Catalyst portfolio company EDB, a leading contributor to PostgreSQL, acquired 2ndQuadrant, a global PostgreSQL solutions and tools company based out of the UK. The deal brings together the world’s top PostgreSQL experts, combining decades of experience and two best-in-class technical teams. It also vastly expands EDB’s capacity to meet the immediate and future needs of its now even broader global customer base and the PostgreSQL market.
Catalyst-backed InSite Wireless Group, LLC, one of the largest privately-owned tower and wireless infrastructure companies in the U.S., acquired Repeater Communications Group, LLC, one of the leading operators of leased rooftop telecommunications sites in New York City and surrounding markets. With this acquisition, InSite expands its portfolio of urban rooftop assets and gains a significant foothold in some of the nation’s largest BTA markets.
Catalyst portfolio company Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada’s largest rural-focused broadband service provider, completed its sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, whereby Stonepeak acquired the controlling stake in Xplornet.
Catalyst portfolio company Effectual acquired Five Talent, a technology consultancy and custom software modernization and development firm. Five Talent collaborates with customers to design, develop, and architect applications built using DevOps methodologies that integrate best practices and drive innovation.
Catalyst-backed Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada’s largest rural-focused broadband service provider, and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners announced that Stonepeak has entered into a binding agreement with Xplornet and its shareholders, through which Stonepeak has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Xplornet.
Catalyst-backed Clinicient, Inc., a leading provider of business solutions for outpatient rehabilitation, will acquire the Intermountain Rehab Outcomes Management System (ROMS), a best-in-class physical therapy outcomes registry and leader in rehabilitation-focused quality improvement. Adding Intermountain ROMS enables Clinicient to offer an unrivaled set of solutions in value-based care deliverables.
K1 Investment Management made a majority investment in Catalyst portfolio company Jobvite, the industry leader in best-of-breed recruiting software. K1 and Jobvite also announced three major acquisitions: Talemetry, the award-winning recruitment marketing company, RolePoint, the leader in employee referral and internal mobility, and Canvas, the industry’s only text-based conversational recruiting company.
Denver-based computer coding training school Galvanize is to acquire competitor Hack Reactor in a deal that brings together two of the largest privately held coding boot camps, the two companies told Reuters. Additionally, the company closed a $32 million funding round led by Catalyst Investors.
WeWork has acquired Catalyst-backed Conductor. The company will continue to operate as an independent business, with its own clients, and Seth Besmertnik will continue to serve as CEO. At the same time, it will be looking for ways to bundle up its services for WeWork’s Enterprise customers.
Catalyst Investors portfolio company Reputation Institute acquired London-based big data media analytics company Mettle Consulting Limited, further enabling companies to integrate reputation into their strategic decision making.