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announced 4/7/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Brookfield Asset Management, Inc., will acquire CDK Global

synopsis: Brookfield Business Partners, together with institutional partners (collectively “Brookfield”), will acquire CDK Global Inc., a leading provider of technology services and software solutions that help automotive dealers and manufacturers run their businesses more efficiently.
buyer: Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. (BAM:$75,731.00)
Brookfield is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $690 billion of assets under management across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power and transition, private equity, and credit. "
target: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading provider of retail technology and software as a service (SaaS) solutions that help dealers and auto manufacturers run their businesses more efficiently, drive improved profitability and create frictionless purchasing and ownership experiences for consumers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,530 [$8,198]
rev ($mm)
$1,757
EBITDA ($mm)
$578
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4.7x
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14.2x
closed 8/10/2022 via PR Newswire

PureCars, acquired AutoSigma

synopsis: PureCars, a leading provider of digital marketing technology and services for automotive dealers, announced its acquisition of digital asset management platform, AutoSigma. PureCars is backed by Diversis Capital Partners and Stage 1 Ventures. AutoSigma helps dealers and their agency partners create, update, and deploy their marketing assets faster.
buyer parent: Diversis Capital
buyer: PureCars
PureCars has helped thousands of dealers improve their advertising effectiveness, while lowering ad costs per unit sold and per repair order. They provide dealers and partners with best-in-class solutions that increase efficiency and profitability. "
target: AutoSigma
AutoSigma is the #1 Digital Asset Management platform built for car dealerships. They help dealers and their agency partners create, update, and deploy their marketing assets faster. Their platform saves the average dealership 15+ hours per month and thousands in related marketing expenses.
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announced 7/25/2022 via GlobeNewswire

AutoWeb, Inc. will be merged with One Planet Group LLC,

synopsis: AutoWeb, Inc., an automotive matchmaking platform connecting in-market car shoppers to their preferred vehicle transactions, announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by a subsidiary of One Planet Group, a hybrid tech firm that runs a suite of online technology and media businesses.
buyer: One Planet Group LLC
One Planet Group is a hybrid tech firm that runs a suite of online technology and media businesses. Founded by Payam Zamani, One Planet Group is comprised of creative and technology pioneers who develop, operate, and invest in people, concepts, companies, and products. "
target: AutoWeb, Inc. (:$72.77)
AutoWeb, Inc. provides high-quality consumer leads, clicks and associated marketing services to automotive dealers and manufacturers throughout the United States.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.48 [$12.88]
rev ($mm)
$72
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0.2x
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closed 6/27/2022 via Reuters

Carsales.com Ltd., acquired Trader Interactive

synopsis: Carsales.com Ltd, an online auto classifieds platform in Australia, has acquired Trader Interactive, an online advertising company serving the lifestyle vehicles and commercial equipment segments. Trader operates online marketplaces that offer vehicles for sale. Their marketing tools features solutions for inventory management and lead generation.
buyer: Carsales.com Ltd. (ASX:CAR:$296.70)
Carsales.com Ltd is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. They attract more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats than any other classified group of websites. "
target: Trader Interactive
Trader Interactive is an online advertising company serving the lifestyle vehicles and commercial equipment segments. Trader Interactive operates online marketplaces that offer vehicles for sale. Their digital marketing tools features solutions for inventory management and lead generation.
price ($mm)
$809*
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$69
EV / rev
12.7x
EV / EBITDA
23.0x
closed 6/22/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

Xcite Automotive, acquired CarsByText.com

synopsis: Xcite Automotive is pleased to announce that it has acquired Buffalo-based CarsByText.com, an automation platform for dealership operations and marketing that leverages the power of simple experiences using text messaging, digital, and video to drive engagement and insights for employees, consumers, and prospects.
buyer: Xcite Automotive
Xcite Automotive is a fast-growing automotive services and software-based company that helps dealers get vehicles frontline-ready fast and efficiently. Since 2007, Xcite Automotive has been on a mission to make the automotive industry faster, more innovative, and more profitable. "
target: CarsByText.com
CarsByText.com is an automation platform for dealership operations and marketing that leverages the power of simple experiences using text messaging, digital, and video to drive engagement and insights for employees, consumers, and prospects.
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closed 6/21/2022 via BusinessWire

AutoManager, acquired Selly Automotive

synopsis: The Beekman Group-backed AutoManager Holdings, a provider of dealer management system and website builder tools to independent auto dealerships, has completed a merger with Selly Automotive. Selly Automotive is a leading provider of customer relationship management (“CRM”) software to independent used car dealerships.
buyer parent: The Beekman Group, LLC
buyer: AutoManager
AutoManager is a leading provider of Dealer Management Software (DMS) and digital marketing solutions with a 25+ year track record of helping independent and franchise auto dealers increase sales and business productivity. "
target: Selly Automotive
Selly Automotive is a leading provider of customer relationship management (“CRM”) software to independent used car dealerships. Selly’s browser-based products enable dealerships in the United States and Canada to manage and optimize their sales processes with automated communications tools.
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announced 6/20/2022 via BusinessWire

Motork, will acquire WebMobil24

synopsis: MotorK Plc, a leading European SaaS provider for the automotive retail industry, announces it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire WebMobil24 , a German software provider of stock management solutions and e-commerce platforms to automotive dealers and OEMs.
buyer: Motork (ENXTAM:MTRK:$29.09)
MotorK is a leading SaaS provider for the automotive retail industry in the EMEA region, with over 400 employees and ten offices in seven countries (Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Portugal, the UK and Israel). "
target: WebMobil24
WebMobil24 is a German software provider of stock management solutions and e-commerce platforms to automotive dealers and OEMs.
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$2
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0.0x
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

TrueCar, Inc., acquired Digital Motors

synopsis: TrueCar, Inc., the easiest, most efficient and transparent online destination for buying and selling new and used vehicles, announced its acquisition of Irvine, California based Digital Motors. The acquisition is intended to accelerate TrueCar's plan to deliver a robust digital car buying and selling experience with its TrueCar+ marketplace.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$353.57)
TrueCar is a leading automotive digital marketplace that lets auto buyers and sellers connect to their nationwide network of Certified Dealers. With access to an expansive inventory, they are building the industry's most efficient auto shopping experience. "
target: Digital Motors
Digital Motors Corporation is an automotive retail and financial technology (FinTech) platform that provides complete online sales solutions throughout the United States and Canada.
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announced 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Motork, will acquire Carflow

synopsis: MotorK, a leading SaaS provider for the automotive retail industry in the EMEA region, has entered into advanced negotiations for the acquisition of Carflow, an automotive retail solutions provider that serves more than 400 car dealers and major automotive OEMs in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.
buyer: Motork (ENXTAM:MTRK:$29.09)
MotorK is a leading SaaS provider for the automotive retail industry in the EMEA region, with over 400 employees and ten offices in seven countries (Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Portugal, the UK and Israel). "
target: Carflow
Carflow is an automotive retail solutions provider that serves more than 400 car dealers and major automotive OEMs in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.
price ($mm)
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$3
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0.0x
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closed 4/14/2022 via PR Newswire

Hagerty, acquired Speed Digital

synopsis: Hagerty, Inc., an automotive lifestyle brand and a leading specialty insurance provider focused on the global automotive enthusiast market, has acquired Speed Digital, an industry leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for dealers, auction houses, collectors and enthusiasts.
buyer: Hagerty (HGTY:$619.08)
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: Speed Digital
Speed Digital is an industry leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for dealers, auction houses, collectors and enthusiasts.
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closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Motorcentral merged with Thorn Finance,

synopsis: New Zealand’s Thorn Finance is merging with auto dealership software maker Motorcentral (Limelight) to form Limelight Group. Limelight offers three brands — Motorcentral, Need A Car and BuyerScore — and provides car dealers throughout New Zealand with dealership management software. Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships
buyer: Thorn Finance
New Zealand-based Thorn Finance offers a range of finance solutions, like vehicle finance, and personal loans for things like home renovations, travel, and debt consolidation. Thorn offers finance solutions to meet the changing needs of its customers and help them live the lives they want. "
target: Motorcentral
Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales as well as keep on top of those day-to-day administrative task associated with running a dealership.
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closed 4/4/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Quorum Information Technologies, acquired Accessible Accessories Ltd.

synopsis: Quorum Information Technologies Inc., a SaaS software and services company that provides essential software that vehicle dealerships rely on for operations throughout North America, has acquired Accessible Accessories, a SaaS for the Automotive Dealership market.
buyer: Quorum Information Technologies (TSXV:QIS:$27.64)
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its portfolio of software and services for automotive dealerships. "
target: Accessible Accessories Ltd.
Accessible Accessories is a SaaS for the Automotive Dealership market. They have designed an interactive web-based program for Dealership use that allows users to control pricing, track usage, and create personalized accessory quotes for customers from any internet capable computer in a Dealership.
price ($mm)
$3.17
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closed 2/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Imaweb, acquired Custeed

synopsis: Imaweb, a leading Continental European provider of digital SaaS solutions for the automotive industry, announced the acquisition of CUSTEED. CUSTEED is a next-generation customer experience and loyalty management SaaS platform for the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Imaweb
Spain-based Imaweb is a developer and distributor of digital solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company was formed through the merger of Imaweb and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems group, a French software development company for car manufacturers, group distributers and dealers, in 2019. "
target: Custeed
CUSTEED is a next-generation customer experience and loyalty management SaaS platform for the automotive industry, enabling car dealers to boost online lead generation, increase e-reputation and manage customer satisfaction.
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closed 2/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Imaweb, acquired FordonsData Nordic Aktiebolag

synopsis: Imaweb, a leading Continental European provider of digital SaaS solutions for the automotive industry, announced the acquisition of FordonsData. FordonsData is the market leader in business systems and sales support for the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Imaweb
Spain-based Imaweb is a developer and distributor of digital solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company was formed through the merger of Imaweb and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems group, a French software development company for car manufacturers, group distributers and dealers, in 2019. "
target: FordonsData Nordic Aktiebolag
FordonsData is the market leader in business systems and sales support for the automotive industry. They develop and sell the business system Kobra II Vehicle System and the sales support Kobra II Sales Support and Car Calculation.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Keyloop, acquired SERTI

synopsis: Keyloop, a global automotive retail technology provider, has announced the acquisition of SERTI, a leading provider of Dealer Management Systems (DMS) in Canada.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Keyloop
Keyloop is a leading global provider of software solutions to the auto retail industry. The company's mission is to create and connect technology that advances the car buying and ownership experience in partnership with dealers and OEMs. "
target: SERTI
SERTI is a leading provider of Dealer Management Systems (DMS) in Canada. With more than a thousand customers in North America, SERTI has been providing its solutions through a cloud offering since 2015.
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closed 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Keyloop, acquired SilverBullet

synopsis: Keyloop, a global provider of software solutions to the auto retail industry, has acquired SilverBullet from Peter Vardy, an automotive business in Scotland. SilverBullet is a provider of storefront dealer solutions in Scotland. They deliver world-class digital solutions that enable automotive dealers to setup their own digital storefront.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Keyloop
Keyloop is a leading global provider of software solutions to the auto retail industry. The company's mission is to create and connect technology that advances the car buying and ownership experience in partnership with dealers and OEMs. "
target parent: Peter Vardy
target: SilverBullet
SilverBullet is a provider of storefront dealer solutions in Scotland. SilverBullet delivers world-class digital solutions that enable automotive dealers to setup their own digital storefront. They also offer a comprehensive tool that helps aftersales departments to improve their services.
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announced 11/4/2021 via Company Press Release

Cars.com, will acquire CreditIQ

synopsis: Cars.com Inc., a leading automotive marketplace platform, will acquire CreditIQ, a white-labeled automotive digital retailing platform. CreditIQ facilitates online car sales and streamlines in-store processes for auto dealers. Their platform provides solutions for online loan screening, F&I product pricing, price quotes, and inventory.
buyer: Cars.com (CARS:$618.39)
Cars.com is a leading two-sided digital automotive marketplace that creates meaningful connections between buyers and sellers. Cars.com empowers consumers with resources and information to make informed buying decisions. They offer pricing and research tools and a large database of consumer reviews."
target: CreditIQ
CreditIQ is a white-labeled automotive digital retailing platform. CreditIQ facilitates online car sales and streamlines in-store processes for auto dealers. Their platform provides solutions for online loan screening, F&I product pricing, price quotes, and inventory.
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$30
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closed 9/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Keyloop, acquired FISC

synopsis: Keyloop, a leading global supplier of technology solutions to the automotive industry, has acquired UK-based FISC, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) finance renewals and compliance business. The addition of FISC will allow Keyloop to extend its digital solutions to OEMs and finance houses.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Keyloop
Keyloop is a leading global provider of software solutions to the auto retail industry. The company's mission is to create and connect technology that advances the car buying and ownership experience in partnership with dealers and OEMs. "
target: FISC
Based in the UK, FISC provides finance and insurance, compliance, and training solutions to the motor industry. Its market leading SaaS products help finance houses, OEMs, and dealers increase vehicle sales, maximise customer retention, and improve profitability.
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closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

ContactCars, acquired Sa3ar Technology

synopsis: Egypt-based automotive marketplace Contactcars.com, a subsidiary of Contact Financial Holding, has acquired Sa3ar Technology Solutions, a platform that digitises auto auctions deals. Based in Egypt, Sa3ar Technology Solutions is a platform that provides car valuation technology and a dealer-specific auction platform.
buyer parent: Contact Financial Holding
buyer: ContactCars
ContactCars is the dominant automotive portal in Egypt. For over 19 years, ContactCars has been pioneering the digital transformation of the automotive industry providing consumers a portfolio of products and services that make the buying and selling experience simple and user-friendly. "
target: Sa3ar Technology
Sa3ar Technology Solutions is a platform that provides car valuation technology and a dealer-specific auction platform. Based in Egypt, Sa3ar Technology Solutions digitises auto auctions deals.
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closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

ACV Auto, acquired MAX Digital, LLC

synopsis: ACV, the leading digital automotive marketplace and data services partner for dealers and commercial partners, announced its acquisition of MAX Digital, a pioneer in automotive data and merchandising products and best known for its flagship inventory management system (IMS) platform FirstLook.
buyer: ACV Auto (ACVA:$358.44)
ACV provides a vibrant digital marketplace for wholesale vehicle transactions and data services that offers transparent and accurate vehicle information to customers. ACV's platform leverages data insights and technology to power its digital marketplace and data services. "
target: MAX Digital, LLC
MAX Digital is a pioneer in automotive data and merchandising products and best known for its flagship inventory management system (IMS) platform FirstLook. MAX Digital tools are all cloud-based and can integrate easily with existing Dealer Management Systems (DMS).
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$60
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announced 4/7/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Brookfield Asset Management, Inc., will acquire CDK Global

synopsis: Brookfield Business Partners, together with institutional partners (collectively “Brookfield”), will acquire CDK Global Inc., a leading provider of technology services and software solutions that help automotive dealers and manufacturers run their businesses more efficiently.
buyer: Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. (BAM:$75,731.00)
Brookfield is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $690 billion of assets under management across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power and transition, private equity, and credit. "
target: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading provider of retail technology and software as a service (SaaS) solutions that help dealers and auto manufacturers run their businesses more efficiently, drive improved profitability and create frictionless purchasing and ownership experiences for consumers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,530 [$8,198]
rev ($mm)
$1,757
EBITDA ($mm)
$578
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
14.2x
announced 9/24/2021 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, will acquire Salty

synopsis: CDK Global, Inc. will acquire Salty Dot, Inc., a mobile-first solution that helps consumers secure the insurance they need for their vehicle without leaving the car-buying experience. Salty’s technology will further expand CDK’s suite of digital offerings and grow its total addressable market beyond the digitization of traditional dealer workflows.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation, and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and OEMs. "
target: Salty
Salty Dot, Inc. is the Embedded Insurance technology company. The company’s platform is a proprietary Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that enables carriers and distribution partners to offer a customized policy to insure a product or service in real-time during the purchase process.
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

CDK Global, acquired Roadster, Inc.

synopsis: CDK Global, Inc., a leading retail automotive technology company, has completed the acquisition of Palo Alto, Calif.-based Roadster, Inc., a digital sales platform that modernizes the way consumers buy vehicles and the process in which dealers sell them.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation, and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and OEMs. "
target: Roadster, Inc.
Roadster, Inc. is a digital sales platform that modernizes the way consumers buy vehicles and the process in which dealers sell them. With Roadster's proprietary technology platform, dealerships can provide hassle-free car buying in-store, online or on the go.
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closed 2/2/2021 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, acquired Square Root

synopsis: CDK Global, Inc., a leading retail automotive technology company, has acquired Square Root. Founded in 2006, Square Root is the creator of CoEFFICIENT, which helps automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) field managers understand and act on unique data patterns and opportunities for retailers in their markets.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation, and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and OEMs. "
target: Square Root
Square Root develops data curation software for automotive OEMs to empower field and dealer leadership. Their software and data as a service platform, CoEFFICIENT, blends data science and collaborative workflows to turn disparate data into actionable insights.
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closed 3/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, purchased International Business from CDK Global

synopsis: CDK Global, Inc., a leading provider of dealer management systems (DMS) and integrated information technology solutions to the automotive retailing and adjacent industries, has completed the sale of its CDK International business segment (CDKI) to Francisco Partners.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
seller: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading global provider technology solutions to the automotive industry. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world.
price ($mm)
$1,450
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EBITDA ($mm)
$97
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15.0x
closed 4/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Ansira, purchased Digital Marketing Business from CDK Global

synopsis: Ansira, an independent global marketing services and solutions company, has acquired the CDK Global Digital Marketing Business. The CDK Digital Marketing Business uses powerful proprietary websites and advertising technology to improve the customer experience and drive unique visitors across a multi-tiered automotive landscape.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira is an independent, global marketing agency that enables clients to prioritize customer experiences. Ansira believes designing relevant, persuasive experiences for all the right moments is the only way to strengthen relationships, cultivate brand loyalists, and assure profitable growth. "
seller: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading global provider technology solutions to the automotive industry. The CDK Digital Marketing Business uses powerful proprietary websites and advertising technology to improve the customer experience and drive unique visitors across a multi-tiered automotive landscape.
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announced 7/16/2018 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, will acquire ELEAD1ONE

synopsis: CDK Global, Inc., a leading enabler of automotive commerce, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ELEAD1ONE, the leading provider of fully integrated CRM software solutions to automotive dealers, serving approximately 4,000 dealerships across North America.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world. "
target: ELEAD1ONE
ELEAD1ONE is the leading provider of fully integrated CRM software solutions to automotive dealers, serving approximately 4,000 dealerships across North America. The ELEAD1ONE platform delivers a comprehensively featured customer experience through its solution suite.
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closed 4/17/2018 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, acquired Progressus Media

synopsis: CDK Global, a leading enabler of end-to-end automotive commerce, announced that it has purchased Progressus Media, a specialty provider of mobile advertising solutions for dealerships, agencies, and automotive marketing companies.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world. "
target: Progressus Media
Progressus Media is a specialty provider of mobile advertising solutions for dealerships, agencies, and automotive marketing companies. Each day, their platform serves 145,000 automotive shoppers and generates over 11,000 direct customer inquiries in the US and Canada.
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closed 10/26/2017 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, acquired Dashboard Dealership Enterprises

synopsis: CDK Global has purchased Dashboard Dealership Enterprises (DDE), a leader in reporting solutions for auto dealers. DDE is a full-service enterprise reporting company that has a solid track record of implementing its flagship product, Executive Eye, with some of the largest dealership groups in the United States.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world. "
target: Dashboard Dealership Enterprises
Dashboard Dealership Enterprises (DDE) is a leader in reporting solutions for auto dealers. DDE is a full-service enterprise reporting company that has a solid track record of implementing its flagship product, Executive Eye, with some of the largest dealership groups in the United States.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, will acquire Auto/Mate Dealership Systems

synopsis: CDK Global, a leading global provider of integrated IT and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries, is to acquire Auto/Mate Dealership Systems, a leading provider of dealership management system (DMS) software to retail automotive dealerships.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. "
target: Auto/Mate Dealership Systems
Auto/Mate Dealership Systems is a leading provider of dealership management system (DMS) software to retail automotive dealerships, typically saving dealers thousands of dollars per month from their current provider.
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closed 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

CDK Global, acquired New Car IQ

synopsis: CDK Global announced the acquisitions of the NewCarIQ product platform. New Car IQ helps users determine and syndicate all applicable OEM incentives into a new vehicle's pricing, provides stocking recommendations based on dealership inventory and more.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global’s solutions automate and integrate critical workflow processes from pre-sale targeted advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence. "
target parent: Pearl Technology Holdings
target: New Car IQ
New Car IQ helps users determine and syndicate all applicable OEM incentives into a new vehicle's pricing, provides stocking recommendations based on dealership inventory, market and historical data, enables a complete view of competitor's inventory, and more.
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closed 5/21/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Autobytel Inc., acquired Dealix

synopsis: Autobytel Inc., a leading provider of online automotive services connecting consumers with dealers, has acquired Dealix Corporation and Autotegrity, Inc.(wholly-owned subsidiaries of CDK Global, LLC). Dealix provides new and used car leads to dealerships, dealer groups, and automotive manufacturers.
buyer: Autobytel Inc. (ABTL:$110.04)
Autobytel Inc. provides high quality consumer leads and associated marketing services to automotive dealers and manufacturers throughout the United States. The company also provides consumers with robust and original online automotive content to help them make informed car-buying decisions. "
target parent: CDK Global
target: Dealix
Dealix provides new and used car leads to dealerships, dealer groups, and automotive manufacturers, and consistently ranks as a top auto sales lead provider in the industry.
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announced 4/7/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Brookfield Asset Management, Inc., will acquire CDK Global

synopsis: Brookfield Business Partners, together with institutional partners (collectively “Brookfield”), will acquire CDK Global Inc., a leading provider of technology services and software solutions that help automotive dealers and manufacturers run their businesses more efficiently.
buyer: Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. (BAM:$75,731.00)
Brookfield is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $690 billion of assets under management across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power and transition, private equity, and credit. "
target: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading provider of retail technology and software as a service (SaaS) solutions that help dealers and auto manufacturers run their businesses more efficiently, drive improved profitability and create frictionless purchasing and ownership experiences for consumers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,530 [$8,198]
rev ($mm)
$1,757
EBITDA ($mm)
$578
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
14.2x
announced 3/30/2022 via PR Newswire

Brookfield Asset Management, Inc., Elliott Management Corp., will acquire The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: Nielsen, a global measurement and data analytics company, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a private equity consortium led by Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation, an affiliate of Elliott Investment Management L.P., and Brookfield Business Partners L.P. together with institutional partners.
buyer: Elliott Management Corp.
buyer: Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. (BAM:$75,731.00)
Elliott Investment Management L.P. manages approximately $51.5 billion of assets. Brookfield Business Partners is a global business services and industrials company. "
target: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$3,500.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10,133 [$15,581]
rev ($mm)
$3,500
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,180
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 7/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Evoque Data Center Solutions, acquired Foghorn Consulting Inc

synopsis: Evoque Data Center Solutions, a global provider of colocation and connectivity services, has acquired Foghorn Consulting, Inc., a provider of cloud consulting and cloud engineering services. The acquisition expands Evoque's applications-first suite of services, providing future forward companies with the best of cloud and colocation solutions.
buyer parent: Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
buyer: Evoque Data Center Solutions
Evoque Data Center Solutions offers enterprises a full range of services, ranging from local, regional, and global connectivity to secure space in highly available and redundant environments across four continents. They support a diversified base of Fortune 1000 customers across multiple segments. "
target: Foghorn Consulting Inc
Foghorn provides expert cloud consulting for clients utilizing their deep DevOps, CI/CD, Container, Site Reliability Engineering, and Infrastructure as Code expertise. Foghorn delivers powerful outcomes for enterprises seeking to maximize the value of their hybrid and public cloud deployments.
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announced 3/16/2009 via BNC Analysis

Brookfield Asset Management, Inc., will acquire MediSolution

synopsis: MediSolution Ltd. ("MediSolution") and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ("Brookfield") announced that MediSolution has entered into an agreement with Brookfield to where Brookfield will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of MediSolution not already owned by Brookfield or its affiliates.
buyer: Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. (BAM:$75,731.00)
Brookfield is a global asset manager focused on property, power and other infrastructure assets with approximately US$80 billion of assets under management. "
target: MediSolution
MediSolution, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris Computer Systems, is a leading information technology company, providing ERP software, solutions and services to healthcare and service sector customers across North America.
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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 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
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:$5,896.00)
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 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 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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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 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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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired Cove Markets

synopsis: No-fee trading app Robinhood has acquired Cove Markets to help ensure quality trade executions for its users. Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is democratizing finance for all. With customers at the heart of its decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: Cove Markets
Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts. They offer advanced tools, trading algorithms, live and historical data, analytics, charts, web widgets, and more.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi (SOFI:$867.87)
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Givex Corporation
Givex Corporation
Givex is a global fintech company providing merchants with customer engagement, point of sale and payment solutions, all in a single platform. They are integrated with 1000+ technology partners, creating a fully end-to-end solution that delivers powerful customer insights.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$43.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.14
EBIT ($mm)
($0.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXOR N.V.
EXOR N.V.
Exor N.V. invests in different sectors, mainly in Europe and in the United States, focusing on few global companies. Its most important investments include Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ferrari, PartnerRe, CNH Industrial, Juventus and The Economist.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145,720.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,390.72
EBIT ($mm)
$2,784.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
268979
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Ticker: BAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
Brookfield is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $690 billion of assets under management across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power and transition, private equity, and credit.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$75,731.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,753.00
EBIT ($mm)
$22,316.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: MISX:AFKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sistema JSFC
Sistema is a large private investor operating in the real sector of the Russian economy. Sistema's investment portfolio comprises stakes in predominantly Russian companies from various sectors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12,015.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,983.99
EBIT ($mm)
$1,619.06
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:MF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wendel Group
Wendel Group
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$8,870.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,521.15
EBIT ($mm)
$995.94
Net Income ($mm)
$79.75
Employees
0
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Ticker: LNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust LFG's retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8,499.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8208
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Ticker: ENXTPA:RF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eurazeo
Eurazeo
With a diversified portfolio of over 5 billion euros in assets, Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Its purpose and mission is to identify, accelerate and enhance the transformation potential of the companies in which it invests.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$6,149.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,758.67
EBIT ($mm)
$2,292.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:AR4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aurelius AG
Aurelius AG
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,131.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($165.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($264.57)
Net Income ($mm)
$279.98
Employees
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Ticker: OM:LATO B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investment AB Latour
Investment AB Latour
Latour is a mixed investment company quoted on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since 1985. Latour's main business concept is to invest long-term in companies with their own products and brands, a great development potential supported by global megatrends and with good prospects for internationalization.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,787.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$285.37
EBIT ($mm)
$254.13
Net Income ($mm)
$760.88
Employees
0
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Ticker: RCAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS Capital
RCS Capital
RCS Capital is an investment firm expressly focused on the retail investor. They are engaged in the wholesale distribution, investment banking and capital markets businesses, and a research business focused on alternative investments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,329.83
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$53.90
Employees
1467
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Ticker: NYSE:ARES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Ares has adhered to a disciplined investment philosophy that focuses on delivering strong risk-adjusted investment returns throughout market cycles.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,169.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.35
EBIT ($mm)
$148.18
Net Income ($mm)
$61.02
Employees
0
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Ticker: ClearSlide Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italmobiliare Investment Holding
Italmobiliare Investment Holding is an Italy-based investment company which holds and manages a diversified investment and equities portfolio with a strategic vision underpinned by a financial and industrial history going back more than 150 years.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$705.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.96
EBIT ($mm)
$132.30
Net Income ($mm)
$44.25
Employees
1796
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Ticker: LSE:CGEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Capital PLC
Georgia Capital is an investment and holding company of a diversified group focused on investing in and developing businesses in Georgia. They seek to capture growth in these sectors: renewable energy, P&C insurance, real estate, water utility, healthcare, auto services, education, & retail banking.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$391.19
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$388.46
Net Income ($mm)
$388.19
Employees
0
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Ticker: BAX:INVCORP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investcorp
Investcorp
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982, they’ve built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$254.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($35.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($56.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GTSM:2928
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redhorse Corporation
Redhorse Corporation
Redhorse Corporation is a Japanese investment holding company. Their business activities include disaster consulting, wellness, edutainment, communication, regional industry support, e-commerce, souvenirs, travel stores, and accommodation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$223.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.36
EBIT ($mm)
$7.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: JSE:COH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited
Brimstone is an investment company in the Republic of South Africa. Brimstone invests in wealth creating businesses and enters into strategic alliances to which it contributes capital, innovative ideas, management expertise, impeccable empowerment credentials and a values driven corporate identity.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$209.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.32
EBIT ($mm)
$36.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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