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Horizon Advises DZone on Majority Recapitalization

Last Thursday (10/12/17), One of Horizon’s clients, DZone, Inc, received a majority private equity buyout and recapitalization from SFW Capital Partners. DZone operates DZone.com, the leading portal that reaches 15m enterprise developers annually and offers targeted, high-impact advertising solutions for

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Horizon Advises Robots & Pencils on Merger and Recapitalization

Two weeks ago (1/12/17), one of Horizon’s clients, Calgary-based Robots and Pencils, received a majority private equity buyout and recapitalization from Next Sparc and merged with its portfolio company KINETiQ DIGITAL as part of the transaction. Robots and Pencils is

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Comment and Donation in Opposition of President Trump’s Recent Executive Order on Immigration

At Horizon Partners, we would normally leave political comments and actions to our individual team members.  This is because we recognize and respect the nuanced experiences that lead individuals to vote their conscience one way or another.  We strive to

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Horizon Advises DaySmart on Majority Recapitalization

Last Friday (9/16/16), One of Horizon’s clients, DaySmart Software, received a majority private equity buyout and recapitalization from SFW Capital Partners. DaySmart Software is a leader in multiple segments of the SMB business management software market with over 4000 subscription customers

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Horizon Advises XE on Acquisition

Last Thursday (7/2/15), XE, a Horizon client, was acquired by Euronet Worldwide.  The transaction was the result of a M&A market exploration process conducted by Horizon. XE has established itself as the world’s leading provider of currency related data, fulfilling
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Horizon Advises TreeHouse Interactive on Recapitalization

Three weeks ago (2/20/14), one of Horizon’s clients, Utah-based TreeHouse Interactive, received a majority private equity buyout and recapitalization from co-investors Kennet Partners and Joe Wang. Wang, who previously made his mark in the Utah high-tech community as president and
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Horizon Advises Ookla on Acquisition

Last Monday (12/1/14), One of Horizon’s clients, Ookla, was acquired by Ziff Davis. Ookla is the market leader in broadband network testing. Through its flagship B2C service Speedtest.net and its B2B NetGauge service used by nearly every major ISP, Ookla
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Horizon Partners H1 2014 Newsletter

See below for our H1 2014 Digital Media and Internet market update – an overview on M&A transactions, relevant public equities, and key investments in the space through the Horizon Partners lens. Horizon Digital Media & Internet H1 2014 from
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Horizon Advises Housing List on Acquisition

Last Friday (10/17/14), One of Horizon’s clients, Housing List, was acquired by LeadQual. Housing List has built the leading platform in alternative real estate digital media. Due to the post-recession adjustments in the real estate market, subprime homebuyers are looking
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Horizon Advises Out of Milk on Acquisition

Today (6/20/14), One of Horizon’s clients, Capigami, operator of the Out of Milk mobile shopping and productivity app, was acquired by InfoScout. Out of Milk is a mobile app that allows consumers to build and collaborate on shopping lists as
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