Like Axonwave Software, Inc.

closed 2/21/2007 via BNC Analysis

Matrikon Inc., acquired Axonwave Software, Inc.

synopsis: Matrikon is pleased to announce that it has acquired Axonwave Software Inc., a private company based in Vancouver, BC. Established in 1999, Axonwave grew out of the natural language laboratory at Simon Fraser University led by Dr. Fred Popowich, a recognized leader in the field of linguistic computing.
buyer: Matrikon Inc. (MTKRF:$0.00)
Makitron develops OPC products and provides integration services and solutions. Industry solutions include OPC Tunneller, OPC DataManager, OPC Desktop Historian, OPC Transporter, OPC Redundancy Broker, amongst others. "
target: Axonwave Software, Inc.
The Axonwave text analytics system lets enterprises unlock the high-value potential in their text sources. Unlike simplistic keyword-based systems, the Axonwave Content Intelligence System (CIS) works with the meaningful conceptual content of your text.
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closed 3/17/2008 via BusinessWire

SAS Institute Inc., acquired Teragram Corporation

synopsis: SAS, the leader in business intelligence and advanced analytics, announced today the acquisition of privately held Teragram, the leader in natural language processing and advanced linguistic technology. The acquisition will enhance SAS’ own robust text mining and analytical BI offerings, and extend them to enterprise and mobile search.
buyer: SAS Institute Inc.
SAS is the leader in business intelligence and analytical software and services. Customers at more than 44,000 sites use SAS software to improve performance through insight from data, resulting in faster and more accurate business decisions. "
target: Teragram Corporation
Teragram Corp. is the market leader in mobile and multilingual natural language processing technologies that use the meaning of text to distill relevant information from vast amounts of data.
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closed 3/17/2008 via BusinessWire

SAS Institute Inc., acquired Teragram Corporation

synopsis: SAS, the leader in business intelligence and advanced analytics, announced today the acquisition of privately held Teragram, the leader in natural language processing and advanced linguistic technology. The acquisition will enhance SAS’ own robust text mining and analytical BI offerings, and extend them to enterprise and mobile search.
buyer: SAS Institute Inc.
SAS is the leader in business intelligence and analytical software and services. Customers at more than 44,000 sites use SAS software to improve performance through insight from data, resulting in faster and more accurate business decisions. "
target: Teragram Corporation
Teragram Corp. is the market leader in mobile and multilingual natural language processing technologies that use the meaning of text to distill relevant information from vast amounts of data.
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closed 7/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Voxeo Corporation, acquired VoiceReady

synopsis: Voxeo Corporation, the only provider of hosted IVR services with a 100% uptime guarantee, announced the acquisition of VoiceReady, a privately held company whose web-based graphical design and reporting solutions enable the rapid delivery and management of VoiceXML and VoIP-based telephony applications.
buyer: Voxeo Corporation
Voxeo Corporation is the leading provider of standards-based, hosted, and customer premise interactive voice response (IVR) solutions to Fortune 500 and other innovative companies. "
target: VoiceReady
VoiceReady is a privately held company whose core expertise lies in software technology for creating and maintaining speech recognition applications for use over the telephone.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

CoreView, will acquire TermSet

synopsis: CoreView, the leading SaaS management platform for Office 365, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TermSet, a privately held company based in the United Kingdom. TermSet provides solutions that unlock the information inside documents by using Natural Language Processing (NLP) based on Artificial Intelligence (AI).
buyer: CoreView
CoreView is the best in class SaaS management platform for Office 365. It provides a fully integrated product that incorporates Monitoring, Reporting, Management, Customizable Administration and Training/Adoption to help customers stay in control of their Office 365 deployment. "
target: TermSet
Based in the UK, TermSet provides solutions that unlock the information inside unstructured documents for businesses of all sizes . They have developed two products, ScanR and Tag R, that use natural language processing based on AI.
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announced 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Quid will be merged with NetBase Solutions, Inc.,

synopsis: NetBase, the award-winning social analytics platform that global companies use, announced it will merge with Quid, an artificial intelligence company that enables organizations to understand the story behind their customers, competitors, markets, and brand.
buyer: NetBase Solutions, Inc.
NetBase is the award-winning social analytics platform that global companies use to run brands, build businesses, and connect with consumers. Its platform processes millions of social media posts daily for actionable business insights. "
target: Quid
Quid is an artificial intelligence company that enables organizations to understand the story behind their customers, competitors, markets, and brand. The platform utilizes artificial intelligence and natural language processing to illuminate key information and drive insights.
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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Varicent Software Incorporated, acquired Symon AI

synopsis: Varicent, the leading provider of next generation Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced that it has acquired Symon.AI, a visionary technology platform built on sophisticated Natural Language and Machine Learning algorithms that provide easy to use, advanced analytics to business users and data scientists alike.
buyer: Varicent Software Incorporated
Varicent is the leading provider of Smart SPM (sales performance management) cloud-enabled software for mid-market and enterprise companies in any industry. Its augmented intelligence powered platform enables customers to easily see and address sales trends, problem areas, and opportunities. "
target: Symon AI
Symon.AI is a visionary technology platform built on sophisticated Natural Language and Machine Learning algorithms that provide easy to use, advanced analytics to business users and data scientists alike.
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closed 6/26/2019 via PR Newswire

Basis Technology, acquired KonaSearch

synopsis: Basic Technology has acquired KonaSearch, a Salesforce full-text search application. KonaSearch is a search engine providing a 360° view of the cloud from the Salesforce desktop. With Basis Technology's AI text analytics, KonaSearch can discover data connections and deliver search results across the information landscape in every major language.
buyer: Basis Technology
Basis Technology provides analytics allowing businesses and governments to tackle the toughest problems. Their products include Rosette, a text analytics platform for extracting information from unstructured data; Autopsy, a digital forensics platform; and Cyber Triage, a tool for first responders. "
target: KonaSearch
KonaSearch is an AppExchange-certified, relevancy-based, full-text search application for Salesforce. It searches all fields on all objects for Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Communities, and Force.com applications, including full-text search of Attachments, Chatter Files, Articles, and Documents.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

H-Farm S.p.A., acquired Celi S.r.l.

synopsis: H-FARM SpA acquired 100% of CELI’s shares. CELI develops innovative products and solutions that use Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence. Celi's Sophia Analytics is an advanced solution to extracting value from linguistic data and obtaining actionable results. Sophia Chatbot is an innovative tool to manage customer engagement.
buyer: H-Farm S.p.A. (BIT:FARM:$60.11)
H-FARM is a public company that supports the creation of new business models and the digital transformation and education of people and enterprises. Founded in 2005, it was the first company in the world to establish a model that includes education, investment and consultancy services. "
target: Celi S.r.l.
Celi develops solutions using Natural Language Processing and Semantic Technologies in order to extract knowledge and create value from language data, both text and speech. Celi provides consulting services and technologies in the areas of Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence.
price ($mm)
$2.58
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Ultimate Software Group, acquired Kanjoya

synopsis: Ultimate Software, a leading provider of human capital management solutions in the cloud, announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based technology company Kanjoya, Inc., a leading workforce intelligence and analytics platform for enterprises.
buyer: Ultimate Software Group (ULTI:$1,140.55)
Ultimate Software is a leading provider of end-to-end strategic human resources, payroll, and talent management solutions. Ultimate Software markets its award-winning UltiPro products as licensed software and as on-demand services through Intersourcing. "
target: Kanjoya
Kanjoya Inc. is a technology company focusing on workforce intelligence and analytics platform for enterprises. They works with leading companies to uncover employee, manager, and team attitudes and performance traits from employee surveys and other employee feedback's sources.
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closed 7/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systemes, acquired Proxem

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, a French company that develops software for 3D product design, simulation, manufacturing and more, has acquired Proxem, a France-based specialist in artificial intelligence-powered semantic processing software and services, and provider of customer experience analysis solutions.
buyer: Dassault Systemes (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,323.17)
Based in France, Dassault Systèmes provides clients with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. They foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: Proxem
Proxem is a France-based specialist in artificial intelligence-powered semantic processing software and services, and provider of customer experience analysis solutions.
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closed 1/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired TheySay

synopsis: Aptean, a leading global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, has acquired TheySay, a best-in-market text analytics platform that uses advanced computational linguistics and deep learning to help customers effectively monitor, manage and optimize their reputations and business.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions. They build, acquire and integrate industry-focused solutions to support the evolving operational needs of their customers, enabling them to increase operational efficiencies and improve customer satisfaction and loyalty. "
target: TheySay
TheySay develops leading-edge text analytics and emotion AI (artificial intelligence) software and solutions based on advanced natural language processing (NLP) and deep learning technology. Global customers encompass a wide array of vertical markets.
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closed 8/23/2017 via PR Web

M-Files Inc., acquired Apprento

synopsis: M-Files Corporation, the intelligent information management company, announced the acquisition of Apprento, a Canadian-based provider of artificial intelligence and natural language processing technology solutions.
buyer: M-Files Inc.
M-Files provides an intelligent information management platform that improves business performance. Unlike traditional enterprise content management (ECM) systems or content services platforms, M-Files unifies systems, data and content across the organization without disturbing existing systems "
target: Apprento
Apprento is a provider of artificial intelligence and natural language processing technology solutions. The Apprento Business Context Engine employs natural language processing & natural language understanding capabilities to understand both semantics and concepts in content & communication systems.
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closed 8/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Tableau Software, acquired ClearGraph

synopsis: Tableau Software announced it has acquired ClearGraph, a cutting edge startup that enables smart data discovery and data analysis through natural language query technology. Tableau plans to integrate ClearGraph's technology into their products, making it easier for more people to interact with their data by using natural language to ask questions.
buyer: Tableau Software (DATA:$1,191.61)
Tableau helps people see and understand data. Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 61,000 customer accounts get rapid results with Tableau in the office and on-the-go. Over 300,000 people use Tableau Public to share public data in their blogs and websites."
target: ClearGraph
ClearGraph enables smart data discovery and data analysis through natural language query technology. It brings a consumer-like experience to users by connecting disparate data sources and making them accessible and intelligible through simple conversational style search.
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announced 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Conde Nast Publications Inc., will acquire CitizenNet

synopsis: Condé Nast, a premier media company, said it will acquire CitizenNet, a social data and marketing platform. CitizenNet is a Facebook Marketing Partner leveraging numerous patents in natural language processing and semantic analysis to improve Social Media Advertising performance through Audience Prediction and Media Optimization.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 123 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. "
target: CitizenNet
CitizenNet is a Facebook Marketing Partner leveraging numerous patents in natural language processing and semantic analysis to improve Social Media Advertising performance through Audience Prediction and Media Optimization.
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closed 4/5/2016 via PR Newswire

VirtualWorks, acquired Language Tools

synopsis: VirtualWorks Group Inc a leader in enterprise search and discovery, announced that it has completed the transaction to buy Language Tools GmbH. Language Tools' expertise in computational linguistics and language processing technologies significantly enhance search relevancy and provide a platform for big data intelligence and analytics.
buyer: VirtualWorks
VirtualWorks helps businesses organize, locate and manage their information, as well as discover and extract value from their data. Their platform allows businesses to capitalize on both their machine generated data and human generated content. "
target: Language Tools
Language Tools offers sophisticated tools that enhance enterprise search through improved relevancy, and state of the art drill-down and suggest technologies. The technology is based on years of research in linguistics, computational linguistics and computer science at various universities.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Evolve IP, acquired Jog.ai Inc.

synopsis: Evolve IP, a provider of cloud computing and cloud communications services, has acquired Jog.ai, a speech analytics and natural language technology firm. Jog.ai provides an automated call recording and transcribing solution that creates a ‘screenplay’ for calls. The interactive screenplay allows users to flag important moments for fast reference.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Evolve IP
Evolve IP delivers customized strategies and integrated services for both cloud computing and communications; solutions that are designed to work together and with the applications already used in their clients' businesses. "
target: Jog.ai Inc.
Jog.ai is a speech analytics and natural language technology firm. Jog.ai provides an automated call recording and transcribing solution that creates a ‘screenplay’ for calls. The screenplay is clickable, copiable, and sharable and allows users to flag important moments for fast reference.
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closed 8/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Aspect Software, acquired LinguaSys

synopsis: Aspect Software, a leading award-winning cloud provider of fully-integrated consumer engagement, workforce optimization, and back-office solutions, announced the acquisition of the technology assets of LinguaSys, an Interactive Text Response (ITR), and natural language user interface provider.
buyer: Aspect Software
Aspect helps enterprise contact centers deliver remarkable customer experiences across every conversation and every channel – through a single, elegant software platform. "
target: LinguaSys
LinguaSys provides Interactive Text Response (ITR), natural language user interface, and near-real time text translations to leading Fortune 100 companies. LinguaSys' technology allows channels like SMS and Twitter to become two-way conversations, expanding omni-channel service interactions.
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announced 10/23/2019 via Company Press Release

ServiceNow, will acquire Attivio, Inc.

synopsis: ServiceNow, an American cloud computing company, has signed an agreement to acquire the cognitive search capabilities of Attivio, an AI-powered answers and insights platform company based in Boston, MA.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,220.93)
ServiceNow makes work better across the enterprise. Their applications automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, customer service, security operations and HR service delivery, creating a better experience for employees and customers. "
target: Attivio, Inc.
Using AI technologies like Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Text Analytics, Attivio helps companies increase call deflection, improve self-service success, and decrease mean time to resolution.
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closed 2/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Walmart, acquired Aspectiva

synopsis: American retailer Walmart Inc. has acquired Tel Aviv-based product review insight company Aspectiva Ltd. Aspectiva uses artificial intelligence and Natural Language Processing technologies to analyze product reviews and consumer opinions and turns them into comprehensive and valuable insights that enhance the customer journey.
buyer: Walmart (WMT:$548,743.00)
Walmart Inc. helps people around the world save money and live better in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit their more than 11,200 stores under 55 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. "
target: Aspectiva
Aspectiva is a product review insight company in Israel. Aspectiva uses artificial intelligence and Natural Language Processing technologies to analyze product reviews and consumer opinions and turns them into comprehensive and valuable insights that enhance the customer journey.
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closed 2/21/2007 via BNC Analysis

Matrikon Inc., acquired Axonwave Software, Inc.

synopsis: Matrikon is pleased to announce that it has acquired Axonwave Software Inc., a private company based in Vancouver, BC. Established in 1999, Axonwave grew out of the natural language laboratory at Simon Fraser University led by Dr. Fred Popowich, a recognized leader in the field of linguistic computing.
buyer: Matrikon Inc. (MTKRF:$0.00)
Makitron develops OPC products and provides integration services and solutions. Industry solutions include OPC Tunneller, OPC DataManager, OPC Desktop Historian, OPC Transporter, OPC Redundancy Broker, amongst others. "
target: Axonwave Software, Inc.
The Axonwave text analytics system lets enterprises unlock the high-value potential in their text sources. Unlike simplistic keyword-based systems, the Axonwave Content Intelligence System (CIS) works with the meaningful conceptual content of your text.
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closed 6/28/2010 via PR Newswire

Honeywell International Inc., acquired Matrikon Inc.

synopsis: Honeywell announced it has completed the acquisition of Matrikon for approximately $139 million USD. Matrikon will be integrated with the Advanced Solutions business of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS). Matrikon's open connectivity in process control business, MatrikonOPC, will operate as a separate business entity within HPS.
buyer: Honeywell International Inc. (HON:$39,272.00)
Honeywell International is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. "
target: Matrikon Inc.
Matrikon specializes in technology to manage production, optimize operations and monitor assets at industrial plants including oil and gas, refining, energy, power and mining companies. These products and solutions provide plant personnel actionable performance data.
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closed 2/21/2007 via BNC Analysis

Matrikon Inc., acquired Axonwave Software, Inc.

synopsis: Matrikon is pleased to announce that it has acquired Axonwave Software Inc., a private company based in Vancouver, BC. Established in 1999, Axonwave grew out of the natural language laboratory at Simon Fraser University led by Dr. Fred Popowich, a recognized leader in the field of linguistic computing.
buyer: Matrikon Inc. (MTKRF:$0.00)
Makitron develops OPC products and provides integration services and solutions. Industry solutions include OPC Tunneller, OPC DataManager, OPC Desktop Historian, OPC Transporter, OPC Redundancy Broker, amongst others. "
target: Axonwave Software, Inc.
The Axonwave text analytics system lets enterprises unlock the high-value potential in their text sources. Unlike simplistic keyword-based systems, the Axonwave Content Intelligence System (CIS) works with the meaningful conceptual content of your text.
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announced 7/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Factory, will purchase Machining Optimisation Software Products from OMAT Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Factory plans to take over products of OMAT Ltd., a supplier of software solutions for adaptive spindle feed control, improvement of tool life cycles and vibration analysis of spindles for the use with CNC controls. The software solutions offered by OMAT focus on optimizing the spindle feed during machine operation.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Factory
The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of integrated hardware, software and technology-based services to support manufacturing companies in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products. "
seller: OMAT Ltd.
OMAT machining optimisation software products focus on optimizing the spindle feed during CNC machine operation. Their Adaptive Control & Monitoring (ACM), which significantly reduces the processing time of part programs, extends the life cycle of tools and avoids tool breakage.
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closed 6/15/2018 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Oniqua Pty Ltd.

synopsis: IBM announced it has acquired Oniqua Holdings Pty Ltd., a global innovator in Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) Inventory Optimization solutions and services focused on mining, oil & gas, transportation, utilities, manufacturing and other asset-intensive industries.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$75,030.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target parent: ASCO plc
target: Oniqua Pty Ltd.
Oniqua is a global innovator in Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) Inventory Optimization solutions and services focused on mining, oil & gas, transportation, utilities, manufacturing and other asset-intensive industries.
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closed 10/27/2016 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, acquired Mtell

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc., a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, announced it has acquired Mtelligence Corporation (known as Mtell), a San Diego, California-based pioneer in the field of predictive and prescriptive maintenance for asset performance optimization.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$499.51)
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. "
target: Mtell
Mtell is a privately held company providing software solutions for managing the health of industrial equipment. Making machines smart, Mtell is the pioneer of machine learning for industrial maintenance, and plays an important role in developing the industrial internet.
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closed 11/14/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

ASCO plc, acquired Oniqua Pty Ltd.

synopsis: The ASCO Group announced that it has become the majority shareholder in Oniqua MRO Analytics – a global analytics-based technology solutions company. Oniqua provides asset performance management (APM) solutions that improve the business performance of organisations, such as oil and gas, mining, utilities, process manufacturing and transportation.
buyer: ASCO plc
ASCO is a leading international Oil & Gas logistics company. Their services include: on and offshore logistics, international freight management, waste management, personnel, and marine. "
target: Oniqua Pty Ltd.
Oniqua Pty Ltd. provides asset performance management solutions for mining, processing, utilities, and oil and gas industries. The company offers analytic solutions for the analysis of reliability, maintenance, inventory, and procurement data from various transactional systems on-premise and online.
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closed 6/28/2010 via PR Newswire

Honeywell International Inc., acquired Matrikon Inc.

synopsis: Honeywell announced it has completed the acquisition of Matrikon for approximately $139 million USD. Matrikon will be integrated with the Advanced Solutions business of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS). Matrikon's open connectivity in process control business, MatrikonOPC, will operate as a separate business entity within HPS.
buyer: Honeywell International Inc. (HON:$39,272.00)
Honeywell International is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. "
target: Matrikon Inc.
Matrikon specializes in technology to manage production, optimize operations and monitor assets at industrial plants including oil and gas, refining, energy, power and mining companies. These products and solutions provide plant personnel actionable performance data.
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closed 11/9/2007 via

Oracle Corporation, acquired Interlace Systems

synopsis: Oracle has agreed to acquire Interlace Systems, a provider of strategic operational planning software. A key part of the enterprise performance management (EPM) segment, Interlace Systems software helps organizations, quickly and collaboratively, combine functional processes to address strategic operational planning needs.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Interlace Systems
Interlace Systems provides Integrated Business Planning software that bridges the gap between traditional business planning tools and execution systems. The solution is used to support a variety of critical operational planning processes.
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closed 3/30/2007 via BusinessWire

Applied Materials, Inc., acquired Brooks Software

synopsis: Applied Materials, Inc. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the assets and business of Brooks Software, a division of Brooks Automation, Inc. Brooks Software is a leading provider of factory management and control software to the semiconductor and flat panel display industries.
buyer: Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT:$17,202.00)
Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry with a broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service and software products. At Applied Materials, we apply nanomanufacturing technology to improve the way people live. "
target parent: Brooks Automation
target: Brooks Software
Brooks Software is a leading provider of real-time applications for greater efficiency and productivity in collaborative, complex manufacturing environments. Brooks' Sense Decide Respond(TM) manufacturing software solutions are the foundation for enterprise initiatives in manufacturing execution.
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closed 6/6/2013 via BusinessWire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired Incential Software, Inc.

synopsis: IMS Health has acquired Incential Software, an industry-leading Software-as-a-Service company based in Raleigh, NC, to advance its sales performance management capabilities for life sciences organizations worldwide. Incential delivers technology & services that integrate incentive compensation, data management, & business intelligence applications.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is a leading worldwide provider of information, technology, and services dedicated to making healthcare perform better. The IMS global technology infrastructure, advanced analytics and proprietary software platforms help clients improve patient outcomes and operate more efficiently. "
target: Incential Software, Inc.
Incential Software is a leading provider of sales performance management software and services to pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies.
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closed 11/12/2020 via BusinessWire

Access Group, acquired Unleashed Software

synopsis: The Access Group has announced the acquisition of Unleashed, a New Zealand headquartered organization offering best practice inventory management software for the manufacturing, wholesale and distribution markets across Australasia, the UK, US and EMEA.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Unleashed Software
Unleashed is cloud software that gives businesses the freedom to better make, manage and move products — by enabling them to achieve complete clarity and control over suppliers, production, inventory and sales.
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closed 11/4/2020 via Company Press Release

NPD Group, Inc., acquired Pricing Excellence

synopsis: The NPD Group, a global market information provider, has acquired Pricing Excellence, the leading provider of online pricing and market share intelligence solutions to manufacturers and distributors. Pricing Excellence's cloud-based platform enables clients to find market opportunities and address competitive threats.
buyer: NPD Group, Inc.
NPD offers data, industry expertise, and prescriptive analytics to help its clients grow their businesses in a changing world. Over 2000 companies worldwide rely on NPD to help them measure, predict, and improve performance across all channels, including brick-and-mortar and e-commerce. "
target: Pricing Excellence
Pricing Excellence is the leading provider of online pricing and market share intelligence solutions to manufacturers and distributors. Pricing Excellence's cloud-based platform provides clients with the information they need to to find market opportunities and address competitive threats.
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closed 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired ASC Software

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Vela Software, and Constellation Software, Inc., has acquired ASC Software, a leader in supply chain solutions. Since 1989, ASC has provided the tools for manufacturers and distribution companies to intelligently and efficiently serve customers.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: ASC Software
ASC provides innovative supply chain software solutions for complex supply chain challenges. Since 1989, ASC has provided the tools for manufacturers and distribution companies to intelligently and efficiently serve customers.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Zilingo, acquired nCinga

synopsis: Zilingo, an ecommerce platform in Singapore that helps fashion and lifestyle retailers sell directly to consumers, has acquired nCinga Innovations, a Sri Lanka-based software company focused on industry 4.0. nCinga provides SaaS-based Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for next generation smart factories.
buyer: Zilingo
Zilingo is an ecommerce platform in Singapore that helps fashion and lifestyle retailers sell directly to consumers. Zilingo allows people to buy clothing, accessories, bags, shoes, and more from various retailers. Zilingo uses technology to help businesses become more efficient and scale faster. "
target: nCinga
nCinga is a Sri Lanka-based software company focused on industry 4.0. nCinga provides SaaS-based Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for next generation smart factories. Their platform provides operational insights for shop floors and automates label inspections and costing.
price ($mm)
$16
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 10/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired SUALAB

synopsis: Cognex Corporation, the leader in machine vision for factory automation and industrial barcode reading, announced the acquisition of SUALAB, a leading Korean-based developer of vision software using deep learning for industrial applications.
buyer: Cognex Corporation (CGNX:$798.04)
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to "see."​ Cognex products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors and machine vision systems. "
target: SUALAB
SUALAB is a leading Korean-based developer of vision software using deep learning for industrial applications. SUALAB enables inspection of the manufacturing industry by researching various machine vision systems that can replace the human eye in the industrial field.
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announced 10/7/2019 via Company Press Release

SKF Group, will acquire Presenso

synopsis: SKF has signed an agreement to acquire Presenso Ltd., a company that develops and deploys artificial intelligence (AI)-based predictive maintenance software. Presenso’s AI capability enables production plants to find and act on anomalies that were previously difficult to detect, automatically and without the need to employ data scientists.
buyer: SKF Group (OM:SKF B:$8,924.31)
SKF Group is a world leader in rolling bearings and related technologies including sealing solutions, lubrication systems, mechatronics (combining mechanics and electronics into intelligent systems), and services. "
target: Presenso
Presenso Ltd. is a company that develops and deploys artificial intelligence (AI)-based predictive maintenance software. Presenso's AI capability enables production plants to find and act on anomalies that were previously difficult to detect.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

PriceSpider, acquired ORIS Intelligence, LLC

synopsis: PriceSpider, the global leader in data and consumer analytics technology, has acquired ORIS Intelligence, a leader in actionable insights that preserve pricing integrity for manufacturers. ORIS Intelligence's cloud-based platform helps manufacturers solve their selling challenges by patrolling and enforcing minimum advertised price (MAP).
buyer: PriceSpider
PriceSpider is the global leader in data and consumer analytics technology. PriceSpider provides brand manufacturers with insights about consumer purchasing behavior. PriceSpider collects data sets from thousands of e-commerce sites to help brands discover what, where, when and how people purchase. "
target: ORIS Intelligence, LLC
ORIS Intelligence is a leader in actionable insights that preserve pricing integrity for manufacturers. ORIS Intelligence's cloud-based platform helps manufacturers solve their selling challenges by patrolling and enforcing minimum advertised price (MAP) everywhere their products are sold online.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/2/2019 via PR Newswire

Eden Capital, acquired MITS

synopsis: Eden Capital, a private equity firm, has acquired MITS, an analytic platform with business intelligence for a broad base of customers within the manufacturing and distribution space. MITS offers business intelligence software that includes in-depth dashboards, reports, and scorecards to boost productivity and help businesses make better decisions.
buyer: Eden Capital
Eden Capital is a private equity firm backing leading management teams in business services, healthcare services, and education & training companies. They partner with management teams, owners, founders, and industry experts to invest in small and medium-sized companies. "
target: MITS
MITS offers business intelligence software that includes in-depth dashboards, reports, and scorecards to boost productivity and help businesses make better decisions. MITS delivers the highest value in analytics software to the distribution and manufacturing industries.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/7/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Sphera, acquired SiteHawk

synopsis: Sphera, the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety, Operational Risk and Product Stewardship, announced the acquisition of SiteHawk, a leading software and services provider for Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and chemical data management solutions.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world. "
target: SiteHawk
SiteHawk, which was founded in 1993, is based in Smyrna, Tennessee . The company's Software as a Service products and services are designed to deliver customers a complete approach to chemical management through data, intelligence and reporting to support safety, compliance and risk management.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Emerson, purchased KnowledgeNet from Integration Objects

synopsis: Emerson has acquired KnowledgeNet™ (Knet) software from Tunisia-based Integration Objectives. KNet is used to extract, clean, transform and analyse operational and manufacturing data. The software consumes large quantities of diverse information technology and operational technology data into actionable knowledge.
buyer: Emerson (EMR:$17,198.00)
Emerson is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. They help process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect the environment. "
seller: Integration Objects
KnowledgeNet™ (Knet) is used to extract, clean, transform and analyse operational and manufacturing data. The software consumes large quantities of diverse information technology and operational technology data into actionable knowledge that drives decisions to improve process and asset performance.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/28/2019 via Company Press Release

insightsoftware, acquired BizNet Software Inc.

synopsis: insightsoftware, the global leader in ERP and EPM reporting solutions, has acquired BizNet Software, a market leader in self-service reporting and analytics solutions. BizNet Software leverages the power of Microsoft Excel to facilitate the creation and sharing of interactive reports in minutes to save time and increase accuracy.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: insightsoftware
insightsoftware.com helps companies turn their financial & operational data into business outcomes that drive growth. Through innovative turn-key reporting and performance management solutions, they provide users with access to data-driven insights in an efficient and cost-effective manner. "
target: BizNet Software Inc.
BizNet Software is a market leader in self-service reporting and analytics solutions. BizNet Software leverages the power of Microsoft Excel to facilitate the creation and sharing of interactive reports in minutes to save time and enable users to answer many of their own business questions.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/13/2019 via PR Web

The Pursuant Group, Inc., acquired DataDiscovery, Inc.

synopsis: The Pursuant Group, a full-service platform of fundraising companies, has acquired Advizor Solutions, a business intelligence platform and service provider. Advizor empowers fundraisers with predictive modeling and data visualization tools. Advizor makes it easy to access and blend multiple data sources and provides teams with actionable data.
buyer: The Pursuant Group, Inc.
The Pursuant Group, based in Dallas, Texas, is a technology-driven, comprehensive fundraising consultancy serving the world's leading nonprofit organizations across the entire donor spectrum. Since 2001, Pursuant has helped thousands of organizations raise billions of dollars. "
target: DataDiscovery, Inc.
Advizor Solutions is a business intelligence platform and service provider. Advizor empowers fundraisers with predictive modeling and data visualization tools. Their data discovery software makes it easy to access and blend multiple data sources, providing fundraising teams with actionable data.
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