of tools for machine learning development and production.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dev IQ, acquired Notion One LLC

synopsis: Dev IQ, A Cloud-Native Software Engineering and Consulting Firm, announced the acquisition of the consulting business of Notion One LLC, a Custom Software Firm specializing in Microsoft Technologies and Azure Cloud Deployments. Notion ONE is a trusted provider of boutique technology solutions.
buyer: Dev IQ
Dev IQ specializes in IoT (Internet of Things), UX/UI (User Interface) design, mobile, and cloud-native web applications that scale to millions of users. Their proprietary development methodology enable clients to launch differentiated, cost-effective enterprise solutions that get to market faster. "
target: Notion One LLC
Notion One LLC is a Custom Software Firm specializing in Microsoft Technologies and Azure Cloud Deployments. Notion ONE has quickly become a trusted provider of boutique technology solutions including web site design, application development, secure and scalable hosting and more.
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Trinity McQueen Limited, acquired The Blinc Partnership

synopsis: Trinity McQueen, a full-service market research and insight consultancy based in the UK, has acquired Blinc Partnerships, a content and creative development agency headquartered in London. The acquisition gives Trinity McQueen exclusive access to Blinc’s propriety tech platform used to develop some of Britain’s favourite TV shows and box sets.
buyer: Trinity McQueen Limited
Trinity McQueen is a full-service market research and insight consultancy based in London and Leeds. The company specialises in research in the retail, consumer, digital, media, technology, business to business, and finance sectors. "
target: The Blinc Partnership
Blinc is a UK-based research agency focused on optimizing audience response. Blinc's online tools include Consilience Testing for optimizing advertising and creative ideas, and Predictive Markets, a unique approach which uses exchange-traded markets to predict outcomes and identify winning ideas.
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Transaction Services Group, acquired Zingfit

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions, has acquired Zingfit, a SaaS platform for boutique fitness brands. Zingfit integrates scheduling, commerce and marketing tools under one umbrella, everything from Spot Scheduling to customer referrals to studio management and marketing tools.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Zingfit
Zingfit is a SaaS platform servicing boutique fitness brands across the globe. Zingfit integrates scheduling, commerce and marketing tools under one umbrella, everything from Spot Scheduling to customer referrals to studio management and marketing tools.
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Diversified Communications, acquired AquacultureUK Ltd

synopsis: Diversified Communications announced the acquisition of Aquaculture UK – the UK’s leading trade show dedicated to the growing aquatic food sector. Aquaculture UK has grown rapidly and has become established as the must-attend event for the industry. 
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 15 industries. "
target parent: Benchmark Holdings plc
target: AquacultureUK Ltd
Aquaculture UK is the UK’s leading trade show dedicated to the growing aquatic food sector. Aquaculture UK has grown rapidly and has become established as the must-attend event for the industry. The 2020 edition in Scotland, is expected to draw over 3,000 attendees and 200 exhibitors.
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Transaction Services Group, acquired Triib

synopsis: Transaction Services Group (TSG), a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions, has acquired Triib, an all-in-one gym management platform that enables gym owners and managers to spend more time with their members. Triib provides tools for attracting and retaining new members while optimizing daily operations.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG is a global provider of integrated software and payment solutions to the health & wellness and childcare sectors. TSG helps gyms, community clubs, and childcare centres manage their members and customer, driving member retention and revenue performance while reducing costs. "
target: Triib
Triib is an all-in-one gym management platform that enables gym owners and managers to spend more time with their members. Triib provides tools for attracting and retaining new members while optimizing daily operations. The platform features integrated performance tracking, fitness events and more.
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Upland Software, acquired Localytics

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired Localytics, a leading provider of mobile app personalization and analytics solutions. Localytics give companies the insights and tools they need to improve their mobile app acquisition, engagement and retention efforts.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$201.75)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: Localytics
Localytics is a leading mobile engagement platform. They give companies the insights and tools they need to improve their mobile app acquisition, engagement and retention efforts. They use all the data surrounding users to deliver highly targeted and personalized engagement campaigns.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

AlayaCare, acquired Arrow Solutions

synopsis: Toronto-based AlayaCare, an award-winning technology platform for home and community care providers, has acquired Arrow Solutions, a software company that serves the personal care services community. The acquisition of Arrow Solutions' product and market expertise allows AlayaCare to scale expansion in the US market.
buyer parent: Chrysalis Ventures
buyer: AlayaCare
Toronto-based AlayaCare is an award-winning platform for home and community care providers. The company's unique platform offers a complete technology solution to manage the entire client lifecycle, including referrals and intake, scheduling, coordination, and more in a secure, cloud-based system. "
target: Arrow Solutions
Arrow Solutions is a software company offering customized and dedicated systems to help home health agencies improve patient management, streamline scheduling, billing and payroll, and stay compliant.
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Digital First Media, acquired Big Fish Works

synopsis: MediaNews Group has acquired the assets of Red Wing Publishing Company, including its print publications, websites, and commercial printing operations. Red Wing Publishing Company's digital marketing agency, Big Fish Works, offers full-service digital marketing solutions for businesses in its core news media markets throughout Minnesota.
buyer parent: Alden Global Capital
buyer: Digital First Media
MediaNews Group is one of the largest media groups in the U.S. The Group serves high-value audiences in their preferred environments and connects advertisers to them through its 800+ multi-platform products, which include web, mobile, tablet, and print. "
target: Big Fish Works
Red Wing Publishing Company is a family-owned company that has established 12 local newspapers, a digital marketing agency, Big Fish Works, and two commercial printing facilities. Big Fish Digital Works offers full-service digital marketing solutions for businesses in its core news media markets.
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closed 2/7/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CleanSpark LLC, acquired p2klabs Inc.

synopsis: CleanSpark, Inc. has completed the acquisition of p2klabs, Inc., a design, technology, and marketing agency that specializes in applying design, technology, and business process methodologies to create intuitive digital experiences and journeys that help transform and grow businesses.
buyer: CleanSpark LLC (CLSK:$5.25)
CleanSpark provides advanced energy software and control technology that enables a plug-and-play enterprise solution to modern energy challenges. Their services consist of intelligent energy monitoring and controls, microgrid consulting services and turn-key microgrid implementation services. "
target: p2klabs Inc.
P2K Labs is a design, technology, and marketing agency that specializes in applying design, technology, and business process methodologies to create intuitive digital experiences and journeys that help transform and grow businesses.
price ($mm)
$1.63
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/7/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

HostPapa, will acquire Data Deposit Box Inc.

synopsis: Data Deposit Box Inc., a global provider of cloud backup and recovery technology, has signed a binding letter of intent to be acquired by HostPapa, Inc., a web technology company specializing in web hosting and cloud services for small businesses.
buyer: HostPapa
HostPapa, based in Burlington, Ontario, is a web hosting and cloud-based service provider to small businesses across the globe. HostPapa's commitment is to provide a complete array of enterprise-grade solutions to every small business owner. "
target: Data Deposit Box Inc.
Data Deposit Box is one of the world’s leading cloud backup and storage providers for IT Resellers, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and Small and Medium Businesses. The company’s patented technology allows SMB’s to backup and manage an unlimited number of devices with one, easy to use app.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.94 [$0.48]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Compare Club, acquired YourLifeChoices

synopsis: Compare Club, an Australian comparison platform, has acquired Your Life Choices, Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, and retirement planning.
buyer: Compare Club
Compare Club is an Australian comparison platform. Compare Club provides an easy and convenient way to shop around for a better deal. The platform allows people to compare various products and services in Australia, including groceries, fuel, insurance, loans, and energy. "
target: YourLifeChoices
Your Life Choices is Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, Centrelink benefits and retirement planning.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

ReconVelocity, acquired Recon Ninjas

synopsis: ReconVelocity, a provider of dealership reconditioning software, has acquired Recon Ninjas, a customizable reconditioning software solution for automotive dealerships. Recon Ninjas' mobile solution helps dealerships to better manage their reconditioning process while reducing the time it takes to get their inventory on the front line.
buyer: ReconVelocity
ReconVelocity is a provider of dealership reconditioning software. ReconVelocity offers a cloud-based workflow platform that is customizable to their client's unique recon needs. Their platform helps dealerships to fine-tune their reconditioning process to achieve faster inventory cycle times. "
target: Recon Ninjas
Recon Ninjas is a customizable reconditioning software solution for automotive dealerships. Recon Ninjas' mobile solution helps dealerships to better manage their reconditioning process while reducing the time it takes to get their inventory on the front line.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Daxko, acquired UpLaunch, LLC

synopsis: Daxko announced that it acquired UpLaunch, an unparalleled CRM and marketing automation software, designed for the unique needs of affiliate and boutique gyms. Paired with Daxko's existing brands, the company now becomes the industry's leading best-of-breed member experience solution available.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Daxko
Daxko delivers technology solutions, payment processing, experienced services, and deep insights to various member-based health and wellness centers—enterprise health clubs, tennis centers, boutique fitness studios, affiliate gyms, campus recreation facilities, integrated wellness centers, and more."
target: UpLaunch, LLC
Founded in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 2017, UpLaunch was born from the real-life struggles of owning and operating a gym while juggling full-time jobs and growing families. UpLaunch now serves over 400 gyms with a powerful CRM and marketing automation tools.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Kantar Group, acquired Colmar Brunton Pty Limited

synopsis: Research and consulting company Kantar has acquired fellow research company Colmar Brunton in its first move since it was spun off from WPP. As part of the acquisition, Colmar Brunton, which specialises in sensory, customer and governmental research, will be fully integrated into Kantar and the brand retired in Australia. 
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: The Kantar Group
Kantar is home to some of the world's leading research, data and insights brands. They offer market research into the way people live, shop, vote, watch and tweet – in over a hundred countries worldwide. "
target: Colmar Brunton Pty Limited
Colmar Brunton is New Zealand's best known insights and market research agency. Colmar Brunton specialises in sensory, customer and governmental research, and operates from offices in Auckland and New Zealand.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Crosspoint Capital Partners, will acquire ForeScout Technologies

synopsis: Forescout Technologies, Inc., the leader in device visibility and control, will be acquired by Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, and Crosspoint Capital, a private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity and privacy industries.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Crosspoint Capital Partners
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. Crosspoint Capital Partners is a newly formed private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity and privacy industries. "
target: ForeScout Technologies (FSCT:$336.80)
Forescout Technologies is the leader in device visibility and control. Their unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to gain complete situational awareness of their extended enterprise environment and orchestrate actions to reduce cyber and operational risk.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,769 [$1,717]
rev ($mm)
$337
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Bounteous, acquired The Archer Group

synopsis: Bounteous, a leading insights-driven digital experience agency, announced it has acquired The Archer Group, a leader in digital strategy, experience design, usability research, technology, and media.
buyer: Bounteous
Bounteous is a digital marketing company that built their business on pillars of integrity, discipline, and excellence. Everything they do is designed to optimize that their flow of data, insights, and interactions so that they create digital solutions that drive growth for their clients. "
target: The Archer Group
The Archer Group is one of the largest independent digital and brand agencies in the Philadelphia area. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Archer stands apart in its ability to engineer meaningful experiences that inspire action for a diverse roster of Fortune 500 clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Thunderful, acquired Guru Games

synopsis: Thunderful Group AB, a Swedish games publisher, has acquired Guru Games, an independent video game development company in Sweden. Guru Games creates short, high quality games that provide an intense, atmospheric and well-designed experience. Their titles include Magnetic: Cage Closed, Crazy Sorting Factory, and Medusa's Labyrinth.
buyer: Thunderful
Based in Sweden, Thunderful AB was founded as a parent company to Gothenburg, Sweden-based game development studios Image & Form International AB and Zoink AB, two of the most successful veterans in the Swedish gaming industry. Thunderful is a veritable video-gaming powerhouse on all platforms. "
target: Guru Games
Guru Games is an independent video game development company in Sweden. Guru Games creates short, high quality games that provide an intense, atmospheric and well-designed experience. Their titles include Magnetic: Cage Closed, Crazy Sorting Factory, and Medusa's Labyrinth.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Corsearch, acquired Pointer BP

synopsis: Corsearch, a trademark and brand protection solutions leader, has acquired Amsterdam-based Pointer Brand Protection, a prominent provider of anti-counterfeiting and brand protection services. The acquisition further extends Corsearch’s brand protection offering and provides a comprehensive new service for brand owners and legal professionals.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corsearch
Corsearch is a leading provider of clearance and online brand protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. With highly trained researchers, an expansive global content set, and customer-focused technology tools, Corsearch empowers its customers with powerful brand solutions. "
target: Pointer BP
Amsterdam-based Pointer BP is a leader in the fight against brand abuse. Pointer offers holistic and bespoke anti-counterfeiting solutions, including online-to-offline investigations, test purchasing services, dedicated brand protection analysts, and a software platform for removing infringements.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Majesco, will acquire InsPro Technologies

synopsis: Majesco, a global leader of cloud insurance software solutions for insurance business transformation, announced that it has entered into a merger agreement for the acquisition of InsPro Technologies Corporation, a U.S. based software leader in the life and annuity insurance market.
buyer: Majesco (:$144.28)
Majesco is a leading insurance solutions and services provider. Majesco's software for core insurance functions include Policy Administration, Underwriting, New Business Processing, Billing, Claims, Product Modeling, Incentive Compensation and Producer Lifecycle Management. "
target: InsPro Technologies (OTCPK:ITCC:$15.63)
InsPro Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: ITCC) offers InsPro Enterprise, an end-to-end, web-based policy administration system used by insurance carriers and third-party administrators.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$10]
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Linx S.A., acquired PinPag

synopsis: Linx, a leader and specialist in retail software, announced the acquisition of PinPag. The group offers customized and disruptive installment solutions for retail services in different segments, with an outstanding leadership among dispatchers and driving schools.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$176.51)
Linx is a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector. The company offers specific solutions for a variety of businesses, these include gas stations, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, electronics, home decor, and more. "
target: PinPag
PinPag, specialized in products and services for means of payment, offers customized installment solutions for retail services in different segments, with an outstanding leadership among dispatchers and driving schools. Founded in 2006, it has 90 employees. They are based in Brazil.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will purchase Workday, Salesforce and U.S. MuleSoft Practices from The Sierra-Cedar Group

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company, has signed an agreement to acquire the Workday, Salesforce and U.S. MuleSoft practices from Sierra-Cedar. Sierra-Cedar offers a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of services across multiple technologies and industries.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,968.43)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
seller parent: Golden Gate Capital
seller: The Sierra-Cedar Group
The acquisition includes the Workday, Salesforce and U.S. MuleSoft practices from Sierra-Cedar. Sierra-Cedar offers a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of services across multiple technologies and industries.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Benjamin Noble, acquired Multiplied LLC

synopsis: Multiplied Marketing Communications LLC, owned by Benjamin Noble, has announced the acquisition of Multiplied LLC, a premium blockchain marketing communications firm. Co-founders Nancy Li and Hector Espinoza have sold the company to Ben Noble, a former partner and director of public relations at Multiplied.
buyer: Benjamin Noble
Benjamin Noble is a marketing communications professional with experience in an array of consumer and business industries. Before its acquisition, Ben was partner and director of public relations at Multiplied. "
target: Multiplied LLC
Multiplied is a blockchain marketing communications agency that specializes in public relations. Based in San Francisco, Multiplied has one core directive: to galvanize the technology of the future.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/31/2020 via PR Web

Networld Media Group, acquired Vending Times, Inc.

synopsis: Networld Media Group, a leading B2B media communications company specializing in digital media, associations and events across various industries, has acquired Vending Times, a media publisher in the self-service vending space. Vending Times' website provides original business, legal, legislative, and regulatory news on the entire vending industry.
buyer: Networld Media Group
Networld Media Group is a leading B2B media communications company specializing in digital media, associations and events in the tech, banking, retail, and food service industries. The company owns several online properties and hosts numerous annual events for various industries. "
target: Vending Times, Inc.
Vending Times is a leading media publisher in the self-service vending space. The Vending Times website boasts more than 15,000 qualified, opt-in subscribers and provides original business, legal, legislative, and regulatory news on the entire vending industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/31/2020 via PR Newswire

WLIW21, acquired WPPB-FM

synopsis: WNET, America's flagship PBS station, parent company of New York's THIRTEEN and WLIW21, acquired WPPB-FM, a National Public Radio station based in Southampton, New York that serves the East End of Long Island. The purchase makes WLIW the only destination for public television and public radio on Long Island.
buyer parent: WNET.org
buyer: WLIW21
WLIW21 is one of America's most respected and innovative public media providers. A member of the WNET family of companies, WLIW21 is a unique cultural and educational institution that harnesses the power of television and electronic media to inform, enlighten, entertain and inspire. "
target: WPPB-FM
WPPB-FM is a National Public Radio station based in Southampton, New York that serves the East End of Long Island. WPPB-FM is the only Long Island-based affiliate of National Public Radio, offering programming such as Morning Edition, Car Talk, Marketplace, and the Travis Smiley Show.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

LSI Consulting, will acquire S2P Solutions

synopsis: LSI Consulting, a dedicated SAP Services consultancy, will acquire S2P Solutions, a procurement services firm that transforms procurement capabilities for Commercial and Public companies. S2P Solutions specializes in implementing SAP Ariba products for their clients.
buyer: LSI Consulting
LSI Consulting is a dedicated SAP Services consultancy. LSI leverages secure and cutting-edge technologies engineered by SAP to create the Intelligent Public Enterprise for Federal, State, Local Government, Education and Healthcare organizations. "
target: S2P Solutions
S2P Solutions is a procurement services firm that transforms procurement capabilities for Commercial and Public companies. S2P Solutions leverages best-in-class software to help organizations achieve procurement excellence. The firm specializes in implementing SAP Ariba products for their clients.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired EduKids, Inc.

synopsis: EduKids, the early childhood education and day care operation that grew to 15 locations in Western New York, has a new owner. EduKids was acquired by Busy Bees, a British early childhood education provider. EduKids employs 450 teachers and aides and serves about 2,000 families throughout the Western New York region.
buyer: Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.
Busy Bees Childcare is the UK's largest provider of quality child care with 351 nurseries. Their child-centered approach promotes the development of creativity, individuality, and self-confidence through working in partnership with parents to provide the highest standards of nursery care. "
target: EduKids, Inc.
EduKids, Inc, Western New York's largest privately owned group of child care centers. Responsible for strategic planning, facility management and operations, for fourteen Nationally Accredited Child Care Centers including the corporate on-site Center at Rich Products World Headquarters in Buffalo.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

PayFacto, acquired Veloce

synopsis: PayFacto Payments Inc., a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region, has acquired Veloce, a leading provider of POS systems. Veloce offers a mobile and fully customizable POS system for restaurants, retail stores, bars, tourism, and more.
buyer: PayFacto
PayFacto is a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region. Boasting a vast range of services and recognized payment solutions, PayFacto helps companies and organizations take control of their electronic transactions. "
target: Veloce
Veloce is a leading provider of POS systems. Veloce offers a mobile and fully customizable POS system for restaurants, retail stores, bars, tourism, and more. Their POS systems are extremely reliable and helps their clients to maximize the efficiency and profitability of their business.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

PayFacto, acquired Posera Ltd.

synopsis: PayFacto Payments Inc., a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region, has acquired Posera Ltd., a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction.
buyer: PayFacto
PayFacto is a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region. Boasting a vast range of services and recognized payment solutions, PayFacto helps companies and organizations take control of their electronic transactions. "
target: Posera Ltd. (TSX:PAY:$6.24)
Posera is a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction. Their solutions include a pay-at-the-table application, a robust POS system, a kitchen display system, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13 [$11]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

EBC HR & Payroll Solutions, Inc., acquired ComputerSearch Payroll, Time, & Parking

synopsis: EBC HR & Payroll Solutions, Inc., a leading employee benefit consulting and human capital management firm, has acquired ComputerSearch, a payroll processing and time management company. The acquisition of ComputerSearch allows EBC to provide an unmatched level of offerings and level of service for human capital management.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: EBC HR & Payroll Solutions, Inc.
EBC is a leading employee benefit consulting and human capital management firm. EBC supports organizations by supplying them with a full suite of business solutions, encompassing everything from technology to individual consulting on all aspects of Human Capital Management. "
target: ComputerSearch Payroll, Time, & Parking
ComputerSearch is a payroll processing and time management company. ComputerSearch provides payroll services, time & attendance, employee benefits, and parking control systems to over 4000 client businesses in Western New York and beyond.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Insticator, acquired Squawk-IT

synopsis: Insticator, an engagement and monetization tool for publishers, has acquired Squawk-IT, an advanced comment plugin for publishers. Squawk-IT offers a dynamic engagement platform that provides publishers with effective monetization tools and helps users to better express themselves.
buyer: Insticator
Insticator is an engagement and monetization tool for publishers. Insticator increases engagement and advertising revenue for publishers through interactive content like trivia and polling while gathering first party data that is used for viewable media inventory and conversion for brands. "
target: Squawk-IT
Squawk-IT is an advanced comment plugin for publishers. Squawk-IT offers a dynamic engagement platform that provides publishers with effective monetization tools and helps users to better express themselves. Their AI technology promotes healthy discussion by rewarding digital tradeable tokens.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2020 via PR Newswire

The Earnest Research Company, acquired Alpha Hat

synopsis: Earnest Research, the largest provider of data analytics for measuring the consumer economy, has acquired Alpha Hat, a leading mobile geolocation intelligence provider. Alpha Hat provides real-time foot traffic intelligence on over 300 retail, restaurant and entertainment brands, offering actionable insight insight into company performance.
buyer: The Earnest Research Company
Earnest Research provides restaurants, retailers, e-commerce companies and investment clients with critical knowledge on consumer behavior to power data-driven business decisions. Earnest Research provides accurate and near real-time data on sales, foot traffic, orders and other purchasing trends. "
target: Alpha Hat
Alpha Hat is a leading mobile geolocation intelligence provider. Alpha Hat provides real-time foot traffic intelligence on over 300 retail, restaurant and entertainment brands, offering actionable insight into company performance through a variety of research and data products.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2020 via Company Press Release

GameRefinery, acquired Reflection.io

synopsis: GameRefinery, a mobile game insight and analytics specialist in Finland, has acquired Reflection.io, a UK-based market insight platform for app developers. Reflection helps developers track and analyse everything they need to know about the performance of their apps and competitors.
buyer: GameRefinery
GameRefinery is a mobile game insight and analytics specialist in Finland. GameRefiner offers mobile developers tools that analyse the performance of more than 10,000 popular mobile games in order to help them better understand how to monetise and improve their own titles. "
target: Reflection.io
Reflection.io is a UK-based market insight platform for app developers. Reflection helps developers track and analyse everything they need to know about the performance of their apps and competitors. The platform provides download and revenue estimates for iOS and Android games across 35 countries.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vested, acquired Scribe LLC

synopsis: Vested has acquired financial content firm Scribe. Scribe is a content agency and consultancy for everyone from fintech startups to the world's largest financial companies and industries. Scribe’s founder Shindy Chen retains the title of CEO and Scribe will keep its separate branding.
buyer: Vested
Named the world’s fastest growing public relations agency, Vested is an integrated communications firm focused on the future of finance. Vested’s approach merges deep financial expertise with creativity to deliver award-winning, integrated campaigns for their global clienteles. "
target: Scribe LLC
Scribe is a content agency and consultancy for everyone from fintech startups to the world's largest financial companies and industries. Scribe writes, edits, and creates compelling editorial content and marketing copy for financial companies and businesses.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

VITEC Software Group, acquired Visiolink ApS

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB is strengthening its Nordic position in Vertical Market Software through the acquisition of all shares in the Danish software company Visiolink. Visiolink offers a publishing system for digital versions of print media, such as newspapers, with a focus on media companies.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$134.01)
Vitec is market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. They develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec grows through acquisitions of well-managed and well-established software companies. Their employees are based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "
target: Visiolink ApS
Visiolink offers a publishing system for digital versions of print media, such as newspapers, with a focus on media companies. Visiolink currently has about 200 customers in 9 European countries, where the Nordic countries account for a large portion of sales.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Crowd Analyzer, acquired Task Spotting

synopsis: Crowd Analyzer, the first Arabic social media monitoring platform, has acquired Task Spotting, a micro-influencer marketing platform in Dubai that helps brands activate the power of word of mouth through consumer created content. Their mobile app allows users to earn rewards by completing missions such as answering questions and sharing reviews.
buyer: Crowd Analyzer
Crowd Analyzer is the first Arabic social media monitoring platform. Crowd Analyzer allows companies to monitor people's feelings about their brands expressed on social media through sentiment analysis. They enable companies to improve customer insights or understand why a campaign may have failed. "
target: Task Spotting
Task Spotting is a micro-influencer marketing platform in Dubai. Task Spotting helps brands activate the power of word of mouth through consumer created content. Their mobile app allows users to earn rewards by completing missions such as answering questions, checking out prices and sharing reviews.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

ResMed, will acquire Snapworx, LLC

synopsis: ResMed announced that it agreed to acquire SnapWorx, a privately held software company providing patient contact management and workflow optimization for the sleep apnea resupply market. SnapWorx's software platform automates workflow and document retrieval.
buyer: ResMed (RMD:$2,784.41)
ResMed, a world-leading connected health company with cloud-connected devices for daily remote patient monitoring, changes lives with every breath. Its devices and software solutions help treat and manage sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other respiratory conditions. "
target: Snapworx, LLC
SnapWorx, a privately held software company providing patient contact management and workflow optimization for the sleep apnea resupply market. SnapWorx’s software platform automates workflow and document retrieval.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Elemica, Inc., acquired Eyefreight

synopsis: Elemica, the leading Digital Supply Network for manufacturing industries, has acquired Eyefreight, a global leader in multi-modal SaaS Transportation Management Solutions (TMS). The Eyefreight TMS supports multi-national shippers by providing a single platform for central coordination and detailed data visibility over complex transport operations.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Elemica, Inc.
Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by connecting, automating, anticipating and then transforming inter-business supply chain processes for the products they buy, sell, and move. "
target: Eyefreight
Eyefreight is a global leader in multi-modal SaaS Transportation Management Solutions (TMS). The Eyefreight TMS supports large, multi-national shippers by providing a single platform for central coordination and detailed data visibility over complex, global-wide transport operations.
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