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9
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31

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9

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12

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33

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45

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65

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8

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23

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18

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41

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38

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55

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23

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8

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16
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Niche Software

25

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6

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closed 11/22/2017 via PR Newswire

Ambow Education, acquired Bay State College

synopsis: Ambow Education announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ambow BSC Inc., has acquired Bay State College. Bay State is a private college whose mission is to prepare students for successful careers and global citizenship through academic rigor and individualized support. Bay State College has a range of associate's degree and certificate programs.
buyer: Ambow Education(AMBO:$0.00)
Ambow Education is a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, offering high-quality, individualized services and products. With its extensive network of regional service hubs complemented by a dynamic proprietary learning platform and distributors.
target parent: Educor, Inc.
target: Bay State College
Bay State College is a private college whose mission is to prepare students for successful careers and global citizenship through academic rigor and individualized support. Bay State College has a range of associate's degree and certificate programs.
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closed 11/22/2017 via PR Newswire

Special Investigations Limited Company, acquired Enterprise Applications, Inc.

synopsis: Special Investigations Limited Company announced the acquisition of Enterprise Applications, Inc., a leading-edge information technology corporation based in Fairfax County, Virginia. Enterprise Applications provides a comprehensive range of information technology and business process optimization solutions for businesses and government agencies.
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired PCMS

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity has backed the management buyout of PCMS Group. Tony Houldsworth, PCMS Group CEO, acquired the company from its founder. PCMS is a leading provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan.
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Myndshft Direct, acquired Order Simplicity, LLC

synopsis: Myndshft Direct announced its acquisition of Order Simplicity, a powerfully complete order management system designed to meet each individual client's specific needs. All of the system's modules interface with the industry's leading eCommerce Platforms, ERP Systems, Call Centers and Payment Gateways giving clients a full omni channel system.
announced 11/22/2017 via Company Press Release

OmniComm Systems, Inc., will acquire Algorics

synopsis: OmniComm Systems, Inc., a leading strategic software solutions provider to the life sciences industry, is to acquire Algorics, a company that provides innovative risk-based monitoring and clinical analytics solutions and software to the global life sciences industry with consistent and reliable quality.
announced 11/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., will acquire Oxyma Group

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Oxyma Group, a leading performance marketing agency in the Netherlands and Dubai. Post-acquisition, Oxyma will be rebranded as Merkle, and all agencies as a Merkle company. Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
closed 11/22/2017 via PR Web

The Relationship Realist merged with ForeverHer,

synopsis: The Relationship Realist, a national blog devoted to advice, humor and coaching on all aspects of relationships for women, has merged with ForeverHer, a leading online community sharing advice for women to stay forever fit, young and fabulous. The Relationship Realist is dedicated to shedding a realistic approach to achieving ideal relationships.
closed 11/22/2017 via Company Press Release

arvato Systems, acquired Vidispine AB

synopsis: Arvato Systems Group has acquired 100% of the company shares of Vidispine AB. Vidispine develops and distributes solutions for the management of digital content, primarily videos, and supports both companies from the media sector as well as well-known customers from other industries.
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired Animail

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired Animail from Verdane Captial, a Nordic private equity firm. Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. They offer over 8000 different products, including pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more.
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

fischerAppelt AG, acquired Heldth

synopsis: The communications agency Fischer-Appelt has acquired Heldth, a sophisticated lifestyle digital magazine that targets men. Founded in 2013, Heldth provides carefully selected product recommendations for men who value good products, seek a balance between trends and classics, and most of all, enjoy a good life.
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

PAG, acquired Zhenai Inc.

synopsis: PAG Asia Capital, an Asian alternative investment management group, has acquired a majority stake in Zhenai Inc., a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
announced 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

SFC Co.,Ltd., will acquire Villy Inc.

synopsis: South Korea’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending service startup Villy was acquired by Kosdaq-listed solar backsheet manufacturer SFC Co. Founded in April 2015, Villy boasts 80.5 billion won worth cumulative loan, 36,000 cases of investment and 5,460 investors. Villy will be a subsidiary of SFC with its 100 percent stake owned by the latter.
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

dotDigital Group PLC, acquired Comapi

synopsis: dotDigital Group Plc, a leading provider of email marketing and other SaaS related technology services to digital marketing professionals, has acquired Comapi. Comapi provides a scalable software platform that allows businesses to communicate with their consumers across multiple conversational messaging channels.
closed 11/21/2017 via Market Wire

B2Digital, Inc., acquired Colosseum Combat LLC

synopsis: B2Digital has acquired Colosseum Combat LLC. Colosseum Combat is Indiana's premier Professional Mixed Martial Arts Fight Promotion Company. They are sanctioned by the Indiana Gaming Commission, and provide the best in MMA fighting with the highest level of professional service.
closed 11/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Millwright Holdings, acquired Warner Communications

synopsis: Millwright Holdings, LLC has acquired Warner Communications, an agency that provides strategic integrated communications services, including corporate and product communications, public relations, media relations, social media marketing and measurement, promotions, special events, product introductions, crisis management.
closed 11/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

MBN Events, acquired UK Investor Show Ltd.

synopsis: MBN Events, via their subsidiary Premier Team Promotions, acquired UK Investor Show Ltd. UK Investor Show is the UK’s top one day event for private investors serious about making money from shares. They regularly showcase the very best speakers in the investment business, including Nigel Wray, Tom Winnifrith, Mark Slater, Paul Scott and more.
closed 11/20/2017 via PR Web

PlanHub, Inc., acquired EliteProNet

synopsis: PlanHub announced that it has completed the acquisition of EliteProNet, a membership based construction lead generation platform that facilitates the commercial construction bidding process between general contractors and subcontractors. They match projects with quality contractors using the most sophisticated online platform in the industry.
announced 11/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Hope Well Capital Corp., will acquire Payfare Inc.

synopsis: Hope Well Capital Corp., a capital pool company, has entered into a letter of intent pursuant to which it proposes to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Payfare, Inc., a financial technology company providing mobile banking and micro-lending for the next-generation earner in the cashless, on-demand economy.
announced 11/20/2017 via Market Wire

Kuuhubb, will acquire Neybers AB

synopsis: Kuuhubb Inc. announced that it has signed a term sheet to acquire Neybers, an interior design app where users can play with photo quality items from real brands. Neybers is the only app that lets users decorate using a vast range of modern and stylish products from real brands and designers.
closed 11/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Direct Equity International, acquired Green Touch Awareness

synopsis: Direct Equity International has acquired Green Touch Awareness. Green Touch Awareness is focused on in-house Business Incubation / Start-up and Project Development, as well as being a Digital Services Company providing Brand Management and Business-to-Business online and offline services to public, private, and non-profit companies.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 11/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Roche Ltd, will acquire Viewics, Inc.

synopsis: Roche announced an agreement with Viewics, Inc., a privately held software company focused on laboratory business analytics. The Viewics solution allows for efficient integration of big data from a variety of IT systems in the laboratory and beyond, pioneering a new way in extracting, cleansing, transforming and augmenting data.
buyer: Roche Ltd
Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalised healthcare.
target: Viewics, Inc.
California-based Viewics Inc. is a software company that focuses on laboratory business analytics. The Viewics solution allows for efficient integration of big data from a variety of IT systems in the laboratory and beyond.
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closed 11/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

THQ Nordic AB, acquired Experiment 101 AB

synopsis: THQ Nordic, a company that acquires, develops and publishes PC and console games, has acquired Experiment 101 from Goodbye Kansas, a group of companies that offer integrated services for feature films, TV, commercials, games and game trailers. Experiment 101 is an independent game development studio based in Stockholm, Sweden.
closed 11/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, acquired Soundtrap AB

synopsis: Spotify has acquired Soundtrap, a cloud-based digital audio workstation. Soundtrap, which launched in 2015 after a few years of beta testing, offers users an online music studio and the ability to collaborate with others in real time.
closed 11/17/2017 via Company Press Release

Upland Software, acquired Qvidian

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, announced that it has acquired Qvidian Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based RFP and Sales Proposal automation software.
closed 11/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

telkomsigma, acquired BOSNET Distribution Indonesia

synopsis: Telkom Indonesia, a telecommunication and network services provider, has acquired a 60% stake in BOSNET Distribution Indonesia through its subsidiary telkomsigma, an integrated End-to-End ICT Solutions company. BOSNET Distribution Indonesia provides a distribution management system for fast moving consumer goods distribution companies.
closed 11/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Arkive, acquired Data Management Business Records

synopsis: ARKIVE, an information management company, finalized the acquisition of Data Management Business Records (DMBR) in Macon, Georgia, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Data Management Business Records is a full-service solution for off-site document and data storage, scanning services and document destruction.
closed 11/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Giles-Parscale, Inc., acquired WebTegrity, LLC

synopsis: CloudCommerce, a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions, announced that its subsidiary Giles-Parscale has acquired WebTegrity, a provider of enterprise digital marketing services based in San Antonio, Texas. Incorporated in 2012, WebTegrity creates custom WordPress websites and drive online marketing for clients.
closed 11/17/2017 via Company Press Release

UL, Inc, acquired ChemADVISOR

synopsis: UL has acquired ChemADVISOR. ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
closed 11/17/2017 via PE Hub

Alogent Corporation, acquired Jwaala Inc.

synopsis: Alogent, which is backed by Battery Ventures, has acquired Austin, Texas-based Jwaala LLC, a provider of digital banking solutions for U.S. financial institutions.
closed 11/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Thomas Anargyros, purchased French Television Activity from EuropaCorp

synopsis: EuropaCorp Television has sold business assets related to French television production activity to Thomas Anargyros, the CEO of EuropaCorp Television. The assets include the French-language TV productions of the company, and certain English-language TV series and TV films.
announced 11/16/2017 via Reuters

Yahoo Japan Corporation, will acquire Classified Corporation

synopsis: Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online search engine, is to acquire 66 percent stake in Classified Corporation, a company that operates as an online ad agency specialized in planning and selling classified-style ads.
closed 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired AdBasis

synopsis: Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace that allows people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, has acquired AdBasis, a controlled testing environment and analytics tool for companies to conduct A/B and multivariate tests on search, display & mobile ads.
announced 11/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Tricor Group, will acquire Orisoft Technology Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Tricor Group, Asia's leading provider of integrated business, corporate and investor services, will acquire Orisoft Technology, a leading provider of Human Capital Management technology solutions in Asia. Orisoft's solutions are highly scalable, empowering small and large businesses to operate efficiently in the area of people management.
closed 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zipjet, acquired Cleanio Services, SAS

synopsis: Zipjet announced the acquisition of the French competitor Cleanio Services, SAS. Cleanio is an online on-demand laundry and dry cleaning service. They provide an application that customers can use to book dry cleaning, washing and folding that can be rapidly executed and delivered within 48 hours of the initial order.
announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

DIP Corporation, will acquire BANQ Co., Ltd.

synopsis: DIP Corporation will acquire 70 percent stake in BANQ Corporation from Fotizo Inc. BANQ, based in Japan, is a web application developer for alternative financial services. BANQ offers “Hobo Hibarai Kun,” an on-demand salary service in which users are able to receive salary for their work without waiting for payday.
announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Redcar & Cleveland College will be merged with Stockton Riverside College,

synopsis: Redcar & Cleveland College, a Further Education provider in the Tees Valley, is going to merge with nearby counterpart Stockton Riverside College. Redcar & Cleveland College delivers an exciting range of full and part-time vocational training courses, from entry level through to higher level qualifications.
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.
closed 11/16/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Visible Alpha, acquired Alpha Exchange

synopsis: Visible Alpha has acquired Alpha Exchange, an innovative research discovery and management platform for investment professionals. The addition of Alpha Exchange’s advanced technology platform will create a unified consumption and collaboration experience across research reports, analyst models and corporate access events.
closed 11/16/2017 via Reuters

Airbnb, acquired Accomable

synopsis: Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace that allows people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, has acquired Accomable, an online platform that helps people with mobility difficulties find accessible homes, apartments, swaps, and holiday rentals available around the world.
announced 11/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Williams-Sonoma, Inc., will acquire Outward Inc.

synopsis: Williams-Sonoma, Inc., a specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Outward, a leading 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Digital Map Products, acquired Mexico Business Directory

synopsis: Digital Map Products has acquired Mexico Business Directory. Based in Canada, Mexico Business Directory (MBD) offers the most comprehensive, fully geocoded information business database on Mexico. With over 1.6 million records, MBD is proud to provide the largest privately held business database for locations in Mexico.
buyer parent:Silversmith Capital Partners
buyer: Digital Map Products
Digital Map Products is a provider of cloud-based technology and solutions that bring the power of spatial technology to mainstream business, government and consumer users. SpatialStream®, the company’s spatial development platform, enables API access to mapping technology and location data sets.
target: Mexico Business Directory
Based in Canada, Mexico Business Directory (MBD) offers the most comprehensive, fully geocoded information business database on Mexico. With over 1.6 million records, MBD is proud to provide the largest privately held business database for locations in Mexico.
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closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Teall Investments, acquired Riddle & Bloom

synopsis: Teall Investments, a private equity company, has acquired Riddle & Bloom, an Ideas and Access agency that specializes in helping brands connect with the Next Generation consumer. Riddle & Bloom helps the world's leading brands understand and engage with high schoolers, college students, and young professionals.
closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Acorns, acquired Vault Investments Inc.

synopsis: Acorns, the country's fastest-growing micro-investing app with more than 2.2 million investment accounts, has announced the strategic acquisition of Vault, a Portland-based tech company, which lets customers automatically invest part of their paycheck into a retirement fund.
closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Crowther Ballantyne Associates merged with OrthoExecutive,

synopsis: OrthoExecutive, a global executive search and recruitment agency, is merging with Crowther Ballantyne Associates, another executive search agency focusing on the healthcare industry. Both companies are based in the United Kingdom.
closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Shiseido Company, Limited, acquired Giaran, Inc.

synopsis: Shiseido Company announced it has acquired Giaran, Inc., an award winning, data driven company with leading technology in artificial intelligence (AI) platforms. Giaran provides users with a virtual try-on experience of cosmetics products with exact color-match and recommendations customized to individual face-shape, skin tone and texture.
closed 11/9/2017 via BusinessWire

USA Technologies, acquired Cantaloupe Systems, Inc.

synopsis: USA Technologies, Inc., a premier payment technology service provider of integrated cashless and mobile transactions in the self-service retail market, announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Cantaloupe Systems, Inc., a premier provider of cloud and mobile solutions for vending, micro markets, and office coffee service.
closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Accruent, LLC, acquired BlueCielo

synopsis: Accruent, the world’s leading provider of software and services that enable organizations to manage the full lifecycle of their physical resources, has acquired Amsterdam-based BlueCielo, a company that provides solutions to manage engineering information throughout the asset lifecycle.
closed 11/6/2017 via PR Web

BioClinica, Inc., acquired MDDX

synopsis: Bioclinica, a specialty clinical trials services and technology provider, has acquired MDDX, a developer of tools that have been used by researchers in dozens of global research trials. MDDX has created the most advanced cloud research image management platform that provides a private, searchable online image repository with a 20-year lifespan.
closed 11/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Investoo Group, acquired bitcoinmag.de

synopsis: Investoo Group acquired bitcoinmag.de. Based in Germany, Bitcoinmag.com is an online community and information portal run by Crypto investors for investors, has impressive substantial reach, and is a valuable source of trading. It offers information on purchases and prices and offers the opportunity to compare exchanges and platforms.
closed 11/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Jerry Jones and John Goff, acquired Complexity Gaming

synopsis: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and real estate investor John Goff have acquired a majority stake in North American esports franchise compLexity Gaming. Founded in 2003, compLexity has been a consistent and driving force in multiple competitive gaming scenes across North America.
closed 11/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Dickinson Press, acquired Kingsport Book

synopsis: Blackford Capital announced the acquisition of Kingsport Book by Printing Consolidation Company—a Blackford Capital company—which also owns Dickinson. Kingsport Book has developed a strong reputation as a high-end book finishing and fulfillment company that can service deluxe, trade and soft cover books in quantities ranging up to a million.
closed 11/6/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Yara International ASA, acquired Adapt-N

synopsis: Yara International, a Norwegian chemical company, has completed the acquisition of Agronomic Technology Corp (ATC), which operates Adapt-N, a leading nitrogen recommendation platform in the US that improves farmer profitability and agricultural sustainability.
announced 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

E2Open, Inc., will acquire Zyme

synopsis: E2open has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Zyme, the leader in channel data management (CDM) enabling organizations to have deep visibility into their indirect sales channels. Zyme provides the leading CDM cloud platform, delivering critical downstream visibility for global companies that leverage clients to sell their products.
closed 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Symantec acquired SurfEasy from Opera Software. SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
closed 11/5/2017 via Reuters

Fatfish Global Ventures AB, acquired iSecrets AB

synopsis: Fatfish Global Ventures, a Sweden headquartered global venture builder investing and building digital ventures, buys 51 percent of iSecrets AB. iSecrets AB operates iSecrets.se, a fast growing e-commerce site that targets young consumers in Sweden.
closed 11/10/2017 via BusinessWire

DATA Communications Management Corp., acquired BOLDER Graphics

synopsis: DATA Communications Management Corp. announced it has acquired privately-held BOLDER Graphics, a leading western Canadian marketing communications business. Their core capabilities are in large-format digital printing, offering point of sale signage, corporate packaging, outdoor signage and vehicle graphics.
closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

IFS AB, acquired WorkWave

synopsis: IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announced it has completed the acquisition of WorkWave LLC, a leading provider of highly scalable, cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for the Field Service and Last Mile Delivery and Logistics industries.
closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Sopra Steria, acquired Galitt

synopsis: Sopra Steria , a European leader in digital transformation, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Galitt, a consulting and solutions development firm in the payment systems and secure transactions market.
closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc. merged with Red Ventures, LLC,

synopsis: Bankrate, a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content, announced that it has been acquired by Red Ventures, a leading digital consumer choice platform. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 11/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mao Te International Investment Co, will acquire Eastern Broadcasting Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Mao Te International Investment Co, owned by property developer Chang Kao-shiang, has agreed to buy Eastern Broadcasting Co, one of the leading cable TV stations in Taiwan.
buyer: Mao Te International Investment Co
Mao Te International Investment Co (茂德國際投資) is owned by property developer Chang Kao-shiang (張高祥). The firm was established in New Taipei City in August 2017 and that it has mainly invested in the property market and traded in building materials in Taiwan.
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Eastern Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
Eastern Broadcasting Company is one of Taiwan’s largest television programmer and channel operators.
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closed 11/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Frontier Digital Ventures, purchased Ghana, Nigeria, and Angola portals from Jumia House

synopsis: Frontier Digital Ventures, a company focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in frontier markets, has acquired Jumia House's Ghana, Nigeria, and Angola portals. Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal in Africa that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property.
closed 11/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, acquired Screen Media

synopsis: Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc., a fast-growing provider of positive and entertaining video content, announced the completion of the acquisition of Screen Media Ventures, LLC, a leading global independent motion picture distribution company.
closed 11/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Metamarkets

synopsis: Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has acquired Metamarkets, an ad tech startup that provides programmatic ad data-related services to marketers.
closed 11/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Centrica plc, acquired REstore NV

synopsis: Centrica plc has acquired REstore NV, Europe’s leading demand response aggregator. Headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium, REstore delivers cloud-based Demand Side Management software and Demand Response Services for a variety of customers including ArcelorMittal, Total and Sappi.
announced 11/3/2017 via Reuters

Prismi SpA, will acquire Wellnet S.r.l.

synopsis: Prismi SpA, an Italian leader in digital marketing, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Wellnet S.r.l. Wellnet founded in Milan, is an IT consultancy company that has been providing companies and institutions with expertise in web application development, web marketing and digital communication services since 2005.
closed 11/3/2017 via PR Web

JDM Technology Group, acquired IndustrySmarts Inc.

synopsis: JDM Technology Group, a global group of software providers for the architecture, engineering and construction industries, has acquired IndustrySmarts Inc. IndustrySmarts Inc. provides on-line business-to-business information portals and development services to contractors, distributors and manufacturers in the building and construction industries.
closed 11/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Elektrobit AG, acquired Argus Cyber Security

synopsis: Continental AG acquired Israel-based Argus Cyber Security through its subsidiary Elektrobit AG. Argus, the global leader in automotive cyber security, provides comprehensive and proven solution suites to protect connected cars and commercial vehicles against cyber-attacks.
announced 11/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Cronin Group PLC, will acquire OpenIOLabs

synopsis: Cronin Group PLC, a company that provides medical research and development services, has agreed to buy OpenIOLabs Ltd, an open source hardware translator that lets customers monitor and control multiple devices with one unified interface.
closed 11/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Boone Newspapers, Inc., acquired The Stanly News & Press

synopsis: Boone Newspapers, Inc. announced that they have purchased the Stanly News and Press from Community Newspaper Holdings Incorporated, a Montgomery, Alabama, company. The Stanly News & Press is a community newspaper published each Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday in Albemarle, North Carolina.
closed 11/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Klett Group, acquired ThiemeMeulenhoff B.V.

synopsis: ThiemeMeulenhoff, an innovative publishing company and one of the largest manufacturers of digital learning resources and schoolbooks in the Netherlands, has been taken over by German publisher and educational company Klett Group.
closed 11/2/2017 via PE Hub

Dynamo Software, acquired HoldingsInsight

synopsis: Dynamo Software, the premier provider of configurable, cloud-based investment management software for the alternative asset investment industry, announced that it has acquired HoldingsInsight, a portfolio investments data capture and reporting service.
closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

RelationEdge, LLC, acquired Main Path Marketing

synopsis: RelationEdge announced the acquisition of Main Path Marketing, a full-service digital marketing agency. Main Path Marketing is a full service content marketing agency that leverages SEO, Email, Social Media, Paid Media and Digital PR to get that content seen by the right audience.
closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Wilbert Group, acquired SPR Atlanta

synopsis: The Wilbert Group, a full-service communications and public relations firm based in Atlanta with a national reach, has acquired SPR Atlanta, a boutique public relations firm that offers a wide range of capabilities designed to help clients achieve their corporate public relations and marketing objectives.
closed 11/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Covisian S.r.l., acquired Vivocha

synopsis: Vivocha has been acquired by Covisian Group, second largest Italian BPO. Vivocha provides an online customer interaction platform that enables businesses to seamlessly communicate with prospects and customers directly on the website, using any combination of VoIP, video, chat, callbacks and collaboration tools.
closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hume Brophy Communications, acquired Madaket and Company Limited

synopsis: Global comms firm Hume Brophy has acquired Madaket+Co. Madaket and Company is a Hong Kong based consultancy focused on developing insight driven communication and marketing strategies for their client’s most important business opportunities. Madaket's experienced counselors drive the client's work and cultivate the world's leading brands.
closed 11/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., acquired Silexx Financial Systems, LLC

synopsis: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. has acquired the assets of Silexx Financial Systems, LLC, a Sarasota, Florida-based company that develops and operates an innovative multi-asset order and execution management system (OEMS) that caters to institutional customers throughout the U.S.
announced 11/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire Black Duck Software, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. will acquire Black Duck Software, a leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software. The addition of Black Duck's highly respected Software Composition Analysis solution will enhance Synopsys' efforts in the software security market by broadening its product offering and expanding its customer reach.
closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired PokerScout.com

synopsis: Catena Media acquires the online poker news and comparison site PokerScout.com and its related assets. PokerScout.com is the leading traffic comparison site for the online poker industry. PokerScout seeks not only to track poker site traffic in real time, but also to go beyond the numbers to provide a unique and informative look at online poker.
closed 11/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Comprend, acquired Excite Communications Limited

synopsis: Comprend announced the acquisition of Excite Communications, one of the UK's top digital corporate communications agencies. Excite Communications helps organisations achieve their business objectives through compelling digital communication.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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