PE Tech Report


Thoma Bravo’s Qualtrics bid scuppered by antitrust concerns

Private equity giant Thoma Bravo’s plan to buy software company Qualtrics and merge it with rival company Medallia was thwarted by antitrust concerns, according to a report by the Financial Times. Qualtrics was ultimately sold to private equity firm Silver Lake and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in a

Lee Equity Partners and Twin Point Capital merge wireless distributors

Private equity firm Lee Equity Partners and investment firm Twin Point Capital have partnered with GetWireless to acquire TESSCO Technologies, a wireless infrastructure technology distributor, manufacturer, and solutions provider serving commercial companies, in a cash merger deal valued at around $161.4 million. Under the terms of the merger agreement between

OceanSound’s RMA merges with Western Technologies

The RMA Group of Companies (RMA), a portfolio company of OceanSound Partners, has merged with Western Technologies, Inc and Enviro-Drill (collectively, Western Technologies or WT). The combined group will provide technology-enabled laboratory testing, inspection, and quality management services for critical infrastructure end-markets.  Ed Lyon, RMA’s President and CEO, will lead

Castlight Health and DC&R’s Vera Whole Health to combine

Castlight Health, a healthcare data and navigation company, and Vera Whole Health (Vera), a specialist in advanced primary caremajority owned by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), are to merge. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by Castlight’s Board of Directors, is valued at an equity value of approximately USD370

SK Capital’s Tilley Company completes merger with Phoenix Aromas and Essential Oils

SK Capital portfolio company Tilley Company (Tilley), a US based distributor and service provider of specialty ingredients, has merged with with Phoenix Aromas and Essential Oils (Phoenix), a US-based distributor of flavour and fragrance ingredients and compounds, serving the food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical, air care, and fragrance markets. 

ACA Group and Foreside to merge

ACA Group (ACA) and Foreside Financial Group, LLC (Foreside), two providers of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions to clients in the financial services industry, are to combine their two companies.  Genstar Capital (Genstar), a leading private equity firm, invested in Foreside earlier this year. Genstar will be the majority

HIG Capital portfolio company USALCO completes merger with G2O Technologies

HIG Capital (HIG) portfolio company, USALCO has completed a merger with G2O Technologies (G2O), a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal). Ken Gayer, the current USALCO CEO, will lead the new company which will continue to bear the name USALCO. The USALCO and G2O merger creates one of North

CM Group and Cheetah Digital merge

CM Group, a portfolio of martech companies focused on multichannel digital marketing, has merged with Cheetah Digital under the CM Group name.  The merger expands and enhances both CM Group’s and Cheetah Digital’s ability to deliver innovative email, omnichannel, personalisation, and loyalty solutions. The combined company will own a broad

Alter Way to join forces with Smile with the support of Keensight Capital

After six successful years of growth within the Econocom Group, Alter Way, an French player in open source computing specialising in consulting, managed services and the hosting of digital platforms in the cloud, is merging with Smile, a European specialist in digital and open source technologies. By selling 100 per


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