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announced 3/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Financial Media Exchange, will acquire AdviceIQ

synopsis: Financial Media Exchange (“FMeX”) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of AdviceIQ ("AIQ") from AIQ LLC. The acquisition of AdviceIQ's library of content and access to its network of advisors will significantly enhance FMeX's presence and strengthen its relationships in the wealth management community.
buyer: Financial Media Exchange
Financial Media Exchange is the largest content library built on sales enablement technology and the first Content-As-A-Service company. Their mission is to help financial professionals provide personalized marketing content to their clients in order to enhance client relationships & increase sales.
target: AdviceIQ
AdviceIQ's library of content includes daily articles, advisor rankings, and consumer directory of trusted advisors. Its network of financial advisors writes insightful articles for the public about investing and wealth management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/24/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Mara Social Media, acquired Nimbuzz

synopsis: Mara Social Media, an African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets, announced that it has acquired global platform Nimbuzz. Nimbuzz is a cross-platform mobile calling and messaging app. The app can be installed on computers, mobile phones, smartphones, and tablets.
announced 3/23/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Capgemini, will acquire Itelios SAS

synopsis: Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced they have agreed to acquire Itelios, a consulting firm specialized in connected commerce. Itelios will reinforce the Group's digital customer experience portfolio with its expertise in designing and implementing seamless omnichannel solutions.
announced 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

1010 Printing Group Limited, will acquire Regent Publishing Services

synopsis: 1010 Printing Group announced that it has entered into a share transfer agreement where it has agreed to acquire 75% of the share capital of Regent Publishing Services from Quarto Publishing. Regent Publishing Services specializes in buying print and book production within the highly competitive markets of Southeast Asia.
announced 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

iSentric Sdn. Bhd., will acquire My Play Company Limited

synopsis: iSentric Limited announced that it has executed a term sheet for the proposed acquisition of My Play Company Limited ("My Play"). My Play is a leader in the mobile gaming market in Myanmar. My Play was founded by Mr. Myint Kyaw Thu and Mr. Zaw Ye Myint, and is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar.
closed 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, acquired Trail Answers

synopsis: Ride-sharing app Lyft has acquired Pune-based startup FinitePaths. FinitePaths built Trail Answers, an app that helped get answers to user questions using social, local and contextual signals
closed 3/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Digital Pharmacist Inc., acquired PocketRx App

synopsis: Digital Pharmacist Inc., a rapidly growing digital health company, announced that it has acquired PocketRx, a mobile app that allows patients to manage their prescriptions. Over three hundred pharmacy brands including multi-store locations use the PocketRx app.
announced 3/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Excelian, will acquire derivIT

synopsis: Luxoft Holding, Inc., a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions, announced that it has entered into a agreement to acquire derivIT, a technology consulting provider focused on providing the best in class service to Capital Markets industry. derivIT will be joining Excelian, Luxoft’s Financial Services division.
closed 3/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, acquired PleaseTech

synopsis: Ideagen Plc, the Nottingham-based information management software provider, has announced the acquisition of PleaseTech Ltd. UK-based PleaseTech specialises in the development of software solutions for collaborative authoring and review of corporate documentation.
announced 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Qiwi plc, will acquire Flocktory

synopsis: Qiwi, an electronic payments operator, is acquiring the Russian startup Flocktory, which produces SaaS software for customer management and works with market leaders to optimize the digital customer lifetime value. Both companies are based in Russia.
closed 3/23/2017 via PR Web

Empire Medical Training, Inc., acquired Rx Medical Web, LLC

synopsis: South Florida based Continuing Medical Education company, Empire Medical Training, announcd the acquisition of Rx Medical Web, an internet marketing and website development company. Rx Medical Web was founded in 2008 and has been building websites and creating marketing plans for physicians and other healthcare professionals.
closed 3/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Digilant, acquired Anagram

synopsis: Digilant, a global provider of customized programmatic ad buying solutions and services, announced it has acquired Anagram, a programmatic marketing agency. Anagram was founded in 2015 with the goal of bringing clients a fully transparent approach to programmatic marketing, with a focus on customers taking an insourced operating model.
closed 3/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Fox Rent A Car, acquired JustShareIt

synopsis: Fox Rent-A-Car, the fifth largest car rental company in the US, announced the acquisition of JustShareIt, a cloud-based and mobile friendly peer-to-peer car sharing platform that allows individuals to rent or share cars directly from individual car owners.
closed 3/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Orion Systems Integrators, acquired Vernalis Group, Inc.

synopsis: Orion, a global provider of IT solutions and services to the Fortune 1,000 and large enterprise clients, announced the acquisition of New York-based Vernalis Group, Inc. Vernalis provides custom software and technology solutions to a variety of enterprise clients in the financial services and professional athletics industries.
closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Setracon Enterprise Security Risk Management Services, acquired OR3M LLC

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based security consulting firm Setracon Inc. announced that it has acquired OR3M and subsequently rebranded as Setracon Enterprise Security Risk Management Services. One of the key platforms that OR3M provides is vSOCra, which helps to streamline information found in a risk assessment for the end-user.
closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Elad Software Systems Ltd., acquired Netcraft Ltd.

synopsis: Elad Systems Ltd. announced the acquisition of Netcraft, which is engaged in projects and services in the field of characterization, design and development in the world of user experience. Netcraft is among the leading UX agencies in Europe, and one of the fastest growing UX agencies in the world.
closed 3/22/2017 via PR Newswire

Pamplona Capital Management LLP, acquired Legacy.com, Inc.

synopsis: Pamplona Capital Management, a Boston-based specialist investment manager, has acquired a majority interest in Legacy.com, the leading provider of obituary-related products and services to newspapers, funeral homes, and more than 43 million monthly visitors across the globe.
closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Natural Intelligence Inc., acquired Cappsool

synopsis: Natural Intelligence, a world leader in the fast growing comparison sites arena that helps millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries, has acquired Cappsool, an app distribution and discovery platform that contextually matches apps with premium mobile content.
announced 3/22/2017 via Reuters

iFlag Co., Ltd., will acquire Dr. O-uccino

synopsis: iFLAG Co.,Ltd., a company that provides IT solutions to small businesses in Japan, has acquired Dr. O-uccino from O-uccino. Dr. O-uccino operates a doctor and hospital search engine site and is located in Tokyo, Japan. People can search by hospital, specialty, location and doctor name.
closed 3/22/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Health Care Compliance Association, purchased Report on Medicare Compliance from AIS Health

synopsis: The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced that it has acquired one of the health care industry's leading trade newsletters, Report on Medicare Compliance, from Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS Health).
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 3/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

CPP Group Plc, acquired Blink Innovation Ltd.

synopsis: CPP Group, the AIM-listed credit card protection and insurance assistance business process services provider, is making a very interesting move, acquiring digital insurance software start-up Blink Innovation Ltd. Blink flight interruption insurance tracks, proactively alerts and rebooks flights at no cost if cancelled/delayed.
buyer: CPP Group Plc(AIM:CPP:$91.79)
CPP Group is an AIM-listed credit card protection and insurance assistance business process services provider.
target: Blink Innovation Ltd.
Blink Innovation Ltd. is a digital insurance software start-up that provides real time resolution flight interruption insurance solutions. Blink flight interruption insurance tracks, proactively alerts and rebooks flights at no cost if cancelled/delayed.
price ($mm)
$1.07
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announced 3/17/2017 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., will purchase Baltic Broadcasting Businesses from Modern Times Group MTG AB

synopsis: Modern Times Group MTG AB, a leading international digital entertainment group, has signed an agreement to sell its free-TV, pay-TV, digital and radio businesses in the Baltic region to Providence Equity Partners, a premier global asset management firm. The businesses are located in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
announced 3/17/2017 via Reuters

Comarch SA, will acquire Geopolis

synopsis: Comarch, a global provider of IT business solutions that aim to optimize operational and business processes, is to acquire Geopolis sp. z o.o, a company that specializes in geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial technologies. Both companies are based in Poland.
closed 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

WE Communications, acquired Red Bridge Communications

synopsis: WE Communications has acquired the award-winning Chinese integrated agency, Red Bridge Communications. Founded in 2009, Red Bridge provides both brand marketing and corporate positioning counsel. Red Bridge also specialises in delivering integrated campaigns to target China’s middle class, and working with challenger brands entering the market.
closed 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

WE Communications, acquired Watatawa

synopsis: WE Communications announced the acquisition of Singapore-based corporate and financial affairs consultancy, Watatawa. Watatawa was established in 2010 and provides corporate communications, investor relations, financial communications, and issues and crisis management.
closed 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Appodeal Inc., acquired Corona Labs Inc.

synopsis: Appodeal, the only comprehensive solution for mobile app monetization, has acquired Corona Labs, creators of the Corona SDK for building cross-platform games and apps. They are empowering developers to build for iOS, tvOS, Android, Kindle, OS X, Windows Phone 8 and Windows with a single code base.
closed 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Insign Communications, acquired PlayApp SAS

synopsis: Playapp has been sold to Insign. Founded in 2009 by Laurent Michel & Benjamin Naïm, PlayApp is an innovative social media agency that has become referent by mastering three core competencies: social media advisory, brand content production and media campaigns management.
closed 3/16/2017 via Company Press Release

SolidCAD, purchased Autodesk Business Unit from IRISCO du Québec Inc.

synopsis: Cansel announced that it has acquired the Autodesk operations of IRISCO and that it will unite these operations with the existing Cansel/SolidCAD operations. IRISCO, an Autodesk Gold Partner, has been a long-standing Autodesk reseller offering products and services to design, develop and implement IT solutions for manufacturing companies.
closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

NXTKey Corporation, acquired Magnus Management Group, LLC

synopsis: NXTKey Corporation, an "as-a-service" solution provider across cloud, mobile and open source in the federal and commercial markets, announced its acquisition of Magnus Management Group, a consulting services organization focused on information security, and project and operational management, primarily in the cyber security arena.
announced 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Jet, will acquire ModCloth

synopsis: Online fashion retailer ModCloth, known for its vintage-inspired and indie apparel, is on the verge of being acquired by Walmart, by way of its subsidiary, Jet.com.
closed 3/16/2017 via Market Wire

Aprimo, Inc, acquired ADAM Software NV

synopsis: Aprimo, marketing operations pioneer and category leader, announced it has acquired ADAM Software, a leading global provider of enterprise-class Digital Asset Management software solutions. ADAM will integrate directly into Aprimo's platform.
closed 3/16/2017 via BusinessWire

First DataBank, Inc., acquired Polyglot Systems, Inc.

synopsis: First Databank, Inc., the leading provider of drug and medical device knowledge that helps healthcare professionals make precise decisions, announced it has acquired Morrisville, North Carolina-based Polyglot Systems, Inc., creator of the Meducation product line of simplified patient medication instructions.
announced 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

BANDAI NAMCO Holdings, Inc., will acquire Daisuki

synopsis: Bandai Namco Holdings announced that they plan to acquire Anime Consortium Japan, which operates the Japanese anime streaming website Daisuki.net. Daisuke provides an official website for distributing Japanese anime to the world, as well as an e-commerce shop that sells a variety of anime products.
closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Global Experience Specialists, Inc., acquired Poken

synopsis: GES, a global full-service provider for live events, announced the purchase of Poken, a cloud-based event management platform. Poken brings together digital and physical event spaces to drive engagement and gain better insight through real data. The Poken 360° platform offers a seamless ecosystem of technology tools that enhance event engagement.
announced 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Grey Group, will acquire Bruketa&Zinic OM

synopsis: WPP, the world's largest communications services group, announced that it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Bruketa&Zinic OM, one of the Adriatic region's most highly-awarded creative agencies. Following the acquisition, WPP's Grey Zagreb will merge into Bruketa&Zinic to create Bruketa&Zinic&Grey.
announced 3/16/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, will acquire Acculynk

synopsis: First Data, a leader in commerce-enabling technology, has entered into an agreement to acquire Acculynk, a leading Atlanta-based technology company that delivers eCommerce solutions for debit card acceptance. Acculynk’s unique debit routing technology allows merchants to process online debit payments through the most cost-effective debit network.
closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Boomi, acquired ManyWho, Inc.

synopsis: Dell Boomi, the world's leading cloud integration platform, announced it has acquired ManyWho, a unified cloud and low-code development platform. ManyWho simplifies workflow automation and allows businesses and developers to turn business processes into rich software applications to connect employees, customers and core systems.
closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

PhotoFlight Aerial Media, acquired Notadrone.com

synopsis: PhotoFlight Aerial Media,the leading national commercial drone service provider offering state of the art FAA authorized UAV aerial media services, announced it has acquired Stribog Media LLC, operating as www.notadrone.com. Notadrone.com is is a drone operator providing aerial UAV videography and photography for businesses.
closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

PhotoFlight Aerial Media, acquired 500 Feet Drones, LLC

synopsis: PhotoFlight Aerial Media, the leading national commercial drone service provider offering state of the art FAA authorized UAV aerial media services, announced it has acquired 500 Feet Drones, LLC. 500 Feet Drones is a drone aerial media company offering businesses with extraordinary aerial photography.
announced 3/16/2017 via BusinessWire

PVH Corp., will acquire True&Co

synopsis: PVH Corp. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire True&Co., a direct-to-consumer intimate apparel e-commerce retailer. True&Co. is changing the way women shop online by redesigning the art of bra shopping. It uses a proprietary fit quiz to recommend bras and other intimates that will best fit the responding consumer.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 3/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Agile Networks Ltd. merged with PlanNet21 Communications Limited,

synopsis: Irish technology solutions group PlanNet21 Communications has acquired local rival Agile Networks. Agile designs, builds and supports IT networks for many of Ireland’s leading public and private sector companies. They offer a full life-cycle of network integration services – design, build, operate, and support of customer networks.
buyer: PlanNet21 Communications Limited
Founded in 1998 in Galway, PlanNet21 is a Cisco gold partner and a leading provider of managed services. The company plans, builds, supports and manages ICT for large companies.
target: Agile Networks Ltd.
Agile designs, builds and supports IT networks for many of Ireland’s leading public and private sector companies. They offer a full life-cycle of network integration services – design, build, operate, and support of customer networks.
price ($mm)
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$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 3/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Ameri Holdings, Inc., acquired ATCG Solutions

synopsis: AMERI Holdings, Inc. announced the acquisition of ATCG Solutions ("ATCG"), a system integration firm specializing in providing end-to-end SAP Enterprise Cloud Services. ATCG brings deep expertise in the areas of SAP HANA, Hybris, SuccessFactors and Business Intelligence.
closed 3/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Toppan Vite, acquired The Vintage Group

synopsis: Toppan Vite, a leading international financial printing, communications and technology company, announced the strategic acquisition of Vintage, a division of PR Newswire. Vintage provides regulatory compliance across capital markets, corporate services, and institutional and fund services.
announced 3/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Chase, will purchase Payments Technology from Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX)

synopsis: JPMorgan Chase has agreed to acquire MCX’s payments technology to help expand Chase Pay, the mobile and digital wallet for Chase customers. MCX, a network of America’s largest merchants, was the launch partner for Chase Pay. Chase executives wanted to acquire the technology to use in lieu of building separate technology to serve non-MCX members.
announced 3/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

HiQ International, will acquire Presis i Sverige AB

synopsis: HiQ acquires Presis, a digital development agency in Lund. The company has close to 25 specialists within systems and web development. HiQ delivers competence, commitment, and innovativeness. Presis has much in common with HiQ and has a strong competence in prototyping and systems development.
announced 3/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Hebron Technology Co., Ltd., will acquire Shanghai Xinxiao Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Hebron Technology Co., Ltd., a manufacturer and installer of valves and pipe fittings for use in the pharmaceutical and food industries, announced it will acquire a majority interest in Shanghai Xinxiao Co., Ltd. Xinxiao operates an online marketplace for equipment and products used in the pharmaceutical, food, and environmental industries.
closed 3/9/2017 via PR Newswire

FlyDive, Inc., acquired Aquafly

synopsis: FlyDive, the preeminent U.S. manufacturer of recreational hydroflight watersports products, announced the acquisition of a leading hydroflight company based in Austin, TX, Aquafly. Aquafly provides world-class hydroflight athlete training, entertainment event production and product sales.
announced 3/9/2017 via Market Wire

Onewheel, will acquire OWBuddy

synopsis: Future Motion, a pioneering new entrant to the boardsports world and maker of the Onewheel and Onewheel+ skateboard, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OWBuddy, a popular third party app for Onewheel that features shaping, ride tracking, social sharing, leaderboards, speed displays, LED light controls, and much more.
closed 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

HNA Capital Group Co., Ltd., acquired Caijing Magazine

synopsis: Through their financial unit, HNA Capital, the Chinese conglomerate HNA Group acquired an 80 percent stake in Beijing Lianban Caixun Cultural Media, which runs Caijing Magazine, one of the most popular and influential business magazines in the country.
announced 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

MKE Sports & Entertainment, will acquire Milwaukee Running Festival

synopsis: MKE Sports & Entertainment, also known as ROC Ventures, announced that they are acquiring the Milwaukee Running Festival, a non-profit organization that produces a world-class running event in Milwaukee. The event is a source of civic pride for citizens and a means to boost tourism and enhance the economic well-being of the greater Milwaukee area.
closed 3/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Car Throttle, acquired WTF1

synopsis: Car Throttle announces the acquisition of social motorsport community WTF1. WTF1 was created to give young racing fans an online platform with a different approach to media. Ignoring straight-written reports and news, WTF1 shares the latest viral videos, memes and fan concepts as well as producing listicles, quizzes and more!
closed 3/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Bonfire Marketing, acquired Response Capture, Inc.

synopsis: Bonfire Marketing, a digital marketing agency, is excited to announce the acquisition of and merging with Response Capture, a digital agency specializing in demand generation and marketing automation. Their current offerings range from content marketing to digital strategy and marketing management. Both companies are based in Portland, OR.
closed 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired AppBridge

synopsis: Google announced it has acquired AppBridge, a Vancouver, B.C.-based company that offers enterprise-ready content transformation software to help businesses migrate to G Suite (formerly Google Apps).
closed 3/9/2017 via PR Newswire

NComputing Inc., acquired VERDE Workspaces

synopsis: NComputing announces the expansion of their desktop virtualization offerings with the acquisition of VERDE Workspaces, formerly known as Virtual Bridges. NComputing's desktop virtualization solution is now coupled with VERDE VDI, the lowest-cost VDI solution, leveraging the open source Linux KVM hypervisor, & its densities & storage optimizations.
closed 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Red Pepper Events, acquired Origin Events

synopsis: Edinburgh-based Origin Events has been bought over by Dundee agency Red Pepper. Origin Events is a full service Event Management Company known for designing and delivering fabulous meetings and events that engage and inspire all types of audiences.
closed 3/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Volaris Group Inc., acquired ShipNet A/S

synopsis: ShipNet A/S, a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) shipping solutions for the Marine industry, has been acquired by Volaris Group. ShipNet’s ERP solution covers the full range of Chartering & Operations, Finance & Accountancy, Technical Management, Procurement, & Disbursement Management & is used by shipping related companies worldwide.
closed 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

BVG-Airflo Group Ltd, acquired Thompson & Morgan

synopsis: Thompson & Morgan, one of the UK’s largest mail order seed and plant companies that sells through a variety of channels including catalogue, online, and retail, has been sold by Primary Capital Partners, a private equity firm, to BVG Group, a multi-channel retailer of sporting supplements, fishing tackle, clothing, and home and garden products.
closed 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capzanine, acquired Geomedia SAS

synopsis: Capzanine has taken a majority stake in Geomedia, a topographical software business, in the first deal from its Capzanine 4 fund. Geomedia’s software extracts intelligence from geospatial data, for uses in the construction and infrastructure industries. Capzanine acquired Geomedia from Ciclad, a French SME investor who invested in 2008.
closed 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

CAPA, acquired CAP Image

synopsis: CAPA, a French press agency and production company founded in 1989, has acquired CAP Image, a French company founded in 1993 that produces and organizes public events, conventions, and meetings. CAP Image will become CAPA Event.
closed 3/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Pixid SAS, acquired Amris

synopsis: PIXID SAS, the French leader for cloud based temporary workforce management and recruitment solutions, has acquired The Internet Corporation, owner of the award-winning applicant tracking system and recruitment software Amris and Zao, a leading employee social referral platform that uses gamification to increase employee engagement.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 2/27/2017 via PR Newswire

BridgeTower Media, acquired Color Magazine

synopsis: BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of local and regional business information, events and marketing services, announced the acquisition of Color Magazine, a premiere publication focused on publishing and events for diverse business professionals. Based in Boston, Color Magazine was founded in 2007 by Josefina Bonilla.
buyer parent:Fortress Investment Group LLC
buyer: BridgeTower Media
BridgeTower Media is a leading provider of business information, events and marketing services for the legal, financial, construction and government sectors in more than 20 local and regional markets across the United States.
target: Color Magazine
Color Magazine is a premier all-inclusive magazine that highlights topics of interest revolving around professionals of color. In addition to their magazine they also host three annual events, each with a unique focus, but with the same goal of elevating professionals of color.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Microgen Plc, acquired Primacy Corporation

synopsis: Microgen plc is pleased to announce the acquisition of Primacy Corporation (‘Primacy’) from the Kelly Family Trust. Primacy is a Toronto-based provider of software to the Trust & Fund Administration market and will be integrated into the Microgen Financial Systems business.
announced 2/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

DWS Limited, will acquire SMS Management & Technology Limited

synopsis: DWS has entered into a scheme implementation agreement to acquire SMS Management and Technology, a leading Asia-Pacific based advisory, solutions and managed services firm. Terms of the buyout will see the combination of two IT services groups, designed to create a leading Australian IT services provider.
announced 2/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

DWS Limited, will acquire SMS Management & Technology Limited

synopsis: DWS has entered into a scheme implementation agreement to acquire SMS Management and Technology, a leading Asia-Pacific based advisory, solutions and managed services firm. Terms of the buyout will see the combination of two IT services groups, designed to create a leading Australian IT services provider.
closed 2/27/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Dow Jones Risk and Compliance, acquired RiskAverter

synopsis: Dow Jones Risk and Compliance, a leading provider of anti-money laundering solutions, has completed the acquisition of RiskAverter from Compliance Strategies International. RiskAverter’s solution enables companies to automate risk “scoring” so they can assess third parties in relation to anti-corruption and other regulatory compliance risk areas.
closed 2/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Global Software, Inc., acquired Globe Software Pty.

synopsis: Global Software, a Raleigh, N.C. provider of Excel automation and reporting software backed by Thompson Street Capital Partners, acquired Globe Software Pty., a Perth, Australia-based creator of data analytic software.
closed 3/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Showroomprive.com SARL, acquired Beauteprivee

synopsis: Showroomprivé, a European online event specialist specializing in fashion, announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Beauteprivee. With over three million members and more than 800 partner brands, Beauteprivee is the French leader in online private sales of products and services in the field of cosmetics, beauty and well-being.
closed 2/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Banker's Toolbox, Inc., acquired Integra Systems

synopsis: Banker's Toolbox, Inc., the leader in Bank Secrecy Act anti-money laundering compliance solutions, announced the acquisition of Georgia-based Integra Systems. Integra Systems provides customer due diligence and OFAC scanning solutions to financial institutions, insurance companies, auto dealers, brokerage firms, healthcare providers and more.
announced 2/27/2017 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., will acquire Lease Rent Options (LRO)

synopsis: RealPage, Inc. announced its agreement to acquire Lease Rent Options (LRO) from The Rainmaker Group. LRO is a revenue management solution that empowers optimized pricing. Rainmaker LRO® optimization software uses advanced mathematical and statistical modeling to accurately forecast availability and demand at the unit type level.
closed 2/27/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Premier Needle Arts Inc., acquired Crafts Americana Group, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Point Capital Partners and its Blue Point III portfolio company, Premier Needle Arts (“PNA”), announced the acquisition of Crafts Americana Group, Inc. (“CAG”), a leading supplier of knitting, crochet, quilting, sewing and other hobbyist products. CAG sells craft products online and through a mail order catalog.
closed 2/27/2017 via PE Hub

Generation Growth Capital, Inc., acquired BestMark Inc.

synopsis: Generation Growth Capital Fund III, LP (“GGC”), a Milwaukee-based private equity firm that invests in lower middle market companies, announced the acquisition of BestMark, Inc. Located in Minnetonka, MN, BestMark is an industry-leading provider of customer experience measurement services and related analytics.
closed 2/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Octime, acquired Mapotempo

synopsis: Octime, a company that creates packaged HR software solutions for time management and staff scheduling, has acquired Mapotempo, a company that offers cloud based planning and optimization web software for delivery tours. Their software allows users to geocode their addresses and set their business to obtain planned tours and optimized for staff.
announced 2/27/2017 via PR Web

Advent International, will acquire CCC Information Services Inc.

synopsis: CCC Information Services Inc., a leading Software as a Service provider to the automotive, insurance, and collision repair industries, announced that it has selected Advent International as its next equity partner. Advent will purchase equity assets from CCC’s previous owners Leonard Green & Partners and TPG Capital.
announced 2/26/2017 via Company Press Release

MVF, will acquire Startups.co.uk

synopsis: Startups.co.uk, part of parent company Crimson Startups Limited, has been acquired by MVF – one of the UK’s fastest growing technology companies. Startups.co.uk is the longest serving, largest and most comprehensive small business advice platform covering everything there is to know to start, buy, run or sell a company.
closed 3/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited, acquired LiNiu Network

synopsis: Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Jia-Heng Industrial Ltd., the holding company of Guangzhou LiNiu Network Technology Co. Ltd., a software technology development company that is currently developing an electronic B2C, C2C and O2O trading platform focused on the Chinese agricultural industry.
closed 3/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Salient CRGT, acquired Information Innovators Inc.

synopsis: Salient CRGT, a leading provider of agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security, & infrastructure solutions, announced the completion of previously announced acquisition of Information Innovators, Inc. a technology & mission-focused company serving the federal government, with a growing presence in the healthcare IT market.
closed 3/1/2017 via PR Newswire

LiquidPoint, LLC merged with Dash Financial,

synopsis: Dash Financial, a leading trading technology provider, announced that it has completed its merger with LiquidPoint (Convergex's Options Trading and Technology business) to create Dash Financial Technologies. LiquidPoint offers advanced proprietary options routing and technology, high-touch services and clearing solutions.
closed 2/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Xura, Inc., acquired Mitel Mobility, Inc.

synopsis: Xura Inc, a leading provider of digital communications services, announced the completion of the acquisition of Mitel Mobility, a division of Mitel Networks Corporation. Mitel Mobility is a leading provider of Voice-over-Long-Term Evolution, Voice-over-WiFi, video, Rich Communication Services, messaging, radio access and packet core solutions.
closed 2/28/2017 via PR Newswire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc, the market leader in translation and digital content services, announced the stockholder approval and closing of the previously announced acquisition of Lionbridge by an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC (H.I.G.), a leading private equity firm.
closed 2/28/2017 via PR Newswire

CBOE Holdings, Inc., acquired BATS Global Markets, Inc.

synopsis: CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, has completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. Bats also operates the largest stock exchange and trade reporting facility in Europe, and the #1 market globally for ETP trading.
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