Like Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.

closed 2/2/2011 via BusinessWire

West Corporation, acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions, has announced it has acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc., a provider of automated alerts and notification solutions to the electric utilities industry, government, public safety and corporate markets.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.
Public and private organizations use Twenty First Century Communications' notification and call-handling solutions to relieve their call center, respond to a crisis, protect people, mobilize first responders, and much more.
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$41
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

NobelBiz, Inc, acquired NexInteractive Inc.

synopsis: NobelBiz, the leading innovator in the Contact Center Technology industry, has acquired NexInteractive, a cloud contact center software provider. NexInteractive offers a feature-rich solution that enable users to handle multiple calls, quickly route calls, review call history logs, and more.
buyer: NobelBiz, Inc
NobelBiz is the leading innovator in the Contact Center Technology industry. NobelBiz provides World-Class Voice, Cloud Contact Center and Business Intelligence solutions to contact centers globally. NobelBiz transforms Contact Centers into higher-performing Intelligent Contact Centers. "
target: NexInteractive Inc.
NexInteractive is a cloud contact center software provider. NexInteractive offers a feature-rich solution that enable users to handle multiple calls, quickly route calls, review call history logs, and more. Their call center software solution manages over 4 million calls daily worldwide.
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closed 2/12/2018 via GlobeNewswire

CoreDial, acquired Voice4net

synopsis: CoreDial, LLC, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform provider enabling channel success with cloud communications, announced it acquired Voice4Net, an award-winning provider of Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) solutions.
buyer: CoreDial
CoreDial, LLC is a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform provider enabling channel success with cloud communications. With no hardware or software to buy, their customers deliver valuable end-user solutions, while creating margin rich recurring revenues and building value in their brand. "
target: Voice4net
Voice4Net provides effective, powerful contact center and customer engagement solutions for a wide range of large and mid-size businesses and institutions.
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announced 12/21/2016 via Reuters

InteliWISE, will acquire Limtel

synopsis: InteliWISE, a company that utilizes language recognition and interactive video technology to optimize online customer service experiences, is acquiring Limtel, a company that develops software that revolutionizes business communication and enriches telecommunications solutions with unique value added. Both companies are based in Poland.
buyer: InteliWISE (WSE:ITL:$0.42)
InteliWISE utilizes language recognition and interactive video technology to optimize online customer service experiences. They are enabling the digital transformation of the Customer Engagement and Service, by providing the intelligent, AI – powered, industry – leading cloud-based services. "
target: Limtel
Limtel Sp. z o.o. develops software that revolutionizes business communication and enrich telecommunications solutions with unique value added. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Poland.
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closed 1/6/2016 via PR Newswire

ShoreTel Inc., acquired Corvisa LLC

synopsis: ShoreTel, the leading provider of brilliantly simple hosted phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions, announced it has completed its acquisition of Corvisa LLC, a provider of cloud-based communications solutions, from Novation Companies, Inc.
buyer: ShoreTel Inc. (SHOR:$360.44)
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity. "
target parent: Novation Companies, Inc.
target: Corvisa LLC
Corvisa provides businesses with a single source for cloud communications solutions. Corvisa combines powerful contact center software, business phone systems and connectivity services with the unmatched flexibility of our Summit development platform.
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$8.50
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announced 11/4/2015 via Company Press Release

Atos SE, will acquire Unify Inc.

synopsis: Atos, a leader in digital services, The Gores Group, a private equity firm, and Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, have reached an agreement for Atos to acquire Unify, the number three world leader of integrated communication solutions.
buyer: Atos SE (ENXTPA:ATO:$14,259.69)
Serving a global client base, Atos SE provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Unify Inc.
Unify is a premier communications software and services firms. Their solutions unify multiple networks, devices and applications into one easy-to-use platform that allows teams to engage in rich and meaningful conversations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$372 [$427]
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$1,453
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closed 2/5/2015 via PR Newswire

One Call Now, acquired Safeguard Communications (UK) Limited

synopsis: One Call Now, America's largest message notification provider, announced it has acquired Safeguard Communications (UK) Ltd., a leader in crisis communications and business continuity message notification services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously. "
target: Safeguard Communications (UK) Limited
Safeguard Communications provides clients with practical and workable resilient communication solutions that are tailored to their exact needs and work in partnership with them to deliver mobile messaging, automated notification and crisis communication projects.
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closed 1/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, acquired Ventriloquist

synopsis: Genesys, a leading provider of customer experience and contact center solutions, announced that it has acquired Ventriloquist Voice Solutions International. The Ventriloquist solution brings additional scale and reach to the Genesys cloud-based proactive communications offerings.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories
Genesys is a leading provider of customer engagement and contact center solutions. With more than 3,000 customers in 80 countries, Genesys orchestrates more than 100 million customer interactions every day across the contact center and back office. "
target: Ventriloquist
Ventriloquist is a global leader in on-demand, interactive, cloud-based, multi-channel customer communications. Organizations leverage Ventriloquist’s services in order to communicate more effectively and efficiently throughout the customer lifecycle and build trusted customer relationships.
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closed 10/7/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired ANDTEK GmbH

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets, announced that it has acquired ANDTEK GmbH. ANDTEK delivers business applications enabling organizations to fully leverage unified communications networks.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse serves a number of distinct vertical markets through its three divisions, each developing and selling enterprise oriented applications software. Enghouse's overall strategy is to create a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth. "
target: ANDTEK GmbH
ANDTEK is a unified communications (UC) specialist delivering highly scalable attendant console and contact center solutions as well as a range of handset applications for small and large size organizations. The company operates out of offices in Germany and Hungary.
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closed 11/8/2012 via Market Wire

Novation Companies, Inc., acquired IVR Central

synopsis: Novation Companies, Inc., announced a majority acquisition of cloud-based business communications company IVR Central, LLC. The name was changed to CorvisaCloud LLC and products will be delivered under the CorvisaCloud brand. CorvisaCloud provides a complete suite of customizable call center and small business voice communications solutions.
buyer: Novation Companies, Inc. (OTCPK:NOVC:$5.18)
Novation Companies, Inc. owns and operates early-stage businesses in the technology-enabled services industry. Novation currently owns majority interests in StreetLinks LLC, Advent Financial Services LLC and Mango Moving LLC. "
target: IVR Central
IVR Central is a call center communications technology company that provides a suite of cloud-based business solutions, including interactive voice response, automated call distribution, automated dialing and secure call recording.
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closed 9/16/2011 via GlobeNewswire

8x8, Inc., acquired Contactual, Inc.

synopsis: 8x8, Inc., a provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Contactual, Inc., a provider of cloud-based call center and customer interaction management solutions.
buyer: 8x8, Inc. (EGHT:$352.59)
8x8, Inc., a pioneer in the development of cloud-based VoIP, video, mobile, and unified communications solutions, leverages its patented software technologies to deliver industry-leading SaaS applications to businesses of any size with employees in any location. "
target parent: Leapfrog Ventures
target: Contactual, Inc.
Contactual, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based call center and customer interaction management solutions. Its patented OnDemand Contact Center decouples the call center from the physical constraints of on-premise equipment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$23 [$23]
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$9
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EV / rev
3.0x
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announced 3/9/2011 via Company Press Release

Syntellect Inc., will acquire CosmoCom, Inc.

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced that a definitive agreement has been entered into whereby Enghouse and Syntellect Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Enghouse, will acquire the business and operations of CosmoCom, Inc. for a cash purchase price of US$20,000,000, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer parent: Enghouse Systems Limited
buyer: Syntellect Inc.
Syntellect is a leading provider of self-service and live contact center solutions spanning the entire customer service spectrum. Their comprehensive solutions are designed to empower customers to achieve the best mix of automated and live assistance service. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: CosmoCom, Inc.
CosmoCom optimizes communication between organizations and their customers. Its unified, all-IP contact center suite, CosmoCall Universe, empowers businesses of all sizes to quickly, easily and economically fulfill the most complex customer interaction management requirements.
price ($mm)
$20
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$18
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1.1x
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closed 4/3/2012 via PR Web

3C Interactive, acquired Safi Systems LLC

synopsis: 3Cinteractive®, the leading provider of cloud-based, enterprise mobile solutions for the Fortune 1000, announced it has acquired privately held Safi Systems. Headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, Safi Systems is a software company that creates innovative solutions designed to address everyday communication and business needs.
buyer: 3C Interactive
3C Interactive provides enterprise mobile solutions that allow a business to mobilize traditional business processes, commerce and CRM systems. Their solutions work with any mobile device, regardless of operating system or carrier. "
target: Safi Systems LLC
Safi Systems is a software company, dedicated to creating innovative solutions designed to address everyday communication and business needs. Safi's products are based on a centralized, robust, and scalable server platform named SafiServer.
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closed 1/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Everbridge, acquired Svensk Krisledning AB

synopsis: Everbridge, Inc. a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced that it has acquired Sweden-based Svensk Krisledning AB, the developer of the SaaS mobile crisis management solution, Crisis Commander.
buyer: Everbridge (EVBG:$171.98)
Everbridge, Inc. is a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications that enable customers to automate and accelerate the process of keeping people safe and businesses running during critical events. "
target: Svensk Krisledning AB
Svensk Krisledning AB is the developer of the SaaS mobile crisis management solution, Crisis Commander. The Crisis Commander product provides mobile access to recovery, crisis and brand protection plans, as well as to manage a crisis or event through role-based assignments and status updates.
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closed 4/25/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Technology Crossover Ventures, acquired Rave Mobile Safety

synopsis: Rave Mobile Safety, the leading critical communication and data platform, was bought by Technology Crossover Ventures, a capital provider to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry.
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Technology Crossover Ventures provides capital to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry. TCV has invested over $11 billion in leading technology companies and has helped guide CEOs through more than 120 IPOs and strategic acquisitions. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management
target: Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety provides the leading critical communication and data platform trusted to help save lives. Used by leading education and healthcare institutions, enterprises and state and local public safety agencies, the award-winning Rave platform protects millions of individuals.
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announced 3/26/2019 via PR Newswire

F24 AG, will acquire Criticall Ltd.

synopsis: F24 AG further strengthens its leading European market position in the field of emergency notification, crisis management and critical communications with the acquisition of the British company Criticall Ltd., a core provider of SaaS emergency mass notification solutions in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: Armira
buyer: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 AG develops and operates high-security notification, alerting and crisis management solutions for emergency, crisis and business continuity management situations in medium- and large-size companies and public-sector organisations worldwide. "
target: Criticall Ltd.
Criticall provide software solutions that enable organisations or communities to deliver personalised, relevant and appropriate critical information to people via all modern voice and text communications devices.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Agility Recovery, acquired Preparis

synopsis: Agility Recovery, North America’s premier provider of business continuity and recovery solutions, has acquired Preparis, a company that offers an all-in-one cloud-based business continuity and emergency messaging platform for organizations looking to protect themselves and their workforce in times of crisis.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Agility Recovery
Agility Recovery is the leading provider of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. After a business interruption, they deliver the resources that make recovery and resilience simple. Their customers have access to furnished mobile office space, communications equipment, and technology."
target: Preparis
Preparis offers an all-in-one cloud-based business continuity and emergency messaging platform for organizations looking to protect themselves and their workforce in times of crisis.
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closed 12/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Rave Mobile Safety, acquired SwiftReach Networks

synopsis: Rave Mobile Safety, a trusted partner for safety software protecting millions of individuals, announced the acquisition of SwiftReach Networks. SwiftReach is a leading provider of emergency notification and incident management solutions used by emergency management in the government, utilities, education, healthcare, and enterprise sectors.
buyer: Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety provides leading critical communication and data platforms trusted to help save lives. Used by leading education and healthcare institutions, enterprises and state and local public safety agencies, the platform protects millions of individuals through its public safety solutions. "
target: SwiftReach Networks
SwiftReach is a leading provider of emergency notification and incident management solutions. Since 2001, SwiftReach has been a reliable and trusted authority in emergency management in the government, utilities, education, healthcare, and enterprise sectors.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

F24 AG, acquired AlarmTILT

synopsis: F24 AG, a developer of high-security notification, alerting and crisis management solutions, has acquired AlarmTILT, an innovative SaaS-based alerting and crisis management solution in Luxembourg. AlarmTILT allows users to send unlimited mass alerts via SMS, email, fax and voice message.
buyer parent: Armira
buyer: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 AG develops and operates high-security notification, alerting and crisis management solutions for emergency, crisis and business continuity management situations in medium- and large-size companies and public-sector organisations worldwide. "
target: AlarmTILT
AlarmTILT is an innovative SaaS-based alerting and crisis management solution in Luxembourg. Their solution allows users to send unlimited mass alerts via SMS, email, fax and voice message. AlarmTILT helps their clients to deal with any emergency and keep their business running.
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closed 5/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Resurgens Technology Partners, acquired Assurance Software

synopsis: Resurgens Technology Partners has acquired the Assurance Business Continuity Management Planning software business from Sungard Availability Services. Assurance helps businesses develop an end-to-end business continuity program, including business impact analysis, disaster recovery planning and reporting and emergency notification management.
buyer: Resurgens Technology Partners
Resurgens Technology Partners is an Atlanta-based private equity investor focused on partnering with software and technology-enabled businesses located throughout North America. "
target parent: Fidelity National Financial
target: Assurance Software
Assurance helps businesses develop an end-to-end business continuity program, including business impact analysis, incident management, disaster recovery planning and reporting and emergency notification management.
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closed 2/2/2011 via BusinessWire

West Corporation, acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions, has announced it has acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc., a provider of automated alerts and notification solutions to the electric utilities industry, government, public safety and corporate markets.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.
Public and private organizations use Twenty First Century Communications' notification and call-handling solutions to relieve their call center, respond to a crisis, protect people, mobilize first responders, and much more.
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$41
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closed 4/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired Notified

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired NSO Group AB, d.b.a. Notified, a Swedish-based provider of a complete suite of cloud media monitoring and measurement tools.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: Notified
Notified was formed to create a radically different social listening platform. Notified was founded based on the belief that businesses need smarter software that helps marketers get better insights from social data to better prove the value of marketing in social media.
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closed 10/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired Ambassador

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired ZFERRAL, d.b.a. Ambassador, a cloud-based relationship marketing platform. Ambassador empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals and revenue by leveraging the power of word-of-mouth.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target parent: Ludlow Ventures LLC
target: Ambassador
Ambassador empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals and revenue by leveraging the power of word-of-mouth. Their marketer-friendly software simplifies referral marketing, automating the process of enrolling, tracking, rewarding and managing customers, affiliates, influencers and partners.
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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired INXPO, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, has completed the acquisition of INXPO, a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. INXPO specializes in delivering interactive webcasts and online events to global audiences of any size to any device.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: INXPO, Inc.
INXPO is a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. Their video platform is built upon a secure, reliable and scalable foundation that has powered thousands of digital events and touched millions of users.
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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

West Corporation, acquired FlowRoute

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired Seattle-based Flowroute, a leading software-centric service provider that supplies communication services and technology for cloud-based products.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: FlowRoute
Flowroute, the first software-centric carrier, provides communication services and technology for cloud-based platforms. By providing businesses programmatic access to communications infrastructure services, Flowroute removes the complexity of introducing new communications solutions to market.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired AVOKE

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired the assets of AVOKE from Raytheon Company. AVOKE enables complete visibility into a customer call from the first ring to call completion – across all interactive voice response (“IVR”) systems and transfers.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target parent: Raytheon Company
target: AVOKE
AVOKE enables complete visibility into a customer call from the first ring to call completion – across all interactive voice response (“IVR”) systems and transfers.
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closed 4/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, purchased Public Relations Solutions & Digital Media Services from Nasdaq, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired the Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services from Nasdaq. The solutions and services consist of a portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services. The products and services include GlobeNewswire, webhosting, webcasting, media intelligence and an influencers database.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
seller: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
The Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services is a comprehensive portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services for organizations. Nasdaq is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services.
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$335
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closed 1/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired PhoneTree

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-driven communication services, announced it has acquired the assets of PhoneTree, a provider of automated appointment reminder services and patient communication software to physician practices, enterprise healthcare organizations and other niche vertical markets.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services and safety services. "
target: PhoneTree
PhoneTree is a provider of automated appointment reminder services and patient communication software to physician practices, enterprise healthcare organizations and other niche vertical markets. PhoneTree was founded in 1989 and has grown to serve thousands of customers.
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closed 11/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired ECaTS

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired ECaTS, a division of DirectApps, Inc. ECaTS provides 911 SaaS-based network traffic monitoring and call reporting solutions for local and statewide agencies. They offer a platform that reports on all aspects of Public Safety Answering Point operations, providing a complete management information system.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services and safety services. "
target parent: Direct Technology
target: ECaTS
ECaTS provides unified 911 SaaS-based network traffic monitoring and call reporting solutions for local and statewide agencies. They offer a platform that reports on all aspects of Public Safety Answering Point operations, providing a complete management information system for public safety clients.
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closed 5/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

West Corporation, acquired CallPointe

synopsis: West Corporation, a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services, has acquired Callpointe.com, Inc., a provider of automated appointment messaging services for healthcare providers.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services, safety services & more."
target: CallPointe
Callpointe is a customer-centric company that delivers common sense solutions; high-quality, custom patient communications for healthcare providers. Practice managers and healthcare organizations turn to Callpointe when they are committed to patient outreach.
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closed 3/7/2017 via GlobeNewswire

West Unified Communications Services, purchased Cloud Collaboration Practice & Assets from Vocus Group Ltd

synopsis: West Corporation, a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services, announced it has completed the acquisition of the cloud collaboration practice and assets from Vocus Group in Australia. The acquired business assets and operations will be integrated into West's Unified Communications Services reportable segment.
buyer parent: West Corporation
buyer: West Unified Communications Services
West Unified Communications Services (formerly InterCall), a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest service provider specializing in collaboration and conference communications. They help companies be more productive by providing advanced audio, event, Web and video conferencing solutions. "
seller: Vocus Group Ltd (ASX:VOC:$1,172.06)
Vocus Group's Cloud Collaboration Practice and Assets provides Cisco’s hosted Unified Communications stack in the Asia-Pacific region. Their facilities in Perth and Melbourne, Australia operates with a fully-dedicated and experienced personnel driving business development & support of clients.
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closed 12/12/2016 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired 911 ETC

synopsis: West Corporation, a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services, announced it has acquired 911 ETC, Inc., a leading provider of E9-1-1 services for the enterprise. 911 ETC serves thousands of client sites, helping first responders pinpoint a caller’s location within a facility and organizations meet E9-1-1 regulations.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: 911 ETC
911 ETC is the industry leader in the world of enhanced 911. A fully automated hosted, or SaaS solution enables 911 ETC to interface with virtually any administration platform in existence, providing a cost-effective and simple-to-implement plan and ongoing database management for the enterprise.
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closed 3/14/2016 via Company Press Release

West Corporation, acquired SynreVoice Technologies Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Synrevoice Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of messaging and notification services to the K-12 education and commercial markets. Synrevoice, based in Markham, Ontario, has grown to serve thousands of school clients throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: SynreVoice Technologies Inc.
Synrevoice provides a notification and communication SaaS platform used by K-12 educators. Their leading product, SchoolConnects, enables the delivery of daily attendance, special announcements, and school-wide messages to parents, staff, and school groups within schools and school districts.
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closed 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

West Corporation, acquired Magnetic North Software Ltd

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired Magnetic North, a provider of proprietary hosted customer contact center and unified communications solutions to enterprises. The technology that Magnetic North has developed will be used across West to provide clients with the capability to deliver seamless and contextual multi-channel consumer experiences.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: Magnetic North Software Ltd
Magnetic North is a U.K.-based provider of proprietary hosted customer contact center and unified communications solutions to enterprises. It is leading the contact center in the cloud revolution by providing organizations of every size with a high-availability, secure, enterprise-class solution.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

West Corporation, acquired ClientTell Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, the Omaha-based U.S. leader in telephone conference calls, announced that it has completed the acquisition of ClientTell Inc., a provider of automated notifications and lab reporting services to the health care industry. ClientTell will become part of West Corporation's interactive services line of business.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: ClientTell Inc.
ClientTell is a leading provider of automated appointment reminders and patient notification solutions. Founded in 1999, ClientTell has grown to become one of the largest providers of automated notification and lab reporting services in the healthcare industry.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

SchoolMessenger, acquired SharpSchool, Inc.

synopsis: SchoolMessenger has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Intrafinity, Inc., doing business as SharpSchool, a leading provider of website and content management system (CMS) software-as-a-service solutions for the K-12 education market.
buyer parent: West Corporation
buyer: SchoolMessenger
Reliance Communications, through its SchoolMessenger brand, is a provider of on-demand notification solutions for the education market. The company is counted on by school districts and other institutions to keep parents, staff and students informed in both emergency and non-emergency situations. "
target: SharpSchool, Inc.
SharpSchool is a provider of educational technology solutions for schools and school districts. SharpSchool specializes in communication and learning platforms which have been built to enable community engagement and communication by digitally connecting teachers, students, parents and staff.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired GroupCast, LLC

synopsis: West Corporation Acquired GroupCast, LLC, a provider of alert and notification services for corporations, government entities and K-12 school districts. GroupCast operates a proprietary and patented call processing network, backed by world-class customer training and support.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: GroupCast, LLC
GroupCast delivers mass notification and custom interactive voice response solutions under a SaaS business model. Their customers enjoy high speed voice, email and SMS messaging technology, massive capacity, robust reporting, and quick speed to market, all under a low-cost, high-service environment.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/16/2014 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, will acquire Health Advocate, Inc

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven communication services, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Health AdvocateTM, Inc., the nation's leading independent provider of healthcare advocacy services.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Health Advocate, Inc
Health Advocate, Inc. offers healthcare advocacy and assistance services. The company provides claims denials, healthcare bills, payment arrangements, and physicians, hospitals, and healthcare provider advisory and consulting services.
price ($mm)
$265
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/14/2014 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, will acquire SchoolMessenger

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven communication services, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Reliance Holding, Inc. d/b/a SchoolMessenger, a leading provider of notification and mobile communication solutions for the K-12 education market.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: SchoolMessenger
Reliance Communications, through its SchoolMessenger brand, is a provider of on-demand notification solutions for the education market. The company is counted on by school districts and other institutions to keep parents, staff and students informed in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
price ($mm)
$77
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

West Corporation, acquired Smoothstone IP Communications, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of Smoothstone IP Communications, a leading provider of cloud-based communications solutions for the enterprise, adding to its market-leading unified communications portfolio.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Smoothstone IP Communications, Inc.
Smoothstone IP Communications is the leading provider of cloud based communications for the enterprise - including MPLS-based application network management, enterprise voice, unified threat management, and advanced contact center solutions, unified messaging and collaboration tools.
price ($mm)
$121
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2011 via BusinessWire

West Corporation, acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions, has announced it has acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc., a provider of automated alerts and notification solutions to the electric utilities industry, government, public safety and corporate markets.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.
Public and private organizations use Twenty First Century Communications' notification and call-handling solutions to relieve their call center, respond to a crisis, protect people, mobilize first responders, and much more.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired Teliris

synopsis: In a move to expand its Managed Services for Visual Communications (MSVC) operations, Dimension Data announced that it has acquired 100% of Teliris, a privately-owned cloud video managed services business with offices in London, Connecticut and New York, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: Dimension Data Holdings plc
Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. "
target: Teliris
Teliris is one of the first industry pioneers to deliver cloud-based managed telepresence services, and provides immersive telepresence and videoconferencing services via its own proprietary platform, Lentaris. Peak 10 provides reliable IT infrastructure solutions to companies with a range of needs.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/20/2016 via Market Wire

GreatCall, Inc, acquired Healthsense, Inc.

synopsis: GreatCall Inc., the leader in connected health for active aging, has acquired Healthsense, the leading provider of passive remote monitoring services for the senior care continuum. Healthsense helps senior care providers reduce costs, increase independence, and enhance caregiver and senior experiences.
buyer: GreatCall, Inc
GreatCall is the leader in connected health for active aging. With health and safety solutions for older adults and their family caregivers, GreatCall’s innovative suite of easy-to-use mobile products and award-winning approach to customer care helps aging consumers live more independent lives. "
target: Healthsense, Inc.
Healthsense, the fastest growing provider of aging services technology, provides technology-enabled care solutions for the entire senior care continuum. Healthsense offers a full range of remote monitoring, emergency response, and wellness management solutions to senior care providers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Arrow Business Communications Limited, acquired Abica

synopsis: Arrow Business Communications has acquired Abica and its subsidiary PCR IT to extend its telecoms and IT services offering. The acquired firms have offices in Glasgow, further expanding Arrow’s presence in Scotland.
buyer: Arrow Business Communications Limited
Based In the UK, Arrow specializes in telephony, data, IT and energy solutions for businesses. It offers a diverse product range including hosted telephony and mobiles through to mobile device management, telephone systems, IT services, voice and data connectivity. "
target: Abica
UK-based Abica have a range of innovative business broadband, mobile & telecoms products to suit businesses of all sizes. They offer solutions around connectivity, mobility, IoT and unified communications for both private and public sector organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Strategic Products and Services (SPS), acquired Jones Communications

synopsis: Strategic Products and Services announced the acquisition of Texas-based Jones Communications. Jones Communications specializes in unified communications, data applications, wireless solutions, cabling and infrastructure.
buyer: Strategic Products and Services (SPS)
Strategic Products and Services (SPS) has helped companies across the globe boost revenues, overcome business obstacles and gain an edge on the competition. SPS designs, implements and supports technology solutions to help customers be more efficient and competitive in their markets. "
target: Jones Communications
Jones Communications specializes in unified communications, data applications, wireless solutions, cabling and infrastructure. Jones' experience, knowledge base, certifications and resources make them well positioned to support Nortel clients through strategic consulting and maintenance services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Complete Telecom, acquired Intellicom Ireland

synopsis: Complete Telecom has acquired Intellicom Ireland. Intellicom Ireland Ltd designs, develops, and supports business communications solutions. The company offers enterprise telephony and contact center solutions.
buyer: Complete Telecom
Complete Telecom is one of Ireland’s leading enterprise providers of managed network and telecoms services. Its all-fibre next generation network and extensive experience of converged network infrastructure means it can deliver fully integrated connectivity. "
target: Intellicom Ireland
Intellicom Ireland Ltd designs, develops, and supports business communications solutions. The company offers enterprise telephony and contact center solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Global Telecom & Technology, Inc., acquired nLayer Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. announced the acquisition of privately-held, Chicago-based nLayer Communications, Inc. nLayer Communications is a leading provider of wholesale IP Transit, Data Transport, and Managed Networking Services in major markets throughout North America and Europe.
buyer: Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. (GTT:$1,680.30)
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. (GTT) is a global network operator delivering managed data services to large enterprise, government and carrier customers in over 80 countries worldwide. GTT provides customers with innovative connectivity solutions by utilizing the company's own network assets. "
target: nLayer Communications, Inc.
nLayer Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of wholesale IP Transit, Data Transport, and Managed Networking Services in major markets throughout North America and Europe. nLayer sets the new standard for affordable, high quality Internet services.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Utility Telephone, will acquire Creative Interconnect Communications, LLC

synopsis: Utility Telephone, Inc, the premier integrated provider of business telecommunications in California and Northern Nevada, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the customer base and network assets of San Carlos-based Metro Ethernet and Hosted VoIP provider Creative Interconnect Communications, LLC.
buyer: Utility Telephone
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Stockton, CA, Utility Telephone provides business-to-business telephone and internet services focusing on competitive pricing, comprehensive product lines and long-term customer relationships. "
target: Creative Interconnect Communications, LLC
Creative Interconnect Communications is a full service VoIP provider in the San Francisco Bay area. They offer Metro Ethernet and Hosted VoIP services across the United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/7/2012 via BusinessWire

Avtex Solutions, LLC, purchased Contact Center and VoIP Division from Sage Innovations, LLC

synopsis: Avtex, a provider of integrated, interaction solutions, announced the completion of the acquisition of the Contact Center and VoIP division of Sage Innovations, a respected technology solutions provider and Interactive Intelligence reseller based in Chesterfield, MO.
buyer parent: Pohlad Family Companies
buyer: Avtex Solutions, LLC
Providing multimedia contact center solutions since 1971, Avtex is an application and systems integration company that designs, deploys and supports contact center, IP telephony and unified messaging solutions, enabling organizations to embrace their customers. "
seller: Sage Innovations, LLC
Based in Chesterfield, MO, Sage Innovations is a technology solutions provider focusing on Contact Center, VoIP, Virtualization, Storage and Infrastructure.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2012 via Market Wire

United Network Services, Inc., acquired IPNetZone Communications, Inc.

synopsis: UNSi has announced the acquisition of IPNetZone Communications, a privately-held global network provider based in New York providing Internet, multiprotocol label switching, VPLS, managed network and monitoring solutions to enterprise and carrier clients internationally.
buyer: United Network Services, Inc.
United Network Services (UNSi) is a leading provider of managed services for voice and data networks. UNSi provides a complete managed solution for IT professionals (CIO, IT Directors) so they can more efficiently manage the critical IT infrastructure of their business. "
target: IPNetZone Communications, Inc.
IPNetZone Communications, Inc. is a rapidly growing, privately-held global network provider based in New York providing Internet, multiprotocol label switching, VPLS, managed network and monitoring solutions to enterprise and carrier clients internationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/26/2012 via BusinessWire

ShoreTel Inc., acquired M5 Networks

synopsis: ShoreTel, the leading provider of brilliantly simple premise and cloud-based business phone system and communication solutions with fully integrated unified communications (UC) and contact center capabilities, announced it has completed its acquisition of M5 Networks. ShoreTel adds M5’s hosted Unified Communications to its portfolio.
buyer: ShoreTel Inc. (SHOR:$360.44)
ShoreTel, Inc. is the provider of brilliantly simple Unified Communication (UC) solutions based on its IP business phone system. With its UC solution, enterprises trade complexity for plug-and-play simplicity in integrated voice, video, data, and mobile communication. "
target: M5 Networks
M5 Networks, the market leader in managed, hosted Voice-over-IP (VoIP), allows companies to work the way they want to, while connecting them to their customers, their applications and their businesses.
price ($mm)
$124
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2012 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired Zimo Communications Ltd.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the provider of cloud services for business, announced that it has acquired Zimo Communications Ltd., the UK-based provider of Numberstore™ cloud voice services. From 0800 freephone to premium rate numbers, Numberstore offers a range of call tariffs and service plans for every organisation, regardless of size.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,600 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
target: Zimo Communications Ltd.
Zimo Communications Ltd., based in the UK, is a leading telecoms innovator. Zimo is best known for its popular Numberstore site which provides non-geographic numbers and powerful online call management tools.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Destiny NV, acquired OZMO cloud communications

synopsis: Belgian-based Destiny has acquired the Dutch OZMO cloud communications. OZMO specializes in cloud communication solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises through professional IT and telecom partners. OZMO supports partners with commercial tools and operational services to offer cloud communication solutions.
buyer: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device. "
target: OZMO cloud communications
Netherlands-based OZMO cloud communications specialize in cloud communication solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises through professional IT and telecom partners. They support partners with commercial tools and operational services to offer a cloud communication solution to end customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/10/2008 via Company Press Release

BT Group plc, will acquire Wire One Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: BT has agreed to acquire Wire One Holdings Inc. (“Wire One”), one of the leading providers of videoconferencing solutions in the United States. It is intended that Wire One will form the core of BT Conferencing’s video services unit.
buyer: BT Group plc (BT:$18,897.00)
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. "
target parent: The Gores Group, LLC
target: Wire One Technologies, Inc.
Wire One Communications, with over 20 years of conferencing support expertise, is one of the recognized leaders in providing easy to use, reliable, and cost effective video communication solutions to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired TextAnywhere

synopsis: Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of TextAnywhere from Stericycle Inc. TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: TextAnywhere
TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired HSL Mobile

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Norway's leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has acquired HSL Mobile, a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Artilium Plc, acquired interactive digital media GmbH

synopsis: Belgian telecoms service provider Artilium announced it has acquired Interactive Digital Media (IDM), a Germany-based provider of cloud communications services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
buyer: Artilium Plc (AIM:ARTA:$12.84)
Artilium is a leading Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) through its own state of the art Cloud platform. They provide a fully branded mobile offering complete with sim cards and a control panel. "
target: interactive digital media GmbH
Interactive Digital Media GmbH (IDM) specializes in worldwide SMS transmission, mobile and telecommunication services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
price ($mm)
$4.25
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Simple SMS Group

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the Austrian mobile messaging companies Simple SMS GmbH and Simple SMS Wholesale GmbH (together Simple SMS Group). Simple SMS Group offers secure SMS messaging whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Simple SMS Group
Based in Austria, Simple SMS Group is a specialist in web based platform & services for a huge range of professional mobile messaging for business customers. Simple SMS offers simple, fast and secure SMS messaging solutions for their users, whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
price ($mm)
$2.37
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
announced 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

MessageMedia, will acquire MessageNet Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Salmat announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell MessageNet, the Salmat Group's SMS business, to MessageMedia. As a market leader for trusted & reliable Enterprise SMS Communications since 1995, MessageNet provides cost effective, business critical, mobile messaging solutions to organizations across all industries and sectors.
buyer: MessageMedia
MessageMedia is Australia's largest business mobile messaging service provider. Through its reliable and innovative IT solutions and award-winning customer service, MessageMedia helps businesses of all sizes deliver business efficiencies, improve customer engagement and increase revenue. "
target parent: Salmat Ltd.
target: MessageNet Pty Ltd.
MessageNet has been a market leader for trusted & reliable Enterprise SMS Communications since 1995. Organizations across all industries and sectors rely on MessageNet to provide cost effective, business critical, mobile messaging solutions.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/13/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will purchase Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in Europe, will acquire Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG, a software company that develops products for telecom and marketing services. Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland that provides services to more than 175 countries.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Horisen AG
Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland with a strong footprint delivering services to more than 175 countries globally. Horisen Messaging is a part of Horisen, a software company specialized in developing products for telecom and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
5.0x
closed 6/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, acquired Esendex Limited

synopsis: HgCapital has acquired Nottingham-based messaging services business Esendex from Darwin Private Equity. Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve service, and communicate in a crisis.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Darwin Private Equity LLP
target: Esendex Limited
Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve customer service, communicate in a crisis and reduce operating costs.
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Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications is an international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$3,651.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$788.00
EBIT ($mm)
($88.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5500
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Ticker: BEZQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bezeq
Bezeq is Israel’s largest and leading telecommunications group. The companies that make up the Bezeq Group offer the full range of telecom services – domestic and international, fixed and mobile, high-speed Internet, transmission, and more. Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,776.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,113.72
EBIT ($mm)
$794.07
Net Income ($mm)
$514.18
Employees
6479
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Ticker: GTT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. operates a global Tier 1 IP network connecting to any location in the world and with any application in the cloud. Their cloud networking services provide a better way for multinational clients to embrace the cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,680.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$385.40
EBIT ($mm)
$151.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3000
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Ticker: LSE:DAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daisy Group plc
Daisy Group plc
Daisy is a fast-growing independent UK supplier of cost-effective services and bespoke unified business communications solutions to SME, mid-market and corporate businesses. It offers network services, such as fixed line and rentals, number translation, and select services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$533.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.82
EBIT ($mm)
($12.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1545
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Ticker: XTRA:QSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QSC AG
QSC AG
QSC AG is a service provider for voice and data communication, as well as ICT services. It is the first provider to operate an Open Access platform in Germany, which unites a wide range of broadband technologies to offer national and international site networking, including Managed Services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$408.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.48
EBIT ($mm)
($1.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1371
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Ticker: ASX:OTW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire is a Telecommunications and IT solution provider in Australia. Over the Wire specializes in converged voice and data networks, data centres, and hosted infrastructure solutions for corporate clients. Their core offerings include data networks, voice, managed cloud, and colocation.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.74
EBIT ($mm)
$5.98
Net Income ($mm)
$4.00
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:5GN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5G Networks Limited
5G Networks offers a level of broadband services that businesses can rely upon to succeed. They provide state of the art services ranging from Integrated Fibre and Wireless, High Speed Internet Access and Cloud Computing Services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$19.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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Ticker: BIT:ACO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acotel Group S.p.A.
Acotel Group S.p.A.
Acotel Group SpA is an Italy-based company operating in the information and communications technology (ITC) sector. Acotel is structured into three business areas, Acotel TLC, Acotel Interactive, and Acotel TLC.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$72.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
293
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Ticker: TSE:3778
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAKURA Internet Inc.
SAKURA Internet Inc.
SAKURA Internet is a Japanese company that offers high quality internet services centered on data centers. Their data centers have high availability and provide high-capacity and high-speed internet connections. SAKURA Internet offers diverse services to meet the needs of their client's business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.06
EBIT ($mm)
$6.71
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
563
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Ticker: AIM:ADT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AdEPT Telecom plc
AdEPT is a telecommunications provider. They unite communication and innovation through the use of technology. They deliver products and services that help businesses to grow, be competitive, increase profitability and improve the way they communicate with their customers and their employees.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$59.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.06
EBIT ($mm)
$7.76
Net Income ($mm)
$5.02
Employees
200
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Ticker: OTCPK:PVSP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pervasip Corp.
Pervasip Corp.
Pervasip is a new generation communications company providing wholesale and retail Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. Pervasip is focusing its resources on the growth of its wholly owned subsidiary, VoX Communications.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.70
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: TKLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tekelec
Tekelec
Tekelec's intelligent mobile broadband solutions enable service providers to manage and monetize mobile data and evolve to Long Term Evolution and IP multimedia subsystem.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$423.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.39
EBIT ($mm)
$25.08
Net Income ($mm)
$15.01
Employees
1291
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Ticker: SESG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SES
Luxembourg-based SES is the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in Geostationary Orbit and Medium Earth Orbit. It provides a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,234.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,678.99
EBIT ($mm)
$1,000.17
Net Income ($mm)
$585.66
Employees
1315
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