Ceridian Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

Ceridian has acquired 11 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Ceridian’s largest acquisition to date was in 1995, when it acquired Comdata Network for $900M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Comdata Network to FleetCor Technologies for $3.5B. Ceridian has acquired in 5 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (28%) and internet software and services (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 5

Ceridian HCM Holding, Inc. (Ceridian)

3311 East Old Shakopee Road,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55425
United States,
(952) 853-8100
www.ceridian.com

Ceridian is a global human capital management software company. Dayforce the flagship cloud HCM platform provides human resources, payroll, benefits, workforce management, and talent management functionality. Ceridian platform is used to optimize the management of the entire employee lifecycle, including attracting, engaging, paying, deploying, and developing people. Ceridian has solutions for organizations of all sizes. Ceridian was founded in 2013 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 7 - - 1 1 2 11
vol $1.7B $1.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $3.5B $3.5B
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
O5 Systems, Inc. 2021-04-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.ideal.com
Ascender HCM Pty Ltd. 2021-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Mascot, Australia · www.ascenderhcm.com
Excelity Global Solutions Pte Ltd. 2020-05-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Singapore, Singapore · www.excelityglobal.com
RITEQ Pty Ltd. 2019-09-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Alexandria, Australia · www.riteq.com.au
RelatedMatters, Inc. 2015-02-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.relatedmatters.com
Comdata Network, Inc. 2014-08-12 3.5B USD Divestiture
Brentwood, Tennessee · www.comdata.com
Dayforce, Inc. 2012-04-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario
Recruiting Solutions International, Inc. 2004-04-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.recruitingsolutions.net
GLS Benefit Services LLC 2002-12-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, Michigan
HR Comply, Inc. 2002-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida · www.hrcomply.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 3 (27%) 750M (45%) - -
Internet Software and Services 3 (27%) - - -
Software 3 (27%) - - -
Information Technology 2 (18%) 900M (55%) 1 (100%) 3.5B (100%)
Total 11 $1.7B 1 $3.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 1.7B 1 3.5B
  Florida 2 750M - -
  Tennessee 1 900M 1 3.5B
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
Australia 2 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (55%) 1.7B (100%) 1 (100%) 3.5B (100%)
Cross-border 5 (45%) - - -
Total 11 $1.7B 1 $3.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
1
Minter Ellison
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.7B
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest Comdata Network, Inc.
$900M (1995-08-25)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $3.5B
TOTAL $3.5B
Largest Comdata Network, Inc.
$3.5B (2014-08-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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