Blackbaud Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

Blackbaud has acquired 19 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Blackbaud’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Convio for $335M. Blackbaud has acquired in 10 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (50%) and internet software and services (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 3

Blackbaud, Inc.

65 Fairchild Street,
Charleston, South Carolina 29492
United States,
(843) 216-6200
www.blackbaud.com

Blackbaud, Inc. is a provider of nonprofit software and services. Blackbaud offers a full spectrum of cloud-based and on-premise software solutions and related services for organizations of all sizes including: fundraising, eMarketing, advocacy, constituent relationship management (CRM), financial management, payment solutions, analytics, education solutions, and vertical-specific solutions. Blackbaud was formed in 1981 and is based in Charleston, South Carolina.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 13 1 2 1 1 - 18
vol $779M $146M $157M $1.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
YourCause LLC 2019-01-02 157M USD Add-on Acquisition
Plano, Texas · solutions.yourcause.com
Reeher LLC 2018-05-01 - Add-on Acquisition
St. Paul, Minnesota · www.reeher.com
JustGiving Australia Pty Ltd. 2017-06-26 146M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.justgiving.com
AcademicWorks, Inc. 2017-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.academicworks.com
Attentive.ly 2016-07-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Wilmington, Delaware · www.attentive.ly
Smart LLC (dba Smart Tuition) 2015-10-05 190M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.smarttuition.com
MicroEdge LLC 2014-10-02 160M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.microedge.com
WhippleHill Communications, Inc. 2014-06-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Bedford, New Hampshire · www.whipplehill.com
Convio, Inc. 2012-05-07 335M USD Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.convio.com
Everyday Hero Pty Ltd. 2011-10-06 5M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Brisbane, Australia · www.everydayhero.com.au
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 9 (50%) 555M (51%) - -
Internet Software and Services 6 (33%) 349M (32%) - -
Information Services 2 (11%) 18M (2%) - -
Information Technology 1 (6%) 160M (15%) - -
Total 18 $1.1B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 930M - -
  Texas 3 492M - -
  Virginia 2 18M - -
  New York 2 350M - -
  California 2 46M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 25M - -
  Delaware 1 - - -
Australia 2 152M - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (83%) 930M (86%) - -
Cross-border 3 (17%) 152M (14%) - -
Total 18 $1.1B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group LLC
4
Sagent Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $988M
< $100M 4 $94M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Convio, Inc.
$335M (2012-05-07)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
67%
4 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
2 33%

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