Certify - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

Internet Software And ServicesCompany

Certify M&A Summary

Certify has acquired 7 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Certify’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Chrome River Technologies for $1.0B. Certify has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (80%) and information technology (20%).

Certify Ownership

Who owns Certify?

Certify is owned by K1 Investment Management. It was acquired on June 20, 2017.

Is Certify PE-backed?

Yes. Certify is owned by private equity investor K1 Investment Management.

Certify Business Overview

Where is Certify headquartered?

Certify is headquartered in Portland, Maine.

What sector is Certify in?

Certify is an internet software and services company.

When was Certify founded?

Certify was founded in 2008.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Certify

Certify, Inc.

320 Cumberland Ave.,
Portland, Maine 04101
United States,
(207) 773-6100
www.certify.com

Certify is an online travel and expense management solution for companies of all sizes. Organizations worldwide book travel and complete expense reports quickly, easily, and cost-effectively using Certify cloud and mobile applications. Certify was founded in 2008 and is based in Portland, Maine.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $1.0B $1.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Emburse LLC 2019-07-29 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States · www.emburse.com
Chrome River Technologies, Inc. 2019-03-05 1.0B USD Merger
Los Angeles, California · www.chromeriver.com
Captio 2018-09-18 - Add-on Acquisition
L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain · www.captio.com
Abacus International Pte Ltd. 2018-07-17 - Divestiture
Singapore, Singapore · www.abacus.com.sg
nuTravel Technology Solutions LLC 2017-07-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Purchase, New York · www.nutravel.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Emburse LLC 2019-07-29 Data Visualization Intelligence, Inc. 2021-03-16 3
, United States · www.emburse.com Virginia Beach, Virginia · www.dvibigdata.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (80%) 1.0B (100%) - -
Information Technology 1 (20%) - - -
Total 5 $1.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 1.0B - -
  New York 1 - - -
  California 1 1.0B - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (60%) 1.0B (100%) - -
Cross-border 2 (40%) - - -
Total 5 $1.0B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest Chrome River Technologies, Inc.
$1.0B (2019-03-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
20%
1 (20%)

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