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announced 3/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, will acquire News America Marketing

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity investment firm, will be acquiring News America Marketing, the premier marketing partner of some of the world’s most well-known brands. News America Marketing influences the purchasing decisions of online and offline shoppers across the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $7 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management led buyouts and growth capital financings and also engages in opportunistic credit and technology investments. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: News America Marketing
News America Marketing is the premier marketing partner of some of the world’s most well-known brands. Its broad network of shopper media, incentive platforms and custom merchandising services influences the purchasing decisions of online and offline shoppers across the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Moacon Ventures GmbH, acquired Devexgo GmbH

synopsis: Moacon Ventures GmbH, a German investment company, has acquired DEVEXGO GmbH, a German marketing company. With the acquisition, DEVEXGO will begin offering its customers an all-round carefree package in order to reach different target groups from the B2B and B2C environment with different media.
buyer: Moacon Ventures GmbH
Moacon Ventures GmbH is a German investment company comprised of online and offline start-ups from the consumer and marketing sectors. Moacon supports its portfolio companies at every point in their journey, from the idea to long-term market success. "
target: Devexgo GmbH
DEVEXGO is a German marketing company that specializes in cooperation marketing. DEVEXGO offers high-quality couponing in parcel or media supplements, Point-of-Sale and special postal advertising formats, and individual display campaigns on all known platforms.
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closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

ShopBack SG, purchased Ebates Korea from Rakuten Rewards

synopsis: ShopBack, the Singapore-based startup that offers cashback rewards, has acquired Ebates Korea, the South Korean branch of Rakuten Rewards. Ebates Korea is an e-commerce discovery platform and loyalty website that allows users to earn cash back for purchases made when shopping at popular overseas and domestic shopping malls.
buyer: ShopBack SG
Singapore-based ShopBack is a digital loyalty and discovery platform with an online presence in seven Asia-Pacific countries. With over 2,500 eCommerce merchants onboard, ShopBack powers Taobao, Amazon, Expedia, Shopee, Zalora, and other well-known local and international brands. "
seller parent: Rakuten Inc.
seller: Rakuten Rewards
Ebates Korea is an e-commerce discovery platform and loyalty website where users can earn cash back for purchases made when shopping at popular overseas and domestic shopping malls. Ebates Korea is the South Korean branch of Rakuten Rewards.
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closed 10/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Direct Response Media Group Inc., acquired Valassis Canada

synopsis: Direct Response Media Group (DRMG), Canada's leading direct mail company focused on digitally-integrated, data-driven results, announced the acquisition of the Canadian subsidiary of Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement.
buyer: Direct Response Media Group Inc.
Direct Response Media Group (DRMG) is Canada's leading direct mail company focused on digitally-integrated, data-driven results. DRMG distributes to over 175 million homes annually through Solo and Shared Media products including the flagship brand, Money Saver. "
target parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
target: Valassis Canada
Valassis is the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. They work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand.
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closed 1/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Get1Free

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired GET1FREE, Inc., a direct mail company reaching more than 1 million homes across California with coupons, deals and promotions. GET1FREE will integrate with Valassis-owned Clipper Magazine.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Get1Free
Since 2002, Get1Free has a proven record of helping businesses succeed through targeted, consumer-driven advertising. Their monthly, direct mail community publication helps consumers save money on all things in life, from dining out to home improvement.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Market Magazine

synopsis: Valassis has announced that Market Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. Market Magazine is a Direct Mail Magazine and mails more than 10 million copies a year to the best addresses in Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Market Magazine
Market Magazine is a Direct Mail Magazine and mails more than 10 million copies a year to the best addresses in Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio. Each issue is beautifully designed with great savings for consumers on dining, entertainment and home improvement.
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announced 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

KG Intelligence Co., Ltd., will acquire Appeal Com, K.K.

synopsis: KG Intelligence CO., LTD., a Japan-based company that publishes magazines about recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing, will acquire Appeal Com, K.K., an advertising agency in Japan. Appeal Com, K.K. specializes in putting folded advertisements into newspapers, magazines, and leaflets.
buyer: KG Intelligence Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:2408:$32.84)
KG Intelligence CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the information service business. The company is engaged in the publishing of information magazines for recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing. The company also distributes free papers with coupons to be redeemed. "
target: Appeal Com, K.K.
Founded in 1993, Appeal Com, K.K. is an advertising agency in Japan. The company specializes in putting folded advertisements into newspapers, magazines, and leaflets. The company reaches out to 30,000 to 70,000 households in the Yamaguchi prefecture, Fukuoka prefecture, and Saga prefecture.
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closed 2/26/2018 via BusinessWire

55haitao.com, purchased the Chinese operations from Ebates Inc.

synopsis: 55haitao.com, China’s largest cross-border shopping guide, has acquired the Chinese operations of Ebates Inc., a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping. 55haitao.com plans to offer the Ebates in-store cash back offering to Chinese tourists visiting the US for shopping in those same merchants’ brick and mortar stores.
buyer: 55haitao.com
55haitao is China's largest forum and shopping guide for Chinese cross-border shoppers. With 90% of its traffic originating from China, 55haitao helps retailers worldwide easily reach the Chinese market. "
seller parent: Rakuten Inc.
seller: Ebates Inc.
The acquisition includes the Chinese operations of Ebates Inc., a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping, and subsidiary of global Internet services company Rakuten, Inc.
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announced 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire NJ Savvy

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that NJ Savvy, a shopping and coupon publication distributed via direct mail in Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties, New Jersey, will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: NJ Savvy
NJ Savvy publishes a shopping and coupon publication that is distributed via direct mail in Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties, New Jersey. NJ Savvy is distributed to over 77,000 households.
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closed 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Mspark, Inc., acquired Preferred Mail Advertising

synopsis: Mspark, a results-oriented print, and digital media distribution company with the proven ability to deliver measurable results in rural markets across America, has acquired Preferred Mail Advertising, a direct mail advertising company that delivers to over 570,000 homes each month in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Mspark, Inc.
Mspark, a privately held, national print and digital media distribution company, has partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. Their business success stems from a simple premise providing measurable results and a solid return on the customer's marketing investment."
target: Preferred Mail Advertising
Preferred Mail Advertising is a direct mail advertising company that delivers to over 550,000 homes each month in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. The company offers their clients a complete array of services from product design, to printing, to distribution using their shared mail program.
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closed 5/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Mspark, Inc., acquired Valu-Direct

synopsis: Mspark, a results-oriented print and digital media distribution company with the proven ability to deliver measurable results in rural markets across America, announced that it has acquired Valu-Direct, an independently owned, shared mail advertising business located in Albany, N.Y., that reaches approximately 460,000 households 12 times per year.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Mspark, Inc.
Mspark, a privately held, national print and digital media distribution company, has partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. Their business success stems from a simple premise providing measurable results and a solid return on the customer's marketing investment."
target: Valu-Direct
Valu-Direct is a shared mail advertising business located in Albany, N.Y. Many national and local business mail with Valu-Direct's shared mail product strictly because of the return on investment and proven growth to their business. They reach approximately 460,000 households 12 times per year.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zaggle, acquired Pennyful Online Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Hyderabad-based cashback and coupons company, Zaggle Prepaid Ocean Services, has acquired Pennyful, the pioneer in the Indian cashback and discount coupons market and has now been recognized as a leading innovator in online shopping space in the Indian market.
buyer: Zaggle
Zaggle is an award-winning digital payments, cashback and analytics company. They help corporates and individuals enjoy gifts and experiences across multiple channels everyday. They are based in India. "
target: Pennyful Online Pvt Ltd.
Founded in the year 2011, Pennyful.in is the pioneer in the Indian cashback and discount coupons market and has now been recognized as a leading innovator in online shopping space in the Indian market.
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closed 3/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Reach Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that Reach Magazine will join Clipper Magazine, the Valassis-owned company. Reach Magazine is a local, full color, direct mail savings magazine operating in the Cincinnati and Dayton markets and is distributed to approximately 861,000 households 12 times a year.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Reach Magazine
Reach Magazine is a local, full color, direct mail savings magazine operating in Cincinnati and Dayton Ohio, Indianapolis Indiana, and Richmond Virginia. Because of their unique magazine style with 100% advertising, consumers keep each issue of their magazine in the “coupon drawer” in their home.
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closed 3/8/2017 via PR Newswire

More in Your Door Marketing, LLC, acquired Valpak of Greater Houston

synopsis: Valpak, a leading direct marketing company that provides print and digital advertising through a network of local franchises, announced that More in Your Door Marketing has acquired it's subsidiary Valpak of Greater Houston. More in Your Door Marketing specializes in utilizing mobile, social, search, and other forms of local marketing.
buyer: More in Your Door Marketing, LLC
More in Your Door Marketing specializes in utilizing mobile, social, search, and other forms of local marketing to drive more customers to their client's door. They offer cutting-edge marketing services to companies to build and solidify customer relationships as the cornerstone of their business. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Valpak of Greater Houston
Valpak of Greater Houston is a subsidiary of Valpak, a leading direct marketing company, that operates in Houston Texas. They provide print and digital advertising through a network of local franchises. From mailbox to mobile phone, they bring exciting local business offers to millions of consumers.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Makeena Inc., acquired CommonKindness, Inc.

synopsis: Makeena, a technology platform that connects natural products brands to shoppers across all retailers and social media, announced that it has purchased CommonKindness.com, a company that operates a website offering free coupons. The company offers printable grocery coupons, smartsource coupons, redplum coupons, hot deals, and online discount codes.
buyer: Makeena Inc.
Makeena is in the business of helping people shop healthier and more sustainably in the grocery store while saving them money. Makeena is a free, easy to download mobile application that earns people money when they purchase healthy & sustainable products at any retailer. "
target: CommonKindness, Inc.
CommonKindness, Inc. operates a website offering free coupons. The company offers printable grocery coupons, smartsource coupons, redplum coupons, hot deals, and online discount codes. It provides coupons that fund to save money and support charities and causes, and non-profits.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Direct Response Media Group Inc., acquired Ad Save Publications

synopsis: Direct Response Media Group, Canada's largest direct marketing company, announced the acquisition of Ad Save Publications, the publisher of the Ad Save direct mail magazine. Ad Save is a premier, co-operative direct mail company that offers cost-effective, direct mail advertising solutions to Canada’s small businesses.
buyer: Direct Response Media Group Inc.
Direct Response Media Group (DRMG) is Canada’s largest and fastest growing direct mail marketing company specializing in the design, printing and delivery of effective direct mail advertising. They help their clients to own the mailbox, generate new customers and increase sales. "
target: Ad Save Publications
Ad Save is a premier, co-operative direct mail company that offers cost-effective, direct mail advertising solutions to Canada’s small businesses. Established in 1990, Ad Save's business model was to print a local coupon book and deliver it directly to consumers by Canada Post.
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announced 10/6/2016 via BusinessWire

LocalFlavor.com, will acquire Clipper Marketplace Arizona

synopsis: Valassis announced that Clipper Market Place Arizona will join Local Flavor, the Valassis-owned shared mail brand. Clipper Market Place Arizona is a private direct mail company owned by newspaper group 1013 Communications, LLC. In Arizona, Clipper Market Place reaches approximately 750,000 households 12 times per year.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: LocalFlavor.com
LocalFlavor.com helps to save money on goods and services from the local businesses. From local restaurants and entertainment venues to goods and home services, customers will find savings on LocalFlavor.com. "
target parent: 10/13 Communications LLC
target: Clipper Marketplace Arizona
Clipper Marketplace Arizona offers the priceless amenity of expertly-trained digital graphic artists, writers, and production staff – all using the industry’s state-of-the-art technology to produce advertisements that enhance businesses images and intensify the strength of their messages.
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closed 9/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Big Bus Tours, acquired Smart Destinations

synopsis: Big Bus Tours has acquired Boston-based Smart Destinations. Smart Destinations provides multi-attraction sightseeing passes for North American travel destinations. It offers Go City Cards and Explorer Passes that provide admission to museums, attractions, and tours in cities across the US.
buyer: Big Bus Tours
Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours across three continents. It has a combined fleet of over 375 buses carrying more than four million passengers a year across 18 cities. "
target: Smart Destinations
Smart Destinations, Inc. provides multi-attraction sightseeing passes for North American travel destinations. It offers Go City Cards and Explorer Passes that provide admission to museums, attractions, and tours in cities across the US.
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closed 6/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Sanoma Oyj, acquired Scoupy

synopsis: Sanoma has acquired the Dutch cashback marketing company Scoupy. Scoupy B.V. owns and operates an online platform that offers discounts in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, and leisure activities in the vicinity of its users.
buyer: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,000.33)
Sanoma is an inspiring, relevant and trusted consumer media and learning company. Ever since its formation in 1889, the company has held creativity and independent thinking at its core in order to deliver high-quality content in new and different ways. "
target: Scoupy
Scoupy B.V. owns and operates an online platform that offers discounts in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, and leisure activities in the vicinity of its users. Scoupy B.V. was founded in 2011 and is based in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.
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closed 6/1/2016 via Company Press Release

kortingisleuk.nl merged with Scoupy,

synopsis: Scoupy, the online platform that offers discounts in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, and leisure activities in the vicnity of its users, will be merged with Kortingisleuk.nl, the online activation specialist that facilitates marketing campaigns and furnishes retailers with online tools such as e-coupons, e-refunds, and more.
buyer parent: Sanoma Oyj
buyer: Scoupy
Scoupy B.V. owns and operates an online platform that offers discounts in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, and leisure activities in the vicinity of its users. Scoupy B.V. was founded in 2011 and is based in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. "
target: kortingisleuk.nl
Kortingisleuk is the online activation specialist that completely can facilitate marketing campaigns. Kortingisleuk facilitates A-brand producers and retailers to let consumers buy products with help from online tools: e-coupons, e-refunds, win-actions, webshop purchases, etc.
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announced 3/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, will acquire News America Marketing

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity investment firm, will be acquiring News America Marketing, the premier marketing partner of some of the world’s most well-known brands. News America Marketing influences the purchasing decisions of online and offline shoppers across the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $7 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management led buyouts and growth capital financings and also engages in opportunistic credit and technology investments. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: News America Marketing
News America Marketing is the premier marketing partner of some of the world’s most well-known brands. Its broad network of shopper media, incentive platforms and custom merchandising services influences the purchasing decisions of online and offline shoppers across the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 7/24/2015 via PR Newswire

News America Marketing, acquired Checkout 51

synopsis: News America Marketing (NAM), a subsidiary of News Corp., announced the acquisition of Checkout 51, the data-rich, digital and mobile coupon company. The Checkout 51 mobile app enables consumers to browse weekly discount offers on a wide range of grocery items and then redeem the offers post-purchase simply by taking a photo of their receipt.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: News America Marketing
News America Marketing, a division of News Corporation, is the leading single-source provider of consumer marketing services. The company’s product portfolio consists of various in-store marketing products, merchandising services, database marketing tools and online promotions. "
target: Checkout 51
Checkout 51 Mobile Apps ULC operates the mobile app that helps consumers save money on their groceries simply by taking a photo of their receipt. Launched in Canada in 2012 and the US in 2014, Checkout 51 is now one of the most popular savings apps in North America.
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announced 4/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire Ensono

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, will acquire Ensono, a leading hybrid IT services provider, from Charlesbank Capital Partners and M/C Partners. Ensono provides a comprehensive suite of services that help enterprises manage, optimize and modernize their IT systems across mainframe, cloud, and hybrid infrastructure.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$8,510.31)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
target: Ensono
Ensono helps IT leaders be the catalyst for change by harnessing the power of hybrid IT to transform their businesses. Ensono accelerates digital transformation by increasing agility and scalability through infrastructure modernization and migration to public cloud.
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announced 3/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, will acquire News America Marketing

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity investment firm, will be acquiring News America Marketing, the premier marketing partner of some of the world’s most well-known brands. News America Marketing influences the purchasing decisions of online and offline shoppers across the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $7 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management led buyouts and growth capital financings and also engages in opportunistic credit and technology investments. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: News America Marketing
News America Marketing is the premier marketing partner of some of the world’s most well-known brands. Its broad network of shopper media, incentive platforms and custom merchandising services influences the purchasing decisions of online and offline shoppers across the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 11/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Polyconcept, acquired ETS Express, Inc.

synopsis: Polyconcept, the world’s largest supplier of promotional products, has acquired ETS Express (ETS), the largest supplier of promotional drinkware in North America. ETS offers a broad range of aluminum, stainless steel, plastic, ceramic and glass drinkware.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Polyconcept
Polyconcept is the world’s largest supplier of promotional products, operating on five continents and selling to over 100 countries around the globe. The company supplies a wide range of promotional, lifestyle and gift products to several hundred thousand companies. "
target: ETS Express, Inc.
ETS Express is the largest supplier of promotional drinkware in North America. ETS Express provides the very best in service, product selection, printing capabilities and competitive pricing for their customers. They offer a range of aluminum, stainless steel, plastic, ceramic and glass drinkware.
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closed 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Wolfepak Software, acquired DocVue

synopsis: WolfePak Software, a leading provider of accounting, regulatory compliance and automation software for the oil and gas industry, announced today its acquisition of DocVue, a provider of imaging, document management and workflow software.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Wolfepak Software
WolfePak Software is a leading provider of financial, accounting and regulatory compliance software to the oil and gas industry. WolfePak's software packages can be customized with additional modules to meet more complex accounting and reporting needs as their client's business grows. "
target: DocVue
DocVue is a provider of imaging, document management and workflow software. The DocVue imaging, document management and workflow tools enable companies to intelligently capture, secure, distribute and manage documents and their associated approval processes.
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closed 10/17/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, acquired Wolfepak Software

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners announced that its managed fund, Charlesbank Technology Opportunities Fund, has acquired WolfePak Software, a leading provider of financial, accounting and regulatory compliance software to the oil and gas industry.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm. They focus on management-led buyouts and growth capital financing, generally investing in companies with values of $150 million to $1.5 billion, and also engages in opportunistic credit and technology investments. "
target parent: Fort Point Capital
target: Wolfepak Software
WolfePak Software is a leading provider of financial, accounting and regulatory compliance software to the oil and gas industry. WolfePak's software packages can be customized with additional modules to meet more complex accounting and reporting needs as their client's business grows.
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announced 7/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, will acquire Park Place Technologies

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity investment firm, will acquired Park Place Technologies, a company that provides a post-warranty alternative to storage, server and networking hardware maintenance for IT data centers, from GTCR, a leading private equity firm.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm. They focus on management-led buyouts and growth capital financing, generally investing in companies with values of $150 million to $1.5 billion, and also engages in opportunistic credit and technology investments. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Park Place Technologies
Park Place Technologies provides a post-warranty alternative to storage, server and networking hardware maintenance for IT data centers. Park Place Technologies empowers its customers to improve operational speed and maximize uptime.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

BSN Sports, acquired T&T Sportsman’s Shop

synopsis: BSN Sports, a direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets, has acquired T&T Sportsman’s Shop, a company that provides online direct marketing and distribution of sports apparel and equipment in the United States.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: BSN Sports
Dallas-based BSN Sports is the leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment. BSN Sports markets and distributes its products to over 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, middle/high schools, and recreational programs."
target: T&T Sportsman’s Shop
T&T Sportsman’s Shop has been serving team Sports customers in the Low Country area of South Carolina for more than 70 years. They provide online direct marketing and distribution of sports apparel and equipment in the United States.
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

BSN Sports, acquired Janor Sports

synopsis: BSN Sports, a distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment, has acquired Janor Sports from Athletx Sports Group, a youth sports event management and media company. Janor Sports is a Team Sports Specialist and Event Merchandising Leader. They specialize in team spirit apparel, high school letterman jackets, athletic uniforms, and more.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: BSN Sports
Dallas-based BSN Sports is the leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment. BSN Sports markets and distributes its products to over 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, middle/high schools, and recreational programs."
target parent: Athletx
target: Janor Sports
Janor Sports is a Team Sports Specialist and Event Merchandising Leader. Janor Sports specializes in team spirit apparel, high school letterman jackets, athletic uniforms and equipment, Phys Ed uniforms, high school cheer and dance jackets, team sunglasses, and corporate apparel and promotions.
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announced 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Varsity Brands, Inc.

synopsis: Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
target: Varsity Brands, Inc. (VBR:$156.40)
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation through three unique businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit.
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closed 6/29/2017 via PR Newswire

Ensono, acquired Inframon

synopsis: Ensono, a leading hybrid IT services provider, has acquired Inframon, a UK-based cloud transformation company. Inframon is a specialist cloud service provider that helps businesses transform their IT from legacy to cloud computing models.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Ensono
For business leaders managing lots of complexity or disrupting the status quo, Ensono delivers complete Hybrid IT services and governance, from cloud to mainframe, tailored to each client's journey. "
target: Inframon
Inframon is a UK-based cloud transformation company. Inframon is well-known for its expertise in transitioning large Microsoft-centric organizations to cloud technologies.
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closed 1/20/2016 via PR Newswire

BSN Sports, acquired Lids Team Sports

synopsis: BSN Sports, a division of Varsity Brands and a leading direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets, announced that it has acquired Lids Team Sports from the Lids Sports Group, a division of Genesco Inc.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: BSN Sports
Dallas-based BSN Sports is the leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment. BSN Sports markets and distributes its products to over 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, middle/high schools, and recreational programs."
target parent: Genesco Inc
target: Lids Team Sports
Lids Team Sports is a full-service team dealer, custom screen printer, embroidery and sporting goods operator based in Indianapolis. Founded in 2009, LIDS Team Sports provides all-inclusive institutional sporting goods to a broad range of customers throughout the US.
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closed 12/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Varsity Brands, Inc., acquired allgoods, LLC

synopsis: Varsity Brands, a portfolio of brands that promote student participation while celebrating academic and athletic achievement, has acquired allgoods, LLC, one of the largest and fastest growing apparel-oriented fundraising companies. Allgoods generates funds through the sale of custom merchandise and has worked with thousands of schools/programs.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Varsity Brands, Inc. (VBR:$156.40)
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation through three unique businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit. "
target: allgoods, LLC
Allgoods LLC is the foremost high school event marketing activation company in America. They help companies drive incremental revenue from their sponsorships supporting compelling high school events including football and basketball teams at more than 9,000 locations annually.
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closed 8/3/2015 via PE Hub

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, M/C Partners, acquired Acxiom Information Technology

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners and M/C Partners announced they have closed their acquisition of the IT Outsourcing business of Acxiom. Acxiom IT addresses all IT needs from hosting to cloud advisory.
buyer: M/C Partners
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Based in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $3 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Acxiom Corporation
target: Acxiom Information Technology
Acxiom IT provides infrastructure management solutions that help clients deliver better, faster, more cost-effective results. Addressing all IT needs – from hosting to cloud to advisory – Acxiom ranks #1 in customer satisfaction.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 12/16/2014 via PE Hub

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, acquired Varsity Brands, Inc.

synopsis: Varsity Brands, a dynamic portfolio of brands that promote student participation while celebrating academic and athletic achievement, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an investment group led by Charlesbank Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Based in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $3 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings. "
target: Varsity Brands, Inc. (VBR:$156.40)
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation through three unique businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit.
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closed 2/5/2013 via Market Wire

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, Webster Capital, acquired OneStopPlus.com

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners announced that it has acquired OneStopPlus Group ("OSP"), a catalog retailer and online marketplace for plus-size consumers. OSP was a subsidiary of Redcats, owned by Paris-based luxury and sport & lifestyle group PPR.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Webster Capital
Based in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $2 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings, typically investing $50 million to $150 million per transaction. "
target parent: PPR
target: OneStopPlus.com
Headquartered in New York City, OneStopPlus is a catalog retailer and online marketplace for plus-size consumers. The company includes four women's apparel lines, Woman Within, Roaman's, Jessica London and fullbeauty, as well as men's line King Size, home goods brand BrylaneHome, and more.
price ($mm)
$525
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/21/2012 via

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, acquired Princeton Review Higher Education Readiness

synopsis: In May 2012, Charlesbank purchased The Princeton Review with significant coinvestment from the management team. The Princeton Review is a leading provider of test preparation courses and materials for prospective undergraduate and graduate students.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $2 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings, typically investing $50 million to $150 million per transaction. "
target parent: Princeton Review Inc.
target: Princeton Review Higher Education Readiness
The Princeton Review Higher Education Readiness Division is a division of The Princeton Review, Inc. The Division has a leading share of test preparation books in the US and is known for its in-person and online test preparation courses, delivered through a network of over 5,000 teachers and tutors.
price ($mm)
$32
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closed 10/5/2011 via PE Hub

The Carlyle Group, acquired WorldStrides

synopsis: Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced that it has made a controlling investment in WorldStrides, the nation’s largest student travel organization. Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, WorldStrides is the nation’s largest provider of supplemental educational student travel programs.
buyer: The Carlyle Group (CG:$2,934.60)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
target: WorldStrides
Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, WorldStrides is the nation’s largest provider of supplemental educational student travel programs. WorldStrides leads group travel programs to more than 80 countries and serves approximately 200,000 students annually.
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closed 1/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, acquired WorldStrides

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners has announced the acquisition of WorldStrides in partnership with management and Silverhawk Capital Partners. WorldStrides, is the leading provider of supplemental educational student travel courses, offering programs to more than 200,000 students across 4,700 middle and high schools in all 50 states.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
With offices in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $1 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings, typically investing $25 million to $75 million per transaction. "
target: WorldStrides
WorldStrides operates educational history and science programs in the United States and Costa Rica and music performance programs at various locations across the United States, Canada and Europe.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,833.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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Ticker: SFIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix is a personal styling service that delivers a truly personalized Fix of accessibly priced items directly to doors across the United States. Stitch Fix hand picks pieces for each client, to ultimately help them look and feel their best.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,463.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.05
EBIT ($mm)
$29.86
Net Income ($mm)
$47.99
Employees
6600
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Ticker: TRIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,462.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$194.00
EBIT ($mm)
$140.00
Net Income ($mm)
$84.00
Employees
3912
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: BITA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitauto Holdings Limited
Bitauto Holdings Limited
Bitauto Holdings Limited is a leading provider of Internet content and marketing services for China's fast-growing automotive industry. The Company's websites provide consumers with up-to-date new and used automobile pricing information, specifications, reviews and consumer feedback.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$669.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.27
EBIT ($mm)
$71.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1902
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: TSE:2371
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kakaku.com
Kakaku.com, Inc provides price comparison services and products information through its website. The Company also provides Internet advertising services. They are based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$396.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$203.72
EBIT ($mm)
$190.96
Net Income ($mm)
$132.08
Employees
727
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Ticker: EHTH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eHealth, Inc.
eHealth, Inc.
eHealthInsurance, is an online source of health insurance for individuals, families, seniors and small businesses. Through the company's websites consumers can get quotes from leading health insurance carriers, compare plans side by side, and apply for and purchase health insurance products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$177.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
944
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Ticker: ASX:ISU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSelect Ltd
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Ticker: OM:BETCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Better Collective A/S
Better Collective A/S
Better Collective’s vision is to empower iGamers through transparency and technology – this is what has made them the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Their portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$109.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.56
EBIT ($mm)
$36.49
Net Income ($mm)
$26.34
Employees
450
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe. The company specializes in travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$102.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.86
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
418
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
120
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14,638.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,859.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,510.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,002.51
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,934.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$873.80
EBIT ($mm)
$821.70
Net Income ($mm)
$348.20
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,220.78
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$156.61
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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