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Granicus Has Acquired Bang the Table

Granicus Profile

  • Granicus is the leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services
  • The Granicus platform provides integrated web and mobile applications, digital communications, online digital service delivery and virtual civic participation solutions
  • Granicus supports over 4,500 government agencies, 50,000 government users and 250 million citizens with their industry-leading platform
  • Granicus has helped government leaders deliver over 5 billion COVID-related digital messages to constituents, conducted over 2,500 virtual community council meetings and enabled hundreds of thousands of digital service transactions to ensure people could remain informed, connected and safe during the pandemic while maintaining access to vital services
  • Granicus was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Denver

Vista Equity Partners Profile

  • Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm, has more than $85 billion in cumulative capital commitments and invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective
  • Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies realizing their full potential; this investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity in private equity investing
  • The firm was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Austin with offices in San Francisco and New York

Harvest Partners Profile

  • Harvest Partners is an established private equity firm with nearly a 40-year history of investing in middle-market companies
  • Across multiple strategies and more than $10 billion in aggregate commitments, Harvest Partners has completed over 60 investment transactions
  • The firm was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in New York with offices in California and Florida

K1 Investment Management Profile

  • K1 is an investment firm focused on high-growth enterprise software companies across North America
  • K1 seeks to help dynamic businesses achieve successful outcomes by identifying and executing organic and acquisition-based growth opportunities that position its companies as industry leaders; K1 typically invests alongside strong management teams that continue to guide their organizations on a day-to-day basis and at levels of ownership to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and managers
  • K1 was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA

Bang the Table

  • Bang the Table is a specialist provider of online stakeholder engagement services; the company provides software and service solutions to government, public sector and private enterprise clients
  • Bang the Table’s EngagementHQ is a stakeholder engagement platform and EngagementIQ represents a variety of support services
  • The company’s mission is to improve the quality of public debate and level of community involvement in public life, and to ensure that people have accessible opportunities to learn about and contribute to the decisions that affect their daily lives
  • Bang the Table works at the intersection of the latest web technologies and best practice stakeholder engagement to deliver world-class interactive communications solutions that can be branded with the client’s identity

Transaction Notes

  • Granicus’s acquisition of Bang the Table was announced on June 17, 2021; financial terms were not disclosed
  • Shea & Company served as the exclusive financial advisor to Granicus, Vista Equity Partners, Harvest Partners and K1 Investment Management
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