This Week

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 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 12/6/2019 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 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 12/5/2019 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:$1,390.03)
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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$33
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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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$1,945 [$1,867]
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$246
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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:$722.46)
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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$93*
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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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closed 12/5/2019 via BusinessWire

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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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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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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closed 12/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Waystar, acquired Recondo Technology

synopsis: Waystar, a leading provider of revenue cycle technology, announced the acquisition of Recondo Technology, a pioneer of innovative revenue cycle automation solutions powered by advanced robotic process automation (RPA) and other artificial intelligence technology allowing providers to be paid more, faster and at lower cost.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Waystar
Waystar provides cloud-based technology that simplifies and unifies the healthcare revenue cycle. Their platform removes friction in payment processes, streamlines workflows and improves financials for providers. They support over 450,000 providers, 750 health systems, and 5,000 health plans. "
target: Recondo Technology
Recondo Technology's AI-powered software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform helps healthcare providers achieve sustainable financial performance. Recondo delivers industry-leading automated, accurate, and actionable financial clarity to the healthcare revenue cycle.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Health & Safety Institute, acquired Martech Media, Inc.

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a leader in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) software, training and compliance services, has acquired leading industrial technologies training provider Martech Media, Inc. Martech Media’s innovative Industrial Technologies Curriculum offers an interactive library of technical e-Learning.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
The Health & Safety Institute (HSI) is a family of well-known and respected brands in the Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) space. Its brands span the broad range of needs in EH&S – from emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more. "
target: Martech Media, Inc.
Founded in 1997, Martech Media, Inc. is a worldwide workplace training company with a highly sophisticated menu of workforce training and development programs serving companies in electrical generation, oil and gas production, public utilities, paper and pulp, and other general process industries.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Dynasty League Football, acquired FFStatistics

synopsis: Dynasty League Football, the industry leading source for Dynasty Fantasy Football news, and analysis, has acquired FFStatistics, the premier source for Fantasy Football data, visualizations and tools. FFStatistics offers premium articles that cover redraft, dynasty, best-ball, and DFS from some of the best writers in the fantasy football industry.
buyer: Dynasty League Football
Dynasty League Football (DLF) is the industry leading source for Dynasty Fantasy Football news, and analysis. DLF provides in-depth year-round coverage to fantasy football enthusiasts who prefer the heightened challenge offered by the dynasty format of fantasy football. "
target: FFStatistics
FFStatistics is the premier source for Fantasy Football data, visualizations and tools. FFStatistics offers premium articles that cover redraft, dynasty, best-ball, and DFS from some of the best writers in the fantasy football industry.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Curro Holdings Limited, acquired The King’s School Linbro Park

synopsis: Curro, a company that acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa, has acquired The King’s School Linbro Park, a private school in South Africa. The King’s School provides preschool, primary school and high school education services.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Curro Holdings Limited (JSE:COH:$186.42)
Curro Holdings Limited acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa. Their mission is to make quality independent school education accessible to more learners. Curro also provides full-time teacher education qualifications, as well as in-service training for practising teachers. "
target: The King’s School Linbro Park
The King’s School Linbro Park is a private school in South Africa. The King’s School provides preschool, primary school and high school education services. Their schools deliver excellent academic programmes, as well as extra mural programmes that cover a variety of sporting and cultural activities.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Curro Holdings Limited, acquired Land of Oz

synopsis: Curro, a company that acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa, has acquired Land of Oz, a nursery school in South Africa. Land of Oz aims to develop each child through an integrated program that addresses their physical, emotional, social, cognitive and spiritual development.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Curro Holdings Limited (JSE:COH:$186.42)
Curro Holdings Limited acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa. Their mission is to make quality independent school education accessible to more learners. Curro also provides full-time teacher education qualifications, as well as in-service training for practising teachers. "
target: Land of Oz
Land of Oz is a nursery school in South Africa. Land of Oz operates campuses in Fourways and Chartwell, and caters for 240 children. Their schools aim to develop each child through an integrated program that addresses their physical, emotional, social, cognitive and spiritual development.
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closed 11/29/2019 via PR Newswire

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.
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$30
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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.
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$64
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$44
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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

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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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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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.
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announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Destiny NV

synopsis: Apax Partners, a Paris-based European leader in private equity, has signed an agreement with Mentha Capital to succeed them as investor in the Destiny Group, a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies.
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: Mentha Capital
target: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Coded Minds, acquired EdgeMakers

synopsis: Dubai-based education company, Coded Minds, acquired EdgeMakers STEM Learning Lab, a global education company. Headquartered in the US and Canada, EdgeMakers offers STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics), and leadership education to children across the Americas.
buyer: Coded Minds
Coded Minds is a global iSTEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics) & leadership education technology company. They offer reverse engineered courses with a practical, hands-on problem solving and project-based curriculum. "
target: EdgeMakers
EdgeMakers provides educators with the tools to teach innovative thinking. EdgeMakers offers STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics), and leadership education to children across the Americas.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Daily Dish (Pty) Ltd merged with Day to Day,

synopsis: Daily Dish has merged with Day to Day, South Africa’s second largest meal kit delivery company. Daily Dish is a South African meal-kit company. Daily Dish offers weekly, pre-portioned meal kits that are delivered directly to their customer's doors.
buyer parent: TCapital
buyer: Day to Day
Day to Day is South Africa’s second largest meal kit delivery company. Day to Day delivers recipes and ingredients to their customer's door every week. Their kits provide exciting, easy-to-follow recipes that allow families to create fresh and healthy meals. "
target: Daily Dish (Pty) Ltd
Daily Dish is a South African meal-kit company. Daily Dish offers weekly, pre-portioned meal kits that are delivered directly to their customer's doors. Their dinner boxes provide everything needed to cook up to 4 nutritious meals every week.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Bootstrap Legal, Inc. merged with Sosnow & Associates PLLC,

synopsis: Bootstrap Legal, a legal tech platform that helps attorneys draft real estate syndication offering documents, has merged with Sosnow & Associates PLLC, a corporate and securities law firm. The merger will grow Bootstrap Legal's business and increase resources for real estate syndicators, as well as creates a bi-coastal presence for both companies.
buyer: Sosnow & Associates PLLC
Sosnow & Associates PLLC is a corporate and securities law firm. The firm represents US and foreign startups, emerging growth companies, internet-based investment platforms, Title III Funding Portals, and broker-dealers in all stages: from inception through seed stage and series financings to exit. "
target: Bootstrap Legal, Inc.
Bootstrap Legal is a legal technology company and platform. The company's platform, combined with attorney services, drafts real estate private equity, syndication, and crowdfunding legal paperwork so that real estate sponsors can get their legal offering paperwork affordably and quickly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Hire Dynamics, acquired Trace Staffing Solutions

synopsis: Hire Dynamics, an industry-leading staffing and professional recruitment organization, has acquired Trace Staffing Solutions, a commercial staffing agency. The combined company will serve over 2,000 clients and employ more than 10,300 people weekly, making it the largest commercial staffing company focused in the Southeastern United States.
buyer parent: MSouth Equity Partners
buyer: Hire Dynamics
Hire Dynamics is an industry-leading staffing and professional recruitment organization. Hire Dynamics specializing in contact centers, manufacturing facilities, logistics/e-commerce operations and office support, and serves over 1500 clients and offers work to more than 45,000 individuals annually."
target parent: Amzak Capital Management
target: Trace Staffing Solutions
Trace Staffing Solutions is a full-service commercial staffing agency. The company specializes in direct-hire, temp-to-hire, and temporary placement opportunities within the Southeastern U.S. region. Trace serves more than 520 clients and offers work to more than 17,300 individuals annually.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sales Performance International, acquired The Richardson Group

synopsis: Kartesia has acquired Richardson, a global sales training leader headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, which will merge with Kartesia's existing portfolio company, Sales Performance International (SPI). Richardson is widely recognized for its excellence in driving superior sales skill improvement with its Consultative Selling approach.
buyer parent: Kartesia Advisor LLP
buyer: Sales Performance International
Sales Performance International is the proprietary owner of the Solution Selling® sales process and methodology. Solution Selling® and its related methodologies deliver a step-by-step approach that teaches sales professionals not only what to do, but how to change the way they sell. "
target parent: ClearLight Partners, LLC
target: The Richardson Group
Richardson is widely recognized for its excellence in driving superior sales skill improvement with its Consultative Selling approach and Connected Selling Curriculum™. The curriculum is delivered via a blended learning approach with Richardson Accelerate™, the company's digital learning platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Staysure, acquired PayingTooMuch.com

synopsis: Staysure, the UK's most trusted travel insurance provider, has acquired a majority stake in PayingTooMuch.com, a UK-based insurance price comparison website. PayingTooMuch.com allows people to compare products from leading insurers and save money. PayingTooMuch.com provides comparisons for life insurance, pet insurance, travel insurance and more.
buyer: Staysure
Staysure is the UK's most trusted travel insurance provider. Staysure provides affordable specialist travel insurance that suits their customer’s individual needs. Staysure has helped millions of people explore the world while being fully covered regardless of their age or medical conditions. "
target: PayingTooMuch.com
PayingTooMuch.com is a UK-based insurance price comparison website. PayingTooMuch.com allows people to compare products from leading insurers and save money. PayingTooMuch.com provides comparisons for life insurance, pet insurance, travel insurance, car insurance and home insurance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Edubee Solutions Pvt. Ltd., acquired Oi PlaySchool

synopsis: Edubees Education, an arm of FirstCry Group has acquired Oi Playschool, an initiative of People Combine Group. Founded in 2010, Oi Playschool refines skills, nurture curiosity, and encourage exploration among early learn learners.
buyer parent: FirstCry Group
buyer: Edubee Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Edubee Solutions helps schools to focus more on educating students and less on administration. Edubee provides a SaaS-based school management solution to reduce the complexity of administration and decision making. "
target parent: People Combine
target: Oi PlaySchool
Founded in 2010, Oi Playschool refines skills, nurture curiosity, and encourage exploration among early learn learners. Oi Playschool has etched a name for itself amongst the leading playschools in India.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

ACCEO Solutions, acquired La Solution INT

synopsis: ACCEO Solutions Inc., a leading Canadian IT company, has acquired Quebec-based Informatique Nouvelle Technologie Inc. (La Solution INT), designer of the PROCARDEX and PROAVO-K software solutions, dedicated to supporting notaries and lawyers in their practice. La Solution INT will become an integral part of the ACCEO Solutions SMB unit.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: ACCEO Solutions
ACCEO Solutions Inc. is a leading Canadian IT company specializing in the design, implementation, integration, and support for management, accounting, and e-business development software. ACCEO’s clientele is made up of small and midsize businesses, municipalities, and financial institutions. "
target: La Solution INT
Quebec-based La Solution INT is a technology company that helps notaries and lawyers increase their productivity via its proprietary solutions. Its ProCardex and ProAvo-K solutions are cloud-based services that allow for managing accounts, records, and contacts from anywhere in a secure manner.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

MKE Social, acquired Filament Communication

synopsis: MKE Social, a digital marketing firm, has acquired Filament Communication, a marketing firm based in Milwaukee WI. Filament specializes in growing businesses by driving traffic to websites via SEO, social media, and content marketing. Filament works closely with their clients to identify and execute high-impact Internet marketing solutions.
buyer: MKE Social
MKE Social is a mission-based marketing agency focused on digital marketing, social media and reputation management. MKE Social uses a community-focused digital approach to help brands create effective marketing campaigns that meets their needs. "
target: Filament Communication
Filament Communication is a marketing firm based in Milwaukee WI. Filament specializes in growing businesses by driving traffic to websites via SEO, social media, and content marketing. Filament works closely with their clients to identify and execute high-impact Internet marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($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 (:$1.74)
Dalrada Financial Corp. solves real-world problems by producing innovation-focused and technologically-centered solutions on a global level. Dalrada delivers next-generation manufacturing, engineering, and healthcare products and services designed to propel growth. "
target: Prakat Solutions Inc.
Prakat is a technology solutions company specializing in test engineering, accessibility engineering, product engineering, and application modernization. Prakat provides end-to-end product engineering services across various domains, including banking & financial services, telecom, retail, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$3,360.82)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Aiden
Aiden's machine learning powered software provides recommendations for social media advertisers and content creators, detecting anomalies in cost per acquisition and automatically allocating budget. They are based in London, UK.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, acquired Sargent-Disc

synopsis: Cast & Crew, a leading provider of software and services for the entertainment production industry, has acquired UK-based Sargent-Disc, the premier UK and international provider of film and television payroll, accounting, software and services.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. "
target: Sargent-Disc
Sargent-Disc has been at the center of the British entertainment industries since 1986. Based in Beaconsfield, UK, they specialize in production payroll, residuals, accounting and software services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Vision Integrated Graphics, acquired SourceLink, Inc.

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, has acquired SourceLink, a Direct Marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that utilizes data intelligence and an omni-channel approach to maximize return on investment for clients through improved customer response and conversion.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment. "
target parent: Aterian Investment Partners
target: SourceLink, Inc.
SourceLink is a Direct Marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that utilizes data intelligence and an omni-channel approach to maximize return on investment for clients through improved customer response and conversion.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Newtek Business Services, Inc., acquired POS on Cloud

synopsis: Newtek Business Services Corp., an internally managed business development company, has acquired a 51% interest in POS on Cloud, a Kentucky-based limited liability company. POS on Cloud developed a secure, affordable, easy-to-use cloud-based Point of Sale (POS) system for restaurant, retail, assisted living, parks, and golf course businesses.
buyer: Newtek Business Services, Inc. (NEWT:$58.59)
Newtek Business Services Corp. is an internally managed Business Development Company, which along with its controlled portfolio companies, provides a wide range of business and financial solutions under the Newtek brand to the small- and medium-sized business market. "
target: POS on Cloud
POS on Cloud provides a secure cloud-based Point of Sale (POS) system for restaurant, retail, assisted living, parks, and golf course businesses. The company provides payments and purchase technology solutions, as well as solutions for inventory, customer management, reporting, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.78*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$200*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2019 via PR Newswire

Prytany, acquired Crowdpac

synopsis: Crowdpac, the first crowdfunding platform designed for politics - helping candidates, organizations and ordinary citizens fund the change they want to see, has been acquired by Prytany, the cheapest, fastest, and most secure fundraising application of its kind, enabling direct engagement among voters and elected officials and candidates.
buyer: Prytany
Prytany is the cheapest, fastest, and most secure fundraising application of its kind, enabling direct engagement among voters and elected officials and candidates. As a non-partisan, political fundraising and social media platform, it serves as a one stop shop for users and candidates alike. "
target: Crowdpac
Crowdpac is the first crowdfunding platform designed for politics - helping candidates, organizations and ordinary citizens fund the change they want to see.
price ($mm)
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