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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired PCMS

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity has backed the management buyout of PCMS Group. Tony Houldsworth, PCMS Group CEO, acquired the company from its founder. PCMS is a leading provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target: PCMS
PCMS is a provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan. PCMS also provides IT managed services for the retail sector including private Cloud hosting and Service Desk.
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closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

ChapsVision, acquired Octipas

synopsis: ChapsVision, a French company aiming to become the European leader in data analysis software solutions, has acquired Octipas, a French provider of omnichannel POS solutions. Octipas offers a unified commerce platform that helps retailers to grow their brand. Their platform provides solutions for order management, POS and inventory management.
buyer: ChapsVision
ChapsVision is a French company aiming to become the European leader in data analysis software solutions. ChapsVision enables government organizations and businesses to solve intelligence and data analysis problems using a powerful cognitive platform for analysts and business users. "
target: Octipas
Octipas is a French provider of omnichannel point of sale (POS) solutions. Octipas offers an intelligent unified commerce platform that helps retailers to boost their sales and grow their brand. Their platform provides solutions for order management, in-store and online POS and inventory management.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Confirma Software AB, acquired SKJ Systems

synopsis: Confirma Software, a Nordic platform focused on acquiring strong enterprise software companies, has acquired SKJ Systems, a Finnish provider of POS systems. Skj Systems offers POS solutions under the Jeemly and Flowvy brands. Their modular software is used by over 1000 customers in the retail, restaurant, and consumer services industries.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Confirma Software AB
Confirma Software is a Nordic platform focused on acquiring strong enterprise software companies with specialized offerings for SME customers. Confirma Software is committed to continue the successful operation of each of its subsidiaries under their existing brands and with existing management. "
target: SKJ Systems
SKJ Systems is a Finnish provider of point-of-sales (POS) systems. Skj Systems offers POS solutions under the Jeemly and Flowvy brands. Their modular software is used by over 1000 customers in the retail, restaurant, and consumer services industries.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

POS Nation, acquired CAP Software

synopsis: POS Nation, a value-added reseller of turnkey point of sale (POS) solutions, has acquired CAP Software, a provider of retail POS and inventory control software systems. CAP Software offers a powerful, easy-to-use POS solution that enable retailers to spend less time on inventory and more time on growing sales and improving customer service.
buyer: POS Nation
POS Nation is a value-added reseller of turnkey point of sale solutions. POS Nation bundles hardware, software, and services to provide customized solutions to meet a range of business needs. The company primarily serves independent retailers and restaurants in a variety of markets. "
target: CAP Software
CAP Software is a provider of retail Point-of-Sale (POS) and inventory control software systems. CAP Software offers a powerful, easy-to-use POS solution that enable retailers to spend less time on inventory and more time on growing sales and improving customer service.
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announced 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Nithit Sahornlak, will acquire ITEC Software Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Nithit Sahornlak, a former shareholder of ITEC Software Co., Ltd., will acquire a 51% stake in ITEC Software from Com7, a retailer of IT products in Thailand. ITEC Software is a provider of point of sale (POS) software solutions in Thailand. Their POS software enable businesses to more efficiently take orders and keep track of payments and stock.
buyer: Nithit Sahornlak
Nithit Sahornlak is a former shareholder of ITEC Software Co., Ltd. "
target parent: Com7 Public Company Limited
target: ITEC Software Co., Ltd.
ITEC Software is a provider of point of sale (POS) software solutions in Thailand. ITEC Software offers POS solutions for retailers and restaurants. Their POS software features inventory management solutions and enable businesses to more efficiently take orders and keep track of payments and stock.
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announced 8/12/2020 via GlobeNewswire

StoneCo Ltd., will acquire Linx S.A.

synopsis: StoneCo Ltd., a leading provider of financial technology solutions that empower merchants to conduct commerce seamlessly across multiple channels, has signed a definitive agreement to merge its business with Linx, a leading provider of retail management software in Brazil.
buyer: StoneCo Ltd.
Stone is a leading provider of financial technology solutions that empower merchants and integrated partners to conduct electronic commerce seamlessly across in-store, online, and mobile channels. They are based in Brazil. Their businesses include Stone, Pagar.me, Mundipagg, Equals and Cappta. "
target: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$157.02)
Linx are a leading cloud-based technology company in Latin America and a market leader in Brazil in terms of revenue, in the ERP and POS management software segment.
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closed 8/3/2020 via finextra.com

Apple, Inc., acquired Mobeewave

synopsis: Apple, a multinational technology company, has acquired Mobeewave, a Canadian provider of mobile POS solutions. Mobeewave makes payments simple and effortless for merchants. Their solution enables merchants to accept payments by taping their client's card onto the back of their NFC-enabled mobile device.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Mobeewave
Mobeewave is a Canadian provider of mobile POS solutions. Mobeewave makes payments simple and effortless for merchants. Their solution enables merchants to accept payments by taping their client's card onto the back of their NFC-enabled mobile device.
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired ALLTrust Networks

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc., a Montreal-based company specializing in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, has acquired AllTrust Networks, a provider of end-to-end check cashing solutions software. AllTrust offers check cashing solutions that provides businesses with a fast and safe way to accept all types of checks.
buyer: Valsoft Corp
Valsoft Corporation is a Canadian company that acquires and develops vertical market software companies. Valsoft enables each business to deliver the best mission-critical solutions for customers in their respective industry or niche. "
target: ALLTrust Networks
AllTrust Networks is a leader and complete provider of end-to-end check cashing solutions software. AllTrust offers web-based and PC-based check cashing solutions that provides businesses with a fast, friendly and safe way to accept all types of checks.
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closed 5/28/2020 via GlobeNewswire

OLB Group, Inc., acquired DoubleBeam

synopsis: The OLB Group, Inc., a FinTech company, has acquired DoubleBeam in an asset purchase transaction from POSaBIT, Inc. DoubleBeam provides mobile solutions that integrate into existing mobile applications and POS Systems and help merchants improve their customer experience while saving money on their cost of payments.
buyer: OLB Group, Inc. (:$10.32)
The OLB Group, Inc. is a commerce service provider that delivers fully outsourced private label shopping solutions to highly trafficked websites and retail locations. The company provides end-to-end e-commerce, mobile, and retail solutions to customers. "
target parent: POSaBit
target: DoubleBeam
DoubleBeam provides cloud and mobile solutions to improve the customer experience and save on the cost of payments. DoubleBeam integrates with existing mobile applications and POS systems to close the loop between offers and promotions, and customer purchasing habits and preferences.
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closed 5/19/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Standard Cognition, acquired Checkout Technologies

synopsis: Standard Cognition, which provides the only autonomous checkout solution that can be quickly and easily installed in retailers’ existing stores, announced that it has acquired Milan, Italy-based Checkout Technologies, which has developed Artificial Intelligence technology for retail frictionless checkout.
buyer: Standard Cognition
Standard Cognition provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers. Available to any retailer, the Standard solution lets consumers shop and pay without waiting in line, scanning or stopping to check out. "
target: Checkout Technologies
Milan, Italy-based Checkout Technologies has developed Artificial Intelligence technology for retail frictionless checkout. They enhance user experience with the most advanced technologies, so customers have to enter the store, take products they need and just walk out. Easily, without any line.
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closed 5/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Zumasys, Inc., acquired Total Computing Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Zumasys, a software company specializing in the Pick MultiValue market, has acquired Total Computing Solutions (TCS), a leading retail and education systems software development company. TCS provides comprehensive POS software for retail customers and college stores.
buyer: Zumasys, Inc.
Zumasys is a software company specializing in the Pick MultiValue market. Zumasys actively develops two NoSQL MultiValue database engines, jBASE and OpenQM. They extend the functionality of every Pick system with their advanced connectivity and productivity tools, AccuTerm and MVConnect. "
target: Total Computing Solutions, LLC
Total Computing Solutions (TCS) is a leading retail and education systems software development company. TCS provides comprehensive POS software for retail customers and college stores. Their software suite offers full-scale automation support for multi-store and chain store operations.
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announced 2/6/2020 via PR Newswire

Epos Now, will acquire Epos Systems Australia

synopsis: Epos Now, a leader in cloud POS, trusted by over 30,000 retail and hospitality businesses with offices in both the USA and UK, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Epos Systems Pty, one of Australia's leading POS providers.
buyer: Epos Now
Epos Now is a cloud-based software provider, specializing in the design and manufacture of electronic point of sale, which encompasses features including but not limited to reporting, stock control, and CRM for retail and hospitality businesses. "
target: Epos Systems Australia
Epos Systems Pty is one of Australia's leading POS providers. ePOS is an intuitive and easy to use cloud based POS system for iPad, Android, Mac & PC with packages to suit both retail and hospitality. Everything you need to trade with no hidden costs.
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

PayFacto, acquired Veloce

synopsis: PayFacto Payments Inc., a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region, has acquired Veloce, a leading provider of POS systems. Veloce offers a mobile and fully customizable POS system for restaurants, retail stores, bars, tourism, and more.
buyer: PayFacto
PayFacto is a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region. Boasting a vast range of services and recognized payment solutions, PayFacto helps companies and organizations take control of their electronic transactions. "
target: Veloce
Veloce is a leading provider of POS systems. Veloce offers a mobile and fully customizable POS system for restaurants, retail stores, bars, tourism, and more. Their POS systems are extremely reliable and helps their clients to maximize the efficiency and profitability of their business.
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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.
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closed 9/13/2019 via PR Web

eComchain, acquired Omnisling

synopsis: eComchain, a global ecommerce cloud-platform, has acquired Omnisling, an Indian Point-of-Sale (POS) system known for its wide range of omni-channel features. Omnisling is the #1 rated Android and iOS-based POS. Omnisling provides small and medium-sized retail businesses with the tools they need to simplify their day-to-day retail activities.
buyer: eComchain
eComchain is a global ecommerce cloud-platform. eComchain simplifies site management with pre-built templates and integrations to various 3rd party services. Their platform hosts a wide variety of online stores for various industries, including clothing, manufacturers, retailers and more. "
target: Omnisling
Omnisling is an Indian Point-of-Sale (POS) system known for its wide range of omni-channel features. Omnisling is the #1 rated Android and iOS-based POS. Omnisling provides small and medium-sized retail businesses with the tools they need to simplify their day-to-day retail activities.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Total Specific Solutions, acquired FDT AB

synopsis: Total Specific Solutions (TSS), the European Vertical Market Software group of Constellation Software Inc., has acquired FDT AB from Elon Group, a Nordic alliance that operates over 500 retail stores. FDT is one of the market leaders in Sweden for retail solutions. FDT offers a modern cloud-based POS system and a back-office ERP system.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Total Specific Solutions
Headquartered in The Netherlands, Total Specific Solutions has over 50 independently managed software Business Units. They offer them financial security, strategic guidance and share their best practices so that they can be leaders in their respective domains. "
target parent: Elon Group AB
target: FDT AB
FDT is one of the market leaders in Sweden for retail solutions. FDT offers a suite of software solutions for retailers. Their Excellence Retail solution is a modern cloud-based POS system. Their Avance solution is a back-office ERP system that covers all retail store processes.
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closed 7/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Windward Software

synopsis: Volaris, a company that acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies, has acquired Windward Software, an integrated business management and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software development company.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Windward Software
Windward Software are specialists in inventory control, point of sale, invoicing and accounting software systems for the retail and customer service industries. Using a series of soft switches, Windward Software ERP software adapts to the way others do business.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Swan Retail Ltd., acquired Touchretail Holdings Ltd

synopsis: Retail software provider Swan Retail has acquired rival Touchretail. Touchretail provide cutting-edge inventory management and point of sale software. Touchretail makes TRIMS Back Office, TRIMS POS, TRIMS CRM and Retail Accounts. Touchretail is based in Staffordshire where they develop, support and supply software worldwide.
buyer: Swan Retail Ltd.
Swan Retail is a software house in the retail software based in Hampshire, UK. Specialising in the retail and catering sectors, their software applications offer a comprehensive solution covering EPoS, stock management, accounts, customer ordering, warehousing, CRM and eCommerce. "
target: Touchretail Holdings Ltd
Touchretail provide cutting-edge inventory management and point of sale software. Touchretail makes TRIMS Back Office, TRIMS POS, TRIMS CRM and Retail Accounts. Touchretail is based in Staffordshire where they develop, support and supply software worldwide.
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closed 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

ECi Software Solutions, acquired Pacsoft

synopsis: ECi Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management solutions, announced it has acquired Pacsoft, a leading provider of inventory management and point of sale software solutions for hardware retail and trade businesses worldwide and with a significant presence in the Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands markets.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: ECi Software Solutions
ECi Software Solutions provides end-to-end business management software and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECi has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations. "
target: Pacsoft
Pacsoft is a leading provider of inventory management and point of sale software solutions for hardware retail and trade businesses worldwide and with a significant presence in the Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands markets.
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closed 6/28/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Givex Corporation, acquired Owen Business Systems

synopsis: Givex, the cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operations from end-to-end, has acquired Owen Business Systems, the Canadian provider of retail and hospitality POS solutions.
buyer: Givex Corporation
Canada-based Givex is a cloud-based operations management solution designed to streamline business efficiencies and generate valuable customer data. Givex provides operational intelligence for various industries offering a fully integrated suite of products, including gift cards, loyalty, and more. "
target: Owen Business Systems
Owen Business Systems provides restaurant, grocery, hotel and clothing retail businesses with POS solutions that meet their needs. Their eStream POS XDB retail system is known for easy data maintenance, accurate financial reporting as well as intuitive, speedy and secure checkouts.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired PCMS

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity has backed the management buyout of PCMS Group. Tony Houldsworth, PCMS Group CEO, acquired the company from its founder. PCMS is a leading provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target: PCMS
PCMS is a provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan. PCMS also provides IT managed services for the retail sector including private Cloud hosting and Service Desk.
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closed 6/30/2020 via Company Press Release

The Alcumus Group, acquired ContractorCheck

synopsis: ContractorCheck has been acquired by Alcumus, a leading provider of risk management solutions. Based in Toronto, ContractorCheck is a specialist company providing health and safety pre-qualification and contractor management tools, working with companies across Canada to maintain compliance and reduce risk.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: The Alcumus Group
Alcumus is the market-leading provider of technology-enabled compliance risk management, certification and accreditation services, supporting both UK and International clients with their Testing, Inspection & Certification (TIC) and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) strategies. "
target: ContractorCheck
Based in Toronto, ContractorCheck is a specialist company providing health and safety pre-qualification and contractor management tools, working with companies across Canada to maintain compliance and reduce risk.
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closed 6/30/2020 via Company Press Release

The Alcumus Group, acquired Banyard Solutions Limited

synopsis: Alcumus is pleased to announce that it is continuing to build on it ssuccess by expanding in the UK with the acquisition of Banyard Solutions. Banyard Solutions is a developer of e-permits and the UK’s first and leading web-based work authorisation and permit-to-work system.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: The Alcumus Group
Alcumus is the market-leading provider of technology-enabled compliance risk management, certification and accreditation services, supporting both UK and International clients with their Testing, Inspection & Certification (TIC) and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) strategies. "
target: Banyard Solutions Limited
Banyard Solutions is a developer of e-permits and the UK’s first and leading web-based work authorisation and permit-to-work system. e-permits is the electronic permit to work software and work authorisation system delivers control of contractors and reduced risks.
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closed 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Chambers & Partners, acquired Top 3 Legal

synopsis: Chambers and Partners, the world’s leading provider of legal research and analysis, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Top 3 Legal, an emerging online platform that assists businesses in managing their relationships with external lawyers and law firms.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Chambers & Partners
Chambers and Partners is the world’s leading provider of legal research and analysis, delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. Chambers empowers organisations to make informed decisions when selecting legal services. "
target: Top 3 Legal
Top 3 Legal is an online platform that allows businesses to manage their relationships with external lawyers and law firms. It enables inhouse legal departments to instruct the right lawyer for each matter, informed by their knowledge and experience of those external lawyers.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired UKFast

synopsis: Private equity firm Inflexion, has increased its stake in UKFast from 30% to 75%, becoming majority shareholder. UKFast provides managed hosting and colocation solutions in the United Kingdom. It offers public, hybrid, and private cloud solutions; and cloud hosting solutions.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £250m of equity in each deal. "
target: UKFast
UKFast provides managed hosting and colocation solutions in the United Kingdom. It offers public, hybrid, and private cloud solutions; and cloud hosting solutions, such as virtual desktop infrastructure, desktop hosting, cloud backup, and cloud disaster recovery solutions.
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announced 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, will acquire Pharmaspectra

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a UK mid-market private equity firm, will acquire Pharmaspectra, a global provider of medical affairs data to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Pharmaspectra offers the world's largest database for medical scientific literature and biomedical literature.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: Pharmaspectra
Pharmaspectra is a global provider of medical affairs data to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Pharmaspectra offers the world's largest database for medical scientific literature and biomedical literature. Their web-based solutions analyze data across the entire medical continuum.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Times Higher Education

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity has acquired Times Higher Education (THE) from TPG Capital (TPG), the global private equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG. THE is the world leader in university data, rankings and content, with institutions, academics, students, industry and governments utilising the information to gain insight.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education (THE) is the world leader in university data, rankings and content, with institutions, academics, students, industry and governments utilising the information to gain insight, inform strategic priorities, benchmark, assess and select higher education institutions.
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closed 12/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired MYCOM OSI

synopsis: Inflexion has acquired MYCOM OSI, a company that provides cloud native Assurance, Automation & Analytics solutions that enable Communications Service Providers, MSPs and Enterprises to manage digital experiences and hybrid networks, launch digital, IoT and 5G services and deliver scale and efficiency with automated digital operations.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
target: MYCOM OSI
MYCOM OSI provides cloud native Assurance, Automation & Analytics solutions that enable Communications Service Providers, MSPs and Enterprises to manage digital experiences and hybrid networks, launch digital, IoT and 5G services and deliver scale and efficiency with automated digital operations.
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closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired UK Web Media

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a mid-market private equity firm, has acquired UK-based UK Web Media. UK Web Media is a marketing solutions and price comparison business. The business operates a number of websites which help customers to compare and switch a range of home services focused on TV and telephony.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: UK Web Media
UK Web Media is a marketing solutions and price comparison business. They operate a number of websites including mobile-phones.co.uk, which helps customers compare and switch a range of home services focused on TV and telephony. They also operate Convoydigital.com, a digital marketing agency.
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closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Energy Helpline

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a private equity firm, has acquired Energy Helpline. UK-based Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: Energy Helpline
Based in the United Kingdom, Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired PCMS

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity has backed the management buyout of PCMS Group. Tony Houldsworth, PCMS Group CEO, acquired the company from its founder. PCMS is a leading provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target: PCMS
PCMS is a provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan. PCMS also provides IT managed services for the retail sector including private Cloud hosting and Service Desk.
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closed 11/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired ATCORE Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announces that funds managed by Inflexion have acquired ATCORE Group, a leading travel technology company which provides specialist software platforms for the global leisure travel sector.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target parent: LDC Limited
target: ATCORE Technology Ltd.
Atcore Technology provides reservation & e-commerce platforms for the leisure travel industry. Their sector-specific platforms combine tailored optimisation and expertise with the solid foundation of shared, proven technology for Tour, Specialists, Holiday Parks, Cruise and Ferry operators.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Virgin Experience Days

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announced that funds managed by Inflexion have completed the buyout of Virgin Experience Days, the UK’s leading experiences business. Virgin Experience Days offers curated experiences to consumers and corporates, from flying Spitfires to short luxury breaks, selling over 750,000 experiences annually.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target parent: Acorne Ltd
target: Virgin Experience Days
Virgin Experience Days offers curated experiences to consumers and corporates, from flying Spitfires to short luxury breaks, selling over 750,000 experiences annually. Virgin Experience Days operates both B2C and B2B divisions.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Group IMD

synopsis: Inflexion, a leading UK mid-market private equity firm, has acquired Group IMD, a global technology business automating the distribution workflow and delivery of advertisements from ad agencies and production companies to broadcasters and the online video industry.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a leading UK mid-market private equity firm, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working in partnership with them to deliver growth. They invest equity of £10m to £100m. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Group IMD
Group IMD is a global technology business automating the distribution workflow and delivery of advertisements from ad agencies & production companies to broadcasters and the online video industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/22/2016 via Company Press Release

Mitratech, Inc., acquired CMO Software

synopsis: Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions, announced it has acquired CMO Software. CMO Software is a recognized market leader in Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) & Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions for organizations around the globe.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech, back-to-back recipient of Legaltech News’ Innovation Award for Case/Matter Management System, is the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions for more than 750 global legal departments of all sizes and over 100,000 users in over 150 countries. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: CMO Software
CMO Software help their customers build safer, better-regulated working environments by transforming their approach to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) risk management & Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions for organizations around the globe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, will purchase Animal & Crop Health Division from GfK Group

synopsis: GfK Group announced the agreement to sell its global animal & crop health division to a consortium consisting of Inflexion, a private equity investor, and the management led by Stephen Hearn. The division specialises in all aspects of market research in animal health, crop protection, farm machinery & equipment, seed/biotech & fertilizers.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP is a UK mid-market private equity firm, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams. Investing between £15m and £75m, Inflexion provides complementary investment solutions backing buyouts, as well as minority investments."
seller: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
The Animal & Crop Health Division of GfK Group provides market research in animal health, crop protection, farm machinery & equipment, seed/biotech & fertilizers. GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, will acquire Ideal Shopping Direct Limited

synopsis: Blackstone will acquire Ideal Shopping Direct (“ISD”), a leading independent multi-channel retailer, from Inflexion. ISD delivers a dynamic shopping experience selling specialty craft products to dedicated crafting hobbyists as well as home, leisure, health, beauty and fashion products through their TV channels as well as multiple internet sites.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$1,913.85)
The Blackstone Group is one of the world's leading investment and advisory firms. Blackstone seeks to create positive economic impact and long-term value for its investors, the companies they invest in, and and the communities they work in. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: Ideal Shopping Direct Limited
Ideal Shopping Direct Limited is one of the UK’s leading multi-channel home shopping retailers, selling via their TV channels and the internet. They sell everything from products for the home and garden, to kitchen and technology goods, through to health and beauty and craft buys.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Great Hill Partners LLC, will acquire Reward Gateway

synopsis: Reward Gateway, global leaders in enterprise employee engagement software, announced that Great Hill Partners L.P., a Boston based technology investor, has entered into a binding agreement to buy the company.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners provides private equity to finance the expansion, recapitalization or acquisition of growth companies in a wide range of sectors within the business services, consumer services, financial technology, healthcare, media, communications, and software industries. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: Reward Gateway
Reward Gateway is a £189 million GBP revenue SaaS business servicing more than 1,100 enterprise clients and employing 275 people in six countries. Its technology powers employee benefits, employee recognition, total reward statements, employee communications and employee engagement.
price ($mm)
$218*
rev ($mm)
$297
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/28/2015 via BusinessWire

L-3 Communications Holdings, acquired CTC Aviation Group Ltd

synopsis: L-3 Communications announced the acquisition of UK-headquartered CTC Aviation Group, now known as L-3 CTC Ltd. L-3 CTC is a high-quality, global airline pilot training and crew resourcing specialist that offers customized and innovative solutions to major airlines and retail customers globally.
buyer: L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL:$9,623.00)
L-3 is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: CTC Aviation Group Ltd
CTC Aviation Group Limited is one of the world's leading airline training organisations that specialise in developing innovative solutions for their clients to support aircrew selection, supply and training requirements.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2014 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, acquired Phlexglobal

synopsis: Phlexglobal, the specialist provider of technology-enabled document management solutions and other support services to the global clinical research market, has been acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital from Inflexion in a transaction totalling £42 million.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. With a clear, long-term focus on sectors where it can invest in robust middle market companies, it typically acquires businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: Phlexglobal
Phlexglobal is a specialist provider of technology-enabled, Trial Master File (TMF & eTMF) document management solutions and other support services to the global clinical research market.
price ($mm)
$72
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
9.6x
closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired CMO Compliance

synopsis: Inflexion announces that it has completed the management buyout of CMO Compliance (“CMO”), the market leader in enterprise health, safety, environment (HSE) and governance, risk, compliance (GRC) software solutions for global corporations and regulators.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion Private Equity is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital and buyouts of lower small to middle market companies. The firm primarily invests in companies based in UK. It invests between £10 million and £100 million in companies with an EBITDA of atleast £2 million. "
target: CMO Compliance
CMO Global Limited provides governance, risk, and compliance (GRC); and enterprise health, safety, and environment (HSE) software solutions. It offers CMO COMPLIANCE, an energy GRC and HSE&Q management software solution to manage HSE&Q and GRC processes to drive continual operational performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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.
price ($mm)
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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:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
price ($mm)
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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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Linx S.A. {duplicate}
Linx S.A. {duplicate}
With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. Linx offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, magazines and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$161.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.28
EBIT ($mm)
$19.54
Net Income ($mm)
$25.81
Employees
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Ticker: BOVESPA:LINX3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Linx S.A.
Linx S.A.
With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. Linx offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, magazines and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$157.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.45
EBIT ($mm)
$8.02
Net Income ($mm)
$0.56
Employees
0
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Ticker: DB:GKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GK Software AG
GK Software AG
GK Software AG has become the leading store solution provider to Europe’s largest retailers with stores around the globe. Currently in over 40 countries, GK Software continues to expand along with their customers throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.89
EBIT ($mm)
$2.52
Net Income ($mm)
$4.36
Employees
1026
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Ticker: TSX:LSPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$93.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($32.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
714
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: CA:HDX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posera-HDX LTD.
Posera-HDX LTD.
Posera-HDX develops touch screen Point of Sale software & associated enterprise management tools, & has developed & deployed numerous POS applications. HDX also provides services for system hardware integration, merchant staff training, system installation, & post sale software and hardware support.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$17.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.62
EBIT ($mm)
($0.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
139
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Ticker: DB:KSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KPS AG
KPS AG
KPS AG is Europe’s leading management consulting firm for business transformation and process implementation in the retail sector. The company offers end-to-end strategy and process consulting, with extensive implementation expertise in digital customer management, e-commerce and ERP.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$201.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.61
EBIT ($mm)
$24.36
Net Income ($mm)
$20.60
Employees
487
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Ticker: ASX:CRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cirralto Limited
Cirralto Limited
Cirralto is an Australian IT service management company. Cirralto enable retailers, not-for-profits, franchise and buying groups, and wholesalers and distributors to transform their business. Cirralto implements solutions for export, digital commerce, POS and dropship.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A042000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cafe24 Corp.
Cafe24 Corp.
Cafe24 is a global e-commerce platform based in South Korea. Cafe24 offers hosting services and a free platform that allows businesses to build and manage their own online stores. Cafe24 provides store owners with convenient selling methods while offering customers a simple purchasing experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$143.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.31
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce Inc. is a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions. Through their wholly owned subsidiaries, they provide online merchants and leading brands with complete solutions for successfully conducting business with customers anytime, anywhere and on any device.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
69
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:DEV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dev Clever
Dev Clever
Dev Clever is a bespoke software development company in the UK. Dev Clever helps brands and retailers to redefine how they communicate with their existing and potential clients. Their engagement solutions include instant win promotions, augmented reality games, and virtual reality experiences.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,913.85
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$501.89
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,614.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$48.60
EBIT ($mm)
($14.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,537.25
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.71
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$199.44
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,277.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$670.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$215.55
EBIT ($mm)
$199.55
Net Income ($mm)
$178.52
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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