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closed 1/3/2007 via PR Newswire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired MobileVoiceControl, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, has closed its acquisition of MobileVoiceControl, a provider of speech-enabled mobile search and messaging services.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: MobileVoiceControl, Inc.
MobileVoiceControl, Inc. is a pioneer in bringing speaker-independent, high-accuracy speech recognition to the mobile phone industry. With one of the world’s most versatile and accurate mobile speech recognition systems, MobileVoiceControl makes it easy for consumers to control their mobile phones.
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closed 12/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Motricity, purchased Mobile Services Business from InfoSpace, Inc.

synopsis: InfoSpace, Inc. has completed the sale of its mobile services business to Motricity, Inc. for $135 million in cash. The Company expects to utilize a portion of its net operating loss carryforwards to offset substantially all of the taxable gain resulting from the sale, increasing the cash potentially available for distribution to shareholders.
buyer: Motricity(MOTR:$121.65)
Motricity is a global leader in Mobile Marketplace Management. Motricity's Fuel™ 5 platform and suite of managed services reduce the time-to-market for new mobile services, create new revenue streams and improve brand loyalty through expert mobile merchandising and customer relationship management.
seller: InfoSpace, Inc.(BCOR:$406.92)
InfoSpace, Inc. is a leading developer of tools and technologies to help people discover and enjoy content and information – whether on a mobile phone or on the PC. InfoSpace uses its proprietary metasearch technology to power a portfolio of branded Web sites.
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$135
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closed 2/23/2012 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Chomp

synopsis: Apple purchases applications search company Chomp, the developer of a search engine that helps users find mobile apps based on their functions.
buyer: Apple, Inc.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 70s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 80s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications.
target: Chomp
Chomp is an app discovery engine. It provides the best way to find apps through a unique combination of app search & personalized recommendations. Chomp's proprietary algorithm learns the functions and topics of apps, so you can search based on what apps do, not just what they’re called.
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closed 2/17/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired reMail

synopsis: reMail founder Gabor Cselle announced on reMail's blog that the company has been acquired by Google and he will be joining Google as a product manager on the gmail team. reMail developed an iPhone application allowing the search of the full text of the user's email. Google and Cselle have decided to discontinue that application.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: reMail
reMail developed a powerful iPhone application that gives users instant full text-search of their Email. reMail is an alternative to the native iPhone mail client. reMail uses advanced compression techniques to store entire Email account on mobile phones.
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cancelled 4/26/2006 via

AskMeNow, cancelled an acquisition of IntelliGate Ltd.

synopsis: AskMeNow, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ocean West Holding Corporation, today announced the proposed acquisition of IntelliGate Ltd., an Israeli corporation with patent-pending highly accurate information retrieval and natural language search technology.
buyer parent:Ocean West Holding Corporation
buyer: AskMeNow(:$0.00)
AskMeNow is a mobile lifestyle company dedicated to optimizing the use of mobile cellular devices to improve individual productivity and efficiency, from anywhere, anytime. Through its groundbreaking services, AskMeNow, is committed to keeping its users connected while on the go.
target: IntelliGate Ltd.
IntelliGate Ltd. is an Israeli corporation with patent-pending highly accurate information retrieval and natural language search technology. IntelliGate's product is a revolutionary ordinary-language interactive interface that is both environment & language independent.
price ($mm)
$4.85
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closed 4/12/2010 via BusinessWeek

Google Inc., acquired Plink

synopsis: Google has acquired a two-person U.K. startup called Plink that scored a hit with a mobile phone application that identifies artworks and enables users to buy a print.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Plink
Plink, based in Oxford, England, was founded by Mark Cummins and James Philbin. Their mobile application, called PlinkArt, hit 50,000 users within four weeks. It gives users information about an artwork, let users share it with friends and allow people to order a print.
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closed 4/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation merged with AFCV Holdings, LLC,

synopsis: Answers.com, creators of the leading answer engine Answers.com®, announced that AFCV Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of growth equity investor Summit Partners, has consummated the previously announced merger to acquire Answers.com.
buyer parent:Summit Partners
buyer: AFCV Holdings, LLC
AFCV Holdings, a portfolio company of growth equity investor Summit Partners, was established in 2007 to build, acquire, and operate a broad range of independent Internet technologies, businesses, and resources that connect consumers seeking advice with the most relevant and comprehensive content.
target: Answers Corporation
Answers Corporation owns and operates Answers.com, the leading Q&A site. Answers.com is a community-generated social knowledge Q&A platform, leveraging wiki-based technologies. Through the contributions of its large and growing community, answers are improved and updated over time.
price($mm)[EV]
$113 [$87]
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$21
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$5
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4.8x
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19.1x
closed 2/2/2011 via Market Wire

Outbrain Inc., acquired Surphace

synopsis: Outbrain announced that it has acquired the Surphace technology and other assets (formerly known as Sphere) from AOL Inc. Through this acquisition, Outbrain broadens its reach among leading online publishers, while enhancing its technology and overall product suite to create the category leader in online content discovery.
buyer: Outbrain Inc.
Outbrain is the leading content recommendation engine, reaching a highly engaged audience through distribution on top publisher sites, including USA Today, iVillage, PC Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, The Daily Beast and Slate.
target parent: AOL Inc.
target: Surphace
Surphace is a robust content recommendation platform in use by many of today's leading online publishers including: LA Times, Baltimore Sun, Popeater, AOL News, Billboard, Wordpress.com and others.
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announced 8/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Ybrant Digital, will acquire Lycos, Inc.

synopsis: Ybrant Digital, the end-to-end provider of digital marketing solutions, announced the signing of the stock purchase agreement to acquire Lycos Inc., the leading brand of search based internet properties and services, from Daum Communications of Korea.
buyer: Ybrant Digital
Ybrant Digital offers Digital Marketing solutions to businesses, agencies, and online publishers worldwide. With over 20 billion impressions a month, Ybrant's network serves leading brands such as SAP, Porsche, Ford, UPS, and Swissair.
target parent: Daum Communications
target: Lycos, Inc.
Lycos' award-winning products and services include tools for video viewing and sharing, social networking, blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S.
price ($mm)
$36
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closed 7/29/2009 via BusinessWire

LG Holding Corporation, merged with Mikojo, Inc.

synopsis: Mikojo Inc., an Internet search engine company that develops and deploys innovative advanced information search products for consumer and enterprise solutions, announced that it has completed its merger with LG Holding Corporation.
buyer: LG Holding Corporation
LG Holding Corporation has no current business operations.
target: Mikojo, Inc.
Mikojo is a leading provider of search services and technology. Mikojo improves the search experience for consumers by providing mechanisms for users to specify search queries that integrate multiple data sources on the Internet. Based in Foster City, Calif.
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closed 4/15/2008 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Sphere Source, Inc

synopsis: AOL has acquired Sphere Source, Inc., a leading provider of contextual-search tools which offers related content to publishers. Sphere will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL as part of the company’s Programming division, which is led by Executive Vice President Bill Wilson.
buyer parent:Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC.(AOL:$2,240.40)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers.
target: Sphere Source, Inc
Founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, Sphere is focused on providing products that connect mainstream and conversational media content. Sphere’s contextual-search platform technology connects online content from blogs, video, media, photos and advertisements.
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closed 10/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Web2 Corp, acquired ByIndia.com

synopsis: Web2 Corp has completed its acquisition of www.ByIndia.com, adding a strategic property that it can enhance to capitalize on one of the fastest growing online communities in the world. Built by Indians for Indians, ByIndia.com has potential to dominate the search field in a country that promises to be the largest online population by 2010.
buyer: Web2 Corp(WBTO.OB:$0.00)
Web2 Corporation is an Internet technology marketing company focused on improving the ways people and businesses utilize the power of the Internet. We specialize in rapid creation and adaptation of technologies to address new markets of users by creating and simplifying useful products.
target: ByIndia.com
Built by a small group of Indian programmers, ByIndia.com was designed to recognize the cultural and language issues of the world’s fourth-largest current Internet population.
price ($mm)
$0.38
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closed 5/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Open List, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. today announced that it has acquired certain assets of Open List, Inc., including its robust content aggregation, search technology, and user-generated content platform that Marchex plans to deploy to its proprietary network of vertical and local Web sites.
buyer: Marchex, Inc.(MCHX:$146.73)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation.
target: Open List, Inc.
Open List, Inc. was founded in 2003 to help people make better everyday decisions. To accomplish this, Open List interprets, structures and organizes the mass of relevant but highly fragmented information that exists on the Web today.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 8/8/2005 via BusinessWire

America Online, Inc., acquired Wildseed, Ltd.

synopsis: America Online, Inc., the world's leading interactive services company, today announced that it has increased its investment in the wireless services sector by acquiring Wildseed, Ltd. - a leading provider of advanced wireless technologies - and also by forming an expanded AOL Wireless group.
buyer parent:Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: America Online, Inc.(AOL:$2,240.40)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers.
target: Wildseed, Ltd.
Wildseed is an innovative software company focused on making wireless phones and wireless services engaging for consumers and profitable for the wireless value chain of carriers, handset manufacturers, retailers, content providers and media companies.
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closed 8/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Meltwater Group, acquired IceRocket.com, LLC

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world's leading online media intelligence companies, announced the acquisition of IceRocket, a top social search engine. IceRocket offers market-leading blog search options for identifying trends, influencers, shared links and popular topics.
buyer: Meltwater Group
Meltwater Group is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and search engine marketing.
target: IceRocket.com, LLC
IceRocket, a privately owned and operated search engine, is a global leader in commercial search services on the Internet, providing new and more powerful ways for customers to find exactly what they are looking for using its innovative blog search technology.
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closed 7/8/2010 via PR Web

NexTag, acquired Wize, Inc.

synopsis: NexTag, (NexTag.com), a leading comparison shopping website for products and services, announced the acquisition of Wize (Wize.com), an online product recommendation research engine. This agreement will enable NexTag to deliver greater levels of convenience and quality to the consumer online shopping experience.
buyer parent:Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: NexTag
Wize (Wize.com) simplifies product research by helping consumers find products based on their needs instead of technical product features. Users simply tell Wize what product they are looking for and how they want to use it.
target: Wize, Inc.
Wize (Wize.com) simplifies product research by helping consumers find products based on their needs instead of technical product features. Users simply tell Wize what product they are looking for and how they want to use it.
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closed 1/19/2010 via PR Newswire

Time Inc., acquired StyleFeeder, Inc.

synopsis: Time Inc. announced that it has acquired StyleFeeder, a personal shopping engine that uses pattern recognition technology and its members' style preferences to make recommendations for clothing, shoes and accessories from thousands of online retailers. StyleFeeder will become part of the InStyle fam
buyer parent:Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Time Inc.
Time Inc. is one of the largest content companies in the world. With a portfolio of 22 U.S. magazines and 26 U.S. Web sites, including some of the world's most popular, powerful and trusted brands, it is the largest magazine publisher in the U.S., and a leading publisher in the U.K. and Mexico.
target: StyleFeeder, Inc.
StyleFeeder is a personal shopping engine that helps consumers shop for apparel, accessories, shoes, furniture, home goods and gadgets. Combing through thousands of stores and over 14 million products, StyleFeeder finds things that match consumers' style using proprietary recommendation technology.
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closed 4/22/2008 via PR Newswire

BuzzLogic, acquired Activeweave

synopsis: BuzzLogic, an online influence-targeting company and growing social media ad network, today announced its acquisition of Activeweave, the software company behind browser companion application BlogRovR.
buyer: BuzzLogic
BuzzLogic(R) is a technology company and growing ad network enabling marketers and publishers to harness online influence to create and execute effective social media growth strategies. BuzzLogic uses patented algorithms to identify influential online discussions on any topic.
target: Activeweave
Activeweave's core product, the BlogRovR browser plug-in, allows users to view relevant content from their favorite bloggers as they browse the Internet. The application works as a personalized search engine; every time a user views a Web page, BlogRovR content from a list of pre-selected bloggers.
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closed 1/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Lijit Networks, acquired BigSwerve

synopsis: Lijit Networks, Inc., a company that provides revolutionary search tools and statistics for blog publishers, has announced the acquisition of BigSwerve, a leading startup in blog comment discovery. BigSwerve has crawled and indexed over 400 million comments from more than 3 million authors since its formation in 2006.
buyer: Lijit Networks
The Lijit Search Wijit gives readers the opportunity to actively search blog publishers’ posts, bookmarks, blogroll, and more, ensuring they only receive the most relevant search results from sources they trust. In return, publishers receive detailed search statistics.
target: BigSwerve
BigSwerve is going to be the first company to release a well targeted application using Semantic Web technologies in the social media category — maybe for the consumer Internet altogether.
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closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Yedda, Inc.

synopsis: AOL announced today that it has acquired Yedda, Inc., a leading semantic social search Questions and Answer service. Yedda will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL.
buyer parent:Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC.(AOL:$2,240.40)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers.
target: Yedda, Inc.
Yedda is a leading free Questions and Answer service. Yedda strives to merge the convenience and efficiency of search with the unlimited value of individual knowledge. Yedda connects knowledge seekers with knowledge sources over the Web, by bringing together relevant individuals.
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closed 1/3/2007 via PR Newswire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired MobileVoiceControl, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, has closed its acquisition of MobileVoiceControl, a provider of speech-enabled mobile search and messaging services.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: MobileVoiceControl, Inc.
MobileVoiceControl, Inc. is a pioneer in bringing speaker-independent, high-accuracy speech recognition to the mobile phone industry. With one of the world’s most versatile and accurate mobile speech recognition systems, MobileVoiceControl makes it easy for consumers to control their mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 1/15/2014 via Company Press Release

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Emdat, Inc.

synopsis: Emdat, Inc., based in Madison, Wisconsin, was acquired by Nuance Communications, Inc. Emdat is a leading provider of medical documentation software, allowing healthcare organizations to protect or increase physician productivity, while also meeting “meaningful use” of electronic health records.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: Emdat, Inc.
Emdat is the leading independent technology solution for Medical Transcription Service Organizations and medical facilities. The Emdat Suite of Applications is an integrated web based software platform that completely automates the entire dictation, transcription and data documentation process.
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announced 10/10/2013 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., will acquire Varolii Corporation

synopsis: Nuance Communications announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Varolii, the leading provider of cloud-based outbound customer engagement solutions. Varolii is used by many of the world's largest companies to manage outbound customer service communications via automated phone, email and text messages.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: Varolii Corporation
Varolii is a privately held software company that builds and host products that enable businesses to deliver automated communications to its customers and employees over the phone, through text messaging, fax or email.
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closed 4/2/2013 via PR Newswire

EOIR Technologies, Inc., acquired Viecore FSD

synopsis: EOIR Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group, announced that it will acquire Viecore FSD, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nuance Communications, Inc. Viecore FSD provides advanced software and systems development services to the U.S. military and Federal Government.
buyer parent:The White Oak Group
buyer: EOIR Technologies, Inc.
EOIR Technologies is an industry leading system design and development company staffed with over 400 highly talented professionals. They have developed a reputation for excellence in research, development, and engineering services in advanced systems for defense, intelligence, and homeland security.
target parent: Nuance Communications, Inc.
target: Viecore FSD
Viecore FSD provides advanced software and systems development services to the U.S. military and Federal government. Viecore FSD specializes in the design, development, and support of advanced decision support technologies and data management systems, from prototype through production.
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closed 1/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired VirtuOz, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance is buying online virtual sales and support assistant developer VirtuOz for an undisclosed price. VirtuOz gives Nuance a stake in the enterprise virtual assistant market to match its presence in the enterprise mobile apps.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: VirtuOz, Inc.
A 2011 American Business Awards Finalist, VirtuOz is the leader in Digital Customer Relationships, enabling large and mid-market enterprises to use Intelligent Virtual Agents to provide world-class online customer and technical support.
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closed 12/5/2012 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Ditech Networks

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced it has closed its acquisition of Ditech Networks, Inc.. Ditech Networks’ voice technologies, including the company’s Voice Quality Assurance (VQA) technology and PhoneTag voicemail-to-text services, will be integrated into Nuance’s portfolio of mobile and enterprise voicemail-to-text offerings.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: Ditech Networks(DITC:$16.67)
Ditech Networks is a leader in delivering voice solutions to the world. For over 15 years they've been experts in voice processing technology. Ditech solutions are deployed in wireline, mobile and VoIP carrier networks around the world, processing literally hundreds of millions of calls a day.
price($mm)[EV]
$39 [$18]
rev ($mm)
$17
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1.1x
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closed 12/5/2012 via Market Wire

Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, acquired Salar, Inc.

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Constellation Homebuilders Systems, announced that it has purchased Salar, Inc. Salar is a leading provider of Physician Documentation and Charge Capture tools that integrate with and improve the usability of hospital Electronic Medical Record Systems.
buyer parent:Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Constellation HomeBuilder Systems
Constellation HomeBuilder Systems is the largest provider of home building software and website solutions in North America. It has helped over 2,400 customers manage their information technology costs from websites and lead management, to purchasing, accounting, production, and more.
target parent: Nuance Communications, Inc.
target: Salar, Inc.
Salar delivers the healthcare industry’s most flexible and physician-centric advanced electronic inpatient documentation and billing solutions. Each Salar product provides a highly customizable physician interface that integrates easily with existing electronic medical record systems.
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closed 12/4/2012 via PE Hub

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Accentus Inc.

synopsis: High Road Capital Partners has sold Accentus to Nuance Communications Inc. Ottawa, Ontario-based Accentus is a leading provider of medical transcription, document imaging, and remote coding technology and services to hospitals and physician groups in Canada and the United States.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target parent: High Road Capital Partners
target: Accentus Inc.
Accentus provides Integrated Medical Document Management Solutions – Transcription, Document Imaging, and Remote Coding – for the creation of electronic health records. Hospitals, medical clinics, and independent physicians rely on Accentus to capture accurate and timely patient health information.
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closed 10/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired J.A. Thomas & Associates

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that it has acquired J.A. Thomas and Associates (JATA), the nation’s premier provider of physician-oriented, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs for the healthcare industry.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: J.A. Thomas & Associates
Since 1991, J.A. Thomas & Associates has become the nationally recognized leader in healthcare compliance and documentation improvement. The innovative Compliant Documentation Management Program® has helped hospitals and physicians nationwide improve CMI by an average of four to eight percent.
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announced 9/27/2012 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., will purchase Quantim® from QuadraMed Corporation

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Quantim®, the Health Information Management (HIM) business of QuadraMed. Quantim provides hospitals and healthcare organizations with software and services that maximize HIM professionals’ productivity while ensuring appropriate financial reimbursement to the institution.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
seller parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
seller: QuadraMed Corporation
QuadraMed is a leading provider of healthcare technologies. The company provides proven, flexible solutions that help make its clients successful by streamlining processes, ensuring compliance and helping healthcare professionals improve the quality of patient care.
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closed 4/27/2012 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Transcend Services, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that the company has closed the acquisition of Transcend Services, Inc., a leading provider of medical transcription and speech editing services. The combination of Nuance and Transcend will significantly improve the way patient data is captured, processed and used across the small- to mid-size hospital market.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: Transcend Services, Inc.
Transcend Services is a provider of clinical documentation solutions for healthcare organizations. Its high-quality transcription services and applications, leading data extraction, and reporting tools, provide critical data needed to document patient encounters and help drive decision making.
price($mm)[EV]
$316 [$302]
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
12.2x
announced 12/20/2011 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., will acquire Vlingo, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers, has signed an agreement to acquire Vlingo, Inc., a Virtual Assistant that turns your words into action by combining voice to text technology, natural language processing.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: Vlingo, Inc.
Vlingo is a Virtual Assistant that turns your words into action by combining voice to text technology, natural language processing, and Vlingo’s Intent Engine to understand the user’s intent and take the appropriate action.
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closed 10/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Swype Inc

synopsis: Voice recognition giant Nuance has acquired Seattle-based startup Swype. With one continuous finger or stylus motion across the screen keyboard, Swype's patented technology enables users to input words faster and easier than other data input methods - at over 40 words per minute.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: Swype Inc
Swype provides a faster and easier way to input text on any screen. With one continuous finger or stylus motion across the screen keyboard, the patented technology enables users to input words faster and easier than other data input methods—at over 40 words per minute.
price($mm)[EV]
$78 [$69]
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2271.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Loquendo

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that the company has closed the acquisition of Loquendo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telecom Italia. Loquendo provides a range of speech technologies for telephony, mobile, automotive, embedded and desktop solutions in 32 languages with 76 voices.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target parent: Telecom Italia
target: Loquendo
Loquendo is the leading innovator in voice technologies such as speech recognition and speech synthesis. The company gives voice to innovative solutions in every business sector: from call center automation to unified communications, from banking to healthcare, assistive and e-learning.
price ($mm)
$75
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closed 7/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired webMedx, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, has acquired Webmedx, the #1 KLAS-ranked transcription services provider. Webmedx offers transcription and editing services and clinical documentation technology for hospitals and clinics nationally.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target parent: Camden Partners Holdings, LLC
target: webMedx, Inc.
Webmedx provides clinical documentation services to leading healthcare organizations nationwide. Offering a range of service options—from traditional transcription to cost effective self-completion—it helps hospitals and healthcare systems achieve their operational goals.
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closed 6/16/2011 via BNC Analysis

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Equitrac Corporation

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. has closed the acquisition of Equitrac Corporation, a leading provider of intelligent print management and cost recovery software. Equitrac solutions have been adopted by more than 25,000 organizations worldwide to implement secure and managed printing for enterprise, global and mobile workforces.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target parent: Cornerstone Equity Investors, LLC
target: Equitrac Corporation
Equitrac Corporation is the global leader of intelligent print management and cost recovery software solutions for the corporate, legal, education, healthcare and financial services markets.
price ($mm)
$162
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
36.1x
closed 2/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired MacSpeech, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that it has acquired MacSpeech, the leading provider of speech recognition solutions for Apple Macintosh computers. The agreement will allow Nuance to extend the Dragon NaturallySpeaking family of products to the growing community of Mac users as a native Mac application.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: MacSpeech, Inc.
MacSpeech, Inc. creates speech recognition solutions for the Macintosh, including MacSpeech Dictate, MacSpeech Dictate Legal, MacSpeech Dictate Medical, and MacSpeech Dictate International.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired SpinVox Ltd.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that it has acquired SpinVox, a leading provider of voice-to-text services to telecommunications companies across five continents. By integrating SpinVox’s carrier services with Nuance’s advanced speech recognition platform, Nuance will further accelerate the growth of its voice-to-text business.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: SpinVox Ltd.
SpinVox is a leading voice-to-text company. SpinVox works with mobile operators, cable companies and application developers to deliver network and enterprise voice-to-text solutions that make daily communications simpler by converting the two most useful forms of communications — voice and text.
price($mm)[EV]
$105 [$105]
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2009 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired eCopy, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that it has acquired eCopy, a leading provider of solutions that integrate paper documents into business software applications. The combination of Nuance and eCopy results in premier desktop and server products, strong OEM channels, expanded reach for desktop solutions, and enhanced user experiences.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: eCopy, Inc.
eCopy is an innovative provider of open and flexible solutions that transform paperwork into paper that works. With more than 100,000 units of eCopy ShareScan sold, eCopy is the market leader in MFP document imaging software.
price ($mm)
$163
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2009 via Company Press Release

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Jott Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced it has expanded its Mobile Division voice services portfolio with the acquisition of Jott. Jott Networks is the world leader in mobile voice-to-text applications. Nuance Communications, Inc. announced it has expanded its Mobile Division voice services portfolio with the acquisition of Jott.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target: Jott Networks, Inc.
Headquartered in Seattle, WA, Jott Networks is the world leader in mobile voice-to-text applications.
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closed 9/26/2008 via Company Press Release

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Philips Speech Recognition Systems

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that it has acquired Philips Speech Recognition Systems, a business unit of Royal Philips Electronics and leader in speech recognition solutions, especially in the European healthcare market.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN:$1,862.99)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
target parent: Philips Electronics NV
target: Philips Speech Recognition Systems
Philips Speech Recognition Systems provides a set of core speech recognition and workflow solutions including SpeechMagic, an award winning speech recognition platform that enables healthcare IT systems providers to deliver seamlessly integrated digital dictation and speech recognition capabilities.
price($mm)[EV]
$36 [$35]
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
34.9x
closed 10/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Surfray, acquired Mondosoft

synopsis: With the acquisition of Mondosoft, SurfRay’s position is greatly strengthened as a global provider of search technology. Covering DB systems, Internet, intranets and extranets, SurfRay offers solutions to almost every technical environment. SurfRay has doubled the number of employees and increased its customer base to almost 1,500 installations.
buyer: Surfray
SurfRay is a leading developer and distributor of technology that make it possible to search structured, semi-structured and un-structured data in real-time. SurfRay has delivered solutions to some of Europe’s largest .NET installations and to large sites in both the private and the public sectors.
target: Mondosoft
Mondosoft is a leading developer of enterprise search, analytics and site optimization products to make Web sites, intranets and portals easier to navigate and to provide feedback for improved site quality and efficiency.
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closed 10/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Open Text Corporation, acquired Hummingbird Limited

synopsis: Open Text Corporation, a leading provider of Enterprise Content Management software, and Hummingbird Ltd. announced that they have closed the transaction pursuant to which all of Hummingbird's common shares were acquired by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Open Text.
buyer: Open Text Corporation(OTEX:$1,363.34)
Open Text, the enterprise content management leader, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. Open Text brings together leading Content Experts(TM) to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, manage compliance and improve competitiveness.
target: Hummingbird Limited
Hummingbird Ltd. is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions. The Company's enterprise software solutions fall into two principal categories: enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, and network connectivity solutions.
price ($mm)
$489
rev ($mm)
$236
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
14.1x
cancelled 8/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Symphony Technology Group, cancelled an acquisition of Hummingbird Limited

synopsis: Hummingbird terminated its arrangement agreement with affiliates of Symphony and, as required by that agreement, paid an affiliate of Symphony a termination fee of approximately US$11.7 million. The special meeting of Hummingbird's shareholders to consider the Symphony transaction that was scheduled for August 18, 2006 has been cancelled.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies.
target: Hummingbird Limited
Hummingbird Ltd. is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions. The Company's enterprise software solutions fall into two principal categories: enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, and network connectivity solutions.
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closed 5/13/2010 via BusinessWire

CMG Holdings, Inc., acquired Audio Eye, Inc.

synopsis: CMG Holdings, Inc. announced it has acquired Audio Eye, Inc. Audio Eye is a corporation that has developed patent pending, multi-format publishing and Internet distribution software that enables the conversion of any media into accessible formats and allows for real time distribution to end users on any network connected device.
buyer: CMG Holdings, Inc.
CMG Holdings, Inc. is a full service global marketing and communications company operating in the sectors of talent management, event management and commercial rights.
target: Audio Eye, Inc.
Founded in 2003 Audio Eye Inc. (Audio Eye) is a Delaware corporation that has developed patent pending, Internet content publication and distribution software that enables the conversion of any media into accessible formats and allows for real time distribution to end users on any connected device.
price ($mm)
$0.22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2010 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Day Software

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the successful completion of the tender offer for all outstanding publicly held registered shares of Day Software Holding AG. Day’s leading web solutions combined with Adobe’s existing enterprise portfolio will enable customers to better integrate their global web presence and business applications.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime.
target: Day Software
Day Software is the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) pioneer that leading global enterprises rely on for their Web 2.0 content application and content infrastructure needs.
price($mm)[EV]
$207 [$181]
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
25.7x
closed 11/3/2008 via PR Newswire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Tacit Software, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has acquired the intellectual property assets of Tacit Software. Tacit Software's unique automated profiling technology is an expertise location solution that helps organizations uncover new opportunities for collaboration.
buyer: Oracle Corporation(ORCL:$37,180.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software.
target: Tacit Software, Inc.
Tacit Software is a leading provider of collaboration and expertise location solutions and the company behind illumio, a web 2.0 solution used by individuals and organizations that streamlines the sharing of information, knowledge and expertise.
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announced 6/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Muse Global, Inc. will be merged with Yippy, Inc.,

synopsis: Yippy, Inc., provider of the world's fastest, family friendly search engine and web portal, reported that the company entered into an agreement to merge with MuseGlobal, a leading provider of enterprise search solutions and content integration platforms.
buyer parent:Richard Granville
buyer: Yippy, Inc.(YIPI:$0.77)
Based in Fort Myers, Florida, Yippy, Inc. is a new economy technology company that develops educational and reference search technologies, content aggregation services and application services environments for both consumer and commercial market segments.
target: Muse Global, Inc.
MuseGlobal sets the standard for Smart Connectors through content harvesting and federation technologies to search and access content in any format on any type system. It partners with today's most sophisticated blue-chip technology companies to empower effective custom search solutions worldwide.
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closed 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Hivemyne LLC, acquired AskMe Corporation

synopsis: Hivemyne has completed a management buyout agreement with Realcom U.S., the developer of AskMe social business software. Realcom U.S. was formed in 2008 when Japan’s Realcom acquired AskMe Corporation. The AskMe product helps companies build communities and socialize knowledge across departments, divisions and subsidiaries.
buyer: Hivemyne LLC
Hivemyne's social business software products and solutions combine knowledge management process with social media tools to enable workers to engage and get the information they need fast by connecting them with the right co-workers, conversations, or documents across the organization.
target parent: REALCOM Inc.
target: AskMe Corporation
AskMe Corporation is the world's leading provider of Expertise Management software solutions for Global 2000 companies. The company's flagship product, AskMe Enterprise, connects employees with problems to employees with solutions.
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closed 6/5/2008 via BusinessWire

REALCOM Inc., acquired ASKME CORP

synopsis: AskMe Corporation announced it has been acquired by REALCOM Inc., a leading provider of content and knowledge management services and solutions. Based in Japan, REALCOM is listed and publicly traded on the Tokyo Mothers stock exchange. Under the terms of the agreement AskMe will remain based in Seattle, WA.
buyer: REALCOM Inc.
REALCOM Inc. is a Japan-based company in enterprise knowledge management segment. REALCOM operates across five business segments, with a focus on developing and selling knowledge management software, offering customized development and system integration, providing strategy planning and consulting.
target: ASKME CORP
AskMe Corporation is the world's leading provider of Expertise Management software solutions for Global 2000 companies. The company's flagship product, AskMe Enterprise, connects employees with problems to employees with solutions.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

B2BE, acquired The ECN Group

synopsis: B2BE announced that they will acquire the ECN Group, provider of business to business (B2B) messaging, business process management, and systems integration solutions. ECN’s main focus is on providing solutions that act as enablers for collaboration between supply chain partners, and real time supply chain visibility.
buyer: B2BE
B2BE (Business to Business e-Solutions) is an international organization that helps businesses be more efficient and profitable through the deployment of business-to-business e-Solutions.
target: The ECN Group
The ECN Group is a leader in B2B messaging, supply chain management systems and integration. ECN’s main focus is on providing solutions that act as enablers for collaboration between supply chain partners, and real time supply chain visibility.
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closed 8/5/2008 via BusinessWire

Tangoe, Inc., acquired Information Strategies Group

synopsis: Tangoe, Inc., a leading global provider of enterprise communications lifecycle management software and technology-enabled services, has completed a transaction with Information Strategies Group, Inc., a Parsippany, New Jersey-based provider of telecommunications and IT expense processing services and technologies.
buyer: Tangoe, Inc.(TNGO:$154.51)
Tangoe, Inc., a global leader in telecommunications lifecycle solutions, provides technology-based software and service solutions that enable global organizations to procure, manage, and control their voice, data, and wireless communications resources.
target: Information Strategies Group
ISG is the recognized leader in providing telecommunications and information technology expense management solutions. ISG specializes in delivering solutions to manage complex expenses and associated resources of telecommunications services using the robust BillingIT Services platform.
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closed 6/2/2005 via BusinessWire

Micromuse Inc., acquired Quallaby Corporation

synopsis: Micromuse Inc., the leading provider of ultra-scalable, realtime business and service assurance software announced that it has completed its acquisition of Quallaby Corporation.
buyer parent:IBM
buyer: Micromuse Inc.(MUSE:$0.00)
Micromuse Inc. is the leading provider of ultra-scalable, realtime business and service assurance software solutions. The Netcool software suite provides organizations with the assurance that their IT systems are supporting and driving profits 24 hours a day.
target: Quallaby Corporation
Quallaby is the technology leader in network performance management and service level reporting software that enables service providers to meet SLA commitments and reduce network problems and costs for multi-technology networks and IP services.
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closed 11/15/2004 via BusinessWire

Symphony Service Corp., acquired Stonehouse Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Symphony Service Corporation (Symphony Services), the global business services outsourcing partner that assures results and time-to-market for its clients, today announced that it has closed on its previously announced agreement to acquire Stonehouse Technologies, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of nStor Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Symphony Service Corp.
Symphony Services is a global provider of product engineering outsourcing services dedicated to helping clients compress time to market, achieve higher innovation yields and improve productivity to increase the value from their R&D investments.
target parent: nStor Technologies, Inc.
target: Stonehouse Technologies, Inc.
Stonehouse is the premier provider of software and services for Communication Services Management solutions that help enterprises manage and control telecommunications expenses, assets, and processes. Stonehouse applications, and professional and managed services enable customers to manage voice, d
price ($mm)
$6.70
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2011 via Market Wire

Emptoris, acquired Rivermine Software, Inc.

synopsis: Emptoris, Inc., a leading provider of strategic supply management and enterprise contract management solutions, has announced its acquisition of Rivermine, Inc., one of the market's leading Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solution providers.
buyer parent:Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Emptoris
Emptoris, Inc. is a world leader in innovative supply and contract management software solutions that empower enterprises to realize best value and accelerate profitable growth. Emptoris solutions are used by successful Global 2000 companies in every industry.
target: Rivermine Software, Inc.
Rivermine Software, Inc. provides automated telecom expense management solutions for enterprise and government companies. It offers Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software suite to automate the telecommunications expense management lifecycle.
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closed 10/8/2010 via Company Press Release

Vodafone Group Plc, acquired Quickcomm Software Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Vodafone Global Enterprise announces the acquisitions of two telecom expense management companies: Quickcomm and TnT Expense Management. Quickcomm, a leading developer of TEM software, is headquartered in Sydney, Australia and has offices in the US, UK and Singapore.
buyer: Vodafone Group Plc(VOD:$46,417.00)
Vodafone's vision is to be the world's mobile communications leader - enriching customers' lives, helping individuals, businesses and communities be more connected in a mobile world.
target: Quickcomm Software Solutions, Inc.
Quickcomm is a global leader of Telecom Expense Management Software and Mobile Management solutions, enabling enterprise organizations and managed service providers to maximize the value of their telecom investment.
price ($mm)
$6.90
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/30/2009 via BusinessWire

DoubleDay Holdings, will acquire Vision Objects SA

synopsis: DoubleDay Holdings, a private equity firm focused on emerging technology businesses, and Vision Objects, a privately-held firm specializing in handwriting recognition technology, announced that DoubleDay will acquire all outstanding shares of Vision Objects.
buyer: DoubleDay Holdings
DoubleDay Holdings is a private equity firm based in Dayton, Ohio. DoubleDay’s investment focus is on emerging technology businesses in new and established markets.
target: Vision Objects SA
Based in Nantes, France, Vision Objects’ mission is to develop and market accurate, high performance handwriting recognition software for any platform using handwritten data entry through pen-based user interfaces.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Intervoice, Inc., acquired Edify Corporation

synopsis: Intervoice, Inc., a world leader in converged voice and data solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Edify, a leading global supplier of interactive voice response solutions, from S1 Corporation, Edify's parent company.
buyer: Intervoice, Inc.(INTV:$0.00)
Intervoice, Inc. provides leading enterprises and network operators with the platform, software, applications and services necessary to optimize the customer experience through voice automation solutions. The Company is focused on the enterprise and network markets.
target parent: S1 Corporation
target: Edify Corporation
Edify is a leading provider of voice and speech solutions for the enterprise. Edify has assisted in more than 2,000 deployments around the world in automating customer service, improving customer satisfaction and enabling new revenue generating opportunities while reducing operational costs.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 11/6/2013 via Company Press Release

Azox, Inc. merged with kCentric Technologies, Inc.,

synopsis: Azox, Inc. has merged with kCentric Technologies, Inc. Azox develops and delivers fully integrated ecommerce web stores, credit card processing, and online bill pay solutions. Azox develops and markets software for the Microsoft Dynamics GP product line. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Plymouth, Michigan.
buyer: kCentric Technologies, Inc.
kCentric.NET is a Web based technology company that has been creating strong turnkey web solutions since 2001. The company has brought together professional specialists in the latest Web based technologies and the best Internet business practices.
target: Azox, Inc.
Azox Inc. develops and delivers fully integrated ecommerce web stores, credit card processing, and online bill pay solutions. Azox develops and markets software for the Microsoft Dynamics GP product line. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Plymouth, Michigan.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PR Newswire

GXS, Inc. merged with Open Text Corporation,

synopsis: OpenText Corporation, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of GXS Group, Inc., an integration services provider and operates an integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid.
buyer: Open Text Corporation(OTEX:$1,363.34)
OpenText is the leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM). EIM enables organizations to grow the business, lower costs of operations, and reduce information governance and security related risks.
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: GXS, Inc.
Global eXchange Services, Inc. (GXS) is an integration services provider and operates an integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid. GXS Managed Services combines GXS Trading Grid with GXS's process orchestration services and global team to manage a company's multi-enterprise processes.
price ($mm)
$1,105
rev ($mm)
$487
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/8/2013 via Market Wire

ePrize, LLC, acquired Bulbstorm

synopsis: ePrize announced the acquisition of Bulbstorm, an innovative software platform that allows for the production of fast, simple high-volume promotional executions across Facebook and mobile devices. The acquisition of Bulbstorm enhances ePrize's mission of changing the way brands interact with consumers.
buyer parent:Catterton Partners
buyer: ePrize, LLC
A global leader in digital engagement, ePrize changes the way brands interact with consumers. With multi-channel solutions spanning web, social media, mobile, and live events, ePrize campaigns connect engagement to point of sale all on a single unified platform.
target: Bulbstorm
Bulbstorm, Inc. is an innovative software platform that allows for the production of fast, simple high-volume promotional executions across Facebook and mobile devices. Its platform lets users build social campaigns.
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Monster Offers, Inc.
Monster Offers, Inc.
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
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Technorati
Technorati
Technorati is an Internet search engine for searching blogs, competing with Google and Yahoo. Technorati indexes 112.8 million blogs and over 250 million pieces of tagged social media.
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TheFind, Inc.
TheFind, Inc.
TheFind, Inc. offers the leading shopping search engine that delivers comprehensive, authentic and visually compelling results for products across the lifestyle goods category. The Find.com family also includes leading fashion shopping website Glimpse.com.
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Wikio SARL
Wikio SARL
Wikio is a communications group focusing on the blogosphere and social networks. Wikio boasts sites in six countries, indexing over one million blogs and media websites; it is also the premier European news portal with over 20 million unique visitors each month.
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Reunion.com
Reunion.com
Reunion.com is a leading people search service that helps adults find, reconnect and keep in touch with old friends, family, classmates, and business contacts. Reunion.com has over 50 million members and is growing at a rate of more than 1.6 million new members per month.
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iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
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E Mobile Information Technologies
CHL Technologies Inc. takes a different road from most mobile application and content groups whose primary focus is Java, SMS, and MMS. CHL Technologies focuses on developing and marketing innovative mobile applications and wireless value added services, including mobile books, video, games, securit
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Taglike.me
Taglike.me
Glob Media's primary business is a social search destination called Taglike.me or Taglikeme.com, which is an Internet services platform that combines the most commonly used functions of search and social media interaction in one destination.
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i-Mobilize Inc.
i-Mobilize's mission is to be a leading global provider and developer of mobile applications for the iPhone, Palm's new Pre, BlackBerry, T-Mobile's G1 and other mobile devices.
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Mobispine AB
Mobispine AB
Mobispine is an easy to use, free service that allows users to view web content on their mobile phone. It aggregates web content transmitted by RSS feeds. Users can personalize content by subscribing to existing feeds and by adding new feeds instantly.
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Vringo
Vringo
Vringo, Inc. is engaged in the innovation, development and monetization of intellectual property and mobile technologies. Vringo's intellectual property portfolio consists of over 500 patents and patent applications covering telecom infrastructure, internet search, and mobile technologies.
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2013
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$1.38
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Premier Mobile Technologies Inc.
Premier Mobile has developed and is launching a series of SMS text applications and will be utilizing these short codes to provide a revenue stream from various mobile texting campaigns throughout North America.
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BitTorrent, Inc.
BitTorrent, Inc.
BitTorrent is home to the world’s leading peer-assisted digital content delivery platform, providing the fastest, most efficient means of distributing, discovering, and consuming large, high-quality files on the Internet. BitTorrent currently enables millions of users to download digital content.
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Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.
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2013
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VIQ Solutions Inc.
VIQ Solutions Inc. has been a world leader in computer-based digital audio capture and management for over 20 years. VIQ Solutions offers a range of integrated end-to-end solutions, from digital audio recording and annotation, to voice-to-text transcription, to interactive electronic scheduling and
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NetCall plc
NetCall plc
Netcall develops and supplies a range of innovative communication solutions to organisations of all sizes, including many blue-chip companies, who use them to improve their operational efficiency, their customer’s experiences and their employees’ morale.
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2012
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$14.59
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$1.99
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$1.81
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Ipswitch, Inc.
Ipswitch, Inc.
More than 100 million people worldwide use Ipswitch software to transfer files over the Internet using the market-leading MOVEit® and WS_FTP® brands of secure and managed file transfer clients and servers, monitor their networks with Ipswitch WhatsUp®, and communicate via Ipswitch IMail™ Server.
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Online Sales Strategies, Inc.
Online Sales Strategies, Inc. is a leading developer of web-based technologies for businesses of all sizes. OSSG has achieved its own success through the execution of a strategy that emphasizes diversity and interrelated revenue streams.
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Stratatel Limited
Stratatel Limited
Stratatel Limited provides specialised and innovative business-to-business software solutions and services. Founded in 1997, Stratatel developed its flagship business software solution FleetManager to enable organisations to monitor and manage their telecommunications.
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Axion Solutions
Staying ahead of the competition, means responsive customer service, low cost transactions and information on demand. We help our customers to determine the best software solutions in Enterprise Resource Planning, E-commerce, and Customer Relationship Management.
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Delivery Agent, Inc.
Delivery Agent, Inc.
Delivery Agent, Inc., is the leader in shopping-enabled entertainment. Delivery Agent created the market for shopping-enabled entertainment by redefining how products seen on or related to entertainment content are catalogued, sold and measured online.
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Princeton Fulfillment Solutions, LLC
Princeton Fulfillment Solutions, LLC
Princeton Fulfillment Solutions develops and implement fully integrated solutions that lower costs, decrease cycle times and increase profitability. Our core competencies include e-business, custom software applications, fulfillment, on-demand imaging and mailing services.
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Telligent Systems
Telligent Systems
Telligent powers online communities and enterprise social networks that are essential to business. Telligent software helps companies empower their customers, employees and partners with social collaboration tools that drive real business value: higher sales, lower costs and bigger ideas.
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Avotus
Avotus is committed to creating leading-edge solutions that dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of enterprise communications by providing insight to, and control of, communications expenses. Avotus' Intelligent Communications Management solution brings together critical information about exp
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Acquia, Inc.
Acquia, Inc.
Acquia empowers enterprises with the open source social publishing system Drupal. Acquia's products, cloud infrastructure, and support enable companies to realize the full power of Drupal while minimizing risk, as it's done for nearly 2,000 enterprise customers.
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ABBYY
ABBYY
ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and services. Its key products include the ABBYY FineReader line of optical character recognition applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software and more.
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ADC Telecommunications Inc
We help the world communicate, supplying network equipment, software solutions, and integration services for broadband, multiservice networks that deliver data, video, and voice communications over telephone, cable television, Internet, broadcast, wireless, and enterprise networks. Our mission is t
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2009
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$996.70
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$84.70
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$18.30
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9050
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V-Span Inc.
V-SPAN lets you conveniently and effectively collaborate between offices, among employees, and with customers and business partners using any combination of collaboration technologies. Above all, V-SPAN lets you focus on your business objectives, control costs - and increase productivity. V-SPAN is
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