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closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
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closed 5/5/2010 via Market Wire

Tekelec, acquired Blueslice Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, announced that the Blueslice Networks acquisition was completed on May 5. Tekelec will be the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.
buyer: Tekelec(TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications.
target: Blueslice Networks, Inc.
Blueslice Networks is a global leader and innovator in evolved Subscriber Data Management (eSDM) solutions. Blueslice builds next-generation mobile core equipment for the world's leading communication service providers.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 12/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Starent Networks

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of Starent Networks, a leading supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. With the completion of the transaction, Starent Networks becomes part of Cisco's new Mobile Internet Technology Group within the Service Provider Group.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.
target: Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as CDMA2000, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,555 [$2,148]
rev ($mm)
$308
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

TAA Group, Inc., acquired Clarity Communication Systems Inc.

synopsis: ISCO International, Inc. announced the sale of all of the common stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Clarity Communication Systems Inc, to TAA Group Inc. Clarity’s operations and assets constituted the software segment of ISCO International’s business.
buyer: TAA Group, Inc.
TAA group is an International studio for Architecture, Planning, Design and Property Development led by Tayo Ayanlola. Our goal and central concern is to harness design's ability to empower people and transform communities and organizations.
target parent: ISCO International, Inc.
target: Clarity Communication Systems Inc.
Clarity Communication Systems is a leading provider of applications and platforms for the wireless industry. Our portfolio of applications for mobile devices includes end-to-end Push-to-Talk (PTT) solutions and Location-Based Services (LBS).
price ($mm)
$0.33
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closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Dialogic Corporation, purchased Platforms business from NMS Communications

synopsis: Dialogic Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with NMS Communications Corporation through which Dialogic plans to acquire the NMS Communications Platforms business, which provides enabling technology and tools for value-added services in mobile telecommunications.
buyer: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation is a leading provider of open systems platforms. The platforms enable converged communications, allowing service providers, developers and system integrators to deliver services, content and applications using multimedia processing and signaling technologies.
seller: NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 6/10/2008 via BusinessWire

IntelliNet Technologies, acquired Azaire Networks

synopsis: IntelliNet Technologies has acquired the assets of Azaire Networks Inc. The deal significantly strengthens the company’s position in the expanding Fixed Mobile Convergence marketplace by adding to its already established portfolio of technology and product offerings.
buyer: IntelliNet Technologies
IntelliNet Technologies provides network convergence technology and solutions to accelerate the deployment of next generation applications and services. We work with the telecom industry’s network equipment providers and network operators to deliver solutions customized for their needs.
target: Azaire Networks
Azaire Networks is a leader in developing I-WLAN based solutions that enable mobile operators to deploy Multi-Access networks. Multi-access networks provide relief for the in-building coverage issues associated with 3G networks to deliver the media rich mobile applications to users.
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

CounterPath Solutions, Inc., acquired BridgePort Networks

synopsis: CounterPath Corporation, a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, has acquired BridgePort Networks, Inc., a leading innovator in Fixed Mobile Convergence solutions for service providers.
buyer: CounterPath Solutions, Inc.(CPAH:$0.00)
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers.
target: BridgePort Networks
BridgePort Networks is a leader in providing mobile convergence enabling IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and pre-IMS applications for a variety of service providers. The company's products are backed by eighteen patents either pending or granted.
price ($mm)
$1.55
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closed 8/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Sicap AG, acquired Swapcom

synopsis: Sicap, a leading provider of products and solutions for mobile operators, today announced that it has acquired Swapcom. The acquisition will strengthen Sicap's position in the market as leader in the Mobile Device Management space.
buyer: Sicap AG
Sicap is a software company based in Bern, Switzerland that develops and provides mobile applications and network products for GSM operators. Sicap's goal is to continuously improve and innovate by adding value through ingenuity.
target: Swapcom
Specialized in server-side mobile architecture, Swapcom consistently delivers software solutions in line with emerging technology issues. The Swapcom approach involves remote management of devices and carrier-grade hub services as part of a user-shaped mobile multimedia solutions portfolio.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Dickson Media, Inc., acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Dickson Media, Inc. announced today that it has acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc, a private corporation and a leading developer and provider of proprietary technology and value added services for the wireless telecommunications sector.
buyer: Dickson Media, Inc.
Dickson Media, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Resource World Magazine, Inc., is the publisher of Resource World Magazine, a monthly publication that specializes in the resource sector.
target: VocalWave Technologies Inc.
VocalWave Technologies Inc. is currently a privately held and funded Nevada corporation in the business of developing wireless application solutions and providing compelling content to mobile carriers.
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announced 2/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., will acquire 724 Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Austin Ventures has delivered a letter to the board of directors of 724 Solutions, Inc. outlining a proposal by Austin Ventures to acquire, through investment funds affiliated with Austin Ventures, all of the outstanding equity interests of 724 Solutions not already owned by Austin Ventures for US$3.07 per share in cash.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation.
target: 724 Solutions, Inc.
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open, next-generation IP-based network and data services.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2006 via PR Newswire

Vistula Communications Services, Inc., purchased V-Cube(TM) IP-PBX from NetYantra Inc.

synopsis: Vistula Communications Services, Inc., a global supplier of flexible and reliable Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") services to major Telecommunications Carriers and Internet Service Providers, today announced it has acquired the V-Cube(TM) IP-PBX solution and related intellectual property rights from NetYantra Inc.
buyer: Vistula Communications Services, Inc.
Vistula is a telecommunications company providing hosted, managed VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services to carriers, cable operators, service providers and transit network operators.
seller: NetYantra Inc.
An IP Communication Products Company focused on Research and Development of the first ever 5 GL telecommunication platform in the Industry. NY-Cube™ 5GL telecommunication platform allows one to instantly create niche communication services and features using a drag & drop graphical interface.
price ($mm)
$25
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announced 6/24/2009 via PR Newswire

Fine Point Technologies, Inc., will acquire Pervenio, Ltd.

synopsis: Fine Point Technologies, a leading provider of software tools for the management of wireline broadband connections, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Pervenio Ltd, a creator of unrivaled wireless device detection and management solutions for mobile communications providers.
buyer: Fine Point Technologies, Inc.
Since 1997, Fine Point Technologies has continued to evolve its diverse line of solutions to assist Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to meet and exceed the demands of complicated subscriber lifecycle management cycles.
target: Pervenio, Ltd.
Pervenio (Latin for "reach") is a pioneering, world leading provider in mobile device management (MDM) and service provisioning software solutions that enable mobile service providers to stay better connected with their customers.
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announced 4/22/2009 via Company Press Release

Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, will acquire SmartTrust

synopsis: Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), one of the world's largest suppliers of banknotes and smart card solutions, is acquiring SmartTrust AB (Stockholm), a globally leading provider of server solutions for managing applications on SIM cards and mobile phones.
buyer: Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading supplier of smart cards and cutting-edge system solutions in the fields of telecommunications, electronic payments, transportation, health care, identity, customer loyalty, pay-TV, multimedia and Internet security (public key infrastructure).
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: SmartTrust
SmartTrust is a developer of MDM and SIM management software designed to provide mobile network operators improved awareness of their subscribers and efficient management of the devices on their network.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 4/25/2013 via Company Press Release

Intel Corporation, acquired Aepona Group Ltd.

synopsis: Intel Corporation has acquired Aepona. The addition of Aepona’s products, personnel and expertise extends Intel’s capabilities in areas instrumental to building and delivering future network and cloud services across the spectrum of computing. Aepona Ltd. provides application-led products and services to telecommunications operators worldwide.
buyer: Intel Corporation(INTC:$52,325.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments.
target: Aepona Group Ltd.
Aepona Ltd. provides application-led products and services to telecommunications operators worldwide. Its Universal Service Platform allows service creation and implementation to be carried out within the service network from underlying network resources.
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announced 10/28/2008 via PR Newswire

CornerWorld Corporation, will acquire Woodland Wireless Group

synopsis: CornerWorld Corporation announced that it has signed a letter of intent to purchase Woodland Wireless, including its patented roaming application, Visitatel, West Michigan Co-Location Services, T2TV and T2 Communications.
buyer: CornerWorld Corporation
CornerWorld is a media corporation which operates several fast-growing businesses in verticals that serve brand and direct marketers needing to produce measurable results for each advertising dollar spent.
target: Woodland Wireless Group
The core service provided by Woodland Wireless Group is a patented Roaming Services application, that provides a seamless means for wireless subscribers to reach their home provider's customer service call center while roaming on another provider's network.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Silicon Laboratories Inc., acquired StackCom

synopsis: Silicon Laboratories Inc. announced the acquisition of StackCom, a privately held company developing wireless protocol software stacks for GSM and GPRS mobile applications. Silicon Laboratories acquired StackCom in an all-cash transaction for approximately $7 million.
buyer: Silicon Laboratories Inc.(SLAB:$0.00)
Silicon Laboratories Inc. is a leading designer of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for a broad range of applications.
target: StackCom
StackCom is a privately held company developing wireless protocol software stacks for GSM and GPRS mobile applications. Protocol software stacks are one of the key elements required in every cellular terminal.
price ($mm)
$7.00
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closed 4/10/2006 via BusinessWire

CopperCom, Inc., acquired Phonetics LC

synopsis: Reinforcing its commitment to independent and competitive telcos, CopperCom, a leader in next-generation switching, today announced the acquisition of the Switchmaxx(TM) division of Phonetics LC.
buyer parent:The Heico Companies, LLC
buyer: CopperCom, Inc.
CopperCom, Inc. provides innovative, next-generation switching solutions for communications carriers. The company develops and delivers comprehensive solutions for carriers making the challenging transition to next-generation services or deploying leading-edge IP networks.
target: Phonetics LC
Phonetics LC develops and markets software solutions that help communications providers differentiate their voice, video and data services. Switchmaxx™ is the only integrated software and marketing solution that allows end-users to shop, buy, provision and manage all of their services 24 hours a day
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announced 2/28/2006 via BusinessWire

esmertec AG, will purchase a minority stake in ESLab, Inc.

synopsis: Esmertec, a leading global, independent developer of software solutions for mobile handsets and embedded devices, announces today that it will take a controlling interest in ESLab, a Korean company offering excellent software services in applications development and integrations, quality assurance and testing.
buyer: esmertec AG(SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
target: ESLab, Inc.
ESLab delivers complete services for embedded software in mobile phones. They provide cutting edge expertise in new technologies in the area of applications development and integrations, quality assurances processes and testing. The company is located in Seoul, Korea.
price ($mm)
$0.08
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announced 2/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Adamind, Ltd., will acquire SenseStream, Ltd.

synopsis: Adamind Ltd, the leading global supplier of media adaptation software for mobile messaging (MMS), content and convergence services market, announces it has signed an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding share capital of Hong Kong based, SenseStream Ltd for a consideration of up to US$2,000,000 in cash and shares.
buyer parent:Mobixell Networks
buyer: Adamind, Ltd.
Adamind is a developer of software that provides a comprehensive framework to enable and promote mobile multimedia content and converged communications services. The company addresses the interoperability challenge that exists between different mobile devices to receive media rich content.
target: SenseStream, Ltd.
SenseStream is Asian leading wireless software company with over 5 years of solid wireless technology experiences. We develop, market and distribute software that helps our Service Provider, Portal and Enterprise customers to provide and deploy mobile value added service for business.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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closed 1/4/2006 via BusinessWire

mFormation Technologies, Inc., purchased Aepona Device Management System from Aepona Group Ltd.

synopsis: mFormation Technologies Inc., the global leader in the rapidly growing market for mobile device management (MDM), has today announced it has acquired Aepona (England) Ltd, the leading supplier of MDM for over the air (OTA) settings and automatic device configuration. Aepona (England) Ltd is a subsidiary company of Aepona Group Ltd.
buyer: mFormation Technologies, Inc.
mFormation Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of mobile device management (MDM) software, offering a complete solution that enables mobile operators to rapidly accelerate their data revenues and reduce support costs.
seller: Aepona Group Ltd.
Aepona is a provider of telecom software that enables innovative service delivery solutions for operators worldwide. Aepona's products are deployed by fixed-line and mobile carriers on three continents enabling rapid roll-out of cost-effective, value-added and customer loyalty enhancing services.
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closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
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closed 8/9/2010 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, purchased Authentication Services Business from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed its acquisition of VeriSign's identity and authentication business, which includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Code Signing Certificate Services, the Managed Public Key Infrastructure (MPKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Seal and the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service.
buyer: Symantec Corporation(SYMC:$6,730.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security.
seller: VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price($mm)[EV]
$1,268 [$1,140]
rev ($mm)
$410
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Mobile Messenger, acquired m-Qube

synopsis: Mobile Messenger, the leading mobile solutions provider, announced that it acquired m-Qube, Inc., the nation's largest mobile messaging aggregator, from VeriSign, Inc. Mobile Messenger obtains m-Qube's direct connections to North American carriers, and its entire business delivering standard and premium mobile content to customers.
buyer parent:Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Mobile Messenger
Mobile Messenger is the leading Mobile Solutions Provider, supplying its partners with cutting edge technology and services that facilitate the marketing, distribution, and monetization of digital content to mobile devices.
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: m-Qube
m-Qube was founded in 2001 with a vision of creating the software and services required to enable companies to take advantage of wireless as an interactive communications and marketing channel.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 10/1/2009 via PR Newswire

AT&T, purchased The Global Consulting Services Business from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T announced the acquisition of VeriSign's gobal security consulting business. The Global Consulting Services business helps Fortune 500 companies understand corporate security requirements, navigate diverse regulations, identify security vulnerabilities, defend against and respond to attacks, and reduce risk.
buyer: AT&T(T:$127,434.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world.
seller: VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
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closed 10/26/2009 via BusinessWire

Syniverse Technologies, purchased Mobile Messaging from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: Significantly expanding its position in the global mobile messaging space, Syniverse Technologies announced that it completed its acquisition of VeriSign, Inc.’s Messaging and Mobile Media Services.
buyer: Syniverse Technologies
Syniverse Technologies solutions allow more than 650 communications companies in over 140 countries to provide seamless mobile services by making it possible for disparate technologies and standards to interoperate.
seller: VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2009 via PR Newswire

SecureWorks Inc, purchased Managed Security Services from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: SecureWorks, Inc., a market leading provider of security services, has closed its acquisition of the Managed Security Services (MSS) business from VeriSign,Inc. With this acquisition, SecureWorks strengthens its leadership position as a global, pure-play security services provider.
buyer: SecureWorks Inc
SecureWorks is a market leading provider of world-class information security services with over 2,600 clients worldwide. Organizations of all sizes, including more than ten percent of the Fortune 500, rely on SecureWorks to protect their assets, improve compliance and reduce costs.
seller: VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 6/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Sedo, acquired GreatDomains LLC

synopsis: Sedo has purchased GreatDomains from VeriSign, Inc. Sedo.com is the leading online marketplace for the buying and selling of domain names, and GreatDomains is an established marketplace focused exclusively on the trading of high-quality, generic domain names.
buyer: Sedo
Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 7 million listings.
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: GreatDomains LLC
GreatDomains is the marketplace for the world's finest domain names. . GreatDomains holds monthly Premium Auction Events and features traditional Offer/Counter-Offer listings for qualifying domains.
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closed 11/30/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Incode Telecom Group

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure for the networked world, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire inCode Wireless, a global business and technology consulting firm.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target parent: Focus Ventures
target: Incode Telecom Group
inCode has become a global force in wireless business and technology consulting, with 14 offices in 10 countries. The company provides strategy consulting services to nearly every major wireless, wireline, cable operator and telecom equipment manufacturer, as well as leading enterprises.
price ($mm)
$52
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closed 1/31/2007 via

The News Corporation Limited, acquired Jamba! AG

synopsis: News Corporation and VeriSign announced a joint venture to form the world's largest provider of mobile entertainment. News Corp. will pay approximately $188 million for a controlling interest in VeriSign's wholly-owned Jamba subsidiary and will combine it with Fox Mobile Entertainment assets.
buyer: The News Corporation Limited(NWSA:$8,747.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other.
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: Jamba! AG
Jamba! AG is the leading German portal for the mobile Internet. Jamba! develops, distributes and mediates content and services for next-generation mobile phones. Jamba! provides entertainment services including ring tones, Java games, news and internet shopping services for mobile phone users.
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$188*
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closed 9/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired GeoTrust, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc.,, the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of GeoTrust, a provider of identity verification and network security solutions.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: GeoTrust, Inc.
GeoTrust is the world’s second largest digital certificate provider, and a leader in a wide variety of Identity and Trust services. GeoTrust’s comprehensive array of technologies enables organizations of all sizes to secure e-business transactions cost-effectively.
price ($mm)
$125
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired m-Qube

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of m-Qube, effective today.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: m-Qube
m-Qube was founded in 2001 with a vision of creating the software and services required to enable companies to take advantage of wireless as an interactive communications and marketing channel.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
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closed 3/14/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Kontiki, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign also announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kontiki, a leading provider of managed peer delivery systems for high-quality video, software and digital content. The acquisition price is approximately $62 million dollars.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: Kontiki, Inc.
Kontiki provides competitive advantage to its customers by increasing the value of their existing network and computing infrastructure for corporate video communications. Kontiki's patent-pending Grid Delivery Technology taps the unused resources of networked PCs and servers, allowing enterprises to
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
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closed 2/10/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Snapcentric, Inc.

synopsis: Payment authenticator VeriSign acquired Snapcentric for $12 million on Friday to build a fraud detection service to protect against online identity theft.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: Snapcentric, Inc.
Snapcentric Verify™ provides a real-time user verification and transaction monitoring system for fighting identity theft and application fraud.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/13/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired CallVision

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle-based CallVision, a leading provider of online analysis applications.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: CallVision
CallVision is a leading provider of electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) and related customer relationship management (CRM) applications that help successful companies forge deeper and more profitable relationships with their customers.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 10/26/2005 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired Retail Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, today announced the acquisition of Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSI), a leading provider of operational point-of-sale (POS) data to the retail industry.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: Retail Solutions, Inc.
Retail Solutions International, Inc., is a leading provider of demand data management tools and services for retailers and consumer goods companies seeking to maximize their profitability and efficiency. They quickly deliver accurate point-of-sale data, along with the expert analysis and consulting.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 10/17/2005 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired Moreover Technologies

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, today announced the acquisition of Moreover Technologies, a wholesale aggregator of real-time content for Web sites, search engines and enterprise customers.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: Moreover Technologies
Moreover Technologies is a provider of real-time information management solutions, delivering essential online information in time to impact business decisions.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/18/2005 via PR Newswire

PayPal, Inc., purchased Payment Gateway Business from Verisign, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, completed its previously announced sale of VeriSign's payment gateway business to PayPal, an eBay company, on November 18, 2005.
buyer parent:eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc.
PayPal, an eBay company, enables any individual or business with an email address to send and receive payments online securely, easily and quickly. PayPal has nearly 79 million accounts and is available to users in 56 markets around the world.
seller: Verisign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price ($mm)
$370
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2005 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired iDEFENSE, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, today announced that it has acquired Reston, VA-based security intelligence firm iDEFENSE for approximately $40 million in cash.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: iDEFENSE, Inc.
iDEFENSE is a leader in providing comprehensive, actionable intelligence regarding network-based security threats and vulnerabilities to the world's largest financial services firms, government agencies, retailers and other large enterprises.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired LightSurf Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Santa Cruz, California-based LightSurf.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: LightSurf Technologies, Inc.
LightSurf is the global leader in Open Standards MMS, Picture and Video Messaging, and Interoperability solutions supporting all mobile devices and wireless networks.
price ($mm)
$270
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired Jamba! AG

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Berlin, Germany-based Jamba!AG, a leading European provider of wireless content services.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: Jamba! AG
Jamba! AG is the leading German portal for the mobile Internet. Jamba! develops, distributes and mediates content and services for next-generation mobile phones. Jamba! provides entertainment services including ring tones, Java games, news and internet shopping services for mobile phone users.
price ($mm)
$317
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 7/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

Rebellion Media Group Inc, acquired Universal Properties Corp.

synopsis: Rebellion Media has completed the acquisition of Universal Properties, a portfolio of direct navigation domains and established websites including osha.com, findanyone.com, HazwoperTraining.com and whmisdirect.com.
buyer: Rebellion Media Group Inc
Rebellion Media is a leading digital media company. They create and acquire digital media properties within their targeted categories (health & wellness, technology, entertainment and sports) and power them with an innovative content, traffic and monetization platform.
target: Universal Properties Corp.
Universal Properties Corp. is an online digital property company. They own and manage several thousand Top Level generic domain names for optimized paid search and web developement purposes. They also design and build out custom full-scale web services and innovative mobile applications.
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announced 9/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Group NBT plc

synopsis: London midmarket fund HgCapital LLP announced an agreed take-private offer for British Web-hosting company Group NBT plc. Group NBT plc provides domain name, Web hosting, brand protection, and other Internet related services worldwide.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion.
target: Group NBT plc(GB:NBT:$79.47)
Group NBT plc provides domain name, Web hosting, brand protection, and other Internet related services worldwide. The company offers managed hosting services in the United Kingdom and continental Europe under the NetBenefit brand name.
price($mm)[EV]
$221 [$211]
rev ($mm)
$77
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired EPAG Domainservices GmbH

synopsis: Tucows, a provider of domain names, email and other Internet services, announced that it has acquired all the shares of EPAG Domainservices GmbH from QSC AG. EPAG, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains.
buyer: Tucows Inc.(TCX:$84.58)
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs.
target parent: QSC AG
target: EPAG Domainservices GmbH
EPAG Domainservices GmbH, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains (TLDs).
price ($mm)
$2.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2009 via BusinessWire

Sedo.com, LLC, acquired RevenueDirect

synopsis: Sedo, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names, announced the acquisition of RevenueDirect, a provider of top-tier domain parking services for professional domain investors. The acquisition of RevenueDirect’s substantial customer base significantly increases Sedo’s North American market share.
buyer parent:United Internet AG
buyer: Sedo.com, LLC
Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 7 million listings.
target parent: Dotster Inc.
target: RevenueDirect
RevenueDirect, based in Vancouver Washington, is a leading domain monetization service provider. We offer responsive personal service, keyword optimization flexibility, and detailed automated reporting with actionable intelligence about domain traffic.
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closed 11/23/2009 via Market Wire

Metatron, Inc., acquired PB Magic, Inc.

synopsis: Metatron, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of PB Magic, Inc. Founded in 2000, PB Magic provides web hosting, design, development, custom programming, database integration, and PPC/SEC advertising campaign management to Fortune 500, public sector and small business clientele.
buyer: Metatron, Inc.(MRNJ:$0.20)
Metatron Inc. is a diversified internet holding company with a mission to harness the power of today's online and wireless consumer interactivity to make daily life easier, more productive and more entertaining for people all over the world.
target: PB Magic, Inc.
Founded in 2000, PB Magic provides web hosting, design, development, custom programming, database integration, and PPC/SEC advertising campaign management to Fortune 500, public sector and small business clientele.
price ($mm)
$0.78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2009 via BusinessWire

Alibaba.com Corporation, acquired China Civilink

synopsis: Alibaba.com has completed a share purchase agreement of China Civilink which operates as HiChina Web Solutions, a leading eCommerce company that provides domain name registration. This was the first of a two phase deal with Alibaba.com acquiring 85 percent of HiChina.
buyer: Alibaba.com Corporation
Alibaba.com is China's leading e-commerce company, operating the world's largest online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade, as well as China's most popular online payment system, AliPay.
target parent: SYNNEX Information Technologies
target: China Civilink
China Civilink operates as HiChina Web Solutions, and is the leading Internet application service provider in China. HiChina provides comprehensive Internet application services to businesses, including domain services, hosting services, and email systems.
price ($mm)
$57*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2007 via BusinessWire

Oversee.net, acquired Moniker Online Services LLC

synopsis: Oversee.net, a leading technology-driven online marketing solutions company, and Moniker®, one of the fastest-growing providers of domain name registration, domain asset management, and monetization services, announced that Oversee has acquired Moniker. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Oversee.net
Oversee.net is a technology-driven online media company that delivers innovative advertising and marketing solutions to the search (information.com), display advertising (revenue.net), and lead generation (low.com and degrees.com) segments.
target parent: Seevast, Corp
target: Moniker Online Services LLC
Moniker.com is one of the top 3 fastest growing ICANN Accredited domain name registrars, offering domain registration, domain name sales and escrow, domain traffic monetization, website hosting and domain portfolio management services for individuals and businesses.
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closed 3/5/2007 via BusinessWire

NameMedia, Inc., acquired SmartName.com

synopsis: NameMedia has acquired SmartName.com, one of the pioneers in providing monetization services for owners of high value domain name portfolios. As advisors to NameMedia , SmartName founders Ari Goldberger and Lawrence Fischer will continue to drive the strategy, innovation and customer service that has made SmartName an industry leader.
buyer parent:Highland Capital Holdings Corporation
buyer: NameMedia, Inc.
NameMedia is the industry leader in Direct Search and the marketplace for premium domain names. The company leverages the power of Direct Search through a proprietary publishing platform that creates revenue-generating search destinations.
target: SmartName.com
SmartName.com is a pioneer in providing monetization services for owners of high value domain name portfolios. We will work closely with you to reap the full potential of your investment with your domain name network that enhances the brand value of your domains and increases overall traffic.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/8/2006 via Company Press Release

Seevast, Corp, will acquire Moniker Online Services LLC

synopsis: Seevast has announced the acquisition of Moniker.com, the industry leader in domain sales and asset management, which includes domain name registration and management, live domain auctions, escrow, appraisals and domain traffic monetization services.
buyer: Seevast, Corp
Seevast will be managed by experienced, industry-recognized professionals to provide innovative Web-based marketing services for its clients.
target: Moniker Online Services LLC
Moniker.com is one of the top 3 fastest growing ICANN Accredited domain name registrars, offering domain registration, domain name sales and escrow, domain traffic monetization, website hosting and domain portfolio management services for individuals and businesses.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/23/2009 via PR Newswire

Neudesic, LLC, purchased SharePoint Hosting from Avitiva

synopsis: Neudesic, a leading Microsoft National Systems Integrator and Gold Certified Partner that is currently ranked on both the Inc. 500 and CRN Fast-Growth 100, announced that it has acquired the hosting operations of Seattle, WA-based Avitiva.
buyer: Neudesic, LLC
Neudesic is a Microsoft Gold Certified and Managed Partner with a proven track record of providing reliable, effective solutions based on Microsoft's technology platform.
seller: Avitiva
Avitiva designs and hosts collaborative, Web-based applications with hosted solutions that deliver knowledge in a format you can use. Simply put, we deliver the right information, how and when you need it.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/26/2011 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., purchased Online Backup Business from C Infinity

synopsis: j2 Global Communications, Inc., the provider of cloud-based services for businesses, announced that it has acquired the online backup business of C Infinity, an Ireland-based provider of online data backup and hosting services for businesses. Its services include SaaS Hosting, Private Cloud Consulting, Managed Server Hosting, and more.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc.(JCOM:$450.26)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,600 cities in 49 countries on six continents.
seller: C Infinity
C Infinity is an Ireland-based provider of online data backup and hosting services for businesses. C Infinity helps customers to optimise resources, lower operational costs and budget by consolidating business applications and servers into a secure hosting environment.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/9/2007 via PR Newswire

Bridgeline Software, Inc., acquired Objectware, Inc.

synopsis: Bridgeline Software, Inc. announced today that Objectware, Inc. has merged into Bridgeline Software, expanding the company's presence into the Atlanta, Georgia area.
buyer: Bridgeline Software, Inc.(BLIN:$26.30)
Bridgeline Software is a developer of award winning web applications and quality web software tools. Makes software for managing websites, from updating content and graphics to rolling out surveys.
target: Objectware, Inc.
Objectware Inc is a custom web development company specializing in custom web and wireless development as well as hosting of custom Web, Mobile and Wireless applications. Our company vision is to exceed our clients' expectations in each and every instance, on time and below budget.
price ($mm)
$5.85
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Globalpark GmbH, acquired WP-Experts GMBH

synopsis: Globalpark, a leading provider of panel community and survey software, has acquired award-winning rich Internet application and business portal designers, WP-Experts. The acquisition adds manpower and expertise to the software development team, and WP-Experts' two principals will join the Globalpark executive board.
buyer: Globalpark GmbH
Globalpark provides panel community and survey software that enables organizations to manage what matters across the enterprise. By capturing feedback and tracking behaviour of customers, employees and partners, they gain insights that drive better business decisions.
target: WP-Experts GMBH
WP-Experts design and implement custom enterprise portals for international clients like Bayer, UBS, Generali and PricewaterhouseCoopers. They have a strong focus on Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and Rapid Application Development (RAD).
price ($mm)
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cancelled 6/21/2006 via Reuters

Web.com, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of WebSource Media, LLC.

synopsis: Web.com Inc. said it has filed to rescind its recent acquisition of privately held WebSource Media LLC, announced about a month ago. The company said U.S. Federal Trade Commission had recently filed a sealed action against WebSource Media and its members, alleging unfair business practices prior to the acquisition.
buyer: Web.com, Inc.(WWWW:$120.29)
Web.com, Inc., formerly Interland, Inc., is the leading destination for the simplest, yet most powerful solutions for websites and web services. Web.com offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing and email.
target: WebSource Media, LLC.
There are still thousands of businesses and organizations that do not utilize the power of the Internet. With customers of every type in every state, WebSource Media has set the pace for the Web site creation industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/21/2008 via PR Newswire

ONEsite Inc., acquired Social Platform LLC

synopsis: ONEsite Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced the completion of its acquisition of Social Platform LLC, well recognized as a key player in the custom white label social networking software space.
buyer: ONEsite Inc.
ONEsite, offers a complete, full-featured community platform built on patent-pending technology. ONEsite has a proven ability to create the distinctive, engaging and successful social experiences demanded by leading media, entertainment, and lifestyle brands.
target: Social Platform LLC
Social Platform creates and integrates software to transform web experiences into social applications. Tying together all the necessary technologies through an extensible hosted infrastructure, Social Platform enables clients to create organic online communities and applications with ease.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

SnakeHead Software, LLC, acquired Agile Poet, LLC

synopsis: SnakeHead Software, LLC, announced that it has acquired Agile Poet, LLC, a software and mobile development firm with over 15 years of experience in the industry. The acquisition of Agile Poet, MobileCheckout online and iPhoneDevelopers online gives SnakeHead a firm footing in non-game App Development.
buyer: SnakeHead Software, LLC
SnakeHead Software, LLC's mission is to create fun, exciting, and unique games for the iPhone platform leveraging their collective experience in gaming, software development and business strategy as well as sound and graphic design to create appealing, high-end apps for users and clients.
target: Agile Poet, LLC
Agile Poet, LLC is an Austin-Based iPhone Developer & iPad Developer Agile Poet is an Austin, Texas based software development firm - experienced with iPhone app development, web development and .NET software development - with over 15 years developing software.
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closed 12/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Ness Technologies, Inc., acquired Imano plc

synopsis: Ness Technologies, and Imano, a full-service digital agency specializing in mobile strategy, design and development, announced Ness' acquisition of Imano. The pairing of Imano's front-end capabilities with Ness' execution expertise is expected to deliver maximum value to Ness' mobility customers.
buyer parent:Citigroup
buyer: Ness Technologies, Inc.
Ness Technologies is a global provider of IT and business services and solutions with specialized expertise in software product engineering and system integration, application development, consulting, and software distribution.
target: Imano plc
Imano is an agency established in 1996 that specialized in digital design and web applications. It developed a successful in-house e-Commerce platform but has recently found its stride creating and delivering engaging and innovative applications for the mobile world.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

Jeffrey Scott Agency, Inc., acquired Tricycle, Inc.

synopsis: Jeffrey Scott Agency, a Fresno marketing and communications company, is expanding its new media services by acquiring Tricycle, Inc., a media design and software development firm.
buyer: Jeffrey Scott Agency, Inc.
JSA is one of Central California’s leading full-service agencies that has built its portfolio by building the brands of its clients. JSA provides strategic marketing, advertising, and public information services for a long list of partnership clients.
target: Tricycle, Inc.
TRICYCLE is a digital agency specializing in Interactive Media Design & Software Development.
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closed 3/6/2013 via Market Wire

Quadrant 4 Systems Corporation, acquired Blazerfish LLC

synopsis: Quadrant 4 Systems, which delivers end-to-end information technology solutions to its clients, has acquired Blazerfish LLC. Blazerfish LLC is a developer of custom mobile applications.
buyer: Quadrant 4 Systems Corporation(QFOR:$29.14)
Quadrant 4 Systems Corporation delivers end-to-end information technology solutions to its clients through a unique blend of product solutions, consulting, software development & maintenance, cloud based products and technology from its global delivery centers.
target: Blazerfish LLC
Blazerfish LLC is a developer of custom mobile applications.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/14/2013 via Market Wire

Dragon Capital Group Corporation, acquired Shanghai Zhiye Software Development Company

synopsis: Dragon Capital Group Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of Shanghai Zhiye Software Development Company. Zhiye was founded in 2008 by a group of software engineers and is engaged in application development of mobile solutions for devices running on Android, iOS, Windows Mobile and Apple's operating systems.
buyer: Dragon Capital Group Corporation(DRGV:$21.91)
Dragon Capital Group Corp. is doing business in China through its subsidiaries. DRGV was established to serve as a conduit between Chinese high-growth companies and Western investors. DRGV functions as an incubator of high-tech companies in China.
target: Shanghai Zhiye Software Development Company
Shanghai Zhiye Software Development Company was founded in 2008 by a group of software engineers and is engaged in application development of mobile solutions for devices running on Android, iOS, Windows Mobile and Apple's operating systems.
price ($mm)
$0.78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation is a leading provider of open systems platforms. The platforms enable converged communications, allowing service providers, developers and system integrators to deliver services, content and applications using multimedia processing and signaling technologies.
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Visto Corporation
Visto Corporation
VISTO, a leading provider of mobile push synchronization platform and service provider, enables mobile operators to provide easy-to-use communications services from email to social networking to photo sharing across the broadest set of devices.
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Calypso Wireless, Inc.
Calypso Wireless is the company behind the ASNAP technology for which it was granted U.S. Patent #6,680,923 titled "Communication system and method", which covers the seamless roaming of voice, video and data between Wide Area Network access points, such as cellular towers and short-range Internet a
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MobileAware, Ltd.
MobileAware, Ltd.
MobileAware is the world’s leading provider of Mobile Service Infrastructure, a strategic approach for creating and managing mobile data solutions across all lines of business.
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2012
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Enea AB
Enea is the leading supplier of real-time operating systems, middleware, development tools, database technology and professional services. Enea’s flagship operating system, OSE™, is deployed in approximately half of the worlds 3G mobile phones and base stations.
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2012
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Artilium Plc
Artilium Plc
Artilium is the leading developer of Microsoft-based carrier-grade software for mobile networks.
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Emblaze Ltd.
Emblaze Ltd.
Emblaze Ltd is a group of companies sharing a common mission to provide telecom operators with technologies, products and solutions for next generation services. Its portfolio includes ELSE Ltd., a design house for cutting-edge mobile technology, and EMOZE Ltd., a provider of mobile solutions.
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D2 Technologies, Inc.
D2 Technologies, Inc.
D2 Technologies is the recognized leader in converged IP communications for next-generation devices. Manufacturers and service providers rely on D2 software to deliver carrier-grade IP communications across any network, service and system for a broad range of fixed and mobile devices.
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Flash Networks, Inc.
Flash Networks, Inc.
Flash Networks is a global provider of intelligent mobile Internet solutions that enable operators to improve quality of experience, reduce network operational expenses and manage and monetize the mobile Internet. Flash Networks' top-tier clients include Orange, O2, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless.
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Mavenir Systems, Inc.
Mavenir Systems, Inc.
Mavenir Systems, Inc. provides mobile infrastructure solutions to mobile operators looking to deploy LTE communications services. Mavenir offers the most complete portfolio of convergence applications and solutions to power new Mobile Cloud Services.
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VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
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2009
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$1,030.62
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$416.21
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$329.94
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$245.55
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Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs.
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2010
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$84.58
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$6.76
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$3.81
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$2.12
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Rook Media
Rook Media
Rook Media is a web-based technology company that monetizes internet domain names by providing highly relevant ads to online consumers. The company has established itself as the trusted leader in the direct navigation industry. Rook Media is based in Zurich, Switzerland.
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Universal Properties Corp.
Universal Properties Corp.
Universal Properties Corp. is an online digital property company. They own and manage several thousand Top Level generic domain names for optimized paid search and web developement purposes. They also design and build out custom full-scale web services and innovative mobile applications.
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Dotster Inc.
Dotster Inc.
Dotster is a leading full-service provider of essential resources for businesses to get online and grow online. It has helped approximately one million businesses and individuals establish their web presence, build their web sites, and drive revenue.
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Synacor, Inc.
Synacor, Inc.
Synacor's customer-branded platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment, services and apps to their end-consumers, strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement.
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2013
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$116.36
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$6.18
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DSwiss Ltd.
DSwiss Ltd.
DSwiss Ltd. is an independent corporation. The company specializes in high-security Internet services and the long-term preservation of digital assets. SecureSafe was developed by DSwiss Ltd. and provides an online data safe service for password and document storage.
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Abilis Solutions
Abilis Solutions
Abilis Solutions specializes in systems and technology integration as well as the development and production of customized applications. With offices in Canada, the United States and France, Abilis Solutions reaches clients in North America and Europe.
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2012
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Fourio
Fourio (for-ee-oh) is the brainchild of four enterprising individuals from varied backgrounds who share a common passion for web development and see endless opportunities to change the world, one web app at a time.
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Netbloo Media
Netbloo Media
Netbloo Media is a Digital Marketing agency based in Asia Pacific with Clients around the world. They provide custom digital marketing solutions including product launch consulting, mobile apps development, video strategies, targeted web applications & media campaigns.
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Databarracks Ltd.
Databarracks Ltd.
Established in 2003, Databarracks is one of the most technologically advanced innovators in online backup, virtualisation and the cloud, delivering effective disaster recovery and business continuity solutions to companies of all sizes and complexities.
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Thru, Inc.
Thru, Inc.
Thru, Inc. a global leader in cloud-based managed file transfer, trusted to distribute and track large amounts of information quickly and securely across the globe. Thru has more than 5,000 corporate installations in over 70 countries, handling millions of transactions annually.
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Melbourne IT Ltd.
Melbourne IT Ltd.
Melbourne IT, Ltd. provides domain name registrations and related online business solutions primarily in Australia.
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2006
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$62.80
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Thought Convergence
Founded in 2001, Thought Convergence™ is an industry-leading service provider of domain information, management, monetization and development tools and technologies for the domain name industry.
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GlowHost.com, Inc.
GlowHost.com, Inc.
GlowHost.com is an award-winning Web Hosting provider that specializes in extremely reliable and affordable web hosting plans for individuals, businesses, Resellers, and Mission-Critical Enterprise Hosting operations.
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