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

Internet Software And ServicesCompany

Cvent M&A Summary

Cvent has acquired 12 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Cvent’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired SignUp4 for $22M. Cvent has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (67%) and software (34%).

Cvent Ownership

Who owns Cvent?

Cvent is owned by The Blackstone Group and Vista Equity Partners. It was acquired on March 14, 2023.

Is Cvent PE-backed?

Yes. Cvent is owned by private equity investors The Blackstone Group and Vista Equity Partners.

Was Cvent formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Cvent was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

Cvent Business Overview

Where is Cvent headquartered?

Cvent is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia.

What is Cvent’s revenue?

Cvent disclosed revenue of 519M USD for 2021 and 499M USD for 2020.

What sector is Cvent in?

Cvent is an internet software and services company.

When was Cvent founded?

Cvent was founded in 1999.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Cvent

Cvent, Inc.

1765 Greensboro Station PL 7th floor,
Tysons, Virginia 22102
United States,
(703) 226-3500
www.cvent.com

Cvent is a meeting, events, and hospitality technology provider that delivers a comprehensive event marketing and management platform and offers a global marketplace where event professionals collaborate with venues to create engaging impactful experiences. The Company's suite of products automates and simplifies the event management lifecycle and maximizes the impact of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. Hotels and venues use Cvent’s supplier and venue solutions to win more group and corporate travel business through Cvent’s sourcing platforms. Its solutions optimize the event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage millions of meetings and events. Cvent was formed in 1999 and is based in Tysons, Virginia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 10 - - - - 2 12
vol $22M $22M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Straight Shot Solutions Inc. 2024-01-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Boise, Idaho
Jifflenow 2024-01-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Roseville, California · www.jifflenow.com
DoubleDutch, Inc. 2019-06-10 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.doubledutch.me
Wedding Spot, Inc. 2019-05-22 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.wedding-spot.com
Social Tables 2018-10-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.socialtables.com
Kapow Events, Inc. 2018-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.kapow.com
Lanyon, Inc. 2016-11-29 - Merger
Irving, Texas · www.lanyon.com
CrowdTorch 2015-12-07 - Divestiture
Austin, Texas · www.crowdtorch.com
SignUp4 LLC 2015-05-11 22M USD Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.signup4.com
Elite Meetings International LLC 2015-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Barbara, California · www.elitemeetings.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 8 (67%) - 1 (100%) -
Software 4 (33%) 22M (100%) - -
Total 12 $22M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 22M 1 -
  California 4 - - -
  Texas 2 - 1 -
  Georgia 2 22M - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Idaho 1 - - -
  District of Columbia 1 - - -
Total 12 $22M 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $22M
TOTAL $22M
Largest SignUp4 LLC
$22M (2015-05-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Strategic(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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