Big Investments Will Lead to Big Exits in ECM

David Kinney

Financial and professional services firms are demanding more sophisticated Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions, and both investors and strategic acquirers are responding with big bets on ECM providers. In April 2014, Goldman Sachs invested $90 million into AvePoint, who are developing the capability to provide cloud-based collaboration solutions for an entire enterprise.  December 2014 saw KKR-Accel acquire EpiServer and Ektron, …

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Hampleton Partners advises on the sale of Tonbeller AG to FICO

Rachel Muzyczka

FICO (NYSE:FICO), the predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced it has acquired TONBELLER, an innovative provider of financial crime and compliance solutions based in Bensheim, Germany. With this acquisition, FICO has moved firmly into the rapidly growing market for financial crime and compliance (FCC) solutions, promising to bring the benefits of advanced analytics and a risk-based approach …

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Internet of Things Spotlight Receives Global Media Coverage

David Kinney

Hampleton Partners’ spotlight on M&A activity in the Internet of Things (IoT) space received widespread press attention this week.  The report, which tracks up-to-the minute deal activity in the burgeoning machine-to-machine connectivity market, was covered by Reuters’ Eric Auchard in an article published on November 27th, 2014. Mr. Auchard writes: “Corporate finance adviser Hampleton Partners’ report said that $9.4 billion has …

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