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ABC Financial Acquires Trainerize, Accelerating a Mobile-First Total Fitness Experience for Workouts, Personal Training, Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. & VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ABC Financial (ABC), the leading provider of technology and related services for the fitness industry, announced today it has acquired Trainerize, a Vancouver-based mobile fitness solution for personal training and member engagement.

“Trainerize powered by ABC” connects clubs, trainers and members to help people achieve their fitness goals with instructional and workout content, on-demand and broadcast classes, virtual-personal training, personalized training programs and nutrition planning, as well as habit and lifestyle coaching. Other features boost accountability and social motivation through in-app text and video messaging, fitness challenges, community groups and milestone badges.

As a software solution, “Trainerize powered by ABC” means health club members and personal training clients are more engaged and inspired with personalized fitness programs they can access anytime, from anywhere. And it includes a market-leading watch application to make fitness fit easily into people’s daily routine.


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Global Management Consulting Firm, AArete Acquires Boutique IT Consulting Firm Dsquaredi

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AArete, a global management and technology consulting firm, is pleased to announce that it has acquired UK-based boutique technology consultancy Dsquaredi Pvt. Ltd. The purchase strengthens AArete’s ability to deliver technology innovation to clients around the world.

Founded in 2015, Dsquaredi brings a hands-on, engineering-driven approach to each engagement. It also brings strong strategic partnerships with niche product companies in the areas of identity and access management and systems performance engineering. Dsquaredi will work closely with AArete client service teams worldwide to drive client performance improvement and transformation programs with expert and niche technology and change management consulting skills.

“This acquisition strengthens AArete’s international position, as well as our ability to serve companies in the financial services industry, where Dsquaredi has carved out something of a niche,” said Loren Trimble, CEO and Managing Director of AArete. “As we’ve seen while working on

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Clearent Acquires Field-Services-Management Solution Wintac

Deal expands Clearent’s portfolio of software solutions serving companies in the field-services-management industry

ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) September 22, 2020

Payment-solutions provider Clearent has acquired Wintac, a field-service-management software solution primarily targeting residential contractors providing HVAC, plumbing, electrical and other home-repair services. Purchased from Dundee, Illinois-based Davisware, LLC, Wintac will become part of FieldEdge, a wholly owned subsidiary of Clearent. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Clearent announced the move as the latest example of its effort to grow market share in the mechanical contractor/field-services-management (FSM) segment. The addition of Wintac will help FieldEdge expand its current market-leading position as a provider of FSM solutions.

“We are happy to welcome Wintac customers to the FieldEdge family,” said Connie Certusi, president of FieldEdge. “We look forward to engaging with these customers in the coming year to understand their needs as they relate to managing their field-service organization, to address those

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Seidor acquires major stakes in MENA’s largest SAP Business One Partner Procons-4IT

Dubai, UAE: In a significant boost to the MENA’s SME sector, a leading global SAP VAR (value-added reseller) Seidor acquired majority shares in Procons-4IT, an accredited SAP Gold partner in the region. Seidor Procons, part of a multinational Spanish group of companies, is a foremost SAP Master VAR with platinum partnership through United VARs, providing a wide portfolio of products and SAP solutions.

Branded as Seidor Procons, the acquisition brings together the global expertise and technology of Seidor with the localized leadership of Procons-4IT to help SMEs optimize their business operations with strong ERP SAP Business One solutions, machine learning, loT, and other technologies that fulfill their digital transformation and make them prepared for unforeseen challenges.

“We are confident that this acquisition will provide an opportunity to serve Middle East SMEs uniquely,” said Angel Fernandez, co-CEO of Seidor Procons “With Seidor’s global leadership and Procons-4IT’s localized comprehensive experience, we can

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Century Communities Acquires Skye Canyon Master Plan in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE: CCS), a top 10 national homebuilder, recently acquired the remaining 400+ acres of the 1,700-acre Skye Canyon development in Las Vegas, which ranks as the 22nd top-selling master-planned community in the country based on new home sales. The acquisition makes Century Communities Skye Canyon’s master developer. Century Communities has a successful track record of overseeing the build-out of several master-planned communities in the region, such as Tuscany Village in Henderson and Rhodes Ranch in southwest Las Vegas. Since the acquisition, Century Communities has already begun construction on what will eventually be 2,500 additional homes for new and existing Skye Canyon communities, including three communities slated to open in 2021, and three actively selling communities: Aspen, Madera and Northglenn.

Explore Skye Canyon homes and amenities at https://skyecanyon.com.

“Century Communities has been at Skye Canyon

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Delivery Hero Acquires Glovo’s Latin American On-Demand Delivery Business

Delivery Hero has acquired the Latin American operations of delivery player Glovo for up to €230 million ($272 million).

The deal is expected to close in the coming weeks and includes a €60 million performance-based earn-out.

Barcelona-based Glovo was founded in 2015 and has raised over $510 million from investors. It has grown into one of the major players in online food delivery, operating in dozens of markets globally including several countries in Central and South America. Its business also includes grocery delivery and a courier service.

The deal will see Germany’s Delivery Hero take over

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German Startup Sennder Acquires Uber’s European Freight Business | Investing News

BERLIN (Reuters) – German freight startup sennder said on Wednesday it had acquired Uber’s

European freight business in an all-stock deal that will see the U.S. ride hailing company become a minority shareholder.

The deal marks the second acquisition this year by Berlin-based sennder, a digital freight forwarder founded in 2015 that specialises in full-truck loads, as it seeks to extend its lead in Europe.

“This acquisition strengthens our position as Europe’s number one digital logistics provider,” said David Nothacker, CEO and co-founder of sennder.

For Uber, which only entered the German freight market in July 2019, the deal will extend its reach in Europe while the alliance with sennder would extend to offering advanced freight logistics services in the United States and Canada.

sennder is one of a number of logistics-focused startups in the bustling Berlin tech scene that has sought to modernise an industry dominated by family-owned trucking

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Strategic Storage Growth Trust II, Inc. Acquires Land Adjacent to Self Storage Facility Near Seattle, Plans to Expand

SEATTLE, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Strategic Storage Growth Trust II, Inc. (“SSGT II”), a private real estate investment trust sponsored by an affiliate of SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc., announced today its acquisition of a 4.8 acre parcel of land adjacent to its 660-unit self storage facility in Mill Creek, a suburb of Seattle, Washington.  SSGT II intends to expand its self storage facility on the fully entitled property.

“The acquisition of the development-ready parcel of land provides us the opportunity to significantly expand our highly visible facility located near the intersection of Bothell-Everett Highway and 164th Street.” said Wayne Johnson, chief investment officer of Strategic Storage Growth Trust II, Inc. “This location is particularly appealing because of its close proximity to a variety of retail services, restaurants and residential space.”

The current facility located at 16618 Bothell Everett Highway, comprises approximately 660 units and

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GoDaddy Acquires SkyVerge to Help Everyday Entrepreneurs Sell Online with WordPress and WooCommerce

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SkyVerge, a leading WooCommerce product developer. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

GoDaddy is committed to helping entrepreneurs succeed online with high-performance WooCommerce stores that are feature-filled and quick to build. WordPress powers more than a third of websites on the Internet. Seventeen percent of all WordPress sites use WooCommerce, making it one of the largest eCommerce platforms in the world.

SkyVerge has more than 60 WooCommerce extensions, spanning payments, email marketing and memberships, used by over 100,000 eCommerce merchants for high-performance online stores. A favorite among WordPress developers, SkyVerge plugins have been downloaded more than 3.1 million times on WordPress.org. SkyVerge will continue to support its existing customers and product portfolio, as well as continue its contributions to

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3Cloud Acquires Pragmatic Works Consulting

CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 3Cloud, a leading Microsoft Azure services firm, today announced that it has acquired the consulting arm of Pragmatic Works, an award-winning services firm focused on Microsoft’s cloud and data platforms.

“With the acquisition of Pragmatic Works Consulting, 3Cloud has taken another big step towards achieving our goal of becoming the number one Azure pure-play services provider,” said Mike Rocco, 3Cloud CEO and Co-Founder. “Pragmatic Works Consulting has built an outstanding reputation as a leader in Azure data and analytics solutions, and we are excited to combine the expertise of our two world-class teams to deliver leading-edge Azure solutions for Microsoft customers.”

With this acquisition, 3Cloud will form the largest Azure pure-play services firm in the U.S. Additionally, 3Cloud will gain an expanded geographic presence to better serve clients across the U.S.

Pragmatic Works Training will continue to operate as a separately owned

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