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closed 5/17/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Encore Software, Inc, acquired Punch! Software

synopsis: Navarre Corporation a publisher and leading distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products, announced that Encore Software, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired the assets of Punch! Software. Punch! Software has been a leading provider of home design and CAD software solutions.
buyer parent: Navarre Corporation
buyer: Encore Software, Inc
Navarre® Corporation is a publisher and distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products. The company publishes computer software in its Encore® subsidiary and produces animé video through its FUNimation Entertainment® subsidiary. "
target: Punch! Software
Punch! Software was founded in 1998 with the premise that 3D design software should be as fun to use as it is productive. Punch! provides separate and distinct sales and support services for the professional and the more casual user.
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closed 9/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired SITEOPS

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc. announced that it has acquired SITEOPS a breakthrough site design optimization “software at your service.” SITEOPS uses cloud-based computing techniques to empower site development professionals to move beyond engineering to optioneering, which enables the exploration of engineering alternatives and their costs.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. "
target: SITEOPS
SITEOPS® is a patented optimization software for the land development industry. This software gives civil engineers, architects, landscape architects, and land developers the ability to review multiple conceptual design options for a site within hours instead of months.
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closed 2/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired Sefaira

synopsis: Trimble announced the acquisition of London/New York based Sefaira Ltd., a leading developer of cloud-based software for the design of sustainable and high-performance buildings. Using Sefaira, architects and other building designers now have the real-time analysis capabilities that enable them to practice Performance-Based Design.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,237.10)
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. "
target: Sefaira
Sefaira is a leader in software for high-performance building design. Using Sefaira, architects and other building designers now have the real-time analysis capabilities that enable them to practice Performance-Based Design.
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closed 8/28/2018 via BusinessWire

RoadSafe Traffic Systems Inc., acquired Optim Earth

synopsis: RoadSafe Traffic Systems, the nation’s largest provider of traffic control and pavement marking services, announced its acquisition of Optim Earth. Based in Reno, Nevada, Optim Earth provides customers on-demand access to accurate 3D subsurface information required to plan and build structures, roads, bridges, tunnels and pipelines.
buyer parent: ORIX Corporation
buyer: RoadSafe Traffic Systems Inc.
RoadSafe is the nation’s largest provider of traffic safety and pavement marking services, and innovative safety products, to heavy highway, building and specialty contractors, state transportation departments, local governments, special events organizations, U.S. railroads and utility companies. "
target: Optim Earth
Based in Reno, Nevada, Optim Earth Inc. provides an advanced locating service by deploying GroundSCOPE, a cloud-based enterprise solution that provides customers on-demand access to accurate 3D subsurface information required to plan and build structures, roads, bridges, tunnels and pipelines.
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closed 3/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Trimble Heavy Civil Construction Division, acquired Linear project GmbH

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held Linear project GMBH, a leading provider of scheduling software for linear infrastructure projects. Linear project's TILOS time and location planning software is used worldwide and is ideal for highways, railways, pipelines, tunnels, water engineering and other linear civil engineering projects.
buyer parent: Trimble
buyer: Trimble Heavy Civil Construction Division
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target: Linear project GmbH
Linear project GmbH supplies the world’s most successful construction companies with cutting-edge software for long linear construction projects such as pipelines, tunnels, highways, railroads and bridges.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SimSolid

synopsis: Altair has acquired SIMSOLID, a company that provides structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: SimSolid
SIMSOLID is structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Olive Communications, acquired SafetyBank

synopsis: Vodafone Platinum Partner Olive Communications has acquired SafetyBank Solutions, a Software as a Service provider in the construction sector. SafetyBank was formed in 2010 to create and develop software to help the construction industry manage and administrate all aspects of health and safety, risk management.
buyer: Olive Communications
Olive is one of Vodafone’s largest Platinum Partners in the UK, with over 120,000 mobile subscribers and more than 2,500 business customers. Its unified comms portfolio includes mobile, IPVPN and Hosted Voice, PBX Maintenance, WAN and Cloud-based solutions. "
target: SafetyBank
SafetyBank Solutions is a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider in the construction sector. SafetyBank was formed in 2010 to create and develop software to help the construction industry manage and administrate all aspects of health and safety, risk management.
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announced 2/12/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Green Building Studio

synopsis: Autodesk has signed an agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Green Building Studio, an innovative provider of web-based building energy analysis that enables architects and engineers to easily perform whole building energy analysis early in the design process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Green Building Studio
Green Building Studio, Inc., the leading sustainability analysis software and services company provides the architectural, engineering, and construction industry with packaged and custom building energy and resource analysis tools and web-based solutions for sustainable building designers.
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announced 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Datacolor, will acquire Media Logic SNC

synopsis: Datacolor AG announced the acquisition of Media Logic SNC, a leading software provider for the Italian and European retail paint market including its distribution company. The privately held company is headquartered in Reggio Emilia, Italy and provides customized software solutions focused on the industrial paint market.
buyer: Datacolor (SWX:DCN:$64.50)
Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, provides software, instruments and services to assure accurate color of materials, products and images. "
target: Media Logic SNC
Media Logic, a leading software company founded in 1994 and headquartered in Reggio Emilia, Italy, creates and develops multimedia, technical and web applications for industrial customers of paints and decorative products for building and industry, ceramic, and fabrics and awnings.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Upverter

synopsis: Electronic design software company Altium Limited announced that it has acquired Upverter, Inc., the developer of the world's first fully-cloud, fully- collaborative electronics design system. Based in Toronto, Canada Upverter's entire team of engineers, including its CEO and Co-Founder Zak Homuth, will join Altium.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium Limited is a multinational software corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, that focuses on electronics design systems for 3D PCB design and embedded system development. "
target: Upverter
Upverter is building browser-based electronic design tools focused on collaboration and usability. Specifically Upverter is building web-based, collaborative schematic capture and PCB layout software aimed at hobbyists, students and the open source hardware community.
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closed 8/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Cadmatic, acquired Kymdata Oy

synopsis: Turku-based CADMATIC Ltd has acquired Kymdata Ltd, a Finnish software company. Kymdata develops CADS design systems for the industrial and construction sectors. The acquisition expands CADMATIC's product portfolio and includes the entire share capital as well as Intellectual Property Rights to all of Kymdata’s CADS software and business agreements.
buyer parent: Elomatic Oy
buyer: Cadmatic
CADMATIC Ltd is a leading developer of digital and intelligent 3D-based design, engineering, and information management software developer and supplier for the marine, process, and energy industries. CADMATIC’s headquarters are located in Turku, Finland. "
target: Kymdata Oy
Finland-based Kymdata Ltd develops CADS design systems for the industrial and construction sectors. The company's main products are CADS Electric for industrial electrical/automation design and building electrification, CADS Hepac for HVAC design, and CADS House for architectural/structural design.
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closed 9/26/2018 via PR Newswire

Procore Technologies, acquired BIManywhere

synopsis: Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based applications for construction, announced the acquisition of BIManywhere, a visual BIM collaboration platform for construction and facilities management.
buyer: Procore Technologies
Procore Technologies, Inc., the world's number one most widely used construction management software, helps firms drastically increase project efficiency and accountability by streamlining and mobilizing project communication and documentation. "
target: BIManywhere
BIManywhere is a visual BIM (Building Information Modeling) collaboration platform for construction and facilities management. The BIManywhere platform offers an intuitive 3D viewing engine that streamlines communication across project teams, giving everyone access to valuable BIM information.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, purchased Twinmotion from Abvent Group

synopsis: Epic Games announced the acquisition of visualization tool Twinmotion. Originally developed by Abvent, Twinmotion is a visualisation toolkit used for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping. With Twinmotion, users can transform their building models into a compelling real-time experience.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
seller: Abvent Group
Originally developed by Abvent, Twinmotion is a visualisation toolkit used for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping. With Twinmotion, users can transform their Building Information Modelling (BIM) or Computer-aided design (CAD) model into a compelling real-time experience.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Mensch und Maschine Software SE, will acquire SOFiSTiK AG

synopsis: Mensch und Maschine Software, a global supplier of CAD, CAM, PDM and BIM software, will acquire SOFiSTiK by increasing its stake in the company from 13.3% to 51%. SOFiSTiK is a European software developer for analysis, design and detailing of building projects. Their solutions range from basic 2D FE design packages to 3D bridge analysis suites.
buyer: Mensch und Maschine Software SE (DB:MUM:$204.14)
Mensch und Maschine Software (M+M) is a global supplier of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Product Data Management and Building Information Modelling/Management software. M+M’s offers solutions for many industries, including mechanical and electrical engineering, architecture, and more. "
target: SOFiSTiK AG
SOFiSTiK is one of Europe’s leading software developers for analysis, design and detailing of building projects worldwide. Their solutions range from basic 2D FE design packages to 3D bridge analysis suites. SOFiSTiK also offers add-ons and apps for AutoCAD and Revit.
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announced 12/22/2011 via PR Newswire

Tekla Oyj, will purchase StruCad and StruEngineer Business from AceCad Software

synopsis: Trimble has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the StruCad and StruEngineer business from AceCad Software. The addition of the software products is expected to extend Tekla's industry leading Building Information Modeling solutions for structural steel contractors to automate project estimating and management, modeling and detailing.
buyer parent: Trimble Navigation Limited
buyer: Tekla Oyj
Tekla is an international software company whose model-based software products make customers' core processes more effective in building and construction, energy distribution, infrastructure management and water supply. "
seller: AceCad Software
Established in 1986, AceCad Software Ltd is a leading supplier of software solutions to the international structural steel industry and a member of the international RDS Group, a global conglomerate of engineering, fabrication and software companies.
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closed 1/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired LEAP Software, Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated has acquired LEAP Software, Inc., a leading provider of analysis and design products for concrete bridges. The LEAP bridge solutions are the industry standard across North America, used by 37 U.S. state departments of transportation, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, a large number of city and county agencies.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
target: LEAP Software, Inc.
LEAP software for the structural engineering community features a comprehensive range of easy-to-use analysis and design capabilities that deliver accurate results. The line includes integrated analysis and design products for concrete bridges and buildings.
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closed 9/5/2007 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., purchased structural steel analysis, design, and drawing software solutions from REI China

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced at this gathering of prominent organizations in China’s infrastructure community that it has acquired REI China’s structural steel analysis, design, and drawing software solutions.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
seller: REI China
REI China is a specialist in engineering software development. Founded in 1995 REI is committed to engineering design and software developement. The company's main products include: STAAD / CIHNA, SSDD, STAAD / Pro, and AutoCivil, dozens of civil engineering and structural design softwares.
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closed 5/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired TDV GmbH

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has acquired TDV GmbH of Austria, a leading provider of structural modeling, analysis, and design software for bridge engineering serving engineers, designers, and owners since 1970.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
target: TDV GmbH
TDV is not only a software producer but also an engineering consulting firm in the field of technical data processing. Its main objective is the development and application of software used in the structural, civil and mechanical engineering fields.
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closed 1/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired KIWI Software GmbH

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated has acquired all operations of KIWI Software, a leading provider of structural modeling, detailing, and fabrication software for industrial plants, buildings, and civil structures.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
target: KIWI Software GmbH
KIWI Software’s flagship product line, ProSteel 3D, is a globally recognized solution for structural steel detailing and fabrication that supports multiple platforms, including AutoCAD, Inventor, and now MicroStation. The total number of ProSteel 3D users exceeds 6000.
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closed 1/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired S-Cube Futuretech Pvt Ltd

synopsis: US based Bentley Systems has acquired Software products company S-Cube Futuretech Pvt Ltd. S-Cube was founded by Sajit V R Nair and Vishwas Date in 2004. It offers software solutions to the structural and civil engineering industry. The company has developed off-the-shelf products for automating structural planning and design.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley is a leader dedicated to providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. Bentley applies information mobility to improve asset performance by leveraging information modeling. "
target: S-Cube Futuretech Pvt Ltd
S-Cube offers software solutions to the structural and civil engineering industry. The company has developed off-the-shelf products for automating structural planning and design. Their constant endeavour at S-Cube is to achieve synergy in Software and Engineering solutions.
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closed 5/17/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Encore Software, Inc, acquired Punch! Software

synopsis: Navarre Corporation a publisher and leading distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products, announced that Encore Software, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired the assets of Punch! Software. Punch! Software has been a leading provider of home design and CAD software solutions.
buyer parent: Navarre Corporation
buyer: Encore Software, Inc
Navarre® Corporation is a publisher and distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products. The company publishes computer software in its Encore® subsidiary and produces animé video through its FUNimation Entertainment® subsidiary. "
target: Punch! Software
Punch! Software was founded in 1998 with the premise that 3D design software should be as fun to use as it is productive. Punch! provides separate and distinct sales and support services for the professional and the more casual user.
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closed 5/17/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Encore Software, Inc, acquired Punch! Software

synopsis: Navarre Corporation a publisher and leading distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products, announced that Encore Software, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired the assets of Punch! Software. Punch! Software has been a leading provider of home design and CAD software solutions.
buyer parent: Navarre Corporation
buyer: Encore Software, Inc
Navarre® Corporation is a publisher and distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products. The company publishes computer software in its Encore® subsidiary and produces animé video through its FUNimation Entertainment® subsidiary. "
target: Punch! Software
Punch! Software was founded in 1998 with the premise that 3D design software should be as fun to use as it is productive. Punch! provides separate and distinct sales and support services for the professional and the more casual user.
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closed 5/17/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Encore Software, Inc, acquired Punch! Software

synopsis: Navarre Corporation a publisher and leading distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products, announced that Encore Software, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired the assets of Punch! Software. Punch! Software has been a leading provider of home design and CAD software solutions.
buyer parent: Navarre Corporation
buyer: Encore Software, Inc
Navarre® Corporation is a publisher and distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products. The company publishes computer software in its Encore® subsidiary and produces animé video through its FUNimation Entertainment® subsidiary. "
target: Punch! Software
Punch! Software was founded in 1998 with the premise that 3D design software should be as fun to use as it is productive. Punch! provides separate and distinct sales and support services for the professional and the more casual user.
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closed 6/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Double Fine Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has announced that it has purchased Double Fine Productions, creators of Psychonauts, Grim Fandango, and Brutal Legend, among many others. This acquisition will give Microsoft an ongoing source of adventure games in the future, as well as the possibility of a rich collection of catalog titles to add to the Xbox Game Pass.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Double Fine Productions, Inc.
Double Fine Productions is an award-winning, independent game development studio founded in 2000 by games industry veteran Tim Schafer. Double Fine is the studio behind games like Psychonauts and Broken Age.
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closed 3/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Laserlike

synopsis: Apple confirmed it has acquired Silicon Valley-based machine learning startup called Laserlike. Laserlike is a search engine app powered by machine learning that is tailored to people's individual interests. People can follow the topics they care about, with news, web, video, local, and more. They are based in Mountain View, CA.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$259,034.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Laserlike
Laserlike is a search engine app powered by machine learning that is tailored to people's individual interests. People can follow the topics they care about, with news, web, video, local, and more. They are based in Mountain View, CA.
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announced 4/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aeria Inc., will acquire Liber Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Aeria Inc., a provider of online game services, has agreed to acquire 100% stake in Liber Entertainment Inc., a provider of online gaming software services. Both companies are based in Japan.
buyer: Aeria Inc. (JASDAQ:3758:$186.90)
Aeria Inc. primarily engages in IT services and the delivery of online games. The company also provides game software development, business systems development, and data center services. In addition, it involves in temporary staffing and real estate leasing operations. "
target: Liber Entertainment Inc.
Liber Entertainment is a provider of online gaming software services. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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announced 7/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Somoto Ltd., will acquire Genieo Innovation Ltd.

synopsis: Somoto Ltd. has signed an agreement to fully acquire Genieo Innovation, the creator of the ultimate recommendation engine which automatically updates its content, reflecting the changing personal interests and needs of each individual. Genieo’s platform enables the continuous organization and updating of micro-targeted information.
buyer: Somoto Ltd. (TASE:SMTO:$29.63)
Somoto provides freeware and shareware developers with a straightforward and simple method to monetize, enhance and distribute their offerings through various tools including the Somoto Toolbar Platform. "
target: Genieo Innovation Ltd.
Genieo is the creator of the ultimate recommendation engine which automatically updates its content, reflecting the changing personal interests and needs of each individual. Genieo’s platform enables the continuous organization and updating of micro-targeted information.
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closed 6/23/2014 via Market Wire

Wiless Controls Inc., acquired Next Galaxy Corp.

synopsis: Wiless Controls Inc. is pleased to announce that it has purchased the Next Galaxy project which will effect a name change to Next Galaxy Corp. It's mission is to bring to market technology solutions that provide easy and convenient tools and resources for people to meet, communicate and connect through shared interests, events and experiences.
buyer: Wiless Controls Inc. (OTCPK:WILS:$0.00)
Wiless Controls is a pioneer in the market for embedded wireless tracking solutions that enable consumers and companies to reduce cost and increase control of remote assets. "
target: Next Galaxy Corp.
Next Galaxy Corp is an entertainment technology company that provides easy and convenient tools for people to connect through shared experiences, events and activities.
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announced 10/10/2013 via Company Press Release

Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Co., Ltd., will acquire Shanghai 37wan Network

synopsis: Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Co., Ltd. agreed to acquire a 60% stake in Shanghai 37wan Network and Technology Co., Ltd. The company operates all kinds of domestic, popular web games, covering RPG. simulators, puzzles, and other game types, that involve mythology, and martial arts.
buyer: Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Co., Ltd. (SZSE:00255:$47.54)
Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Company Limited produces and sells auto parts. The Company's main business is the development, production and sales of multi-layer auto plastic fuel tank. "
target: Shanghai 37wan Network
Shanghai 37wan Network and Technology Co. operates all kinds of domestic, popular web games, covering RPG. simulators, puzzles, and other game types, that involve mythology, and martial arts.
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closed 8/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

tape.tv, acquired Amen

synopsis: tape.tv ag, an online music video station, has acquired Amen Internet GmbH. They have made two apps, Thanks and Amen. Amen is the place for creating and sharing opinions about the extraordinary things in life.
buyer: tape.tv
tape.tv is music television for the digital future. The music channel combines individualised entertainment with effortless usability. With just one click the user determines his personalised programming according to his own preferences. "
target: Amen
Amen Internet is small Berlin based company with a passion for delivering you the best of everything. They have made two apps, Thanks and Amen. Amen is the place for creating and sharing opinions about the extraordinary things in life.
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Wargaming.net, purchased Master of Orion and Total Annihilation from Atari, SA

synopsis: Wargaming acquired Master of Orion and Total Annihilation from Atari. Master of Orion is a 4X sci-fi strategy series that began in 1993. Total Annihilation is a popular real-time strategy video game from 1997.
buyer: Wargaming.net
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to mid-20th century warfare that includes the company's flagship armored MMO World of Tanks. "
seller: Atari, SA (ENXTPA:ATA:$18.12)
Atari is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. Atari's Master of Orion is a 4X sci-fi strategy series that began in 1993. Total Annihilation is a popular real-time strategy video game from 1997.
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announced 7/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Rebellion Interactive Ltd., will purchase Moonbase Commander from Atari, SA

synopsis: Rebellion Interactive has agreed to acquire the Moonbase Commander franchise from Atari, a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. MoonBase Commander® is a strategy computer game that puts players in charge of their own lunar territory in a quest to build the most powerful empire on the moon.
buyer: Rebellion Interactive Ltd.
Rebellion Interactive Ltd is one of Europe's leading game developers. They are the studio behind hit games such as Sniper Elite, Sniper Elite V2, Aliens vs. Predator, Rogue Trooper, and Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron. "
seller: Atari, SA (ENXTPA:ATA:$18.12)
Atari is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. Atari's MoonBase Commander® is a strategy computer game that puts players in charge of their own lunar territory in a quest to build the most powerful empire on the moon.
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closed 5/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Pinsight Media+, acquired Handmark Inc.

synopsis: Sprint announced that it has acquired Handmark Inc. and its subsidiary OneLouder Apps Inc., a leading mobile app developer and advertising company. The combined teams will further enhance Sprint’s Pinsight Media+TM advertising service.
buyer parent: Sprint Nextel
buyer: Pinsight Media+
Pinsight Media+ offers the latest in unparalleled targeting, unique campaign placements, and insightful analytics. "
target: Handmark Inc.
Handmark is a leading provider of entertainment, information and productivity applications for mobile phones. The company offers a comprehensive range of mobile media solutions for consumers, as well as businesses.
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closed 11/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Bundle Corporation

synopsis: Capital One, a diversified financial services company, has acquired Bundle Corporation, an analytical tool that tracks consumer spending habits in certain areas, and then compares those habits with consumers in other areas.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$22,241.00)
Capital One is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: Bundle Corporation
Bundle Corporation is a company focused on helping people save and spend better. Its money management tools in My Money can help clients analyze their own spending and savings, and compare it to how other people in the same situation are spending their money.
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closed 4/17/2012 via PE Hub

Groupon, Inc., acquired Ditto.me

synopsis: Groupon has acquired social recommendation app Ditto.me. Ditto lets consumers find out what their friends are up to, have a conversation or get a group together. Ditto makes it easy to get recommendations about restaurants, movies and things to do from any smartphone.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Ditto.me
Ditto lets consumers find out what their friends are up to, have a conversation or get a group together. Ditto makes it easy to get recommendations about restaurants, movies and things to do from any smartphone.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/9/2012 via Forbes

Zhejiang Daily Media Holding Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Zhejiang Daily Media Group Co., Ltd. agreed to acquire Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology from Shanda Interactive Entertainment Ltd. for approximately $56 million. Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology Co., Ltd. operates a network personal computer game platform in China.
buyer: Zhejiang Daily Media Holding Group Co., Ltd. (SHSE:600633:$511.85)
Zhejiang Daily Media Group is a state-controlled media company based in Hangzhou, China. They publish a daily newspaper, "Zhejiang Daily." "
target parent: Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited
target: Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology Co., Ltd. operates a network personal computer game platform in China. It allows users to find and connect with other players of the same personal computer game through the Internet. The company is based in Shanghai, China.
price ($mm)
$56
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

NCsoft Corporation, will acquire Ntreev Soft Co., Ltd.

synopsis: NCsoft Corporation announced that it will acquire Ntreev Soft Co., Ltd., a Korea-based online game producer and software developer, to develop casual games business.
buyer: NCsoft Corporation
NCsoft Corporation develops and publishes online games. Its online games include Aion, City of Heroes, Guild Wars, and Lineage. The company also publishes casual games in various regional markets. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and operations all over the world. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: Ntreev Soft Co., Ltd.
Ntreev Soft Co., Ltd. develops online games. The company offers 3D casual online, multiplayer online, and PC-online games. It serves the United States, Canada, Brazil, China, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, and Europe markets.
price ($mm)
$98*
rev ($mm)
$49
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

StubHub, Inc, acquired Zvents, Inc.

synopsis: Ticketing giant StubHub, owned by eBay, has acquired local event-discovery and promotion service Zvents, according to eBay’s internal employee blog eBayInk. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub is the fan's ticket marketplace, enabling customers to buy and sell tickets at fair market value. The company's unique open marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment. "
target: Zvents, Inc.
Zvents is a powerful search engine with groundbreaking algorithms and revolutionary search technology. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/5/2010 via BusinessWire

GoTV Networks, purchased HOMBRE from Hands-On Mobile, Inc.

synopsis: GoTV Networks, Inc., the industry’s largest mobile media network, announced it has acquired the HOMBRE (Hands-On Mobile Binary Runtime Environment) division of Hands-On Mobile Inc.
buyer: GoTV Networks
GoTV Networks, the industry’s largest mobile media network, creates & syndicates original content to mobile. GoTV enables media owners & brands to deliver compelling, personalized, highly-engaged content experiences through feature-rich smart applications distributed to the widest audience possible."
seller parent: Electronic Arts Inc.
seller: Hands-On Mobile, Inc.
Hands-On Mobile is a leading global publisher of mobile lifestyle, games and personalization products targeting all market segments of the mobile handset marketplace. Hands-On develops some of the world’s most innovative and exciting mobile games and entertainment applications.
price ($mm)
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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:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: bit-side GmbH
Founded in 2000, bit-side GmbH develops innovative products and services for mobile phones. Based in the heart of Berlin, more than 30 software and media specialists work on mobile solutions for customers all around the world.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/29/2008 via PR Newswire

BroadWebAsia, Inc., will acquire Linktone Ltd.

synopsis: BroadWebAsia, Inc. a leading online entertainment network in China disclosed that it has presented a formal proposal for investment in, and restructuring of, Linktone Ltd. Under terms of the proposed BWA transaction, BWA or its affiliates will purchase not less than 60% of Linktone's outstanding shares.
buyer: BroadWebAsia, Inc.
BroadWebAsia, Inc. is a fast growing and diversified internet company focused on Chinese online communities and digital advertising. By acquiring controlling interests in 7 fast growing and well managed Chinese websites, BWA has built a powerful, synergistic network. "
target: Linktone Ltd.
Linktone Ltd. is a leading provider of wireless interactive entertainment products and services in China. Linktone provides a diverse portfolio of services to wireless consumers, with a particular focus on media, entertainment and communications.
price ($mm)
$97*
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
17.4x
closed 7/10/2008 via BusinessWire

Activision, Inc. merged with Vivendi Games,

synopsis: Vivendi and Activision, Inc. completed of the transaction announced on December 2, 2007 to create Activision Blizzard, as the world’s most profitable pure-play online and console game publisher. Activision Blizzard was formed by combining Activision and Vivendi Games.
buyer parent: Vivendi Universal S.A.
buyer: Vivendi Games (ATVI:$5,946.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry. "
target: Activision, Inc.
Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. Activision has more than 2,000 employees worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1,950
EBITDA ($mm)
$367
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x

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