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Nokia Corporation, acquired bit-side GmbH

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of bit-side GmbH, a privately owned Berlin-based professional services and software company with 39 employees. The deal was initially announced on January 27, 2009. By acquiring bit-side Nokia will strengthen and accelerate its mobile development for Nokia Maps.
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: bit-side GmbH
Founded in 2000, bit-side GmbH develops innovative products and services for mobile phones. Based in the heart of Berlin, more than 30 software and media specialists work on mobile solutions for customers all around the world.
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announced 3/26/2010 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Novarra Inc.

synopsis: Nokia announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Novarra, Inc. Novarra is a provider of a mobile browser and service platform and has more than 100 employees. Novarra's mobile browser and services platform will be used by Nokia to deliver enhanced Internet experiences on Nokia mobile devices.
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: Novarra Inc.
Novarra, the Internet Mobility company, provides high performance mobile internet browsers and platforms for operators, handset manufacturers and internet brands to create new services and revenue streams for smartphones, features phones and mobile broadband devices.
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announced 12/12/2019 via Company Press Release

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire WebPros

synopsis: Oakley Capital will sell its stake in WebPros Group, a leading provider of web hosting automation software, to CVC Fund VII. WebPros brings together leading SaaS providers of web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. It has a network of 24 offices and over 500 employees throughout the world. CVC has secured commitments of over US$123 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: WebPros
Founded in the early 2017, WebPros is bringing together leading SaaS providers of the most widely used web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
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announced 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire cPanel, Inc.

synopsis: Oakley Capital, a mid-market private equity investor, will acquire a majority stake in cPanel, the Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. cPanel's web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor with over €1.5 billion under management, investing primarily in Western Europe. Oakley Capital is highly proficient in building & maintaining close working relationships with management teams at both target & portfolio companies. "
target: cPanel, Inc.
cPanel is a Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. Their web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts. cPanel helps hosting providers and corporations save money on labor and minimize admin workload.
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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 4/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Mobilethink

synopsis: Enghouse Systems, a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions, announced it has acquired Mobilethink A/S of Aarhus, Denmark. Mobilethink A/S is a software business specializing in device management solutions, with two leading brands in the mobile B2B sector.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Mobilethink
Mobilethink is a world leading mobile device intelligence provider, serving mobile operators for more than a decade. The company presents a fully fledged and robust mobile operator-centric device intelligence management suite for device management, customer engagement and smartphone support.
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closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mobilethink and Tweakker, acquired Mobilethink and Tweakker

synopsis: A new era began at Mobilethink and Tweakker in Denmark following a management buyout from Spirent Communications by Pierre Hagendorf, previously general manager of the two businesses. Mobilethink and Tweakker help operators to better manage the growing complexities associated with feature phones, smartphones and any other connected mobile device.
buyer: Mobilethink and Tweakker
Mobilethink Holdings is the parent entity of Mobilethink and Tweakker. Mobilethink and Tweakker help operators to better manage the growing complexities associated with feature phones, smartphones and any other connected mobile device on a network. "
target parent: Spirent Communications plc
target: Mobilethink and Tweakker
Mobilethink Holdings is the parent entity of Mobilethink and Tweakker. Mobilethink and Tweakker help operators to better manage the growing complexities associated with feature phones, smartphones and any other connected mobile device on a network.
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announced 10/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Invigor Group Limited, will acquire Amethon Solutions

synopsis: Invigor Group Limited has reached an agreement to acquire Amethon Solutions (Asia Pacific) Pty Ltd. Amethon operates in the mobile data analytics market delivering subscriber data through advanced network analytics and content tracking solutions.
buyer: Invigor Group Limited (ASX:IVO:$1.61)
Invigor Group is a leading information technology and digital solutions company. It specialises in innovative business intelligence, big data solutions which are supported by strategic consulting, development and marketing services. "
target: Amethon Solutions
Amethon was founded in Sydney, Australia in 2000 and is a leading provider of mobile analytics tools for mobile operators, mobile content publishers and mobile marketing agencies with its Content Fingerprinting and Mobile Analytics products.
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closed 9/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Spirent Communications plc, acquired Mobilethink A/S

synopsis: Spirent Communications plc, a leading communications technology company, announced that it has acquired Mobilethink A/S, a provider of mobile device management, device analytics and intelligence solutions for mobile operators.
buyer: Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT:$457.90)
Spirent Communications plc., a global leader in test and measurement, offers an extensive portfolio of solutions to test data centers, cloud computing and virtualized environments, high speed Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices, and positioning technologies. "
target: Mobilethink A/S
Headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark, Mobilethink is a provider of mobile device management, device analytics and intelligence solutions for mobile operators. Mobilethink has over 100 mobile operator and MVNO customers across Europe and emerging markets in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
price ($mm)
$20
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$8
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announced 1/4/2007 via Company Press Release

JDS Uniphase Corp., will acquire Casabyte Inc.

synopsis: JDSU announced an agreement to purchase Casabyte Inc., a leading provider of service quality monitoring solutions for mobile network operators. Casabyte addresses the rapidly growing need for quality of service test solutions as network operators deliver bandwidth-intensive multimedia content over converged fixed-mobile networks.
buyer: JDS Uniphase Corp. (JDSU:$1,676.90)
JDSU is committed to enabling broadband & optical innovation in the communications, commercial and consumer markets. JDSU is a leading provider of communications test and measurement solutions and optical products. "
target: Casabyte Inc.
Casabyte Inc. is a world leader in providing automated end-to-end service quality monitoring technology to the wireless industry. Casabyte’s advanced wireless QoS solutions enable users to remotely monitor and audit the quality and availability of subscriber services.
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$34
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closed 12/16/2008 via BusinessWire

ARM Holdings plc, acquired Logipard AB

synopsis: ARM announced that it has acquired Logipard AB, a leading Sweden-based video IP company. The acquisition enables ARM to bring to market the ARM® Mali™-VE multi standard video engine family of products.
buyer: ARM Holdings plc (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. "
target: Logipard AB
Logipard AB is a leading video IP company. They are designers of power-efficient video encode and decode acceleration technologies for the mobile and consumer markets and are the leading provider of video IP to one of the world’s leading mobile technology suppliers for platforms used by LG.
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$1.22
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closed 10/10/2005 via BusinessWire

Vidiator Technology, Inc., purchased Platform Division from Nextreaming Corp.

synopsis: Vidiator Technology Inc., a world leader in multimedia content delivery software and solutions for mobile, announced the acquisition of the assets and engineering talents of Nextreaming's Platform Division from Nextreaming Corp., effective immediately.
buyer: Vidiator Technology, Inc.
Vidiator is a leading 3GPP/3GPP2 compliant solutions provider for real-time processing and delivery of wireless multimedia content. The company provides carrier-grade on-demand streaming, live broadcast, on-demand and live encoding, decoding, transcoding and MMSC transcoding in a single platform en "
seller: Nextreaming Corp.
Nextreaming is a leading provider of embedded multimedia solutions for mobile phones and other wireless devices. Nextreaming's products enable mobile phones to be equipped with camera, camcorder, audio/video player, music player, TV, and video telephony.
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closed 4/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired LightSurf Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Santa Cruz, California-based LightSurf.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,142.17)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: LightSurf Technologies, Inc.
LightSurf is the global leader in Open Standards MMS, Picture and Video Messaging, and Interoperability solutions supporting all mobile devices and wireless networks.
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closed 4/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired LightSurf Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Santa Cruz, California-based LightSurf.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,142.17)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: LightSurf Technologies, Inc.
LightSurf is the global leader in Open Standards MMS, Picture and Video Messaging, and Interoperability solutions supporting all mobile devices and wireless networks.
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closed 10/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Polystar, acquired P-OSS Solutions S.L.

synopsis: Polystar, a leading supplier of Customer Experience Management, Service Assurance and Network Monitoring solutions for the telecom industry, announced that it has acquired P-OSS, a leading provider of Performance Management solutions. P-OSS provides end-to-end multi-domain service and network performance management with its iPe-Bot platform.
buyer: Polystar
Polystar enables CSPs to achieve excellence in CEM, Big Data Analytics, Service Assurance, Network Monitoring, Service Enablement and High-Performance Testing. Polystar's real-time Network and Customer Insights uncover a goldmine of data, which yields indispensable analytics to CSPs. "
target: P-OSS Solutions S.L.
P-OSS Solutions offers iPe-Bot, a Performance Management system that shows users what their network is delivering. iPe-Bot is a fully web-based system that collects data from the LTE-2G-3G radio, transmission, core, NGN and VAS domains of wireless networks and also IP and wire line networks.
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closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amino Technologies plc, acquired Booxmedia Ltd.

synopsis: Amino, leaders in IPTV, announces that it has acquired Booxmedia, the Finland-based cloud TV platform provider, enabling the company to offer “TV everywhere” solutions to new market segments in OTT multiscreen TV.
buyer: Amino Technologies plc (AIM:AMO:$82.39)
Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV (Internet Protocol television) and hybrid/OTT (over-the-top content) innovator – bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. Amino’s award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service providers worldwide."
target: Booxmedia Ltd.
Founded in Helsinki in 2009, Booxmedia is a SaaS cloud TV platform provider. Its core product suite enables operators and service providers to launch “TV everywhere” services using an “off the shelf” cloud platform, removing the need to build their own bespoke technology infrastructure.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 10/25/2013 via Market Wire

Evolving Systems, Inc., acquired Telespree Communications

synopsis: Evolving Systems, Inc., a leading provider of activation-based solutions to telecom operators worldwide, announced it has acquired privately held Telespree Communications, a SaaS provider of service activation, self-service mobile applications and data enablement solutions to wireless carriers and MVNOs(mobile virtual network operators).
buyer: Evolving Systems, Inc. (EVOL:$24.32)
Evolving Systems provides activation, dynamic SIM allocation and number management software and services to communication providers globally, helping them to improve process efficiency, reduce costs and enhance their customer's experience. "
target: Telespree Communications
Telespree is a leading enabler of cloud-based wireless data services for carriers, retailers, and wholesale providers. Their Mobile Services Platform delivers service enrollment, session monitoring, policy management, real-time charging and mobile marketing services via a virtualized environment.
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closed 8/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired TTS Wireless

synopsis: Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, announced it has acquired TTS Wireless, a privately-owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specializing in network optimization, planning, and software-enabled solutions.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,059.00)
Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to the world’s most successful communications and media companies. Their Amdocs Optima is a digital customer management and commerce platform designed to rapidly and securely monetize any product or service. "
target: TTS Wireless
TTS Wireless is a privately-owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specializing in network optimization, planning, and software-enabled solutions.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Sicap AG

synopsis: Volaris Group announced that it has completed its seventh acquisition in the Communications vertical with the acquisition of SICAP Schweiz AG, a global mobile device management provider to Mobile Network Operators and Mobile Virtual Network Operators, Enablers and Aggregators.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Sicap AG
SICAP Schweiz AG is a mobile device management provider to Mobile Network Operators and Mobile Virtual Network Operators. Sicap’s solutions provide customer insight and engagement, device & SIM management, mobile security, enterprise mobility management & Internet of Things (IoT) service enablement.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Web

truconnect, acquired wefi

synopsis: TruConnect Communications, Inc., one of the nation's fastest growing prepaid mobile service providers, announced that it has formed TruConnect Technologies, LLC, a new unit that acquired the business, operating assets, and technology of WeFi, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent wi-fi offload and mobile analytics in the network operator space.
buyer: truconnect
TruConnect is a national provider of wireless voice, messaging, and data services capable of reaching millions of Americans where they live, work, and play. Their data plans are comprised of Forever Data, which means that it is your data and it never expires. "
target: wefi
wefi is a key innovator and a market leader in mobile broadband Smart Always Best Connection solution and heterogeneous network management. wefi offers a complete network of solutions that enable providers and operators to make the best decisions for their user experience.
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closed 2/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired bit-side GmbH

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of bit-side GmbH, a privately owned Berlin-based professional services and software company with 39 employees. The deal was initially announced on January 27, 2009. By acquiring bit-side Nokia will strengthen and accelerate its mobile development for Nokia Maps.
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: bit-side GmbH
Founded in 2000, bit-side GmbH develops innovative products and services for mobile phones. Based in the heart of Berlin, more than 30 software and media specialists work on mobile solutions for customers all around the world.
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closed 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velocix Group, purchased IP Video Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Volaris Group, a Toronto-based software company, announced the successful completion of the purchase of the majority of Nokia's IP Video business. Nokia's video product portfolio, including its caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Velocix Group
Velocix is the streaming technology company that makes video personal, on every connected screen. They enable each stream to be personalized, dynamically adapting it to ensure every viewing experience is not just unique but enriched. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia's IP Video business includes video caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
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closed 5/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nokia Corporation, acquired SpaceTime Insight, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia, a multinational communications corporation, has acquired SpaceTime Insight. SpaceTime provides machine learning-powered analytics and IoT applications for some of the world's largest transportation, energy and utilities organizations. SpaceTime's analytics predict asset health with a high degree of accuracy and optimize related operations.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a Finnish multinational communications corporation engaged in the manufacturing of mobile devices, network infrastructure, location-based technologies, and advanced technologies businesses worldwide. "
target: SpaceTime Insight, Inc.
SpaceTime Insight provides machine learning-powered analytics and IoT applications for some of the world's largest transportation, energy and utilities organizations. SpaceTime's analytics predict asset health with a high degree of accuracy and optimize related operations.
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announced 2/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Unium Inc.

synopsis: Nokia, a provider of an end-to-end portfolio of products and services to communications service providers, has agreed to acquire Unium Inc., a software company that helps improve WiFi speeds via mesh networking technology. Unium helps improve slow WiFi spots in a home by creating a secure mesh network and recommending optimal locations for devices.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia creates the technology to connect the world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, they serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry's most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing. "
target: Unium Inc.
Unium is a software company that helps improve WiFi speeds via mesh networking technology. Unium helps improve slow WiFi spots in a home by creating a secure mesh network and recommending optimal locations for devices, ultimately re-routing traffic to provide better wireless internet connections.
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announced 12/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Nokia Corporation, will acquire DeepField

synopsis: Nokia announced plans to acquire Deepfield, the leader in real-time analytics for IP network performance management and security. The acquisition will extend Nokia's leadership in real-time, analytics-driven network and service automation. Deepfield's Internet Genome technology solves the visibility problem by identifying cloud applications.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a global leader in creating the technologies at the heart of the connected world. They serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry's most complete portfolio of products, services and licensing. "
target: DeepField
Deepfield is the leading provider of real-time network performance and security purpose-built big data analytics for communication service providers and large enterprises. It is perfect for use in data centers and service provider networks.
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announced 6/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Gainspeed

synopsis: Gainspeed, the pioneer in DAA (Distributed Access Architectures) for cable, is excited to announce its planned acquisition by Nokia. Gainspeed’s Virtual CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform) solution is a perfect complement to Nokia’s current fiber access solutions and enables Nokia to provide a complete cable access solution for MSOs.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is an innovation leader in the technologies that connect people and things, combining network infrastructure, software and services, with advanced technologies for smart devices and sensors to tap the power of connectivity. "
target: Gainspeed
Gainspeed’s Virtual CCAP solution, distributes processing to the edge of the network and centralizes control, enabling cable operators to satisfy exponentially growing capacity requirements.
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announced 2/22/2016 via Market Watch

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Nakina Systems

synopsis: Finnish telecom company Nokia Corp. said it plans to acquire Canadian software firm Nakina Systems. The company is a next generation software company that has been enabling network transformation for over a decade, in real world environments.networks.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is an innovation leader in the technologies that connect people and things, combining network infrastructure, software and services, with advanced technologies for smart devices and sensors to tap the power of connectivity. "
target: Nakina Systems
Nakina is a next generation software company that has been enabling network transformation for over a decade, in real world environments. Their Network Integrity software applications are trusted, proven, and powerful – used to manage, secure, and optimize physical and virtual networks.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
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$2,741 [$3,069]
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Nokia Networks, Inc., will acquire Eden Rock Communications, LLC

synopsis: Eden Rock Communications, LLC announced for the acquisition of Eden Rock by Nokia Networks. Nokia Networks will gain access to Eden Rock’s multivendor Self Organizing Network (SON) solution. SON is one of the fastest growing and most important segments within the mobile broadband industry.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: Nokia Networks, Inc.
Nokia Networks provides broadband infrastructure software and services and operates at the forefront of their industry. From the first ever call on GSM to the first call on LTE, they have set the pace of innovation, a record that continues with future technologies such as 5G. "
target: Eden Rock Communications, LLC
Eden Rock Communications is a pioneer in the Self Organizing Network (SON) space and creator of an industry leading multi-vendor, multi-technology, centralized SON solution, Eden-NET.
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announced 6/12/2014 via PR Newswire

HERE, will acquire Medio Systems, Inc.

synopsis: HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, announced plans to acquire Medio Systems Inc., a Seattle-based company that is a pioneer in the emerging field of real-time predictive analytics.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. "
target: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio is the world’s largest provider of predictive app analytics and the leader in optimizing the lifetime value of mobile customers. The company currently tracks and analyzes over one billion events every day.
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announced 11/14/2012 via BusinessWire

Nokia Corporation, will acquire earthmine

synopsis: earthmine Inc. announced that it is has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Nokia. earthmine, based in Berkeley, California, is a privately-owned company that develops a powerful end-to-end 3D street level imaging solution -- from collection hardware to processing workflows, cloud hosting and client software.
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: earthmine
earthmine is a leader in 3D imagery delivering a full end to end solution from 3D mobile mapping systems, automated data processing pipelines, cloud based hosting services and server software, to desktop software, client side developer tools and direct integration with leading GIS software.
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closed 9/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Digia Plc, acquired Qt

synopsis: Digia announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Qt software technologies and Qt business from Nokia. Following the acquisition Digia becomes responsible for all the Qt activities formerly carried out by Nokia. Qt allows open source and commercial software developers to code less, create more and deploy everywhere.
buyer: Digia Plc (HLSE:DIGIA:$120.24)
Digia, a software solutions and service company, provides and implements information and communication technology products and services. The company offers enterprise resource planning solutions for managing sales, warehousing, production, and financial processes. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: Qt
With Qt, developers can build innovative applications and touch-enabled user interfaces once and then deploy across all major mobile, desktop, consumer electronic and embedded platforms without rewriting the code.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

FINO, purchased Mobile Payment Services Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Nokia has eliminated its mobile payment services business in India by selling it off to a financial inclusion facilitating firm Fino. The acquisition of Nokia Mobile Payment Services in India will allow Blackstone backed FINO to foray into prepaid mobile payment space.
buyer: FINO
FINO is an integrated technology platform and delivery channel, enabling sourcing and servicing of world's micro customers on a large scale. FINO, with its leading edge solutions plays a key role in India's quest for developing branchless banking infrastructure. "
seller: 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.
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announced 6/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Scalado AB

synopsis: Nokiaa, world leader in mobile communications, is to acquire Scalado, a provider of imaging technologies, applications, and engineering services for the camera phone industry.
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: Scalado AB
Scalado AB provides imaging technologies, applications, and engineering services for the camera phone industry.
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closed 10/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Matchbin, purchased Radio and Television Advertising Group from NAVTEQ Media Solutions

synopsis: Matchbin, a provider of content management, advertising and local marketplace solutions, has acquired NAVTEQ’s Radio and Television Advertising Group, which as part of NAVTEQ Media Solutions provides content and advertising solutions for broadcast radio and television, forming Radiate Media, a media technology services company.
buyer: Matchbin
Matchbin is a leading provider of content management, advertising and local marketplace solutions for media companies. Matchbin creates and hosts content rich websites for local media companies. Loyal visitors are acquired through these trusted, locally branded websites. "
seller parent: Nokia Corporation
seller: NAVTEQ Media Solutions
NAVTEQ Media Solutions is a global location-based mobile ad network. Its LocationPoint(TM) Advertising technology enables brick and mortar merchants to pinpoint where consumers are, deliver ads within a few meters of advertised points of purchase, etc.
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announced 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Synchronica plc, will purchase Operator Branded Messaging Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Synchronica plc, the emerging markets leader in next-generation mobile messaging services, announced the conditional agreement to acquire Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business, which provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 12/13/2010 via Reuters

NAVTEQ, acquired Trapster

synopsis: Nokia's Navteq, the world's top digital mapping company, has bought California-based speed trap sharing service Trapster to strengthen its location-linked content offering. Trapster, which says it has 9.4 million users, allows users to share locations of police road checks and road hazards.
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: Trapster
Trapster is a smart-phone application that alerts motorists to real-time road hazards, police checkpoints and red-light cameras. The company claims 6.4 million users worldwide, with an additional 15,000 to 50,000 added each day.
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closed 11/17/2010 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired PixelActive

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, has acquired PixelActive. The acquisition is an extension of NAVTEQ's strategy to accelerate expansion from a 2D to 3D map.
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: PixelActive
PixelActive is a leading provider of 3D urban modeling software for video games, simulation, navigation, and urban planning. Their flagship product, CityScape, enables developers to create 3D urban environments easier and faster than traditional methods.
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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 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Motally, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia announced that it has completed the acquisition of Motally, Inc. Motally's mobile analytics service enables developers and publishers to optimize the development of their mobile applications through increased understanding of how users engage. The service offering is planned to be adapted for Qt, Symbian, MeeGo and Java developers.
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: Motally, Inc.
Motally Inc. was founded in 2008 in San Francisco and has patent-pending technology to ensure accurate data collection and analytic reporting for publishers' mobile sites.
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closed 7/12/2010 via Company Press Release

QBase Holdings, LLC, acquired MetaCarta, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia announced that it has divested MetaCarta Inc. to Qbase Holdings LLC, a privately held US based company. Nokia will retain MetaCarta's geographic intelligence technology, which it is incorporating in its local search and other services. MetaCarta serves primarily government as well as oil and gas customers.
buyer: QBase Holdings, LLC
Qbase delivers leading solutions in data management, analytics and visualization, high throughput computing technologies, and a full spectrum of information technology services. QBase's innovative technology makes their clients' data work smarter and faster to drive better results at lower cost. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: MetaCarta, Inc.
MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic intelligence solutions, offers users map-driven geographic search, geographic referencing, and data visualization capabilities. MetaCarta products make data and unstructured content "location-aware" making that information geographically relevant.
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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 12/6/2018 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.
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announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

CIVIQ Smartscapes, acquired elevate DIGITAL

synopsis: JMC Capital Partners through its portfolio company, CIVIQ Smartscapes, a company that designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures, has acquired elevate Digital. Elevate Digital is a leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology that engages with people and devices within verticals.
buyer parent: JMC Capital Partners
buyer: CIVIQ Smartscapes
CIVIQ Smartscapes designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures that provide access to and enhance public information, commerce, safety and efficiency to create "smartscapes" – the future of intelligent urban infrastructure. "
target: elevate DIGITAL
elevate DIGITAL is the leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology. The elevate platform manages and controls connective messaging, digital applications, geo-targeted services and data collection within SMART display technology.
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