About

The Cannae Advantage

Our
Belief

We believe in the long-term value potential of our businesses.

Our
Focus

We focus on growth, financial performance, and monetization of our current investments.

Our
Goal

We work to acquire quality companies across a variety of industries at the optimal price point and involve our best-in-class management teams to deliver maximum returns.

Our
Commitment

We remain committed to prudently monetize each of Cannae Holdings investments while maximizing returns for stockholders.

Our Leadership

We create value for shareholders by learning from our previous investments and applying our expertise.

William P. Foley II, Chairman

William P. Foley II

Chairman
 

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Rick Massey, CEO

Rick Massey

CEO
 

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Brent B. Bickett, President

Brent B. Bickett

President
 

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Richard L. Cox, EVP, CFO

Richard L. Cox

EVP, CFO
 

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Michael L. Gravelle, EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Michael L. Gravelle

EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

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David Ducommun, SVP Mergers & Acquisitions

David Ducommun

SVP Mergers & Acquisitions

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Investment Strategy

Our investment strategy for Cannae Holdings is to continue to achieve superior financial performance, maximize and ultimately monetize the value of those assets, to continue to pursue similar investments in businesses, and to grow and achieve superior financial performance with respect to such newly acquired businesses.

Ownership

Take control positions or, where appropriate, meaningful minority stakes in quality companies that are well-positioned in their respective industries, run by best-in-class management teams, and compete in industries that have attractive organic and add-on Mergers & Acquisitions growth opportunities.

Operations

Ability to leverage operational expertise from executives of Fortune 500 companies. Our executives have a track record of growing industry-leading companies in a variety of industries.

Governance

Direct representation on the Board of Directors and actively interface with company management.

Monetization Strategies

Pursue liquidity events, including public offerings, sales to third parties, or spin-offs at the appropriate time given each investment’s unique attributes, but typically within a few years of initial ownership.



 

Current Primary Investments

Business & Data Analytics



Dun & Bradstreet
Dun & Bradstreet
Acquired 2019
Dun & Bradstreet (“DNB”) is a leading provider of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses worldwide. The company primarily operates through two segments: Risk Management

Services and Sales & Marketing Solutions. DNB has a global commercial database that contains over 300 million business records.
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Financial Services



Ceridian
Ceridian
Acquired 2007
Ceridian is a leading global business services and software solutions company that provides human resources, payroll, workforce management, talent management, tax compliance, benefits, employee assistance and wellness programs to more than 100,000 clients in over 50 countries.
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Triple Tree
Triple Tree
Invested In Since 2007
TripleTree is an independent merchant bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, and principal investing services in the health care industry.
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Technology Enabled Healthcare Services



T-System
T-System
(Now a minority investment)
Acquired 2017
T-System is a healthcare IT company that provides solutions to solve clinical, financial, operational and regulatory challenges for hospitals and urgent care clinics. Using gold-standard documentation, coding and performance-enhancing solutions, T-System helps optimize care delivery from the front door through discharge and beyond.
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Restaurant Industry



99 Restaurant
99 Restaurant
Acquired 2009
The Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub is headquartered in Woburn, MA and is proud to serve more than 20 million guests a year in over 100 restaurants throughout the Northeast. We will continue to prosper and grow and will continue to take care of every guest who walks through our doors, just like we've always done.
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Bakers Square
Bakers Square
Acquired 2007
Bakers Square has grown into a network of restaurants across the upper Midwest that, in many ways, still maintains the charm and friendly appeal of the original restaurant in Iowa. For breakfast, lunch, dinner–or just a slice of pie–our guests find Bakers Square to be a comfortable and inviting place to relax, celebrate, or simply reward themselves with something special.
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Legendary Baking
Legendary Baking
Acquired 2009
We are a leading provider of premium pies and baked desserts for restaurants, grocery retailers and others across the U.S. Our product lines include nearly every type of gourmet pie you can think of as well as a full assortment of premium baked desserts like galettes, brownies, cookies, cakes, cobblers, crusts (that's a lot of "c's") and fillings to make your own desserts.
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O'Charley's
O'Charley's
Acquired 2012
O’Charleys currently has over 200 locations in 17 states, serving generous portions of classic American food with a Southern accent. Connecting family and friends over a great meal, in a comfortable, inviting setting.
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Village Inn
Village Inn
Acquired 2009
In 1958 the first Village Inn Pancake House opened its doors in Denver, Colorado and began offering what has since made us famous— made-from-scratch buttermilk pancakes, fresh eggs cooked any style, sizzling bacon and a pot of steaming hot coffee.
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Historical Investments



Cascade Timberlands LLC
Cascade Timberlands LLC
Exited 2015

Cascade Timberlands LLC owns and controls timberlands in western Washington and central Oregon in the United States. The company's properties include Oregon tree farm, Hamilton tree farm, and Olympic tree farm.



Sedgwick
Comdata
Exited 2014
A leading provider of fleet management and B2B payment solutions.


Del Frisco's Restaurant Group
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group
Exited 2018
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, based in Southlake, TX, owns and operates three contemporary, high-end, complementary restaurant concepts: Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak house, Sullivan's Steakhouse, and Del Frisco’s Grille.


Stillwater Insurance Group
Stillwater Insurance Group
Exited 2011
A provider of high-quality insurance coverage for home, auto, renters, landlord, condo, business, earthquake and umbrella policies under one roof and at competitive rates.


J. Alexander's
J. Alexander's
Exited 2015
J. Alexander’s Holdings, Inc. is a collection of restaurants that focus on providing high quality food, outstanding professional service and an attractive ambiance. The Company presently operates three complementary restaurant concepts: J. Alexander’s, Redlands Grill and Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill.


OneDigital
OneDigital
Exited 2017
OneDigital is the nation’s leading employee benefits platform specializing in health insurance distribution and benefits management for small and mid-sized businesses.


Remy International
Remy International
Exited 2014
Remy is a leading manufacturer and remanufacturer in the automotive, heavy duty, and transportation industry. We produce starters, alternators and electrical components for worldwide distribution.


Sedgwick
Sedgwick
Exited 2010
Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions to corporate and institutional clients.