The Advisory Board Company Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

The Advisory Board Company has acquired 10 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

The Advisory Board Company’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Care Team Connect for $35M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold EAB Global to Vista Equity Partners for $1.6B. The Advisory Board Company has acquired in 6 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include healthcare services (38%) and software (38%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

The Advisory Board Company

2445 M Street, NW,
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
United States,
(202) 266-5600
www.advisory.com

The Advisory Board Company is a global research, consulting, and technology firm helping hospital and health system leaders improve the quality and efficiency of patient care. The company provides strategic guidance, actionable insights, and comprehensive implementation and management services.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
vol $95M $95M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 2 - - - 2
vol $2.9B $2.9B
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
EAB Global, Inc. 2017-08-29 1.6B USD Divestiture
Washington, District of Columbia · www.eab.com
The Advisory Board Company - Health Care Business 2017-08-29 1.3B USD Divestiture
Washington, District of Columbia
Zeumo, Inc. 2015-07-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Nashville, Tennessee · www.zeumo.com
EAB Global, Inc. 2015-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.eab.com
HealthPost, Inc. 2014-05-05 25M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.healthpost.com
Care Team Connect, Inc. 2013-11-04 35M USD Add-on Acquisition
Evanston, Illinois · www.careteamconnect.com
360Fresh, Inc. 2013-02-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.360fresh.com
Cielo MedSolutions LLC 2011-02-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.cielomedsolutions.com
Concuity, Inc. 2010-03-02 35M USD Divestiture
Vernon Hills, Illinois
Crimson 2008-05-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.crimsonservices.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Healthcare Services 3 (38%) 60M (63%) - -
Software 3 (38%) 35M (37%) - -
Education 1 (13%) - 1 (50%) 1.6B (54%)
Communications 1 (13%) - - -
Information Technology - - 1 (50%) 1.3B (46%)
Total 8 $95M 2 $2.9B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 95M 2 2.9B
  District of Columbia 1 - 2 2.9B
  Texas 2 25M - -
  Illinois 2 70M - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Total 8 $95M 2 $2.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
2
Allen & Company
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $95M
TOTAL $95M
Largest Care Team Connect, Inc.
$35M (2013-11-04)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.9B
TOTAL $2.9B
Largest EAB Global, Inc.
$1.6B (2017-08-29)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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