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    Business Services Q4 2021

    Q4 2021 Business Services

    Largest Transactions Closed

    • Target
    • Buyer
    • Value($mm)
    • Covanta Holding Corporation
    • EQT Partners AB
    • $5,384.60
    • Moon Valley Nursery, Inc.
    • Stonecourt Capital LP
    • $775.00
    • GP Strategies Corporation
    • Learning Technologies Group plc
    • $421.86
    • PSC Metals INC.
    • SA Recycling LLC
    • $323.00
    • Sard Verbinnen & Co., LLC
    • Finsbury Glover Hering Corporation
    • $150.00
    • Media Link, LLC.
    • United Talent Agency, LLC
    • $125.00

    Other Financial Buyer Transactions Closed

    • Target
    • Buyer
    • Value($mm)
    • Fort Dearborn Company
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC
    • n/a
    • Clarion Safety Systems, LLC
    • CNL Strategic Capital Management, LLC
    • $47.30
    • CBPartners
    • Trinity Partners, LLC
    • n/a

    Other Strategic Buyer Transactions Closed

    • Target
    • Buyer
    • Value($mm)
    • Coleman Research Group, Inc.
    • VisasQ Inc.
    • $103.35
    • Community Tax, LLC
    • NextPoint Financial, Inc.
    • $90.00
    • Lucas Associates, Inc.
    • Korn Ferry
    • $90.00
    • EnCompass Education Solutions, Inc.
    • LifeSpeak Inc.
    • $22.02
    • Ravix Group, Inc.
    • Kingsway America, Inc.
    • $15.50

     

    Source S&P Capital IQ as of 1/11/2022 and PCE Proprietary Data

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    Woody Whitcomb

    Orlando Office

    407-621-2113

    Michael Poole

    Orlando Office

    407-621-2112

    Data Assumptions

    This report represents transaction activity as mergers & acquisitions, consolidations, restructurings and spin-offs. Targets are defined as U.S. Based companies with either foreign or U.S. based buyers. Transaction information provided is based on closed dates only.

    Glossary

    EBIT - Earnings Before Interest and Taxes
    EBITDA - Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization
    LTM - Last Twelve Months
    TEV - Total Enterprise Value

    Sources:

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    3. Vasarhelyi, Miklos and Andrea Rozario. “How Robotic Process Automation Is Transforming Accounting and Auditing.” The CPA Jounral, n.d.
    4. Glasner, Joanna. “Why Startup Investors Are Putting More Money Into Insurtech.” Crunchbase News, 29 Oct. 2021.
    5. Lunden, Ingrid. “Heyday raises $555M to buy up and scale more D2C brands in the Amazon marketplace universe.” Techcrunch, 16 Nov. 2021.
    6. Mattioli, Dana. “Not Being Amazon Is a Selling Point for These E-Commerce Players.” Wall Street Journal, 16 Jun. 2021.
    7. Hall, Christine. “E-Commerce Marketplace Aggregators Are Hot On Thrasio’s Heels As Companies Raise $2.3B.” Crunchbase News, 2 Mar. 2021.
    8. Paben, Jared. “With revenues soaring, WM and others invest in processing.” Resource Recycling, 16 Nov. 2021.
    9. Glasner, Joanna. “Investments In Poop Startups Are Piling Up.” Crunchbase News, 13 Dec. 2021.

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