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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Rootworks

synopsis: Right Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled technology solutions for accounting firms and small businesses, has acquired Rootworks, a modern firm performance platform for accountants. Rootworks provides their members with turnkey client products, a smart CRM platform, and an established peer network.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Rootworks
Rootworks is a modern firm performance platform for accountants. Rootworks provides their members with turnkey client products, a smart CRM platform, and an established peer network. Rootworks also offers modern websites and firm-branded magazines that elevate the client experience.
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, will purchase Accountants Practice Management Division from Reckon Limited

synopsis: Australian cloud accounting provider Reckon announced the sale of its Accountants Practice Management division to MYOB. Reckon's Accountants Practice Management division provides accounting, tax compliance and related software to more than 4,000 large and small accounting practices in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Group Ltd is a leading provider of online business management solutions. MYOB makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more. "
seller: Reckon Limited (ASX:RKN:$73.92)
Reckon's Accountants Practice Management division includes three operating businesses (Reckon APS, Reckon Elite, and Reckon Docs) that provide accounting, tax compliance and related software to more than 4,000 large and small accounting practices in Australia and New Zealand.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Abacus Next, acquired OfficeTools

synopsis: AbacusNext, which provides case management and desktop-as-a-service cloud platforms to legal clients, has announced the acquisition of accounting practice management solutions provider OfficeTools. OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Abacus Next
Abacus Next® helps businesses with stringent security and compliance needs grow by providing Compliance-Ready™ turnkey technology solutions, allowing clients to leverage the power of cloud computing without the added challenges and expenses of managing complex IT infrastructures on their own. "
target: OfficeTools
OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry. Their flagship application, WorkSpace™, combines a suite of core productivity and management features into an integrated solution.
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closed 7/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired Fifo Pty Ltd

synopsis: Intuit, Inc. acquired Fifo Pty Ltd., an online accounting practice management software company. Fifo is a cloud based (online) software system for the accounting industry, comprising of workpapers, job workflow manager, document manager, integrated client communications, secure client portal and more.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Fifo Pty Ltd
Fifo Pty Ltd. is an online accounting practice management software company. Fifo is a cloud based (online) software system for the accounting industry, comprising of workpapers, job workflow manager, document manager, integrated client communications, secure client portal and more.
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closed 11/30/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired CPA Site Solutions

synopsis: The Riverside Co. announced its acquisition of CPA Site Solutions, a Vermont-based provider of online marketing tools for certified public accounting firms. CPA Site Solutions delivers its products through a software-as-a-service business model, and it provides web design and support.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth. "
target: CPA Site Solutions
CPA Site Solutions is the leading provider of websites and complete Internet solutions (email, secure file transfer, online collaboration tools, and more) for CPA firms and other finance professionals.
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closed 4/29/2020 via PR Newswire

The Freelance Bookkeeper merged with Bookkeepers.com,

synopsis: The Freelance Bookkeeper has merged with Bookkeepers.com, a company that helps individuals to start, grow and scale their bookkeeping businesses. The Freelance Bookkeeper is the #1 bookkeeper blog on the web. The Freelance Bookkeeper regularly publishes articles, runs live web classes, and offers online training programs.
buyer: Bookkeepers.com
Bookkeepers.com is a company that helps individuals to start, grow and scale their bookkeeping businesses. Bookkeepers.com offers a range of courses from beginner to expert and has the largest online community of virtual bookkeeping professionals. "
target: The Freelance Bookkeeper
The Freelance Bookkeeper is the #1 bookkeeper blog on the web. The Freelance Bookkeeper regularly publishes articles, runs live web classes, and offers online training programs designed for freelance virtual bookkeepers who want to leverage technology and move toward advisory level services.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bridgepoint, acquired eFront SA

synopsis: eFront, the leading software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, has been acquired by European private equity investor Bridgepoint. Headquartered in France, eFront provides end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial services industry, specialising in enterprise risk management and alternative investments.
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: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: eFront SA
eFront provides end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial services industry, specialising in enterprise risk management and alternative investments. Its solutions serve some of the largest companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors.
price ($mm)
$327
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$80
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$17
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closed 1/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Commerce Bancorp, Inc., acquired eMoney Advisor, Inc.

synopsis: Commerce Bancorp, Inc. announced its acquisition of eMoney Advisor, Inc., based in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The acquisition will unite "America's Most Convenient Bank" with America's best online wealth management system.
buyer: Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (CBH:$1,826.80)
Commerce Bank, "America's Most Convenient Bank," is a leading retailer of financial services with 375 convenient stores in Metropolitan New York, Metropolitan Philadelphia, Metropolitan DC and Southeast Florida. "
target: eMoney Advisor, Inc.
eMoney was founded with a mission to help advisors maximize the value of their client relationships. The Company prides itself on its "by advisors, for advisors" approach, & as a result, has developed a unique combination of technology and support services that are focused on the advisor's success.
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closed 8/20/2015 via PR Web

Accountingfly, acquired Going Concern

synopsis: Accountingfly, the accounting profession’s online career community, announced the acquisition of Going Concern, a leading accounting news publication. Going Concern features original editorial content and an insider analysis of the culture, people and firms shaping the profession.
buyer: Accountingfly
Accountingfly is the accounting profession’s online career community. Employers use Accountingfly to streamline the recruitment and hiring process of interns, early career and experienced accountants. "
target parent: Sift Media
target: Going Concern
Going Concern is a leading accounting news publication. It features original editorial content and an insider analysis of the culture, people and firms shaping the profession.
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closed 3/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Diversified Communications, acquired The Sleeter Group, Inc.

synopsis: Diversified Communications announced the acquisition of The Sleeter Group, Inc. The Sleeter Group, Inc. operates a membership community that provides professional training and development through an annual conference, membership networking forums, webinars, books, exams, newsletters, blogs and research services.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications, a global media and marketing services company headquartered in Portland, Maine, USA provides information and market access through face-to-face events, publications, and eMedia. "
target: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
The Sleeter Group, Inc. operates a membership community that provides professional training and development through an annual conference, membership networking forums, webinars, books, exams, newsletters, blogs and research services.
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closed 3/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired BizActions

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has acquired BizActions, expanding the company’s marketing services. BizActions is one of the largest digital newsletter and Web marketing providers for accounting firms in North America.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: BizActions
BizActions provides professional service firms with customized, content-rich email newsletters and a host of other helpful SaaS applications to improve communication efforts with clients, prospects, partners, and team members.
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closed 9/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, purchased Bisk CPE and CPA Test Prep Division from Bisk

synopsis: Bisk Education, one of the nation's largest providers of online education from America's leading universities, has sold its Continuing Professional Education ("CPE") and test preparation services for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination ("CPA") to Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Business.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
seller: Bisk
Bisk CPEasy is America's best-selling CPE (Continuing Professional Education) programs for Public and Industry CPAs. CPA Review has a remarkable record of helping more than 150,000 CPA candidates pass the Uniform CPA Exam.
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closed 4/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

EMS Consulting, acquired Digital Banking Services

synopsis: EMS Consulting, a certified Salesforce consulting and architecture firm, has acquired Digital Banking Services (DBS), a digital transformation services partner for banking and credit unions. DBS offers services for Salesforce cloud, Mulesoft, Marketing Cloud, and digital marketing.
buyer: EMS Consulting
EMS Consulting is a certified Salesforce consulting and architecture firm. EMS has more than 100 consultants with expertise in the financial services, healthcare and higher education industries. EMS provides custom implementation services that are tailored to their client's specific needs. "
target: Digital Banking Services
Digital Banking Services (DBS) is a digital transformation services partner for banking and credit unions. DBS helps institutions plan, strategize, and execute their digital transformation road map. DBS offers services for Salesforce cloud, Mulesoft, Marketing Cloud, and digital marketing.
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announced 9/13/2019 via PR Newswire

SS&C Advent, will acquire Investrack

synopsis: SS&C Technologies announced it has entered into a definitive agreement wherein SS&C Advent will acquire the Investrack business from UAE-based Globacom Technologies. Investrack is a suite of applications aimed at banks and financial institutions to build their customer engagement strategy.
buyer parent: SS&C Technologies, Inc.
buyer: SS&C Advent (ADVS:$403.28)
SS&C Advent is the leading provider of technology solutions and services for the investment management industry worldwide, including independent advisors, wealth and institutional asset managers, family offices, hedge funds, funds of funds, fund administrators, and private equity firms. "
target parent: Globacom Technologies
target: Investrack
Helpful predominantly in the investment and portfolio management function, Investrack presents an integrated and seamless solutions suite and prowess to empower banks and financial institutions to build their own customer engagement strategy.
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announced 8/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Roper Technologies, Inc., will acquire iPipeline, Inc.

synopsis: Roper Technologies Inc. will acquire iPipeline in an all-cash transaction. iPipeline’s cloud-based software delivers solutions for the life insurance and annuity industries. iPipeline's suite of Software as a Service-based applications provide workflow automation and seamless integration across a broad network of carriers, distributors, and agents.
buyer: Roper Technologies, Inc. (ROP:$5,430.30)
Roper Technologies is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper operates businesses that design and develop software (both license and software-as-a-service) and engineered products and solutions for a variety of niche end markets. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: iPipeline, Inc.
iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industries. Through its SSG Digital, end-to-end platform, iPipeline accelerates and simplifies sales, compliance, operations, and support.
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$1,625
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., acquired BOLTS Technologies

synopsis: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services, announced the acquisition of BOLTS Technologies, Inc., the Pennsylvania-based developer of boltsOPEN, a next-generation digital account opening solution.
buyer: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY:$1,603.24)
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Their customers are marketed and supported through three primary brands: Jack Henry Banking®, Symitar®, and ProfitStars®. "
target: BOLTS Technologies
BOLTS Technologies, Inc. is the Pennsylvania-based developer of boltsOPEN, a next-generation digital account opening solution. boltsOPEN enables existing and prospective accountholders to open new accounts in minutes.
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closed 5/21/2018 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Ipreo Holdings LLC

synopsis: Ipreo, a leading financial services solutions and data provider, was acquired by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. IHS Markit is acquiring the business from private equity funds managed by Blackstone and by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,449.00)
IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytical services, supporting all participants in the capital-raising process, including sell-side professionals, finance officers at private and public companies, institutional investors, and asset managers.
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$1,855
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Equisoft, acquired Kronos Technologies

synopsis: Equisoft, a provider of digital business solutions for the insurance and wealth industries, has acquired Kronos Technologies, a company that develops web and mobile applications for the investment and insurance sectors.
buyer: Equisoft
Equisoft provides advanced digital business solutions that optimize processes, increase revenue and enable growth for the life insurance and wealth management industries. All Equisoft software systems are developed for optimal scalability and configurability to empower clients. "
target: Kronos Technologies
Kronos Technologies is a company that develops web and mobile applications for the investment and insurance sectors. Kronos Technologies is particularly known for its customer relationship management (CRM) application, Kronos Finance, and financial needs analysis (FNA) tool, Kronos FNA.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BusinessWire

NYMBUS, acquired Sharp Bancsystems, Inc.

synopsis: NYMBUS, the world's first complete, full-stack, API-driven core processing platform, announced the acquisition of Sharp BancSystems, Inc. (SBS), a Texas-based software provider founded in 1987. Sharp BancSystems is a software solution and service provider catering exclusively to the community banking industry.
buyer: NYMBUS
NYMBUS provides the most modern and advanced core processing platform built to date. The NYMBUS solution is a secure, cloud-based, full-stack product that includes all of the mission-critical functions financial institutions need to build their businesses. "
target: Sharp Bancsystems, Inc.
Sharp BancSystems is a software solution and service provider catering exclusively to the community banking industry. The Sharp PC-Core Banking System is a total integrated solution that allows banks to cost-effectively and efficiently control all aspects of banking operations.
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closed 10/1/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Coretrac, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean announced the acquisition of CoreTrac, Inc., a leading provider of integrated customer relationship management (“CRM”) and automated sales tracking solutions designed specifically for banks and credit unions in the United States. CoreTrac’s CRM solution is used nationally by banks and credit unions of all sizes.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean provides industry-specific software applications that enhance processes across the enterprise, helping businesses manage their resources, supply chain, employees, and customer relationships. "
target: Coretrac, Inc.
CoreTrac, Inc. is a privately held corporation with its headquarters in Austin, Texas. CoreTrac provides its easy-to-use and affordable enterprise CRM software platform, ResourceOne, to community financial institutions across the country to support and strengthen their sales and service cultures.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Rootworks

synopsis: Right Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled technology solutions for accounting firms and small businesses, has acquired Rootworks, a modern firm performance platform for accountants. Rootworks provides their members with turnkey client products, a smart CRM platform, and an established peer network.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Rootworks
Rootworks is a modern firm performance platform for accountants. Rootworks provides their members with turnkey client products, a smart CRM platform, and an established peer network. Rootworks also offers modern websites and firm-branded magazines that elevate the client experience.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Rootworks

synopsis: Right Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled technology solutions for accounting firms and small businesses, has acquired Rootworks, a modern firm performance platform for accountants. Rootworks provides their members with turnkey client products, a smart CRM platform, and an established peer network.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Rootworks
Rootworks is a modern firm performance platform for accountants. Rootworks provides their members with turnkey client products, a smart CRM platform, and an established peer network. Rootworks also offers modern websites and firm-branded magazines that elevate the client experience.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Propelware

synopsis: Right Networks, the leading provider of cloud solutions for accounting professionals, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Propelware, the company that produced Autofy, a powerful connector of e-commerce and CRM applications to QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Propelware
Propelware is the company that produced Autofy, a powerful connector of e-commerce and CRM applications to QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. Integrate Salesforce, Shopify, Amazon and many other apps, to save time and headaches. Eliminate data entry and errors by automating the business processes.
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closed 6/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Transaction Pro

synopsis: Right Networks, the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small businesses, announced its acquisition of Sarasota-based Transaction Pro, the leading provider of data import/export tools and services for the global QuickBooks user community.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Transaction Pro
Transaction Pro is the leading provider of data import/export tools and services for global QuickBooks user community. Their Importer and Exporter products automate the transfer of data between QuickBooks and hundreds of other applications.
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closed 11/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Xcentric LLC

synopsis: Right Networks announced the company has completed its acquisition of Xcentric, the leader in managed IT solutions for accounting firms. Xcentric is a customer-centric, accounting vertical-focused leader that provides a set of offerings that address every step of the cloud journey for CPA firms, accounting professionals and their clients.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is a technology company that partners with CPA firms, accounting professionals, and SMBs to move their accounting-based desktop and legacy applications into the cloud and provides fully managed services to customers as they accelerate their journey into the cloud. "
target: Xcentric LLC
Xcentric is the leader in managed IT solutions for accounting firms. Xcentric is a customer-centric, accounting vertical-focused market leader that brings together a comprehensive set of offerings that address every step of the cloud journey for CPA firms, accounting professionals and their clients.
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closed 9/26/2016 via BusinessWire

BV Investment Partners, acquired Right Networks, LLC

synopsis: Right Networks, a premier provider of cloud solutions to accountants and small and medium-sized businesses, announced that it has partnered with BV Investment Partners, a Boston-based middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services and IT services sectors. BV will own a majority of the company.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The firm actively targets investments in the information and business services, communications and media industries. "
target: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of fully-managed application hosting for accounting firms and small to medium businesses who are looking for a way to streamline their workflows and processes.
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closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired Emochila, Inc.

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has acquired Web design company Emochila. Emochila was founded in 2003 and provides custom Web sites to thousands of tax and accounting firms across the U.S. It provides site design, site content, client retention tools, marketing tools, Web and email hosting, and other services.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: Emochila, Inc.
Emochila specializes in designing Web sites for tax and accounting firms. Emochila's features include Attractive Design, Professional Content, Client Portals, Client Retention Tools, Marketing/Client Acquisition Tools and Website & Email Hosting.
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closed 11/30/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired CPA Site Solutions

synopsis: The Riverside Co. announced its acquisition of CPA Site Solutions, a Vermont-based provider of online marketing tools for certified public accounting firms. CPA Site Solutions delivers its products through a software-as-a-service business model, and it provides web design and support.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth. "
target: CPA Site Solutions
CPA Site Solutions is the leading provider of websites and complete Internet solutions (email, secure file transfer, online collaboration tools, and more) for CPA firms and other finance professionals.
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closed 1/9/2007 via PR Newswire

AmbironTrustWave, acquired SecurePipe

synopsis: AmbironTrustWave, the leading provider of data security and compliance management solutions for businesses in the payment card industry, has acquired SecurePipe, a Lincolnshire, Ill.-based managed security provider. The terms of the deal are confidential.
buyer: AmbironTrustWave
AmbironTrustWave is a leading provider of information security and compliance management solutions to Fortune 2000 businesses and the public sector. The company's flagship products are TrustKeeper and TrustMinder. "
target: SecurePipe
SecurePipe delivers managed network security services to financial institutions and distributed enterprises wrestling with escalating regulatory requirements. No other managed network security service offers a comparable breadth and depth of services at such an affordable price.
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closed 4/21/2008 via BusinessWire

Smarsh Financial Technologies, acquired Financial Visions, Inc.

synopsis: Smarsh Inc., a leading managed-service provider of innovative, secure and reliable email-archiving solutions for message compliance and records retention, legal e-discovery and mail server data management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Financial Visions, Inc.
buyer: Smarsh Financial Technologies
Smarsh® is a leading managed service provider of innovative, secure and reliable email-archiving solutions for message compliance and records retention, legal e-discovery and mail server data management. "
target: Financial Visions, Inc.
Financial Visions pioneered the turnkey advisor website market, and has been a leading provider of site building, email, and hosting solutions to the financial services industry since 1998. Financial Visions' clients include thousands of individual advisors in the insurance and investment fields.
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closed 6/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Smarsh, Inc., acquired AdvisorSquare

synopsis: Smarsh announced the acquisition of AdvisorSquare from Symantec. AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
buyer parent: Quest Software, Inc.
buyer: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. "
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: AdvisorSquare
AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
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closed 9/21/2009 via BusinessWire

Options IT, purchased Colocation Business from BNP Paribas

synopsis: Options IT, a global provider of high-performance technology infrastructure to hedge funds and brokerages and pioneer of the Infrastructure-as-a-Service technology management model, announced it has purchased the hosted colocation (hedge fund outsource technology) business from the prime brokerage division of BNP Paribas.
buyer: Options IT
Options IT is a global provider of high-performance technology infrastructure for hedge funds and brokerages. Founded in 1993, Options IT is a pioneer of the ‘Infrastructure as a Service’ (IaaS) technology management model. "
seller: BNP Paribas (ENXTPA:BNP:$48,518.08)
BNP Paribas is a European leader in banking and financial services, and ranks among the world's top 15 banks by market capitalization and total assets. It has more than 140 000 employees, 110 000 of whom are based in Europe.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Global Telecom & Technology, Inc., acquired Perseus Telecom

synopsis: Global Telecom & Technology, Inc., the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced the acquisition of Perseus, a provider of high-speed network connectivity serving many of the world’s top financial and eCommerce companies.
buyer: Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. (GTT:$1,680.30)
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. operates a global Tier 1 IP network connecting to any location in the world and with any application in the cloud. Their cloud networking services provide a better way for multinational clients to embrace the cloud. "
target: Perseus Telecom
Perseus provides managed services for high-precision, high-speed, high-performance applications. With clients spanning the Financial, Media, eCommerce and iGaming sectors, Perseus offers a suite of services across the trade lifecycle as well as many of the world’s fastest Market-to-Market routes.
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closed 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Beeks Financial Cloud, acquired Commercial Network Services

synopsis: Beeks Financial Cloud Group PLC, a global low-latency service provider for institutional capital markets, has acquired Commercial Network Services (CNS), a global online service provider. CNS specializes in hosting low latency algorithmic trading systems, virtual private networks and streaming media from strategically located datacenters.
buyer: Beeks Financial Cloud (AIM:BKS:$10.00)
Beeks Financial Cloud is a global low-latency service provider for institutional capital markets. With eleven data centres around the world and low-latency connectivity between sites, Beeks assists institutional clients in trading by reducing barriers to entry and time to market. "
target: Commercial Network Services
Commercial Network Services (CNS) is a global online service provider specializing in hosting low latency algorithmic trading systems, virtual private networks and streaming media from strategically located datacenters in Los Angeles, New York, New Jersey, and the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hypoport Group, acquired Maklersoftware.com GmbH

synopsis: Hypoport AG, a technology-based financial service provider, acquired Maklersoftware.com GmbH, the first independent provider of software and data center solutions for the insurance and financial market. They offer MetaSolution, which is a customer-oriented consulting software for the insurance and financial market.
buyer: Hypoport Group (DB:HYQ:$356.51)
The Hypoport Group is a technology-based financial service provider. Its business model is based on its three mutually supporting business units: Private Clients, Financial Service Providers, and Institutional Clients. All three units are engaged in the distribution of financial services. "
target: Maklersoftware.com GmbH
Maklersoftware.com GmbH was founded in 2001 as the first independent provider of software and data center solutions for the insurance and financial market. They offer MetaSolution, which is a customer-oriented consulting software for the insurance and financial market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Computer Services, Inc., acquired HEIT, Inc.

synopsis: Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Fort Collins, Colo.-based HEIT, Inc. HEIT provides cloud-delivered IT performance, compliance and security managed services to help financial institutions improve profitability and efficiency, reduce risk, and mitigate security threats.
buyer: Computer Services, Inc. (CSVI:$163.78)
Computer Services, Inc. delivers core banking, payments processing, Internet, card services, risk assessment, fraud prevention, network management, regulatory compliance and document delivery solutions to financial institutions and corporate entities across the nation. "
target: HEIT, Inc.
HEIT, Inc. provides cloud-delivered IT performance, compliance and security managed services to help financial institutions improve profitability and efficiency, reduce risk, and mitigate security threats.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

TALX Corporation, acquired DataVision Resources

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, announced that it has acquired DataVision Resources, a leading provider of data and business solutions to the mortgage, insurance and financial services industries. DataVision's operations will become part of Equifax's TALX business unit based in St. Louis.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation provides human resource (HR) and payroll-related services for HR, payroll, and tax departments. The company offers Web-based services in the areas of hiring, pay reporting, and compliance, as well as provides outsourced services. "
target: DataVision Resources
Through the deployment of world class technologies, scalable data centers, and secure technology environments, DataVision Resources has been able to meet the demands of its customers by designing and building custom data solutions to meet their many and diverse business needs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Thrive Networks, Inc, acquired InfoHedge Technologies LLC

synopsis: Thrive, a leading provider of next generation managed services, proudly announced that it has completed a transaction with InfoHedge Technologies, a leading financial services focused private cloud & managed services provider based in New York City. InfoHedge will become a separate division within Thrive.
buyer parent: M/C Partners
buyer: Thrive Networks, Inc
Thrive is a leading next generation managed services provider. The Thrive technology solutions suite utilizes Cloud, Cyber Security, Networking, Disaster Recovery and other pioneering managed services to help compliance-driven businesses solve complex IT issues. "
target: InfoHedge Technologies LLC
InfoHedge Technologies is a premier infrastructure-as-a-service managed service provider to the financial services community. InfoHedge's flagship product, InfoHedge Hosted Platform, provides a turnkey, enterprise-grade, fully managed private cloud infrastructure on par with those of Tier 1 banks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Minkabu The Infonoid, acquired Prop Tech plus Inc.

synopsis: Minkabu The Infonoid, a Japanese media company, has acquired a 66.73% stake in Prop Tech plus, a Japanese technology company focused on real estate investment trusts (REITs). Prop Tech plus provides web and system development services to REITs. The company also operates Japan REIT.com, Japan's largest REIT information portal.
buyer: Minkabu The Infonoid (TSE:4436:$14.21)
Minkabu The Infonoid is a Japanese media company. Minkabu provides financial information to individuals and corporations through their websites. The company operates websites that focus on investing, FOREX, virtual currency, insurance, commodities, and more. "
target: Prop Tech plus Inc.
Prop Tech plus is a Japanese technology company focused on real estate investment trusts (REITs). Prop Tech plus provides web and system development services to REITs. The company also operates Japan REIT.com, Japan's largest REIT information portal.
price ($mm)
$12*
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA

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