atlas industry

closed 11/6/2017 via Company Press Release

MairDumont, acquired Kunth Verlag GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: Mairdumont GmbH & Co KG, the leading tourism information company in Germany and Europe, has acquired Kunth Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, a company that publishes travel literature, illustrated books, maps, and calendars. Both companies are based in Germany.
buyer: MairDumont
Mairdumont operates as market leader for tourist information. The Company offers product range for printed and electronic media. Mairdumont provides printed publications including travel guides, city plans, city atlases, and cartography. "
target: Kunth Verlag GmbH & Co. KG
Kunth Verlag GmbH & Co. KG publishes travel literature, illustrated books, maps, and calendars. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 11/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired Maps.me

synopsis: Mail.ru — the Russian internet giant with 100 million users of its mail, social networking and other web-based services — has acquired Maps.Me, a maker of map apps and other navigation services based on OpenStreetMap data and with the ability to work offline.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,091.82)
Mail.Ru LLC operates a Russian Internet portal which offers online communication services to the worldwide Russian-speaking population. Additionally, the company provides Web-based mail, online shopping, online auction, online advertising, and sales. Mail.Ru LLC was formerly known as Port.Ru Inc. "
target: Maps.me
MapsWithMe is a Swiss-Belarusian company that focuses on developing offline mobile maps MAPS.ME and offline travel guides GuideWithMe for mobile devices. MAPS.ME engineers implemented a unique data compression method that allows fast maps rendering and helps saving memory space.
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announced 1/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HERE, will acquire Micello

synopsis: HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Micello, a software company that operates a platform for creating, editing and publishing indoor maps. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they help their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: Micello
Micello is a worldwide leading provider of indoor maps and navigation data. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions. Micello has generated indoor maps for over 25,000 venues around the world.
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closed 4/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Enthuse Group, acquired AA Media Ltd.

synopsis: Enthuse Group, a specialist international publishing and media group, has acquired a 51% stake in AA Media Ltd. from The Automobile Association (AA), a British motoring association. AA Media is a UK-based company that produces atlases, maps, and travel guides alongside British travel writing.
buyer: Enthuse Group
Enthuse Group is a specialist international publishing and media group. Enthuse owns a diverse portfolio of magazines, events and online communities. The group owns 30 enthusiast magazine brands that reach out to 2 million passionate enthusiasts. "
target parent: The Automobile Association Limited
target: AA Media Ltd.
AA Media is a UK-based company that produces atlases, maps, and travel guides alongside British travel writing. Their products include various European road atlases, hotel guides, tour guides, and more. Their products are sold through online platforms like Amazon and a number of national retailers.
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closed 9/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Michelin North America, acquired Streetwise Maps

synopsis: Michelin North America, a company that designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle and also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases, has acquired Streetwise Maps, the largest laminated city-map publisher in the United States.
buyer parent: Michelin
buyer: Michelin North America
Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. "
target: Streetwise Maps
Featuring detailed and accurate designs that focus on guiding tourists around city centers, Streetwise Maps has become one of the top map vendors in the US. After 30 years, founder Michael Brown and his team published more than 130 titles.
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closed 9/13/2010 via PR Newswire

Universal Map Group, LLC, acquired American Map Corporation

synopsis: Universal Map Group, LLC announced it has closed on the previously publicized transaction to acquire certain intellectual property and other assets of American Map Corporation; Hagstrom Map Company, Inc.; Alexandria Drafting Company; and Hammond World Atlas Corporation; subsidiaries of Langenscheidt Publishers, Inc.
buyer parent: Kappa Media Group, Inc.
buyer: Universal Map Group, LLC
Universal Map is one of the leading publishers of national, regional and local premium map products, Atlases, Wall Maps, and Custom Mapping Solutions sold throughout the United States and Canada. Universal products are sold through national and online retailers, and major convenience stores. "
target parent: Langenscheidt Publishers Inc.
target: American Map Corporation
American Map Corporation is a publisher of national and local maps sold throughout the United States.
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announced 3/30/2010 via PR Newswire

Universal Map Group, LLC, will acquire Mapsco, Inc.

synopsis: Universal Map Group, LLC, ("Universal") an affiliate of Kappa Media Group, Inc. ("Kappa"), announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Mapsco, Inc. ("Mapsco"), a publisher of regional and local maps sold principally in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, and Louisiana.
buyer parent: Kappa Media Group, Inc.
buyer: Universal Map Group, LLC
Universal Map is one of the leading publishers of national, regional and local premium map products, Atlases, Wall Maps, and Custom Mapping Solutions sold throughout the United States and Canada. Universal products are sold through national and online retailers, and major convenience stores. "
target: Mapsco, Inc.
Since 1952 Mapsco has proudly provided the highest quality maps available. By focusing their efforts they have maintained the highest standards of currency, accuracy and trustworthiness. Mapsco savors the opportunity to map the rapidly growing areas where you live and do business.
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closed 8/23/2010 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired NAVKEY

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announced that it has acquired NAVKEY, the leading provider of digital map data for the Personal Navigation Device (PND) market in Argentina.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: NAVKEY
NAVKEY is the leading provider of digital map data for the Personal Navigation Device (PND) market in Argentina.
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closed 7/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired NAVTEQ

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of NAVTEQ, a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information. As part of Nokia, NAVTEQ will continue to develop its world-class expertise in the navigation industry, service its strong customer base, and invest in the further development of its industry-leading map data and technology platform.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,707 [$7,315]
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$758
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$231
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closed 8/24/2016 via GlobeNewswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Citymaps

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, a travel planning and booking site, announced that it has acquired New York-based Citymaps, a social mapping platform that enables tourists to discover hot spots, all around the world. The website and app make it easy for consumers to find points of interest, navigate urban destinations and share favorite locations with friends.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,556.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Citymaps
Citymaps ​is the world's first social mapping platform for travel​, featuring a purpose built and industry-leading travel map that can be used both online and offline for iOS, Android, and web. They designed their technology stack to balance speed and scalability with flexibility.
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closed 3/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Maponics, acquired Urban Mapping, Inc.

synopsis: Maponics, a leading provider of spatial data, announced the acquisition of Urban Mapping's Neighborhood product and related assets from Silicon Valley-based Urban Mapping, Inc. Urban Mapping is a geospatial web and data service company with more than 10 years of experience in precise mapping of neighborhood data.
buyer: Maponics
Maponics specializes in location-based data and information for businesses, including School, Neighborhood, , Shopping, College Campus, City, ZIP Code, and Carrier Route Boundaries. "
target: Urban Mapping, Inc.
Urban Mapping is a geospatial web and data service company with more than 10 years of experience in precise mapping of neighborhood data. Urban Mapping’s Neighborhood portfolio includes over 100,000 neighborhood boundaries spanning 40 countries,
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closed 5/17/2011 via PR Newswire

Trimble Outdoors, acquired MyTopo

synopsis: Trimble has acquired MyTopo through its subsidiary Trimble Outdoors. MyTopo is a leading provider of print and digital maps for outdoor enthusiasts. The acquisition expands Trimble's ability to offer unique map content and new outdoor-centric products while simultaneously enhancing its popular mobile apps.
buyer parent: Trimble Navigation Limited
buyer: Trimble Outdoors
Trimble Outdoors is the developer of GPS-on-cellular applications for consumers – AllSport GPS, Trimble Outdoors, and Geocache Navigator. Consumers can use their GPS-enabled cell phones to navigate trails and highways, track workout performance, geocache, and more. "
target: MyTopo
MyTopo, based in Billings, Montana, provides navigation-ready mapping services, data, and software for professional and recreational use. MyTopo offers several products to outdoor consumers using its topographic, satellite and aerial photograph map imagery.
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closed 4/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Universal Map Group, LLC, acquired JSK Map Services

synopsis: Universal Map Group, LLC, an affiliate of the Spartan Organization, Inc. and Kappa Media Group, Inc., announced that it has concluded its acquisition of the assets of the business formerly conducted by JSK Map Services, a Knoxville, Tennessee-based publisher of regional and local maps sold throughout the southeastern United States.
buyer parent: Spartan Group
buyer: Universal Map Group, LLC
Universal Map is one of the leading publishers of national, regional and local premium map products, Atlases, Wall Maps, and Custom Mapping Solutions sold throughout the United States and Canada. Universal products are sold through national and online retailers, and major convenience stores. "
target: JSK Map Services
JSK Map Services is, a Knoxville, Tennessee-based publisher of regional and local maps sold throughout the southeastern United States.
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closed 11/5/2007 via PR Newswire

Universal Map Group, LLC, acquired Universal Map Enterprises

synopsis: Universal Map Group, LLC, an affiliate of Kappa Media Group, Inc. and other Kappa related companies has concluded its acquisition of the assets of the business formerly conducted by Universal Map Enterprises, Inc. a leading publisher of national, regional and local maps sold throughout the United States and Canada.
buyer: Universal Map Group, LLC
Universal Map is one of the leading publishers of national, regional and local premium map products, Atlases, Wall Maps, and Custom Mapping Solutions sold throughout the United States and Canada. Universal products are sold through national and online retailers, and major convenience stores. "
target: Universal Map Enterprises
Universal Map Enterprises publishes national, regional and local maps and atlas publications sold throughout the United States and Canada as well as wall maps and custom map products for industry.
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closed 9/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Morris Communications Co. LLC, acquired Compass Maps LTD.

synopsis: Morris Communications Company is adding PopOut Maps and travel guides to its range of travel publications with the acquisition of Compass Maps Ltd. The announcement was made today by William S. Morris III, chairman and CEO of Morris Communications Co.
buyer: Morris Communications Co. LLC
Morris Communications Company, LLC is a privately held media company with diversified holdings that include newspaper publishing, visitor guide publishing, outdoor advertising, magazine publishing, radio broadcasting, book publishing and distribution and online services. "
target: Compass Maps LTD.
Compass Maps Limited is collection of designers, paper engineers, writers, researchers, mapmakers and marketers.Our maps take four individuals four months to create. Every location is meticulously researched and surveyed first hand.
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announced 8/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Luokung Technology Corp., will acquire eMapgo

synopsis: Luokung Technology Corp, one of the leading global spatial-temporal big-data processing technology companies and a leading interactive location-based services company in China, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the equity interests of eMapgo, one of the leading navigation electronic map service providers in China.
buyer: Luokung Technology Corp. (LKCO:$21.04)
Luokung is a leading global spatial-temporal big-data technology company and a leading interactive location-based services company in China. Luokung's mobile app provides personalized and precise services to travelers on the train and at their destination. "
target: eMapgo
eMapgo Technologies (Beijing) Co., Ltd (EMG) is one of the leading navigation electronic map service providers in China and has obtained Class-A qualification certificates of navigable surveying and mapping, internet map service and geographic information system engineering.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

MapmyIndia, acquired Vidteq

synopsis: MapmyIndia, India’s leader in premium quality digital map data and APIs, GPS navigation, tracking, location apps and GIS solutions, has acquired Vidteq, a company specialized in building VideoMaps, Digital Maps and Search databases for Navigational and Locational needs.
buyer: MapmyIndia
Founded in 1992, MapmyIndia is India’s leader in premium quality digital map data and APIs, GPS navigation, tracking, location apps and GIS solutions. "
target: Vidteq
VidTeq (India) Private Limited is a Bangalore based Company specialized in building VideoMaps, Digital Maps and Search database for Navigational and Locational needs.
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closed 8/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Embark, Inc.

synopsis: Apple Inc. has acquired Embark, Inc., a small Silicon Valley upstart that builds free transit apps to help smartphone users navigate public transportation. Embark's apps for mobile devices are powered by Android and Apple’s iOS with information about 12 major transit systems in the United States and the United Kingdom.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$259,034.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Embark, Inc.
Embark builds mobile software that makes it simple to get around on mass transit. They currently cover 12 Major transit systems in the United States and the United Kingdom and have applications on iOS and Android. Embark makes it easy to get around without a car.
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closed 4/2/2015 via Company Press Release

TomTom NV, acquired Whereis Maps

synopsis: TomTom announces the acquisition of Location Navigation including the WhereIs map assets of Australia from Sensis. TomTom will acquire all business activities of Location Navigation including its mapping IP and customer database.
buyer: TomTom NV (ENXTAM:TOM2:$1,079.90)
Founded in 1991, TomTom is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services. TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Whereis Maps
Whereis Maps is a leading provider of digital maps and content for Australia, and among the leading digital maps and content providers for New Zealand as well. Whereis.com provides maps and directions to almost any address in Australia, plus points of interest along the way.
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closed 10/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Spectrum Equity, acquired AllTrails

synopsis: Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in AllTrails, a company that helps people explore the outdoors with the largest collection of detailed, hand-curated trail maps as well as trail reviews and photos crowdsourced from its community of over 9 million hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners.
buyer: Spectrum Equity
Spectrum Equity is a leading growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support to innovative companies in the information economy. The firm has partnered with entrepreneurs and management teams to build long-term value in market-leading software, information services and Internet companies."
target: AllTrails
AllTrails helps people explore the outdoors with the largest collection of detailed, hand-curated trail maps as well as trail reviews and photos crowdsourced from its community of over 9 million hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners.
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Kunth Verlag GmbH & Co. KG

Maps.me

Micello

AA Media Ltd.

Streetwise Maps

American Map Corporation

Mapsco, Inc.

NAVKEY

NAVTEQ

Citymaps

Urban Mapping, Inc.

MyTopo

JSK Map Services

Universal Map Enterprises

Compass Maps LTD.

eMapgo

Vidteq

Embark, Inc.

Whereis Maps

AllTrails

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