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closed 3/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Heimdal Security

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired Heimdal Security, a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Heimdal’s comprehensive endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Heimdal Security
Heimdal Security is a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Denmark and with a strong presence in Scandinavia, and the U.K. and U.S. markets, Heimdal’s endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform.
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announced 8/6/2020 via Company Press Release

LogPoint, will acquire agileSI GmbH

synopsis: LogPoint , the up-and-coming SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) company, has signed a takeover agreement for agileSI™, the leading SAP security solution, with Orange Cyberdefense Germany, part of the Orange Group. agileSI ™ overcomes the discrepancies between SAP and SIEM and eliminates the "security blindspot" in SAP.
buyer: LogPoint
LogPoint is committed to creating the best SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) in the world. LogPoint enables organizations to convert data into actionable intelligence: supporting cybersecurity, compliance, IT operations, and business analytics. "
target parent: Orange S.A.
target: agileSI GmbH
agileSI™ is a leading SAP security solution. agileSI ™ overcomes the discrepancies between SAP and SIEM and eliminates the "security blindspot" in SAP by enabling the complete integration of security data from the SAP ERP platform in SIEM solutions.
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announced 6/15/2020 via Company Press Release

IBM, will acquire Spanugo Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spanugo, a US-based provider of cloud cybersecurity posture management solutions. To further meet the security demands of its clients in highly regulated industries, IBM will integrate Spanugo software into its public cloud.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$76,536.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: Spanugo Inc.
Spanugo is a world-leading company providing Cybersecurity Posture Assurance for the enterprise hybrid cloud. It automates all aspects of Risk, Cybersecurity and Compliance assurance, including automating resource discovery, configuration management, and security best practices.
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closed 7/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Fortress Investment Group LLC, acquired Finjan Software

synopsis: Finjan Holdings, Inc. has been acquired by Fortress Investment Group LLC, a leading, highly diversified global investment manager. Finjan is a recognized pioneer in the development of cybersecurity technologies and will maintain its brand and business model post-transaction.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG:$899.98)
Fortress Investment Group is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $43.5 billion of assets under management. Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,750 institutional clients and private investors worldwide. "
target: Finjan Software (FNJN:$16.95)
Finjan is a globally recognized pioneer in cybersecurity. Finjan's inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies used to proactively detect previously unknown and emerging threats on a real-time, behavior-based basis.
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announced 6/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., will acquire Lastline, Inc.

synopsis: Software company VMware has agreed to acquire Lastline, a provider of AI-based cybersecurity services. Lastline, Inc. provides innovative AI-powered network security products that detect and defeat advanced cyberattacks attempting to enter and operating within a network.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,095.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Lastline, Inc.
Lastline, Inc. provides innovative AI-powered network security products that detect and defeat advanced cyberattacks attempting to enter and operating within a network. Lastline protects network, email, cloud, and web infrastructures, minimizing the risk of damaging and costly data breaches.
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closed 6/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CyberX

synopsis: The U.S. software giant Microsoft has acquired the Israeli industrial cybersecurity startup CyberX. CyberX is a simple, mature, and interoperable solution for auto-discovering assets, identifying critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and continuously monitoring industrial cyber-security networks for malware and targeted attacks.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$138,699.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: CyberX
CyberX is a simple, mature, and interoperable solution for auto-discovering assets, identifying critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and continuously monitoring industrial cyber-security networks for malware and targeted attacks.
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Skyview Capital LLC, acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Skyview Capital, LLC, a global private investment firm, has acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity, Inc. from a consortium of investors. Fidelis is a leading provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions trusted by large corporations and government entities as the last line of defense.
buyer: Skyview Capital LLC
Skyview Capital is a global private investment firm that specializes in the acquisition and management of mission critical enterprises in the areas of technology, telecommunications, business services, and manufacturing. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions. Fidelis combats cybercrime, data theft, and espionage by providing full visibility across hybrid cloud / on-prem environments, automating threat and data theft detection, and optimizing incident response.
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closed 12/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Broadcom Limited, acquired Bay Dynamics, Inc.

synopsis: Broadcom Inc. has acquired Bay Dynamics Inc., the market leader in providing cybersecurity solutions to protect organizations around the world from evolving security threats and to reduce their business risk with its innovative next generation machine learning and predictive analytics technology.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$22,597.00)
Broadcom Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's solutions include data center networking and storage, and more. "
target: Bay Dynamics, Inc.
Bay Dynamics is the market leader in providing cybersecurity solutions to protect organizations around the world from evolving security threats and to reduce their business risk with its innovative next generation machine learning and predictive analytics technology.
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closed 12/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, acquired Protego

synopsis: Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, announced the acquisition of Protego. Protego, an Israeli startup, provides a serverless security technology that prevents malicious attacks on serverless functions in run time, and prevents vulnerable code from being deployed into production.
buyer: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP:$1,976.41)
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a provider of cybersecurity solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Check Point’s solutions protect customers from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry-leading catch rate of malware, ransomware, and advanced targeted threats. "
target: Protego
Protego’s code-centric cloud security platform, delivers security & visibility for serverless applications. Protego’s technology is the first to automate the entire serverless application lifecycle from security configurations and vulnerability management to runtime threat detection and prevention.
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announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

TrustyGate will be merged with 6clicks,

synopsis: TrustyGate will merge with 6clicks, a cloud-based technology solution in Australia designed to automate and manage risk assessment, risk management and compliance. TrustyGate is an Australian cyber security software company. TrustyGate provides software solutions that help growing businesses to accelerate their cyber and information security.
buyer: 6clicks
6clicks is a cloud-based technology solution in Australia designed to automate and manage risk assessment, risk management and compliance. 6clicks allows businesses to create, send and receive assessments to ensure ongoing compliance within and outside their organisation. "
target: TrustyGate
TrustyGate is an Australian cyber security software company. TrustyGate provides software solutions that help growing businesses to accelerate their cyber and information security. TrustyGate enables businesses to manage their cyber risk and take action as issues occur.
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closed 11/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

ThreatLandscape, Inc. merged with NetEnrich, Inc.,

synopsis: ThreatLandscape, a provider of an AI-powered cybersecurity software product, has merged with NetEnrich, a provider of IT Ops services and an AI-driven collaborative problem resolution platform. Combined, the companies will bring to market services and a platform for IT ops and risk management that will help customers secure their modern workloads.
buyer: NetEnrich, Inc.
NetEnrich combines industrialized services and its automation platform to deliver IT infrastructure operations and cybersecurity management services from on-premise to the cloud. NetEnrich specializes in accelerating deployment, migration, and management of application workloads on cloud services. "
target: ThreatLandscape, Inc.
ThreatLandscape provides an AI-driven cybersecurity SaaS product that extracts threat signals from customers’ physical and cloud infrastructure, analyzes the data, and delivers prioritized, actionable insights to IT and cybersecurity teams.
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closed 10/31/2019 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired GrammaTech

synopsis: Five Points Capital, in partnership with Pleasant Bay Capital, Crescendo Capital, Capital Southwest Corporation, new CEO Mike Dager and existing management, led the majority recapitalization of GrammaTech. GrammaTech, Inc. is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for government and commercial clients.
buyer: Crescendo Capital Partners
buyer: Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC:$7.57)
buyer: Pleasant Bay Capital Partners
buyer: Five Points Capital
Founded in 1997, Five Points Capital is a leading independent private equity manager, exclusively focused on the U.S. lower middle market. Pleasant Bay Capital, Crescendo Capital and Capital Southwest Corporation are private equity firms. "
target: GrammaTech
GrammaTech, Inc. is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for government and commercial clients. GrammaTech’s software enables users to quickly scan code for vulnerabilities that cause breaches, system failures or poor reliability.
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closed 9/19/2019 via Company Press Release

HP, acquired Bromium

synopsis: HP Inc. has announced the acquisition of Bromium, an end point security start-up. Bromium protects enterprises by using virtualization-based security to isolate browser-based attacks, malicious downloads, email attachments and other applications in unique, hardware-enforced micro-virtual machines.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges. "
target: Bromium
Bromium is an end point security start-up. Bromium protects enterprises by using virtualization-based security to isolate browser-based attacks, malicious downloads, email attachments and other applications in unique, hardware-enforced micro-virtual machines.
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Ricoh Co Ltd, acquired ZeedSecurity

synopsis: Ricoh Spain has expanded its security offering through the acquisition of ZeedSecurity software. The software platform enables the assessment and maintenance of security across all connected devices in a network. 
buyer: Ricoh Co Ltd (TSE:7752:$18,591.08)
Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. Ricoh is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems. "
target: ZeedSecurity
ZeedSecurity is a security software development company with the main goal of protecting the companies’ IT investment in the Internet, an environment of continuous change. ZeedSecurity is changing the way small and medium enterprises manage and reduce their website security risks.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Red Clay Consulting, acquired C3 Security Inc.

synopsis: Red Clay Consulting, a leading provider of business and technology solutions to the utilities industry, has completed the acquisition of Threat Hunting startup C3 Security as part of its continuing effort to expand the new SecureGrid business unit.
buyer: Red Clay Consulting
Red Clay is a leading technology consultancy for utilities, delivers superlative solutions in the areas of customer experience and billing, meter data management, field services, commercial billing, load profiling and settlement, and security. "
target: C3 Security Inc.
C3 Security Inc. is a subscription based SaaS with on-site lite gateway appliances that feed data into cloud based orchestration engine. These gateways are deployed wherever necessary in order to obtain as much visibility as possible at location with the least amount of effort to manage and deploy.
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announced 1/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Radware Ltd., will acquire ShieldSquare

synopsis: Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ShieldSquare, a market-leading bot management solutions provider.
buyer: Radware Ltd. (RDWR:$229.04)
Radware, is a global leader of cyber security and application delivery solutions for physical, cloud, and software defined data centers. Its solutions secures the digital experience by providing infrastructure, application, and corporate IT protection and availability services to enterprises. "
target: ShieldSquare
Based in India, ShieldSquare is one of the pioneers in bot mitigation and bot management space. They provide a real-time bot mitigation solution that protects enterprises by detecting and responding to automated attacks generated by scripts (bots).
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closed 10/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Fortinet Inc., acquired ZoneFox

synopsis: Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of ZoneFox, a privately-held cloud-based insider threat detection and response platform.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,260.50)
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control. "
target: ZoneFox
ZoneFox is a world-class enterprise security platform that effectively combats the growing issues of insider threats by reducing the risk of data theft, leakage and misuse to organisations across the globe.
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closed 10/23/2018 via BusinessWire

eSentire, acquired Versive

synopsis: eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response provider, announced the acquisition of Seattle-based Versive Inc., an award-winning cybersecurity AI company that delivers advanced threat detection and automation with its platform.
buyer: eSentire
eSentire is the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service provider, keeping organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber-attacks that technology alone cannot prevent. "
target: Versive
Versive helps organizations focus on the cybersecurity threats that really matter. The Versive Security Engine discovers and makes sense of ongoing adversary campaigns inside corporate networks, instead of filling dashboards with hundreds of alerts.
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closed 10/15/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired tCell

synopsis: Rapid7, Inc., trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation, announced it has acquired tCell.io, Inc., a leading provider of web application threat defense and monitoring.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$326.95)
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications."
target: tCell
tCell is a next-gen cloud web application firewall (WAF) that enables web applications, APIs and microservices to defend themselves against attacks. tCell’s technology dramatically reduces false positives, protects applications from attacks, and delivers actionable data to prevent future attacks.
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announced 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

AT&T, will acquire Alien Vault

synopsis: AT&T, a global company that provides customers with entertainment, mobile, high-speed internet and voice services, announced they plan to acquire Alien Vault, a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif. AlienVault is a developer of commercial and open source solutions to manage cyber attacks, including the Open Threat Exchange (OTX).
buyer: AT&T (T:$179,145.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: Alien Vault
AlienVault is a developer of commercial and open source solutions to manage cyber attacks, including the Open Threat Exchange (OTX). Their unified platform combines key security capabilities with expert threat intelligence that is updated every 30 minutes.
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closed 3/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Heimdal Security

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired Heimdal Security, a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Heimdal’s comprehensive endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Heimdal Security
Heimdal Security is a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Denmark and with a strong presence in Scandinavia, and the U.K. and U.S. markets, Heimdal’s endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform.
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Unifaun AB

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, is acquiring Unifaun from Vitruvian Partners. Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market, providing innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Unifaun AB
Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market. With more than 20 years of experience they provide innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier.
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closed 7/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Talkwalker Inc., acquired Nielsen Social

synopsis: Talkwalker, a social listening and analytics company, has acquired Nielsen Social from The Nielsen Company, a global measurement and data analytics company. Nielsen Social is a provider of social measurement and audience insights software. Their platform and API enables users to analyze social media feeds and engage their fans in real time.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is a social listening and analytics company that empowers brands and agencies to optimize the impact of their communication efforts. Talkwalker's social media analytics platform uses AI to monitor and analyze online conversations across social networks, news websites, blogs and forums. "
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Nielsen Social
Nielsen Social is a provider of social measurement and audience insights software. Nielsen Social provides solutions for TV networks, agencies and advertisers. Their Social Content Ratings platform and API enables social media teams to analyze social media feeds and engage their fans in real time.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired Curalate

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, announced the acquisition of Curalate, a company that provides shoppable social, UGC, and influencer marketing solutions to more than 1,000 brands and retailers, including Best Buy and Lululemon.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: Curalate
Curalate provides shoppable social, UGC, and influencer marketing solutions to more than 1,000 brands and retailers, including Best Buy and Lululemon. Curalate’s technologies turn images into digital storefronts that give consumers compelling shopping experiences online.
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closed 4/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Puzzel, acquired U-WFM

synopsis: Puzzel, a leading cloud-based contact centre software provider, has acquired U-WFM, a leading provider of workforce management and optimization software. U-WFM’s solution gives its customers the ability to forecast demand, monitor adherence, and optimize their contact centre operations.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Puzzel
Headquartered in Norway, Puzzel is a leading cloud-based contact centre software provider and was a pioneer in offering integrated customer engagement as an easily-deployed service. The company combines omni-channel technology with artificial intelligence capabilities. "
target: U-WFM
Based in the UK,, U-WFM is a leading provider of workforce management and optimization software. U-WFM’s solution gives its customers the ability to forecast demand, monitor adherence, and optimize their contact centre operations for companies of all sizes and across any industry vertical.
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The Whitlock Group, will acquire AVI-SPL, Inc.

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital is pleased to announce the sale of its portfolio company, AVI-SPL, to Marlin Equity Partners. AVI will be merged with Whitlock, an affiliate of Marlin focused on workplace collaboration solutions. AVI-SPL designs, builds, integrates, and supports systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: The Whitlock Group
Whitlock is a technology integrator, with expertise in AV, collaboration and modern workplace solutions. They advise on the best technologies to create the most impactful environments to drive positive change. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: AVI-SPL, Inc.
AVI-SPL designs, builds, integrates, and supports systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly trained and certified system engineers in addition to an international network of solution providers in 30 countries.
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closed 3/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Heimdal Security

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired Heimdal Security, a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Heimdal’s comprehensive endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Heimdal Security
Heimdal Security is a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Denmark and with a strong presence in Scandinavia, and the U.K. and U.S. markets, Heimdal’s endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform.
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closed 2/21/2020 via PR Newswire

insightsoftware, acquired Longview Solutions

synopsis: insightsoftware, the global leader in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise performance management (EPM) reporting solutions, announced it has acquired financial planning and tax software provider Longview.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: insightsoftware
insightsoftware turns financial and operational data into a 360-degree view of the financial reporting lifecycle for better business outcomes. Through turnkey reporting and enterprise performance management solutions, it provides real time access to data-driven insights and overviews. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Longview Solutions
Longview makes performance management software for the Now business realities. Hundreds of thousands of business leaders from Global 2000 companies leverage Longview daily to make strategic and immediate business decisions with confidence, based on the truth.
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Skyview Capital LLC, acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Skyview Capital, LLC, a global private investment firm, has acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity, Inc. from a consortium of investors. Fidelis is a leading provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions trusted by large corporations and government entities as the last line of defense.
buyer: Skyview Capital LLC
Skyview Capital is a global private investment firm that specializes in the acquisition and management of mission critical enterprises in the areas of technology, telecommunications, business services, and manufacturing. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions. Fidelis combats cybercrime, data theft, and espionage by providing full visibility across hybrid cloud / on-prem environments, automating threat and data theft detection, and optimizing incident response.
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closed 1/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Virgin Pulse, acquired Blue Mesa

synopsis: Virgin Pulse, the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health and wellbeing SaaS company, has acquired Blue Mesa Health, Inc. (Blue Mesa), a leading mobile-first Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) technology platform that enables pre-diabetic employees and health plan members to more effectively manage their health.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse is the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health, well-being and engagement company. Virgin Pulse is focused on engaging users every day in building and sustaining healthy behaviors and driving measurable outcomes for employees, employers and health plans. "
target: Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa is a global digital therapeutics company. Blue Mesa offers a mobile-first Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) technology platform that enables pre-diabetic employees and health plan members to more effectively manage their health.
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Virgin Pulse, acquired Yaro

synopsis: Virgin Pulse, the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health and wellbeing SaaS company, has acquired Yaro, a leading provider of benefits navigation and care guidance solutions. Yaro offers a mobile digital navigation and health literacy platform that helps consumers better understand, find and pay for healthcare services.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse is the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health, well-being and engagement company. Virgin Pulse is focused on engaging users every day in building and sustaining healthy behaviors and driving measurable outcomes for employees, employers and health plans. "
target: Yaro
Yaro is a leading provider of benefits navigation and care guidance solutions. Yaro offers a mobile digital navigation and health literacy platform that helps consumers better understand, find and pay for healthcare services according to their specific needs and preferences.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Puzzel, acquired Logicalware

synopsis: Puzzel, a leading European Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) provider, has announced the acquisition of Logicalware, a provider of email automation and customer service software. Logicalware’s best-in-class suite of customer service software solutions allow agents to efficiently and cost-effectively manage their customer support services
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Puzzel
Puzzel is a leading cloud-based contact center software provider. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices in six European markets including the U.K., the company serves more than 900 customers across 40 countries. "
target: Logicalware
Logicalware Ltd is a provider of email automation and customer service software headquartered in Scotland. Logicalware’s best-in-class suite of customer service software solutions allow agents to efficiently and cost-effectively manage their customer support services
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Medius, acquired Wax Digital Ltd.

synopsis: Medius, a leading global provider of accounts payable (AP) invoice automation solutions, announced that it has acquired Wax Digital, an industry leading e-procurement and spend management solutions provider headquartered in the U.K.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Medius
Based in Sweden, Medius is a leading global provider of accounts payable (AP) invoice automation solutions helping companies drive their business forward by providing best-in-class process efficiency and greater financial control. "
target: Wax Digital Ltd.
Based in the UK, Wax Digital has been working closely with savings-focused organisations to deliver e-Procurement and spend management solutions that help them get better value from their buying. Wax Digital provides web3, an innovative spend management software suite.
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closed 8/29/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired Influenster

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content solutions, has acquired Influenster, a product discovery and reviews platform. The acquisition combines Influenster’s engaged community of everyday consumers with Bazaarvoice’s industry-leading software and network of over 6,000 global brand and retailer websites.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: Influenster
Influenster is a product discovery and reviews platform for consumers. The platform has more than 38 million product reviews, growing by one million monthly, written by nearly six million members.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Clarus Commerce, the only company specializing in building, managing and optimizing premium loyalty programs, announced its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Trivergance
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce is the only company solely focused on building, managing and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for retailers. They provide the full suite of services needed for a successful loyalty program, which includes the technology platform, client services, IT and operations.
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announced 7/10/2019 via PE Hub

Bridgepoint, will acquire QualiTest Group

synopsis: Bridgepoint has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Qualitest, a software testing and quality assurance company. Bridgepoint will replace Marlin Equity Partners as the majority owner of Qualitest. QualiTest Group is the world’s largest pure-play outsourced software testing and business assurance specialist with offices in the US, UK and India.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: QualiTest Group
QualiTest Group is the world’s largest pure-play outsourced software testing and business assurance specialist with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel and India.
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closed 7/10/2019 via PE Hub

HotSchedules merged with Fourth Ltd.,

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired HotSchedules and Fourth, two leading providers of workforce, inventory and operations management solutions to the global restaurant and hospitality industry. Marlin has merged the two companies to create the industry’s most comprehensive back-of-house software suite.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Fourth Ltd.
Fourth provides complete, end-to-end restaurant and hospitality management solutions that empower operators to optimize profits, enhance guest satisfaction, improve employee engagement and scale profitably. "
target: HotSchedules
HotSchedules provides state-of-the-art technology, services and user experiences for the restaurant, retail and hospitality verticals. Over 30,000 customers across 170,000+ locations globally rely on HotSchedules’ software to help them control costs, maintain compliance, and improve visibility.
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closed 6/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Mill Point Capital, acquired Anexinet Corporation

synopsis: Anexinet, a company that specializes in helping companies design, build, and run their digital applications and platforms, announced that it has been acquired by Mill Point Capital, a middle-market private equity firm focused on control-oriented investments in North America.
buyer: Mill Point Capital
Mill Point Capital is a middle-market private equity firm focused on control-oriented investments in the business services and industrial sectors. Mill Point works with executive partners to leverage its investment professionals' experience, while providing strategic and operational guidance. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Anexinet Corporation
Anexinet specializes in helping companies design, build, and run their digital applications and platforms. For 20 years, Anexinet has delivered intelligent insights, customer engagement and enterprise modernization solutions that drive impactful business outcomes.
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closed 6/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Logi Analytics, acquired Zoomdata

synopsis: Logi Analytics, Inc. announced the acquisition of Zoomdata, the leading analytics platform for big data and live streaming data. Zoomdata’s unique and patented streaming technology allows real-time visibility into data that is too big to move and data that changes frequently.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Logi Analytics
Logi is the only developer-grade analytics platform focused exclusively on embedding analytics in commercial and enterprise applications. Logi leverages clients' existing tech stack and supports customization and white-labeling, so clients can quickly build a completely unique analytics experience. "
target: Zoomdata
Zoomdata is a data visualization and analytics software platform company that specializes in real-time exploration of big data, streaming data, and multisource analysis. Its data access framework leverages modern data sources for high performance and security in mission-critical data applications.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Puzzel

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Puzzel, a leading European provider of cloud-based contact center software solutions. Puzzel’s best-in-class, multi-tenant contact center as a service (CCaaS) platform allows clients worldwide to manage and optimize their customer interactions across voice, email, chat and social media channels.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Herkules Capital
target: Puzzel
Puzzel is a leading cloud-based contact center software provider and one of the first pioneers to develop a cloud-based contact center offering. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices in six European markets including the U.K., the company serves more than 900 customers across 40 countries.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Skuid

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has picked up a majority stake in no-code cloud app development platform Skuid through a recapitalisation deal. With Skuid, hundreds of companies quickly design and deploy enterprise apps that more than 5 million users love to use—all with no code required.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Skuid
Skuid is the world’s first and leading no-code cloud platform for rapid digital innovation. With Skuid, hundreds of companies quickly design and deploy enterprise apps that more than 5 million users love to use—all with no code required.
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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 1/23/2019 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 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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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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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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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 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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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
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 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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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.
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$55
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year
2020
rev ($mm)
$391.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1480
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$108.25
EBIT ($mm)
$77.23
Net Income ($mm)
$74.76
Employees
1322
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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Ticker: MOBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MobileIron
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with the industry’s first mobile-centric, zero trust platform built on the foundation of unified endpoint management (UEM) to secure access and protect data across the perimeter-less enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$206.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
870
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure
Inside Secure is at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, providing software, silicon IP, tools and know-how needed to protect customers’ transactions, content, applications, and communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$6.80
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
160
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Ticker: AIM:DFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defenx
Defenx
Founded in 2009, Defenx is a fast-growing and profitable security software company that offers a range of products for the mobile, PC and network security markets. Defenx security software is priced competitively, fully featured and efficient.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
6
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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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)
$1,544.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.20
EBIT ($mm)
$293.80
Net Income ($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: 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
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
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)
$698.58
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$15.21
Employees
0
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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: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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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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