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Research In Motion, acquired Chalk Media Corp.

synopsis: Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") and Chalk Media Corp. announced that the two companies have entered into an arrangement agreement for RIM to acquire Chalk, a publicly-held company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, in an all-cash transaction at a price per share of CDN $0.142, or CDN $23,125,000.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Chalk Media Corp. (CHKMF:$0.00)
Chalk's mobile content deployment system, Mobile chalkboardTM, allows multimedia content to be created, securely pushed and tracked on BlackBerry® smartphones. Chalk's software and content helps organizations communicate with their employees, business partners and customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$18]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Smartsheet, acquired Brandfolder

synopsis: Smartsheet, the enterprise platform for dynamic work, has completed its acquisition of Brandfolder, the market momentum leader in digital asset management (DAM). Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Brandfolder provides a centralized platform to easily organize, discover, control, distribute, and measure all forms of digital content.
buyer: Smartsheet (:$300.18)
Smartsheet is a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes. "
target: Brandfolder
Brandfolder is the market momentum leader in digital asset management (DAM). Established in 2012 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Brandfolder provides a centralized platform to easily organize, discover, control, distribute, and measure all forms of digital content.
price ($mm)
$155
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announced 7/11/2012 via PR Newswire

ePublishing, Inc., will acquire Ellington

synopsis: ePublishing, Inc. announced an agreement to acquire the clients and technology of Ellington CMS and Ellington Marketplace from The World Company's Mediaphormedia software division. Ellington's feature-rich web CMS and local business search service Marketplace serves over 300 websites in North America.
buyer: ePublishing, Inc.
ePublishing provides software, custom development and design to publishers and media companies. It offers a fully customizable Enterprise Publishing System that integrates content management, community, e-commerce, workflow, audience management, video, advertising, e-mail, directories, CRM and SEO. "
target parent: The World Company
target: Ellington
Begun in 2000 as a business venture of World Co.'s Lawrence Journal-World, Ellington's feature-rich web CMS and local business search service Marketplace serves over 300 websites in North America and has helped clients amass a multitude of top industry awards.
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announced 1/19/2011 via PR Newswire

Trubiquity Inc., will acquire NexPrise,Inc.

synopsis: NexPrise, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions, and Trubiquity announced the execution of an asset purchase agreement whereby Trubiquity intends to purchase substantially all the assets of NexPrise.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Trubiquity Inc.
Trubiquity is a leading provider of global software and solutions for the management, integration, and automation of data flow between customers and their partners. Trubiquity delivers managed file transfer, collaboration, and process integration solutions for more than 20,000 users worldwide. "
target: NexPrise,Inc.
NexPrise, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions designed to help companies better manage mission critical documents, automate manual business processes, and collaborate securely with remote partners, suppliers and customers.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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closed 6/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Collexis, Inc.

synopsis: Elsevier the leading global publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, announced the acquisition of assets from Collexis Holdings, Inc. a leading developer of semantic technology and knowledge discovery software.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: Collexis, Inc.
Collexis' proprietary technology builds conceptual profiles of text, called Fingerprints, from documents, Websites, emails and other digitized content and matches them with a comprehensive list of pre-defined "fingerprinted" concepts to make research results more relevant and efficient.
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closed 3/17/2009 via PR Newswire

Autonomy Corporation plc, acquired Interwoven, Inc.

synopsis: Autonomy Corporation plc, a global leader in infrastructure software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Interwoven, Inc., a global leader in content management software.
buyer: Autonomy Corporation plc (GB:AU.:$959.14)
Autonomy Corporation plc is a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and is spearheading the meaning-based computing movement. Autonomy's technology allows computers to harness the full richness of human information. "
target: Interwoven, Inc.
Interwoven is a global leader in content management solutions. Interwoven's software and services enable organizations to effectively leverage content to drive business growth by improving the customer experience, increasing collaboration, and streamlining business processes in dynamic environments.
price ($mm)[EV]
$768 [$582]
rev ($mm)
$260
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
closed 11/17/2008 via BNC Analysis

Atypon Systems, Inc., acquired eMeta Corporation

synopsis: Atypon Systems, Inc., a leading provider of e-publishing solutions, announced the acquisition of the eMeta operation, a provider of access control, subscription management and commerce software, from Macrovision Solutions Corporation.
buyer: Atypon Systems, Inc.
Atypon Systems, Inc. provides software, hosting, and systems development to the information industry, allowing publishers to grow their business by providing superior technology and service that supports the electronic exchange of scholarly information. "
target parent: Macrovision Solutions Corporation
target: eMeta Corporation
eMeta Corporation provides comprehensive, flexible solutions that allow companies to sell and license digital goods and services while managing a full range of related customer interactions.
price ($mm)
$0.80
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
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closed 1/7/2009 via PE Hub

Acresso Software Inc, acquired Intraware, Inc.

synopsis: Acresso, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, has completed its acquisition of Intraware Inc., a provider of digital delivery and management services. The total deal was valued at approximately $27 million, or $4 per share.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Acresso Software Inc
Flexera Software, formerly Acresso Software, maximizes the value of the software the world develops and uses. The leading provider of software licensing, entitlement management, installation, and application readiness, Flexera Software is trusted by more than 80,000 customers. "
target: Intraware, Inc.
The Intraware SubscribeNet service (patents pending) is a web-based delivery and support platform that enables technology companies to deliver, track and manage the software, licenses and other digital content they distribute to their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$27 [$14]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
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closed 4/10/2007 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, acquired Koral, Inc.

synopsis: With the purchase of Koral, Salesforce.com is adding another new category to its growing business: unstructured content management and collaboration. The company announced April 10 two new products to help users wrangle unstructured data into a collaborative format, both as a function of its Apex on-demand platform and as a stand-alone application.
buyer: Salesforce.com (CRM:$19,380.00)
Salesforce.com provides hosted applications that manage customer information for sales, marketing, and customer support, providing clients with a cheaper, more rapidly deployable alternative to buying and maintaining enterprise software. "
target: Koral, Inc.
Koral is an enterprise content management (ECM) solution for the business Web. Koral is an alternate solution designed for end users overwhelmed with content in email, folders or corporate LANS, who need a better solution to share content with a sales force, partners, customers or collaborators.
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closed 2/28/2006 via

Macrovision Corporation, acquired eMeta Corporation

synopsis: Macrovision(R) Corporation today announced that it has agreed to acquire eMeta Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions that enable companies to control and sell digital goods and services online. eMeta is a privately-held company based in New York City.
buyer: Macrovision Corporation (ROVI:$510.63)
Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is a leader in powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital entertainment—connecting consumers with the best entertainment experiences possible. "
target: eMeta Corporation
eMeta Corporation provides comprehensive, flexible solutions that allow companies to sell and license digital goods and services while managing a full range of related customer interactions.
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closed 7/28/2020 via Company Press Release

MailChimp, acquired Inspector 6, Inc.

synopsis: Mailchimp, an always-on marketing platform for small businesses, has acquired Inspector 6, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform that analyzes a brand’s marketing content and delivers insights, changes, and recommendations. The acquisition will help MailChimp's small business customers create more effective marketing content.
buyer: MailChimp
Mailchimp is an always-on marketing platform for small businesses. MailChimp makes it easy for businesses to design and send beautiful emails, manage their contacts, and stay on top of their marketing. Their tools allow users to create emails, Facebook ads, landing pages, and more. "
target: Inspector 6, Inc.
Inspector 6 is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform that analyzes marketing content and delivers insights, changes, and recommendations. Inspector 6's software reviews images, text, and video to ensure that businesses produce content that is on-brand, on-message, and produces results.
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closed 5/10/2017 via Market Wire

LucidWorks, acquired TwigKit

synopsis: Lucidworks, the leader in enterprise search solutions, announced its acquisition of Twigkit, a software company specializing in user experiences for enterprise-grade search and big data applications.
buyer: LucidWorks
Lucidworks builds enterprise search solutions for some of the world's largest brands. Fusion, Lucidworks' advanced search platform, provides the enterprise-grade capabilities needed to design, develop, and deploy intelligent search apps at any scale. "
target: TwigKit
Twigkit is a Cambridge-based software company with offices in London and California, whose products empower anyone to rapidly build full-featured search applications with a great user experience.
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closed 5/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Rosslyn Data Technologies, acquired Integritie Ltd

synopsis: Rosslyn Data Technologies, a leading provider of a Cloud-based enterprise data analytics platform, has acquired Integritie Ltd., a Content Management and Analytics Cloud Solutions Company. Integritie's flag ship application, Knowledge Capture (KC), provides both Cloud and OnPremise pre-built workflow business applications.
buyer: Rosslyn Data Technologies (RDT.L:$9.02)
Rosslyn Data Technologies is a leading provider of a Cloud-based enterprise data analytics platform. The Company combines four key technologies: data extraction; cleansing; enrichment; and visualisation, into a single cloud platform enabling users with detailed data to make more informed decisions. "
target: Integritie Ltd
Integritie is a Content Management and Analytics Cloud Solutions Company, with a flag ship application Brand named Knowledge Capture® (KC), providing both Cloud and OnPremise pre-built image, social media and content business workflow applications.
price ($mm)
$3.31
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closed 3/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Metalogix Software Corp., purchased Replicator for SharePoint from Syntergy

synopsis: Metalogix Software announced the purchase of Syntergy’s SharePoint solutions to the Metalogix SharePoint portfolio. Syntergy features the market leading SharePoint replication solution, Replicator for SharePoint, a web-based solution used to synchronize and manage business intelligence in real-time across multiple SharePoint environments.
buyer: Metalogix Software Corp.
Metalogix Software delivers award-winning content migration, management and archiving software that enables organizations to migrate, manage, archive and recover enterprise content to ensure availability, regulatory compliance, efficiency and cost effectiveness. "
seller: Syntergy
Syntergy's mission is to rapidly provide cost-effective products, services, and solutions that scale from the department to the enterprise. As Content Knowledge Management (CKM) experts, they are positioned to assist organizations in enabling their business processes.
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closed 1/19/2010 via Market Wire

Ephox, acquired WebRadar

synopsis: Ephox, a leading provider of software for improving web content management (WCM), announced it has acquired the WebRadar product line from Web Presence Architects, a web strategy consulting firm.
buyer: Ephox
Ephox develops enterprise-class solutions for authoring content for business websites, wikis and blogs. The company's technology is licensed by leading web content management vendors including EMC|Documentum, IBM, Oracle, and Percussion. "
target parent: Web Presence Architects, LLC
target: WebRadar
WebRadar helps web content administrators and project managers identify, fix, and monitor problems with WCM content and processes. WebRadar can determine where the bottlenecks are in a particular process, which pages are expiring within a set timeframe, etc.
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closed 1/31/2012 via PR Newswire

Infragistics, acquired SouthLabs

synopsis: Infragistics, the user experience software company and a world leader in user interface (UI) development tools, announced the acquisition of SouthLabs, developers of SharePlus, the mobile SharePoint app. SouthLabs' expertise lies in the development of mobile software applications for smartphone platforms.
buyer: Infragistics
As the user experience software company and a world leader in user interface (UI) development tools, Infragistics empowers developers to build and style immersive user experiences and rich data visualization in line of business applications across all platforms. "
target: SouthLabs
SouthLabs is the company behind SharePlus, the iOS critically acclaimed mobile client for SharePoint. SouthLabs' expertise lies in the development of mobile software applications for smartphone platforms, such as the iPhone & iPad, Android and Windows Mobile 7.
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closed 11/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Mobile Messenger, acquired m-Qube

synopsis: Mobile Messenger, the leading mobile solutions provider, announced that it acquired m-Qube, Inc., the nation's largest mobile messaging aggregator, from VeriSign, Inc. Mobile Messenger obtains m-Qube's direct connections to North American carriers, and its entire business delivering standard and premium mobile content to customers.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Mobile Messenger
Mobile Messenger is the leading Mobile Solutions Provider, supplying its partners with cutting edge technology and services that facilitate the marketing, distribution, and monetization of digital content to mobile devices. "
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: m-Qube
m-Qube was founded in 2001 with a vision of creating the software and services required to enable companies to take advantage of wireless as an interactive communications and marketing channel.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired m-Qube

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of m-Qube, effective today.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: m-Qube
m-Qube was founded in 2001 with a vision of creating the software and services required to enable companies to take advantage of wireless as an interactive communications and marketing channel.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired m-Qube

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of m-Qube, effective today.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: m-Qube
m-Qube was founded in 2001 with a vision of creating the software and services required to enable companies to take advantage of wireless as an interactive communications and marketing channel.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Accusoft, acquired edocr

synopsis: Accusoft, the leading provider of document, content and imaging solutions, announces the acquisition of edocr. Headquartered in Manchester, edocr provides a leading business document sharing platform across multiple verticals that provides lead capture and document publishing and makes it easier for prospects and customers to find document content.
buyer: Accusoft
Accusoft provides a full spectrum of document, content and imaging solutions as fully supported, enterprise-grade, best-in-class client-server applications, mobile apps, cloud services and software development kits (SDKs). "
target: edocr
edocr provides a interactive environment for publishing and distributing an organization’s public documents across the Internet. Once uploaded to edocr.com, the organization as well as the edocr community and visitors can distribute the documents to friends, colleagues, and popular social networks.
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closed 12/11/2008 via

Research In Motion, acquired Chalk Media Corp.

synopsis: Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") and Chalk Media Corp. announced that the two companies have entered into an arrangement agreement for RIM to acquire Chalk, a publicly-held company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, in an all-cash transaction at a price per share of CDN $0.142, or CDN $23,125,000.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Chalk Media Corp. (CHKMF:$0.00)
Chalk's mobile content deployment system, Mobile chalkboardTM, allows multimedia content to be created, securely pushed and tracked on BlackBerry® smartphones. Chalk's software and content helps organizations communicate with their employees, business partners and customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$18]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.3x
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closed 2/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Blackberry, acquired Cylance Inc.

synopsis: BlackBerry, a mobile-native software and services company, has acquired Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity leader. Cylance applies A.I., algorithmic science, and machine learning to cybersecurity software that has proven highly effective at predicting and preventing known and unknown threats to fixed endpoints.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
BlackBerry is a mobile-native software and services company dedicated to securing the Enterprise of Things. BlackBerry Secure software provides the embedded intelligence for the Enterprise of Things so that the Internet of Things can thrive. "
target: Cylance Inc.
Cylance develops artificial intelligence to deliver prevention-first, predictive security products and smart, simple, secure solutions. It provides full spectrum predictive threat prevention and visibility across the enterprise to combat the most notorious and advanced cybersecurity attacks.
price ($mm)
$1,400
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.8x
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closed 2/24/2016 via Reuters

Blackberry, acquired Encription Limited

synopsis: BlackBerry, a global leader in secure mobile communications, announced that it has acquired U.K.-based cyber security consultancy Encription. Encription’s specialties range from deep technical skills in software security to hardware capabilities.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality. "
target: Encription Limited
Encription Limited is a UK based CESG CHECK IT Security Company, where they complete Penetration Testing and IT Security training courses for a mixture of Private and Public Companies. They make IT systems and information, whether complex or not, more secure.
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announced 9/4/2015 via Reuters

Blackberry, will acquire Good Technology, Inc.

synopsis: BlackBerry Ltd said it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Inc to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems. The deal may help BlackBerry win new customers for its services business, a priority as it shifts focus to device management software for enterprise customers.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in secure mobility solutions, providing the leading secure mobility solution for enterprises and governments worldwide, across all stages of the mobility lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$425
rev ($mm)
$212
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/22/2015 via Reuters

Blackberry, will acquire AtHoc

synopsis: BlackBerry has plans to buy privately-held AtHoc, a provider of secure, networked crisis communications. AtHoc enables organizations to communicate with their people through numerous devices, and empowers organizations to create their own permission-based network to establish interoperable communication with other organizations in their community.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: AtHoc
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing network-centric emergency mass notification systems to military, homeland security, government and commercial organizations.
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announced 4/21/2015 via Market Wire

Blackberry, will acquire WatchDox

synopsis: BlackBerry, a global leader in mobile communications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WatchDox, a data security company offering the most secure enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) solutions that allow users to protect, share and work with their files on any device.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: WatchDox
WatchDox is the leading secure enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) solution, enabling users to share, work with and control their files on every device.
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closed 9/11/2014 via Reuters

Blackberry, acquired Movirtu

synopsis: BlackBerry Ltd has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions. Movirtu's virtual SIM technology allows an individual to have both a personal and business number on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Movirtu
Movirtu is a provider of virtual identity solutions. Movirtu's virtual SIM technology allows an individual to have both a personal and business number on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
price ($mm)
$33
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announced 7/29/2014 via Company Press Release

Blackberry, will acquire Secusmart GmbH

synopsis: BlackBerry Limited, a world leader in mobile communications, has entered into an agreement to acquire Secusmart GmbH, a leader in high-security voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions for government organizations, enterprises and telecommunications service providers in Germany and internationally.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Secusmart GmbH
Secusmart is the leading expert in the development and implementation of comprehensive anti-eavesdropping solutions for German government agencies and organizations responsible for the provision of emergency services as well as governments and public authorities outside of Germany.
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announced 10/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, will acquire NewBay Software Ltd.

synopsis: Research In Motion, the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry® smartphone, is buying NewBay Software, a provider of white-label cloud-based content services. NewBay enables operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: NewBay Software Ltd.
NewBay Software is the leader in digital content services, enabling operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
price ($mm)
$100
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closed 7/22/2011 via Reuters

The Astonishing Tribe, acquired JayCut AB

synopsis: BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's The Astonishing Tribe has bought Swedish video editing company JayCut and hinted the operation will work on features for its PlayBook tablet computer. JayCut AB is an online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. Its customers include some of the world's leading brands.
buyer parent: Research In Motion
buyer: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology. "
target: JayCut AB
JayCut AB is a Swedish online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. JayCut's customers include some of the world's leading brands, and the company has recieved some of the most prestigious awards in the industry.
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announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 Buyers will purchase Mobile, Networking and Semiconductor Patents from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$143,015.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$76,846.86)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
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closed 6/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, acquired Scoreloop, Inc.

synopsis: As part of its continued push to add deeper social media integration into the applications that run on its BlackBerry smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, Research In Motion Ltd. has acquired Scoreloop Inc., a San Francisco-based company that specializes in weaving elements of social media into mobile games.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: Scoreloop, Inc.
Scoreloop Inc. is a San Francisco-based company that specializes in weaving elements of social media into mobile games. Scoreloop’s social gaming ecosystem and SDK creates instant communities and connections, and new ways to generate revenues from mobile games.
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$71
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closed 3/25/2011 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired tinyHippos Inc.

synopsis: Research In Motion (RIM) is pleased to announce that tinyHippos has joined RIM. RIM is excited that the tinyHippos team is joining the BlackBerry Developer team and bringing their expertise in cross-platform emulation environments to the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: tinyHippos Inc.
tinyHippos Inc. develops mobile application development and testing tools for the mobile application developer community. It offers Ripple, a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs in a Web browser and is custom-tailored for HTML5 mobile application testing.
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closed 12/2/2010 via Reuters

Research In Motion, acquired The Astonishing Tribe

synopsis: Research In Motion has bought Swedish design company The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) as the BlackBerry maker seeks to enhance the look and functionality of its screens ahead of the launch of its PlayBook tablet.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology.
price ($mm)
$119
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closed 9/8/2010 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, acquired DataViz, Inc.

synopsis: RIM has confirmed that they have acquired DataViz, the company that makes the popular Documents To Go app for mobile platforms that allows you to open and edit Microsoft Office documents on your phone.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: DataViz, Inc.
DataViz is an industry leader in developing and marketing Office compatibility and productivity solutions across a variety of platforms including Apple iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Java, Linux, Maemo 5, Palm OS, Symbian, WebOS, Windows Mobile, Windows and Macintosh.
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closed 6/9/2010 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired QNX Software Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Harman International Industries Incorporated, the global audio and infotainment group, announced the sale of its software operating systems unit, QNX Software Systems. Harman has sold the business to Research In Motion Limited of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, for US$200M.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target parent: Harman International Industries Inc
target: QNX Software Systems Ltd.
QNX Software Systems is the industry leader in realtime, embedded OS technology. The component-based architectures of QNX's middleware provide the industry’s most reliable and scalable framework for building innovative, high-performance embedded systems.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2009 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired Torch Mobile

synopsis: Torch Mobile announced that it has been acquired by Research In Motion. Torch's team of developers will join RIM’s global organization and will now be focused on utilizing their WebKit-based mobile browser expertise to contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Torch Mobile
Torch Mobile, an experienced developer of WebKit solutions, provides innovative and cutting-edge software applications and services for mobile and embedded devices. The Iris Browser is Torch Mobile's flagship product.
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closed 2/3/2009 via

Research In Motion, acquired Certicom Corp

synopsis: Certicom Corp. announced the receipt of an offer from Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") for the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company by way of a statutory plan of arrangement at a cash price of C$3.00 per share.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Certicom Corp
Certicom manages and protects the value of content, applications and devices with government approved security. Adopted by the National Security Agency (NSA) for government communications, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) provides the most security per bit of any known public-key scheme.
price ($mm)[EV]
$108 [$77]
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2008 via

Research In Motion, acquired Chalk Media Corp.

synopsis: Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") and Chalk Media Corp. announced that the two companies have entered into an arrangement agreement for RIM to acquire Chalk, a publicly-held company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, in an all-cash transaction at a price per share of CDN $0.142, or CDN $23,125,000.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Chalk Media Corp. (CHKMF:$0.00)
Chalk's mobile content deployment system, Mobile chalkboardTM, allows multimedia content to be created, securely pushed and tracked on BlackBerry® smartphones. Chalk's software and content helps organizations communicate with their employees, business partners and customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$18]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Research In Motion, acquired Ascendent Systems

synopsis: Research In Motion today announced it has acquired Ascendent Systems, a leading provider of solutions that simplify voice mobility implementations in the enterprise. Ascendent will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIM. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Ascendent Systems
Ascendent Systems is the premier voice mobility company that delivers on the goal of the telephone: instant voice communication. Employees are available to respond to customers and crisis immediately, regardless of location.
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announced 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Curtiss-Wright Corporation, will acquire Pacific Star Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Curtiss-Wright Corporation is to acquire the stock of Pacific Star Communications, Inc. a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
buyer: Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW:$2,421.93)
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and surface treatment technologies to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. "
target: Pacific Star Communications, Inc.
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Polygon International AB, will acquire Hiotlabs AB

synopsis: Polygon has signed an agreement to acquire Hiotlabs AB. Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
buyer: Polygon International AB
Polygon is the European market leader in property damage restoration, serving a range of sectors including insurance, property management, government and industrial clients. "
target: Hiotlabs AB
Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
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closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Xiocom Wireless, acquired Roam AD, Ltd.

synopsis: Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced the acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.
buyer: Xiocom Wireless
Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The company's XioSphere platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks. "
target: Roam AD, Ltd.
RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi, highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance. RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics.
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closed 12/6/2018 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired SmartRG

synopsis: ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced its acquisition of SmartRG Inc, a pacesetter and accomplished innovator of carrier-class, open-source connected home platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target: SmartRG
SmartRG Inc. offers the best whole-home Wi-Fi service delivery platform in its class. Its innovative technology and elegant designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2008 via PR Newswire

Belden Communications, acquired Trapeze Networks

synopsis: Belden has completed the acquisition of Trapeze Networks, a technology leader in wireless LAN equipment and network management software, for a cash price of approximately $133 million.
buyer: Belden Communications (BDC:$2,209.11)
Belden® provides signal transmission solutions for a wide range of markets, including data networking, industrial automation, professional audio and video, security and surveillance, aerospace and many other specialty electronics markets. "
target: Trapeze Networks
Trapeze Networks is a leading provider of enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software. Trapeze was the first company to introduce NonStop Wireless, providing scalable wireless LANs for applications such as Voice over Wi-Fi, location services, and indoor/outdoor connectivity.
price ($mm)
$137
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,002.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., acquired Applianz Technologies

synopsis: Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc., an information management and technology company, announced it has acquired Corner Post Holdings, Inc. DBA Applianz Technologies, an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
buyer: Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.
Underground Vaults & Storage specializes in secure records and asset storage and management. UV&S serves national and international clients representing numerous industries including healthcare, legal, financial, insurance, cultural, oil/gas, entertainment, and government. "
target: Applianz Technologies
Applianz Technologies is an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
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closed 10/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Untangle, acquired Cymphonix Corporation

synopsis: Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, announced the acquisition of Cymphonix Corporation. Their network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
buyer: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small. "
target: Cymphonix Corporation
Cymphonix Internet Management network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
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announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

TeamViewer, will acquire Ubimax

synopsis: TeamViewer, a leading global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ubimax, the leader in Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality (AR) solutions for the frontline workforce.
buyer: TeamViewer (XTRA:TMV:$466.84)
TeamViewer is one of the world wide leading solutions for desktop sharing and online collaboration over the Internet. The German based TeamViewer GmbH was founded in 2005 and is fully focused on development and distribution of high-end solutions for online collaboration and communication. "
target: Ubimax
Ubimax is the leading provider of fully integrated industrial augmented reality (AR) solutions. The solution platform Ubimax Frontline improves manual work processes across industries along the entire value chain on the basis of the latest wearable computing technologies.
price ($mm)
$157
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Sandvik, acquired Newtrax Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Sandvik, a global engineering group, has acquired Newtrax, a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,346.34)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Newtrax Technologies Inc.
Newtrax is a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

iQsTel Inc., acquired IoT Labs Mx SAPI

synopsis: iQSTEL Inc. is pleased to announce the 100% acquisition of IoT Labs Mx SAPI has been completed, an Internet of Things Technology Developer, with its Star Product “IoT Smart Gas Platform”. The IoT Smart Gas Platform consists of in-field equipment, mobile application, and backend software platform, that allows for remote monitoring of LP gas tanks.
buyer: iQsTel Inc. (OTCPK:IQST:$18.03)
iQSTEL is a technology company offering a wide array of services to the Telecommunications Industry. These include services to International Long-Distance Telecommunications Operators, Retail and Corporate markets, Submarine Fiber Optic Network capacity, Satellite Communications services, and more. "
target: IoT Labs Mx SAPI
IoT Labs MX is a full service IoT logistics solution Their product, IoT Smart Gas Platform, consists of in-field equipment, mobile application, and backend software platform, that allows for remote monitoring of LP gas tanks.
price ($mm)
$0.55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2017 via PR Web

IceWarp, Inc., acquired Mirapoint Software Inc.

synopsis: IceWarp, the global messaging and collaboration solutions provider acquired the Mirapoint customers, related assets and technology rights to Mirapoint Message Server, RazorGate and RazorSafe appliances from Synchronoss Technologies, the mobile cloud innovations leader. Mirapoint is well known for enterprise-grade messaging and security appliances.
buyer: IceWarp, Inc.
IceWarp is a provider of comprehensive messaging solutions for every business class. Building upon a decade of enterprise e-mail platforms experience, IceWarp offers organizations an all-in-one messaging and collaboration solution that enables their workforce to communicate through any platform. "
target parent: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
target: Mirapoint Software Inc.
Founded in 1997, Mirapoint Software is the market leader in appliance-based solutions for secure message networks in enterprise, service provider, and education organizations, with more than 120 million mailboxes served and secured worldwide.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/19/2010 via Market Wire

Mirapoint Software Inc. will be merged with Critical Path, Inc.,

synopsis: Mirapoint Software, Inc., the secure enterprise messaging experts, and Critical Path, Inc., a leading provider of messaging software and services, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Critical Path, Inc.
Critical Path's Memova suite of applications and services are chosen by leading service providers and enterprises around the world to enable millions of people to communicate, connect, share and organize while providing industry-leading safety and assurance. "
target: Mirapoint Software Inc.
Mirapoint Software is the market leader in appliance-based solutions for secure message networks in enterprise, service provider, and education organizations, with more than 120 million mailboxes served and secured worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired FastSoft

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired FastSoft Inc., a provider of content acceleration software, in a cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's cloud infrastructure solutions with technology for optimizing the throughput of video and other digital content across IP networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: FastSoft
FastSoft was launched in 2006 to commercialize ground-breaking network optimization technology called FastTCP™. FastSoft’s products increase website and web application performance, and speed the distribution of video and other digital content across the Internet.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Internet of Things Inc., acquired Weather Telematics Inc.

synopsis: Internet of Things Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.). WTX is a data science company offering real-time advanced artificial intelligence based predictive road condition weather analytics for safer, connected and autonomous transportation.
buyer: Internet of Things Inc. (TSXV:ITT:$0.00)
Internet of Things Inc. is an Internet of Things (IoT) software and solutions provider. They acquire and implement strategic and disruptive technology solutions targeting the industrial IoT markets, including manufacturing, energy, agriculture, transportation, cybersecurity, e-commerce and fintech. "
target: Weather Telematics Inc.
Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.) is an IoT data science company offering road safety data products for industrial, government & consumer markets. The WTX Inc platform mitigates weather risk, reduces traffic congestion & makes connected & autonomous navigation safer in all types of road conditions.
price ($mm)
$2.23
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired North Inc.

synopsis: Alphabet’s Google announced that it has acquired North Inc., a Canadian company that makes smart glasses that display computerized information superimposed over the real world, similar to Google Glass.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$166,030.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: North Inc.
North, Inc., formerly Thalmic Labs, makes smart glasses that display computerized information superimposed over the real world, similar to Google Glass. They are based in Ontario, Canada.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Web

Brivo, Inc., acquired Parakeet

synopsis: Brivo, the global leader in cloud-based physical security, has acquired Parakeet Technologies, a provider of smart building solutions which include sensors, thermostats, wireless locks, and lighting controls. The acquisition accelerates Brivo’s ongoing push to enhance its in-building capabilities beyond its current access control, video, and securi
buyer parent: Dean Drako
buyer: Brivo, Inc.
Brivo is the global leader in cloud-based security and property management solutions for commercial and multifamily properties that simplify security interactions for property managers, tenants, employees, and visitors. "
target: Parakeet
Parakeet provides comprehensive smart home automation for the vacation rental market and other remote facility management needs. The company's cloud platform and on-premise IoT gateway provide remote control of smart locks, thermostats, garage doors, freeze/flood sensors, and HVAC systems.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

IT Glue, acquired Cenersys, LLC

synopsis: IT Glue has acquired Cenersys, an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Designed specifically for Managed Services Providers, Cenersys allows partners to get “complete visibility of their clients’ networks,” the company says.
buyer: IT Glue
Founded in 2013, IT Glue offers a secure and flexible IT documentation platform that significantly increases the operating efficiency of MSPs by centralizing all documentation needs, resulting in quicker response time, increased control and higher margins. "
target: Cenersys, LLC
Cenersys is an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Founded in 2016, Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Cenersys allows partners to get complete visibility of their clients’ networks.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired PowerCloud Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Comcast has announced their acquisition of PowerCloud Systems. The company provides system solutions specifically tailored to meet the dynamic needs of mobile Wi-Fi patrons in environments such as hotels, retail chains, restaurants, and managed care facilities. PowerCloud pioneered cloud-powered Networking as a Service.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,692.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: PowerCloud Systems, Inc.
PowerCloud Systems provides system solutions specifically tailored to meet the dynamic needs of mobile Wi-Fi patrons in environments such as hotels, retail chains, restaurants, and managed care facilities. PowerCloud pioneered cloud-powered Networking as a Service.
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Ticker: DB:RIB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RIB Software SE
RIB Software SE
RIB Software AG is an innovator in the construction business. The company designs, develops, and offers iTWO technology for the construction industry worldwide. iTWO is the world’s first Licence/Cloud-based Big Data BIM 5D enterprise solution for the construction industry.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$262.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.08
EBIT ($mm)
$21.43
Net Income ($mm)
$8.76
Employees
1827
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Ticker: ENXTPA:GENX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Generix SA
Generix SA
Generix Group develops software solutions for the manufacturing, logistics and retail ecosystems, helping its customers to manage, pool, integrate and optimize their information flows.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$65.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.70
EBIT ($mm)
$3.69
Net Income ($mm)
$1.39
Employees
376
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Ticker: 300051
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xiamen 35.Com Technology Co., Ltd.
Xiamen 35.Com Technology Co., Ltd.
Xiamen 35.Com Technology Co., Ltd. provides software products and information technology services to medium and small-scale enterprises in China. The company offers Internet business solutions, corporate communication solutions, and enterprise management solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$39.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.28)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: TSXV:OSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OneSoft Solutions Inc.
OneSoft Solutions Inc. is a Canada-based developer of cloud-based business solutions. OneSoft's business strategy is to seek opportunities to convert legacy business software applications to a more cost efficient subscription based business model utilizing the Microsoft Cloud.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:PSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pason Systems
Pason Systems
Pason Systems Inc. is a leading global provider of specialized data management systems for drilling rigs. Their solutions, which include data acquisition, wellsite reporting, remote communications, and web-based information management, enable collaboration between the rig and the office.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$129.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.19
EBIT ($mm)
($25.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
707
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Ticker: LSE:GHT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gresham Computing
Gresham Computing
Gresham Computing plc is a leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time transaction control and enterprise data integrity solutions. Gresham’s Clareti software platform is designed to provide financial institutions with complete certainty in their data processing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$32.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.73
EBIT ($mm)
$0.98
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
141
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Ticker: SDLLF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SDL International
SDL International
SDL is the leader in Global Information Management solutions, which provide increased business agility to enterprises by accelerating the delivery of high-quality multilingual content to global markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$500.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$56.80
EBIT ($mm)
$47.45
Net Income ($mm)
$29.14
Employees
4300
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Ticker: APPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppFolio
AppFolio creates comprehensive, easy-to-use, cloud-based business software solutions for vertical markets. AppFolio's products include cloud-based property management software (AppFolio Property Manager) and cloud-based legal practice management software (MyCase).
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$288.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.06
EBIT ($mm)
$13.39
Net Income ($mm)
$30.65
Employees
1370
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Ticker: BB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry
Blackberry
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$882.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.00
EBIT ($mm)
($97.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3288
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Ticker: 6736
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORP’s main businesses are IT and Entertainment (pachinko). They provide communication modules such as mobile routers and devices that transfer & back up mobile phone data and also, they deliver computer systems, tools, and services specialized in pachinko parlor support.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$232.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.99
EBIT ($mm)
$18.18
Net Income ($mm)
$10.55
Employees
789
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Ticker: NOK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nokia Corporation
Nokia Corporation
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,163.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,987.03
EBIT ($mm)
$1,220.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
103000
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Ticker: ZOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies is a holding company with subsidiaries that engage in manufacturing, research and development, and sale of electronic and telecommunication products for the latest generation mobile phones, wireless communication circuitry, and related software products.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$49.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MIFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G wireless technologies. Novatel Wireless' products, software, USB modems and embedded modules enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
240
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Ticker: TSX:SW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless is the global leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and cloud services, delivering intelligent wireless solutions that simplify the connected world. They offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded modules and gateways.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$651.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.36
EBIT ($mm)
$14.55
Net Income ($mm)
$20.39
Employees
1100
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Ticker: TSYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. engineers and delivers highly reliable wireless communications technology. TCS is a leader in wireless text messaging and location-based technology, including E9-1-1 services and commercial applications like navigation.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$300.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$33.24
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
1009
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Ticker: PCTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical Telecom solutions. The industry relies upon PCTEL to benchmark network performance, analyze trends, and optimize wireless networks. PCTEL’s antennas and site solutions are vital elements for oil/gas, utilities, health care, public safety, education, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$107.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.88
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4.61
Employees
449
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Ticker: RFMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RF Monolithics, Inc.
Celebrating over 25 years of providing low-power wireless solutions, RF Monolithics, is enabling the next generation of wireless applications with a solutions-driven, technology-enabled approach to wireless connectivity.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$32.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.23
EBIT ($mm)
($3.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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Ticker: USMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USA Mobility, Inc.
USA Mobility, Inc.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Va., is proud to be a leader in critical communications for healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$242.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.56
EBIT ($mm)
$60.95
Net Income ($mm)
$88.64
Employees
676
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Ticker: ROKU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roku, Inc.
Roku, Inc. is the number one TV streaming platform in the United States. Roku manufactures a variety of digital media players that allow users to access Internet streamed video or audio services through their televisions, including subscription-based services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$993.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($32.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($42.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1111
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Ticker: OTCPK:ECSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc.
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc.
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc. offer integrated web-based applications with enabling technologies that transform the delivery of healthcare and the management of data for healthcare providers and consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ABHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AmbiCom
AmbiCom
AmbiCom is headquartered in Milpitas, California, and is a leading designer and developer of wireless products focusing on the wireless medical industry. The company's wireless modules and devices are based on their innovative application software for both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.49
EBIT ($mm)
$0.48
Net Income ($mm)
$0.51
Employees
5
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Ticker: AIM:TCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telit Wireless Solutions
Telit Wireless Solutions
Telit is an enabler of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications worldwide providing wireless module technology enhanced by managed and value added services, including connectivity. Telit offers an extensive portfolio of quality cellular, short-range, and GNSS modules, available in over 80 countries.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$207.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.82
EBIT ($mm)
$6.65
Net Income ($mm)
$3.91
Employees
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