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Investcorp Technology Partners, acquired Moneybookers Limited

synopsis: Moneybookers Limited, one of Europe's leading online payment providers and the UK's first FSA-licensed e-money issuer, announced today that Investcorp Technology Partners, the technology private equity arm of the international investment group Investcorp, undertook the buyout of the company for a EUR105 million valuation.
buyer: Investcorp Technology Partners (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a global investment group with offices in London, New York and Bahrain. The firm has five lines of business: private equity investment, global hedge fund, technology investment, real estate investment, and Gulf growth capital. "
target: Moneybookers Limited
Moneybookers.com is a leading European payment provider offering domestic payment options in more than 30 countries and customer service in 12 languages. With now close to 3 million account holders Moneybookers is one of the largest e-wallets worldwide.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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closed 3/24/2010 via PE Hub

T-Venture Holding GmbH, acquired FIRSTGATE Holding AG

synopsis: Deutsche Telekom has acquired all remaining shares in ClickandBuy, a European digital payments platform and e-payments system. Deutsche Telekom already held a 20.2% stake via its venture capital subsidiary.
buyer: T-Venture Holding GmbH
T-Venture, the Venture Capital Company of Deutsche Telekom, was founded in 1997. T-Venture advises and looks after young, innovative enterprises which show economical and technological synergies with the business units of Deutsche Telekom. "
target: FIRSTGATE Holding AG
FIRSTGATE Holding is the parent company of ClickandBuy, one of the leading premier online payment services. Certified by McAfee and tested by Germany’s Technical Inspection and Testing Association (TUV), this online payment system is used for internet purchases by over 13 million people.
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announced 11/18/2009 via Company Press Release

American Express Company, will acquire Revolution Money

synopsis: American Express Company announced that it has agreed to acquire Revolution Money, a Revolution LLC company. Revolution Money provides secure payments through an internet based platform. No names or account numbers appear on Revolution cards and transactions are authorized by using a PIN number.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$38,379.00)
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking. "
target parent: Revolution, LLC.
target: Revolution Money
Revolution Money's RevolutionCard provides consumers with enhanced PIN-based securit and RevolutionMoneyExchange is an online payment service that offers consumers an easy, secure and free way to instantly send and receive money online.
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closed 11/7/2008 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Bill Me Later, Inc.

synopsis: eBay Inc., completed its previously announced acquisition of Bill Me Later, the number two online-oriented payments brand, for approximately $820 million in cash and approximately $125 million worth of outstanding options, net of option exercise proceeds.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Bill Me Later, Inc.
Bill Me Later is a convenient and secure way to pay on the web or over the phone. Bill Me Later lets users pay without using a credit card. At checkout, provide your birthday and the last four digits of your social security number and your purchase is complete.
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closed 7/16/2008 via BusinessWire

Playspan, acquired PayByCash

synopsis: Silicon Valley based PlaySpan Inc. acquired PayByCash an alternative payment system for online games, virtual worlds and social networks. PlaySpan and PayByCash create one of the fastest growing commerce and payment services companies supporting game publishers’ need for a complete commerce and payments platform.
buyer: Playspan
PlaySpan™ is the game industry's first publisher-sponsored™ in-game commerce™ network. PlaySpan's patent-pending in-game search, commerce and micropayment technologies enable game publishers and developers to generate new revenues, acquire new users and extend the loyalty of existing users. "
target: PayByCash
PayByCash handles all the payment-related customer support, foreign exchange complexity and risk, fraud protection, and maintenance of a constantly growing number of payment system integrations, while providing simplified reporting and accounting to their merchant clients.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Tilt

synopsis: Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, has acquired Tilt, a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Tilt
Tilt is a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online. In addition to helping social organizers, the company is legally certified in securing fundraisers for non-profit organizations.
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closed 11/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Qubecell

synopsis: Boku, San Francisco-based mobile payments and carrier billing company, has acquired Qubecell, India’s largest carrier billing company. Founded in 2012, Qubecell is India's first pure-play mobile billing aggregator. They are integrated with all leading operators in India and are now expanding their reach to operators in other emerging markets.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Qubecell
Founded in 2012, Qubecell is India's first pure-play mobile billing aggregator. They are integrated with all leading operators in India and are now expanding their reach to operators in other emerging markets.
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closed 6/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired Fundamo

synopsis: Visa Inc., a global leader in payments, announced that it is acquiring Fundamo, a leading platform provider of mobile financial services for mobile network operators and financial institutions in developing economies. Fundamo’s platform enables the delivery of mobile financial services to unbanked and under-banked consumers around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: Fundamo
Fundamo’s Enterprise Mobile Financial Services platform is architected for configurability and scalability to evolve with the needs of mobile subscribers to deliver increasingly compelling, tailored and differentiated mobile financial services as the market matures.
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$110
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closed 6/18/2009 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Paymo

synopsis: Boku Inc. has raised $13 million in venture funding and acquired both Paymo and Mobillcash. Boku enables mobile payments for virtual goods on Webs sites and in games in 53 countries on 193 carriers, including on all major U.S. carriers. Purchases appear on consumers' mobile phone bills.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Paymo
Paymo is the trusted mobile payment system that allows consumers anywhere in the world to buy online and pay with their mobile phone. Paymo is the world's first globally available mobile payment network.
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closed 6/18/2009 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Mobillcash

synopsis: Boku Inc. has raised $13 million in venture funding and acquired both Paymo and Mobillcash. Boku enables mobile payments for virtual goods on websites and in games in 53 countries on 193 carriers, including on all major U.S. carriers. Purchases appear on consumers' mobile phone bills.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Mobillcash
Mobillcash is a global mobile payments platform that makes your mobile phone the standard way to pay for goods and services online.
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closed 6/20/2016 via Market Wire

WRIT Media Group, Inc., merged with Pelecoin

synopsis: WRIT Media Group, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of a controlling interest in private equity firm Pandora Venture Capital Corp. WRIT Media has acquired Pandora's Pelecoin digital currency, proprietary Blockchain technologies, and digital currency exchange, which wil be used to organize trade in digital currency instruments.
buyer: WRIT Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:WRIT:$0.00)
WRIT Media Group, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Delaware on March 9, 2007 under the name of Writers’ Group Film Corp. to produce films, television programs and entertainment programs for various media formats. "
target: Pelecoin
Pelecoin's emission is based on a simple proprietary algorithm, accessible and clear to all internet users. The system generates pelecoins on every event, increasing currency's (pelecoin) worth.
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closed 11/12/2015 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Xoom Corporation

synopsis: PayPal, Inc. announced is has acquired Xoom, a digital money transfer provider. Xoom is a leader in international remittances enabling customers in the United States to send money to, and pay bills for, family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phones, tablets or computers.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies. "
target: Xoom Corporation (XOOM:$177.06)
Xoom is a leading digital money transfer provider that enables consumers to send money, pay bills and send mobile reloads to family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phone, tablet or computer.
price ($mm)[EV]
$975 [$788]
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$147
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$7
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closed 2/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

AccountNow, Inc., acquired Babblebug.com

synopsis: Jim Jones, CEO of privately held AccountNow, Inc., one of the nation's largest prepaid card companies, announced the acquisition of www.babblebug.com, a provider of wireless telecom products and services, primarily top-ups for prepaid phones.
buyer: AccountNow, Inc.
AccountNow, Inc. is a leading provider of payment solutions for consumers who choose alternatives to traditional banking services. Their money saving prepaid cards give consumers an alternative to traditional checking accounts, access to the financial and payments systems and insured deposits. "
target: Babblebug.com
Babblebug.com (Generis Prepaid, Inc.) is an established, leading provider of long distance, wireless, and point-of-sale services utilizing the latest advancements in online technology, ecommerce, and internet security to deliver high quality, discount prepaid wireless pins via the internet.
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closed 4/11/2011 via Market Wire

First California Financial Group, Inc., purchased Electronic Banking Solutions from Palm Desert National Bank

synopsis: First California Financial Group, Inc., the holding company of First California Bank, announced that First California Bank has completed the previously announced acquisition of the Electronic Banking Solutions division of Palm Desert National Bank.
buyer: First California Financial Group, Inc. (FCAL:$104.10)
First California Financial Group, Inc. is the holding company of First California Bank. First California offers a full line of quality commercial banking products through 19 full-service branch offices. "
seller: Palm Desert National Bank
Palm Desert National Bank's Electronic Banking Solutions division is a leader in the electronic payment industry with a history of successful stored value prepaid card programs and merchant acquiring programs.
price ($mm)
$5.50
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$3
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closed 12/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Kensington Leasing, Ltd., acquired Allianex, LLC

synopsis: Kensington Leasing, Ltd., announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Allianex, LLC for $2.09 (mm). Allianex is among the industry leaders in private label product development, support, and implementation.
buyer: Kensington Leasing, Ltd. (KNSL:$0.00)
Kensington Leasing, Ltd. is a development stage company and intends to lease specialized computer equipment and provide support services for professionals. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Redlands, California. "
target: Allianex, LLC
Allianex is among the industry leaders in private label product development, support, and implementation. Allianex offers customized solutions that maximize sales and provides excellent profit opportunities and increasing retention rates.
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announced 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., will acquire Wave Money

synopsis: Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., a leading business corporation with a diversified portfolio of businesses in Myanmar, will acquire an 85% stake in Wave Money from Telenor, a communications company in the Nordics and Asia. Wave Money is a mobile financial services provider in Myanmar that offers users a convenient way to send and receive money.
buyer: Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd.
Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. is a leading business corporation with a diversified portfolio of businesses in Real Estate, Consumer, Automotive & Heavy Equipment, Financial Services and Investments in Myanmar. "
target parent: Telenor Group
target: Wave Money
Wave Money is the leading mobile financial services provider in Myanmar. Wave Money offers users an instant, safe and convenient way of sending and receiving money through their mobile phones. Their app enables customers to send money to anyone in Myanmar at any time using just a phone number.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc., acquired Ethos.io

synopsis: Voyager Digital (Canada) Ltd., a crypto asset broker, has acquired Ethos.io PTE LTD, a leading Universal Wallet & Blockchain Service Provider. Assets acquired include the Ethos Universal Wallet, a digital wallet to securely store, track, and send and receive crypto assets for free, and Ethos Bedrock, an enterprise blockchain application.
buyer: Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc. (CNSX:VYGR:$0.23)
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform. "
target: Ethos.io
Ethos.io is a blockchain platform company dedicated to making it easy and safe for consumers and businesses to interact with the new economy. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 2/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired Zenbanx

synopsis: SoFi announced it has acquired Zenbanx, a Delaware-based fintech firm providing multi-currency mobile banking services in the United States and Canada. The company intends to leverage Zenbanx's platform and underlying technology to expand SoFi's growing suite of online personal finance offerings.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a new kind of finance company taking a radical approach to lending, wealth management, and insurance. From unprecedented products and tools to faster service and open conversations, they're all about helping their members get ahead and find success. "
target: Zenbanx
Zenbanx is a financial technology provider that offers mobile, multi-currency accounts through relationships with regulated financial institutions. It enables customers to hold balances denominated in up to 9 currencies offered in a single account and exhange currencies and transfer funds.
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announced 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Nets Holding A/S, will acquire Polskie ePłatnosci

synopsis: Nets, a leading player in the European payments industry, will acquire Polskie ePłatności (PeP), from Innova Capital, a private equity firm in Central Europe. PeP is a payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, e-commerce, and more.
buyer: Nets Holding A/S
Nets is one of the top payment processors in Europe. Nets focuses on making it even easier and more intuitive for their customers to handle digital payments and related services. The company handles billions of transactions annually and is a trusted partner to more than 700,000 merchant outlets. "
target parent: Innova Capital
target: Polskie ePłatnosci
Polskie ePłatności (PeP) is a leading payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments and providing innovative services for business. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, loyalty programs, e-commerce, and more.
price ($mm)
$458
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$62
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closed 3/28/2007 via

Investcorp Technology Partners, acquired Moneybookers Limited

synopsis: Moneybookers Limited, one of Europe's leading online payment providers and the UK's first FSA-licensed e-money issuer, announced today that Investcorp Technology Partners, the technology private equity arm of the international investment group Investcorp, undertook the buyout of the company for a EUR105 million valuation.
buyer: Investcorp Technology Partners (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a global investment group with offices in London, New York and Bahrain. The firm has five lines of business: private equity investment, global hedge fund, technology investment, real estate investment, and Gulf growth capital. "
target: Moneybookers Limited
Moneybookers.com is a leading European payment provider offering domestic payment options in more than 30 countries and customer service in 12 languages. With now close to 3 million account holders Moneybookers is one of the largest e-wallets worldwide.
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$146
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Tellow

synopsis: Ageras, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based online marketplace for lawyers and accountants, announced that it acquired the Utrecht, Netherlands-based Tellow, a developer of an accounting tool for freelancers.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target parent: RaboBank
target: Tellow
Based in Utrecht, Netherlands-based Tellow is a developer of an accounting tool for freelancers. Tellow is the all-in-one accounting program, with features that allow users to scan receipts and invoices with their mobile phone.
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announced 4/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Investcorp, will acquire Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading global manager of alternative investments, will be acquiring Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG, a company that delivers IT-security protection to computers, servers and networks both directly and in the cloud.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a leading global manager of alternative investments. Led by a new vision, Investcorp has embarked on an ambitious, albeit prudent, growth strategy. The Firm continues to focus on generating value through a disciplined investment approach. "
target: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG delivers IT-security protection to computers, servers and networks both directly and in the cloud. More than 100 million consumers and small businesses live free of spyware, phishing, worms and other internet based threats because of Avira.
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announced 9/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Investcorp, will acquire Vivaticket

synopsis: Bahrain-based Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, will acquire Vivaticket (Ticket Holding S.à.r.l.), a leading global provider of integrated ticketing software solutions to the leisure and entertainment, sport, culture, and tradeshow industries headquartered in Italy.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Bahrain-based Investcorp is a global manager of alternative investments. It has embarked on a growth strategy with continued focus on generating value through a disciplined investment approach in four lines of business: private equity, real estate, absolute return investments and credit management. "
target: Vivaticket (BIT:BEST:$53.60)
Italy-based Vivaticket is a leading global provider of integrated ticketing software solutions to the leisure and entertainment, sport, culture, and tradeshow industries. Vivaticket’s software solutions address the full customer experience, from ticket purchasing to on-site activities.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Billy ApS

synopsis: Billy, a Danish company that offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers, has been acquired by Danish Ageras, which operates Europe's largest platform to match accountants and lawyers with companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target: Billy ApS
Headquartered in Denmark, Billy offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers. The SaaS company offers an own-developed software platform allowing integration to over 75 essential transaction, salary and web shop specific business applications.
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closed 7/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Investcorp, acquired Contentserv

synopsis: Investcorp, a Bahrain-based global manager of investments with a focus on four businesses: private equity, real estate, absolute return investments and credit management, has acquired Contentserv, a provider of Product Information Management software, which empowers retailers and brands to make their product experiences engaging and valuable .
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Bahrain-based Investcorp is a global manager of alternative investments. It has embarked on a growth strategy with continued focus on generating value through a disciplined investment approach in four lines of business: private equity, real estate, absolute return investments and credit management. "
target: Contentserv
Headquartered in Germany, Contentserv is driven by the desire to keep customers one step ahead of the competition. Their pioneering software empowers retailers and brands to make their product experiences increasingly engaging and valuable, year after year.
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closed 7/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Orange S.A., acquired SecureLink Group NV

synopsis: Orange has completed the acquisition of Netherlands-based SecureLink from Investcorp. SecureLink is one of the largest independent cybersecurity services providers in Europe, with on-the-ground presences in Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Germany, Denmark and Norway.
buyer: Orange S.A. (ENXTPA:ORA:$46,007.50)
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 41 billion euros in 2018. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: SecureLink Group NV
SecureLink is Europe’s premier, award-winning, cybersecurity company. From 15 offices in 8 countries, SecureLink builds a safe, connected world. More than 700 experts and thought leaders are dedicated to delivering unrivalled information security value for over 1300 customers.
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$576
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$277
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2.1x
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closed 3/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

The UC Group, acquired Solidinfo.SE

synopsis: The UC Group, part of Asiakastieto Group, has acquired the business and assets of Solidinfo.SE from the Solid Media Group. Solidinfo.SE is a company search engine with in-depth information about all Swedish companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: The UC Group
Since 1977, the UC Group has been helping millions of customers make decisions by providing refined business and credit information in digital and innovative services. Their customers are made up of companies, private individuals and the public sector. "
target parent: Solid Media Group
target: Solidinfo.SE
Solidinfo.SE is a company search engine with in-depth information about all Swedish companies. At Solidinfo.SE users can see contact information such as address information, telephone numbers, fax and e-mail.
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Investcorp, acquired Revature

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products announced its acquisition of a controlling stake in Revature, a leading technology talent development company. Revature offers no-cost coding immersion programs that are the first in the industry to address the growing technology skills gap.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982 in Bahrain, they've built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service. Investcorp has earned distinction through reliability and transparency. "
target: Revature
Revature offers no-cost coding immersion programs that are the first in the industry to address the growing technology skills gap. Revature’s unique model provides turn-key talent acquisition services for its Fortune 500 and consulting clients.
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announced 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Investcorp, will acquire Cambio Healthcare Systems AB

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, will acquire a majority interest in Cambio Healthcare System AB from Valedo Partners. Cambio operates in the Electronic Health Records (“EHR") market, offering software solutions for acute, primary, social and person-centred care.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Headquartered in Bahrain, Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, alternative investment solutions, and credit management. "
target parent: Valedo
target: Cambio Healthcare Systems AB
Cambio operates in the Electronic Health Records (“EHR") market, offering software solutions for acute, primary, social and person-centred care. Cambio promotes a holistic view on health and social care and offers an EHR agnostic solution for clinical decision support applicable.
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closed 1/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Investcorp, acquired Health Plus Management Services

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, announced its acquisition of Health Plus Management, LLC, a provider of business management and operations services for independent physician practices in the physical medicine and rehabilitation market.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Headquartered in Bahrain, Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, alternative investment solutions, and credit management. "
target: Health Plus Management Services
Health Plus provides independent physician practices with business development, marketing and back-office support, enabling its clients to start up and/or grow their private practice beyond what might otherwise be feasible while maximizing clinical service and patient care.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PE Hub

Investcorp, acquired Ubisense Group Plc

synopsis: Investcorp Technology Partners, a leading European lower middle market technology investor, has acquired Ubisense, a provider of location intelligence solutions. Ubisense's SmartSpace is a modular software platform that manages real-time location and identification data from multiple sources.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Headquartered in Bahrain, Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, alternative investment solutions, and credit management. "
target: Ubisense Group Plc (GB:UBI.GB:$39.44)
Ubisense provides location intelligence solutions that enable organizations to optimize their business processes and gain clarity to complex operations. Ubisense's SmartSpace is a modular software platform that manages real-time location and identification data from multiple sources.
price ($mm)
$45
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$14
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closed 9/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Investcorp, acquired Softgarden

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading European lower middle market technology investor, announces that it has acquired Berlin-based Softgarden, a fast-growing Human Resources (HR) software provider. Softgarden has an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) recruitment technology SaaS platform that covers the entire digital corporate recruitment process.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Headquartered in Bahrain, Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, alternative investment solutions, and credit management. "
target: Softgarden
Based in Germany, Softgarden offers their Applicant Tracking System (ATS) recruitment technology SaaS platform. ATS covers the entire digital corporate recruitment process, enables companies to streamline and manage their recruitment process in an automated and data-privacy compliant manner.
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closed 8/1/2018 via PR Newswire

Spring Education Group, acquired Nobel Learning Communities

synopsis: Spring Education Group, a leading PreK-12 private school operator in the United States, has acquired Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. from Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investments. Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. operates a network of over 190 private schools across 19 states in the United States.
buyer parent: Primavera Capital Group
buyer: Spring Education Group
Spring Education Group is a leading PreK-12 private school operator in the United States. Spring Education Group operates 227 schools under 28 brands across 18 states. The company is a portfolio company of Primavera Capital Group, a leading Asia-based investment firm. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Nobel Learning Communities (:$238.65)
Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. operates a network of over 190 private schools across 19 states in the United States. The company also operates Laurel Springs School, an accredited private online school, offering challenging programs for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.
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closed 7/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Investcorp, acquired Impero

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading manager of alternative investment products, has acquired Impero, a provider of online student safety, classroom and school network management software. Impero's flagship product, Impero Education Pro, gives teachers visibility of students’ computers, allowing them to monitor performance and block inappropriate web use.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value through a disciplined investment approach in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, alternative investment solutions, and credit management. "
target parent: Connection Capital LLP
target: Impero
Impero offers ICT and networking solutions for schools, colleges and universities in almost 40 countries. Its core software product, Impero Education Pro, gives teachers real-time visibility of students’ computers, allowing them to monitor performance and block inappropriate web use.
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$36
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closed 7/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Zeta Global, acquired Boomtrain

synopsis: Zeta Global, the data-driven marketing technology innovator whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps leading brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships, announced that it has acquired Boomtrain, a machine learning driven marketing technology platform that uses AI to drive personalized messaging across all digital touchpoints.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Zeta Global
Zeta is a data-driven marketing technology innovator whose SaaS-based marketing cloud and professional services help 500+ Fortune 1000 and Middle Market brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships through actionable data, advanced analytics and machine learning. "
target: Boomtrain
Boomtrain is the only scalable marketing platform with artificial intelligence at its core, enabling brands to better understand and communicate with their customers.
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closed 6/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Aurora Capital Group, acquired Randall-Reilly, LLC

synopsis: Aurora Capital acquired Randall-Reilly, the leading provider of B2B data and data-driven marketing services, media and events for the trucking, construction, agriculture and additional industrial markets. Founded as a print media business, Randall-Reilly has evolved and emerged as the leader in data-as-a-service and data-driven marketing solutions.
buyer: Aurora Capital Group
Aurora Capital Partners is a leading Los Angeles-based private equity firm. Aurora focuses principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics and actionable opportunities for growth. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Randall-Reilly, LLC
Randall-Reilly is the leading B2B data provider in the industrial markets they service, including trucking, construction, agriculture, and select other markets. Clients utilize Randall-Reilly's data and media platforms to generate sales, marketing, and recruiting insights and measurable outcomes.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Investcorp, acquired Ageras A/S

synopsis: Bahrain-headquartered private equity firm Investcorp has acquired a majority stake in Danish professional services marketplace Ageras from the company's founders. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Ageras is an online marketplace for SMEs to requisition professional services such as accountants and lawyers.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982, they’ve built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service. "
target: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Copenhagen, Ageras is an online marketplace for SMEs to requisition professional services such as accountants and lawyers. With a staff of 44, the company operates in Germany, the Netherlands and the Scandinavian countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

GL Education Group, acquired Boardworks Ltd.

synopsis: Boardworks, a provider of digital curriculum content and the creator of the highly successful formative assessment platform, Doddle, will now form part of GL Assessment, the UK’s largest provider of formative assessments for schools. Boardworks was founded by David Blake and Julie Kilcoyne and it launched its formative assessment platform, Doddle.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: GL Education Group
GL Assessment (known internationally as GL Education) is the leading provider of benchmarking, formative and diagnostic assessments to UK schools and has a growing presence in British, bilingual and international schools in over 100 countries worldwide. "
target: Boardworks Ltd.
Boardworks has been selling digital curriculum content into the UK market since the year 2000 and now has products in 85% of UK secondary schools. In 2011, Boardworks launched a range of products in the US, and this has grown rapidly into a profitable business based in New York.
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announced 8/30/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Suomen Asiakastieto Oy, will acquire Intellia Oy

synopsis: Business risk and information provider, Asiakastieto Group has signed an agreement to aquire the entire capital stock of Intellia Oy from Ilves Solutions Oy and the private shareholders of the company. Intellia offers services suitable for consumer marketing, which have previously not been included in Asiakastieto's service range.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (HLSE:ATG1V:$52.04)
Asiakastieto Group is one of the leading Finnish providers of business and consumer information services. The Group's products and services are primarily used for risk management, finance and administration, decision-making and sales and marketing purposes. "
target: Intellia Oy
Intellia provides high quality, diverse customer information to sales, marketing and customer risk management. In addition, they produce high quality leads and update customer records in order. The efficient utilization of customer information, they offer the market easy to use, online tools.
price ($mm)
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$2
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0.0x
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closed 8/17/2016 via Company Press Release

SecureLink Group NV, acquired Nebulas Solutions Group Limited

synopsis: Investcorp announced that it has, together with its portfolio company SecureLink Group NV, acquired the United Kingdom’s largest independent cybersecurity service provider, Nebulas Solutions Ltd. Nebulas provides a broad range of IT security products and services including managed security services and cyber threat intelligence.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: SecureLink Group NV
SecureLink is a leading integrator, specialising in networking, security, storage, server and virtualisation solutions. SecureLink’s mission is to offer its clients best-of-breed Infrastructure & Security solutions, from the design phase, right through to implementation and support. "
target: Nebulas Solutions Group Limited
Nebulas is the UK’s largest independent cyber security specialist. They provide the technical advice, service and support to help protect and maintain the security of one of a company’s most valuable asset – its information.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
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EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
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$5.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:SE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sea Ltd
Sea Ltd
Sea Limited is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009. They operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,681.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($867.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($980.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22600
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Ticker: AIM:BOKU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boku, Inc.
Boku, Inc.
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$50.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.09
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
Employees
214
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Ticker: SYF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial is one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. Through their partners’ over 350,000 locations across the United States and Canada, and their websites, they offer their customers a variety of credit products to finance the purchase of goods and services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$7,216.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,076.00
Employees
16000
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Ticker: GDOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Green Dot Corporation
Green Dot Corporation
Green Dot Corporation, a prepaid financial services company, together with its subsidiaries, provides money management solutions in the United States. The company offers general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards, and cash loading and transfer services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$706.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$90.75
EBIT ($mm)
$49.15
Net Income ($mm)
$36.87
Employees
1012
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Ticker: BSE:531213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Limited is a non banking financial company. They provide fund and fee based services in India. The company offers gold loans, SME and micro finance, forex and money transfer services, commercial vehicle loans, and many other services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$395.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$121.71
Employees
24886
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Ticker: JSE:BLU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Label Telecoms
Blue Label Telecoms
The Blue Label Telecoms Group (Blue Label Telecoms) is a leading distributor of prepaid secure electronic tokens of value and transactional services within emerging and developing economies.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,667.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.26
EBIT ($mm)
$60.00
Net Income ($mm)
$38.69
Employees
1186
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Ticker: LSE:TCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tinkoff Bank
Tinkoff Bank is an innovative provider of online financial services operating in Russia through a high-tech branchless platform. The bank’s product range includes credit, debit and prepaid cards, deposits, co-branded cards, and agent-based mortgage products and retail securities trading.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$625.66
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$246.71
Employees
10217
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Ticker: SSPC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks provides proprietary loyalty systems and a suite of digital engagement and marketing services that help local merchants build relationships with consumers and drive revenues.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:FTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fintech Select
Fintech Select
Fintech Select is a provider of robust and disruptive Pre-Paid Card programs, mobile banking solutions and Cryptocurrency technologies. Fintech Select also owns and operates three core business divisions and an integrated call centre. They are based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
45
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Ticker: AIM:CPP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CPP Group Plc
CPP Group is an AIM-listed credit card protection and insurance assistance business process services provider.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$128.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.70
EBIT ($mm)
$6.12
Net Income ($mm)
$6.44
Employees
650
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Ticker: MISX:AFKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sistema JSFC
Sistema is a large private investor operating in the real sector of the Russian economy. Sistema's investment portfolio comprises stakes in predominantly Russian companies from various sectors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12,015.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,983.99
EBIT ($mm)
$1,619.06
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:MF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wendel Group
Wendel Group
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9,427.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,374.70
EBIT ($mm)
$857.62
Net Income ($mm)
$31.05
Employees
0
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Ticker: LNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust LFG's retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8,499.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8208
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Ticker: ENXTPA:RF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eurazeo
Eurazeo
With a diversified portfolio of over 5 billion euros in assets, Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Its purpose and mission is to identify, accelerate and enhance the transformation potential of the companies in which it invests.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,634.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,210.17
EBIT ($mm)
$841.70
Net Income ($mm)
$262.11
Employees
0
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Ticker: XTRA:AR4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aurelius AG
Aurelius AG
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,131.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($165.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($264.57)
Net Income ($mm)
$279.98
Employees
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Ticker: RCAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS Capital
RCS Capital
RCS Capital is an investment firm expressly focused on the retail investor. They are engaged in the wholesale distribution, investment banking and capital markets businesses, and a research business focused on alternative investments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,329.83
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$53.90
Employees
1467
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Ticker: NYSE:ARES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Ares has adhered to a disciplined investment philosophy that focuses on delivering strong risk-adjusted investment returns throughout market cycles.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,169.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.35
EBIT ($mm)
$148.18
Net Income ($mm)
$61.02
Employees
0
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Ticker: BAX:INVCORP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investcorp
Investcorp
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982, they’ve built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$452.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$188.00
EBIT ($mm)
$178.00
Net Income ($mm)
$121.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:CGEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Capital PLC
Georgia Capital is an investment and holding company of a diversified group focused on investing in and developing businesses in Georgia. They seek to capture growth in these sectors: renewable energy, P&C insurance, real estate, water utility, healthcare, auto services, education, & retail banking.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$443.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.87
EBIT ($mm)
$53.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: JSE:COH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited
Brimstone is an investment company in the Republic of South Africa. Brimstone invests in wealth creating businesses and enters into strategic alliances to which it contributes capital, innovative ideas, management expertise, impeccable empowerment credentials and a values driven corporate identity.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$209.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.32
EBIT ($mm)
$36.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:GCG.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guardian Capital Group
Guardian Capital Group
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$136.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.79
EBIT ($mm)
$39.58
Net Income ($mm)
$16.49
Employees
375
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Ticker: VALUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Value8 NV
Value8 NV
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$131.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.08
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
$5.02
Employees
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Ticker: AINV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Investment Corporation
Apollo Investment Corporation
Apollo Investment Corporation is a leading provider of subordinated debt and equity capital to middle-market companies. We generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$98.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($33.44)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JASDAQ:9816
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Striders Corporation
Striders Corporation
Striders Corporation is an investment company in Tokyo, Japan. The company focuses on investing in the real estate, hotel, information technology, and food industries. They aim to maximize the group's earnings while improving the corporate value of the companies they have invested in.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$57.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.34
EBIT ($mm)
$2.50
Net Income ($mm)
$2.05
Employees
131
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Ticker: SKJ:JNB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sekunjalo Holdings
Sekunjalo Holdings
Sekunjalo is a black-owned and black-controlled investment holding company situated in Southern Africa. Sekunjalo’s main objective is to empower previously disadvantaged individuals through job creation and maximizing shareholder wealth generation by making strategic investments.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$51.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.03
Employees
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