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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
announced 11/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Zynga, Inc., will purchase Card Game Studio from Peak Games

synopsis: Zynga Inc., a leading social game developer, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the mobile card game studio of Peak Games, a leading global mobile gaming company. Peak Games focuses on creating highly-rated mobile games including the top-10 grossing Toy Blast and the recently launched Toon Blast.
buyer: Zynga, Inc.(ZNGA:$818.65)
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites.
seller: Peak Games
The acquisition includes the Card Game Studio of Peak Games, a leading global mobile gaming company. Peak Games focuses on creating highly-rated mobile games including the top-10 grossing Toy Blast and the recently launched Toon Blast.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Daimler AG, acquired Cinteo GmbH

synopsis: Daimler AG, one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has acquired Cinteo GmbH, a provider of digital marketing and sales solutions for Mercedes-Benz products and services.
announced 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

e-Travel SA will be merged with eTRAVELi,

synopsis: Etraveli, the global flight-centric and data-driven online travel platform, announced that it will merge with e-Travel, a global e-commerce platform for flight tickets. e-Travel is one of the largest online travel agencies in Europe and one of the most successful e-commerce companies in Greece.
announced 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, will acquire Career Partner GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments said one of its private equity funds has agreed to acquire Career Partner Group from Apollo Education Group. Career Partner offers an extensive selection of educational programmes for school and university graduates, in many different formats and with the largest number of specializations in all areas of management.
closed 11/8/2017 via PR Web

Blubrry Podcasting, acquired Cast Feed Validator

synopsis: Blubrry, a subsidiary of RawVoice, is proud to announce the acquisition of the leading podcast RSS-feed validator, Cast Feed Validator. Cast Feed Validator helps podcasters visualize their podcast feed. This visualization helps them find where problems are occurring if something goes wrong with their podcast.
closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

FRONTSTEPS, acquired Evercondo

synopsis: FRONTSTEPS, the nation's #1 software platform for HOAs, Builders, Security and Patrol companies, Realtors, and Homeowners, announced the acquisition of Evercondo, a platform that allows condominium and high-rise based property managers, committee members and owners to access management tasks via a single web platform and smartphone app.
announced 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, will acquire IGE+XAO Group

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will acquire the IGE+XAO Group through its subsidiary Schneider Electric Industries SAS. The IGE+XAO Group designs, produces, sells, and supports a range of Computer Aided Design, Product Lifecycle Management and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
closed 11/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired ECaTS

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired ECaTS, a division of DirectApps, Inc. ECaTS provides 911 SaaS-based network traffic monitoring and call reporting solutions for local and statewide agencies. They offer a platform that reports on all aspects of Public Safety Answering Point operations, providing a complete management information system.
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Niantic, Inc., acquired Evertoon, Inc.

synopsis: Niantic, the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress, has acquired the team from the startup Evertoon to help it further build out its mobile products. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

iReady, acquired Motion Math Inc.

synopsis: Curriculum Associates has acquired Motion Math, a company that creates visual, adaptive games that help students master the most challenging K-6 standards. Motion Math will be integrated with i-Ready, a company that offers research-based, classroom-proven programs that help educators effectively address the diverse needs of every student.
closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

RSM UK Holdings Limited, acquired First Hosted Ltd

synopsis: Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK has acquired First Hosted Limited (FHL), the UK’s leading provider of Oracle NetSuite products, services and solutions. FHL customises NetSuite to do exactly what businesses need it to do, giving them one unified business management suite, encompassing ERP/financials, CRM and E-commerce.
announced 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire ABC Financial Services, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, announced it will acquire ABC Financial Services, Inc., a software and payment processing company servicing more than 6,700 health clubs throughout North America and Europe.
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Abercross Holdings, acquired B4U Media

synopsis: Abercross Holdings has acquired a majority stake in B4U Media. Based in India, B4U is a global television network that provides Indian programming. B4U's channels include B4U Music, B4U Movies, and B4U Aflam, which are present in more than 100 countries internationally. It is the foremost Asian channel to pioneer Indian Entertainment worldwide.
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Luxin-Rio, acquired Arts Alliance Media

synopsis: Luxin-Rio, a global leader in the cinema technology industry, has acquired Arts Alliance Media (AAM), the global leader in digital cinema software and services. AAM offers a wide range of solutions to exhibitors which enable them to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and improve the cinematic experience for their customers.
announced 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Agency 212 will be merged with Fosina Marketing Group,

synopsis: Fosina Marketing Group, a leading digital marketing services agency with a focus on optimizing direct-to-consumer acquisition and customer retention, announced a merger with marketing and advertising firm Agency212 and digital marketing and technology agency iFuel Interactive, a division of Agency212.
announced 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Toutiao, will acquire News Republic, Inc.

synopsis: Bytedance has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Bytedance, creator of Toutiao, will acquire News Republic which is owned by Cheetah Mobile. Based in France, News Republic leverages editorial, algorithmic and community intelligence to offer the sharpest perspective on the world by ramping relevance and discoverability in custom news flows.
announced 11/8/2017 via Reuters

Money Forward, Inc., will acquire Streamed

synopsis: Money Forward, a provider of online personal accounting for individuals, will acquire Klavis Inc., developer of Streamed. Streamed is a cloud-based accounting and book keeping platform that allows companies to easily keep track of all their receipts. Streamed can convert 100 receipts into data within 15 minutes and has a 99.9% accuracy rating.
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Man of a Kind, acquired Frontmen.com

synopsis: RNB Retail and Brands, a Stockholm, Sweden-based company that owns, operates and develops fashion, clothing, accessories, jewelry and cosmetics stores, announced that its e-commerce destination Man of a Kind has acquired Frontmen.com, an online shop for men's fashion. Frontmen.com sells various brands of clothing and accessories for the modern man.
closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Sonian, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks has acquired Sonian Inc, a leading provider of public cloud archiving and business insights. An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world's information. Customers trust Sonian's secure platform and fast and accurate search to retain and retrieve valuable data.
closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Lastminute.com Group, acquired Hotelscan

synopsis: Lastminute.com Group, a European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, announced the acquisition of Hotelscan to diversify its metasearch value proposition. Hotelscan has a search engine for hotels, bed & breakfasts, hostels, apartments and other types of accommodations, to help people make the best choice for their travel experiences.
*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.
price ($mm)
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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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