Platinum Equity
Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.


IT Services & Software • Public-to-Private Transaction • Acquired in January 2020

A leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals.

Cision, a Platinum Equity Portfolio Company is a provider of software and services to PR and marketing communications professional.


  • Acquired Cision from public shareholders in January 2020. 
  • Cision is a leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals.
  • The company has over 4,800 employees with offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
  • Business consists of four primary segments: Distribution, Software, Insights, and Social.


  • Support established M&A activity by pursuing add-on acquisitions in adjacent markets.
  • Expand within the current  geographic footprint and explore new global opportunities.
  • Leverage channel partnerships to drive organic growth.



Cision Ltd. Announces Agreement to Be Acquired by an Affiliate of Platinum Equity for $10.00 Per Share in All Cash Deal Valued at Approximately $2.74 Billion »

Platinum Equity Completes $2.7 Billion Acquisition of Cision Ltd. »

updated 1/20




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