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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB, acquired SurfKitchen Ltd.

synopsis: Teleca, a world-leading supplier of solutions and services to the mobile- and connected devices industries, has announced that it has acquired UK based SurfKitchen, which helps mobile operators and their partners overcome the discoverability, usability and fulfillment challenges associated with the delivery of mobile applications and services.
buyer: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players. "
target: SurfKitchen Ltd.
SurfKitchen Inc. is uniquely focused on providing mobile operators and their partners with the ability to deliver the optimum mobile user experience for mobile Internet applications and services.
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announced 7/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Spirent Communications plc, will purchase Technology Business Unit from RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: Spirent Communications plc, a leading communications technology company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Radvision’s Technology Business Unit (TBU), the part of the Radvision business responsible for delivering industry-leading developer solutions.
buyer: Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT:$457.90)
Spirent Communications plc is a global leader in test and measurement inspiring innovation within development labs, communication networks and IT organisations. They deploy life-enriching communications networks, devices, services and applications. "
seller parent: SilverLake
seller: RADVISION Ltd.
Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, the Radvision Technology Business Unit (TBU), offers a complete development and test suite for Voice and Video over IP communications, including Voice over LTE (VoLTE),
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$25
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closed 7/17/2012 via Market Wire

Apigee Corp., purchased Technology Assets from Wholesale Applications Community

synopsis: Apigee has acquired the technology assets of WAC (Wholesale Applications Community), a global alliance of leading telecommunications companies focused on creating a unified and open platform for mobile application development. Apigee will build on WAC's technology to deliver a unified network API service for telecommunications operators.
buyer: Apigee Corp. (APIC:$85.61)
Apigee is the leading provider of API products and technology for enterprises and developers. Over 250 enterprises like Comcast, GameSpy, TransUnion Interactive, Guardian Life and Constant Contact and thousands of developers use Apigee's technology. "
seller: Wholesale Applications Community
The Wholesale Applications Community is an alliance of operators, OEMs and network equipment manufacturers set up to make it easier for developers to use network APIs through one harmonised platform – and thus make smarter web apps.
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closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, acquired OpenPlug

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has acquired OpenPlug, a mobile software and applications development tools vendor. Through this acquisition, Alcatel-Lucent deepens its role in the applications space by delivering a platform where application developers can write an application.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent is the trusted transformation partner of service providers, enterprises, strategic industries such as defense, energy, healthcare, transportation, and governments worldwide, providing solutions to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: OpenPlug
OpenPlug is a software provider specialized in mobile telephony and commercializes under the ELIPS name a range of patented technologies that facilitate the development of mobile phones, smartphones and the applications that run on them.
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closed 2/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Instart Logic, acquired Kwicr

synopsis: Instart Logic, the leading provider of application delivery solutions, announced it has acquired Kwicr, the market leader in mobile application acceleration for Apple and Android platforms. Instart Logic gains patented technology, an industry-first Mobile Delivery Network software development kit (SDK), and significant new analytics capabilities.
buyer: Instart Logic
Instart Logic makes application delivery fast, secure, and easy. Instart Logic’s end-to-end platform combines machine learning for performance and security with a content delivery network (CDN) for application delivery, and is designed for DevOps and mobile-first applications. "
target: Kwicr
Kwicr is dedicated to improving the mobile experience. Their Mobile Delivery Network is a platform that radically boosts app performance by accelerating Internet traffic over mobile broadband networks. They micro-manage network congestion to get performance from the available infrastructure.
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closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

Opera Software, acquired Skyfire Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Opera Software is buying Skyfire Labs, a leader in mobile video optimization and cloud solutions for mobility. Skyfire is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: Skyfire Labs, Inc.
Skyfire, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
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closed 9/6/2018 via PR Newswire

GigSky, Inc., acquired Simless, Inc.

synopsis: GigSky, a leading provider of global cellular connectivity and eSIM solutions, has acquired Simless, a subscription management platform and integrated SIM (iSIM) solution provider that simplifies the way people and objects get access to cellular connectivity.
buyer: GigSky, Inc.
Founded in 2010, GigSky is a leading provider of global cellular connectivity and eSIM solutions for consumers, businesses and manufacturers. Through their 500+ carrier network, GigSky provides affordable and reliable coverage in over 200 countries and territories. "
target: Simless, Inc.
Founded in 2014, Simless is a subscription management platform and integrated SIM (iSIM) solution provider that simplifies the way people and objects get access to cellular connectivity. Simless’ server platform allows users to remotely create, distribute, and manage digital SIM cards.
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closed 7/29/2008 via Market Wire

BT Group plc, acquired Ribbit

synopsis: BT announced it has acquired Ribbit Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based "Telco 2.0" platform company, for $105 million in cash, on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The acquisition will accelerate BT's strategy to transform itself into a next-generation, platform-based, software-driven services company.
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: Ribbit
Ribbit, Silicon Valley's First Phone Company, is working to deliver the next generation of telecommunication services. By providing a world-class telephone carrier infrastructure we are helping to unleash innovation across the entire telephony marketplace.
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$105
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closed 11/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Mad Mobile, acquired KidoZen, Inc.

synopsis: Mad Mobile, Inc., a company that powers mobile experiences for the Global 2000, announced that it has acquired the assets of KidoZen, Inc., a company recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor for Mobile App Development in 2015. KidoZen launched the industry's first enterprise Mobile Backend as a Service.
buyer: Mad Mobile
Mad Mobile powers mobile experiences for the Global 2000. Their solutions span multiple omnichannel touchpoints including smartphone, tablet, apps, and in-store experiences. Mad Mobile is recognized by Gartner and Forrester as a leader in full service mCommerce platforms. "
target: KidoZen, Inc.
KidoZen was founded to democratize enterprise mobility by providing the fastest, most affordable and secure way to deploy enterprise mobile applications. KidoZen launched the industry's first enterprise Mobile Backend as a Service.
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closed 5/15/2006 via BusinessWire

Tatara Systems, acquired Xybec Solutions

synopsis: Tatara Systems, the worldwide leader in mobile services convergence solutions, today announced the acquisition of Xybec Solutions, a privately held Canadian developer of communications software. The deal, which was completed for an undisclosed sum, will see Xybec's headquarters in British Columbia become Tatara Vancouver.
buyer: Tatara Systems
Tatara Systems, Inc. invents, develops, and deploys solutions for service providers allowing them to offer converged mobile services to their subscribers – across laptops, PDAs, and Smartphones. "
target: Xybec Solutions
Leading Connection Management Solutions for Wireless Networks Access to Applications over Multiple Wireless Networks: GPRS/EDGE/UMTS, CDMA/1xRTT/1xEVDO, Public WiFi/Private WLAN.
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announced 5/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Tern Plc, will acquire Flexiant Limited

synopsis: Tern Plc, the investment company specialising in the cloud and mobile sectors, announces that it has agreed to acquire Flexiant Limited. The company is a leading European provider of cloud management software for cloud orchestration for on-demand, fully automated provisioning of cloud services.
buyer: Tern Plc (AIM:TERN:$0.24)
Tern Plc acquires and invests in privately owned companies with self-owned IP, established products and customer bases. Its investment strategy is focused on taking an active role in its investee companies in order to improve the business model, accelerate growth, and more. "
target: Flexiant Limited
Flexiant is a leading provider of cloud orchestration software for on-demand, fully automated provisioning of cloud services. Flexiant offers their customers the most advanced cloud orchestration software in the market.
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$3.32
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announced 3/1/2015 via Company Press Release

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., will acquire Connectem

synopsis: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. announced its intent to acquire Connectem, a privately-held company in the LTE virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) market. Connectem provides vEPC solutions that leverage cloud computing, network virtualization, and software networking technologies to deliver higher scale and efficiency on x86-based servers.
buyer: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD:$2,382.24)
Founded in 1995, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. is an industry leader in providing reliable, high-performance network solutions that help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a virtualized world where applications and information reside anywhere. "
target: Connectem
Connectem provides highly-differentiated vEPC solutions with unique architectural attributes that leverage cloud computing, network virtualization, and software networking technologies to deliver higher scale and efficiency on industry-standard x86-based servers.
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closed 2/25/2013 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Intucell

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately held Intucell, based in Ra'anana, Israel. Intucell provides advanced self-optimizing network (SON) software, which enables mobile carriers to plan, configure, manage, optimize and heal cellular networks automatically, according to real-time changing network demands.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic. "
target: Intucell
Intucell was founded to change mobile network management as the world knew it. The company’s SON systems are deployed by a number of leading mobile operators worldwide, consistently exceeding expectations. Intucell delivers the world’s most advanced Self Optimizing Network (SON) solution.
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$475
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announced 12/31/2016 via Company Press Release

OnApp, will acquire Virtkick, Inc.

synopsis: OnApp, a global cloud management software provider, has announced its intention to acquire Virtkick. OnApp is impressed by the way Virtkick simplifies every step of cloud hosting. Their unique fully-managed SaaS platform approach, from the user-centric interface to orchestration and billing, were especially interesting to OnApp for future projects.
buyer: OnApp
OnApp is widely regarded as the leading cloud management software platform for the service provider industry. It is a complete Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution for cloud providers, CDN providers, telcos, carriers, MSPs and enterprises. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Virtkick, Inc.
Virtkick lets independent hosting companies increase conversion rates, simplify server management and take on the biggest hosting providers. Virtkick is a SaaS cloud management panel that offers simplicity and great user experience for their customers.
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closed 10/3/2016 via BusinessWire

InfoVista, acquired TEMS

synopsis: InfoVista, the leading provider of network performance orchestration solutions for a better connected and collaborative world, announced the completion of the acquisition of Ascom’s TEMS™ business. The TEMS Portfolio is the most widely used network testing, monitoring and optimization platform.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: InfoVista
InfoVista is the leading provider of cost-effective network performance orchestration solutions for a better connected and collaborative world delivering solutions. Their solutions empower communications service providers and large enterprises to ensure a high-quality user experience. "
target parent: Ascom Holding AG
target: TEMS
Ascom’s TEMS Business provides and manages end-to-end solutions for network testing of core and radio networks on a project-by-project basis or as an on-going, managed service, either on-premise or as a hosted service.
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$45
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closed 10/23/2013 via BusinessWire

InfoVista, acquired Aexio

synopsis: InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions, announced that it has acquired Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based mobile network optimization specialist Aexio.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: InfoVista
Infovisa is an independent provider of data processing systems and related services for bank trust departments, independent trust companies, not-for-profit foundations, colleges, and universities. "
target: Aexio
Aexio has seen significant uptake of its best-of-breed network optimization software solutions, especially among mobile operators looking at using live network measurements to improve their network performance.
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closed 3/8/2013 via Market Wire

JDS Uniphase Corp., acquired Arieso

synopsis: JDSU announced it has acquired Arieso, a global leader in location-aware software solutions that enable mobile network operators to boost 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE network performance and enrich the mobile subscriber experience. The acquisition advances JDSU's mobility strategy by extending visibility and providing critical intelligence.
buyer: JDS Uniphase Corp. (JDSU:$1,676.90)
JDSU innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Its diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications. "
target: Arieso
Arieso is the world's leading provider of intelligent, location aware solutions that enable mobile network operators to focus their businesses on the evolving desires and expectations of their customers.
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$85
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closed 3/30/2010 via PE Hub

VPIsystems, Inc., acquired Elanti Systems, Inc.

synopsis: VPIsystems, a Holmdel, N.J.-based provider of mobile network analytics and capacity management software, has acquired Elanti Systems, a provider of routing software for carrier networks.
buyer: VPIsystems, Inc.
VPIsystems is the leading provider of network planning software and services for the global telecommunications industry. VPIsystems offers two product lines: Photonic Design Automation and OnePlan. "
target: Elanti Systems, Inc.
Elanti Systems provides service management solutions for telecommunications carriers that ensure the delivery of IP services according to well-defined service guarantees. Product functionality includes real-time optimization of traffic flows, service assurance and control and service visualization.
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announced 6/2/2009 via PR Newswire

Ascom Holding AG, will acquire Ericsson TEMS AB

synopsis: Ascom has signed a binding agreement to purchase TEMS, a software company with a global market leadership position in optimization solutions for mobile networks, from Ericsson.
buyer: Ascom Holding AG (SWX:ASCN:$401.27)
Ascom is an international solution provider with comprehensive technological know-how in Mission-Critical Communication. The company concentrates on the core areas of Wireless Solutions and Security Solutions. "
target parent: Ericsson AB
target: Ericsson TEMS AB
TEMS is a software company with a global market leadership position in optimization solutions for mobile networks. TEMS has approximately 300 employees in 17 countries around the globe. Its principal locations are in Skelleftea (Sweden), and Reston, Virginia (USA).
price ($mm)
$168
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$146
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

SoftAtHome, will acquire V3D

synopsis: SoftAtHome, the software company dedicated to the digital home, will acquire V3D, a leading independent software vendor expert on Telecom data analytics. With SoftAtHome acquiring V3D, the company will be able to deliver a full range of solutions around “analytics for Quality of Experience.”
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: SoftAtHome
SoftAtHome creates software for operators to deploy services with the best user experience for connectivity, pay TV, Home Networking and Smart Home products. SoftAtHome products are deployed with major operators in over 20 million homes over 18 countries. "
target: V3D
V3D is a leading independent software vendor expert on Telecom data analytics for carrier network operators. V3D Solutions enable carrier network operators to monitor the true network Quality of Experience (QoE) straight from the subscribers’ perspective.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB, acquired SurfKitchen Ltd.

synopsis: Teleca, a world-leading supplier of solutions and services to the mobile- and connected devices industries, has announced that it has acquired UK based SurfKitchen, which helps mobile operators and their partners overcome the discoverability, usability and fulfillment challenges associated with the delivery of mobile applications and services.
buyer: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players. "
target: SurfKitchen Ltd.
SurfKitchen Inc. is uniquely focused on providing mobile operators and their partners with the ability to deliver the optimum mobile user experience for mobile Internet applications and services.
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announced 2/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB will be merged with Symphony Service Corp.,

synopsis: Symphony Service Corp., a leader in global product development services for Independent Software Vendors and Teleca, a supplier of product development services and solutions for mobile appliance Original Equipment Manufacturers and telecommunications operators, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Symphony Service Corp.
Symphony Services is a software innovation company. It helps its clients ideate, develop, deploy and manage innovative software and software-enabled products. Symphony's solutions address traditional and new software product engineering challenges. "
target: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players.
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closed 7/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB, acquired Triple Play Integration

synopsis: Teleca, a world-leading supplier of solutions and services to the mobile and connected devices industries, has acquired Triple Play Integration (TPI). TPI offers strong capabilities around Adobe Flash and digital TV technologies. The company will spearhead Teleca’s consumer electronics activities and enable new growth in that domain.
buyer: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players. "
target: Triple Play Integration
Triple Play Integration provides the resources, expertise and tools for customers to evaluate, design, test and deploy their interactive and enhanced consumer electronics solutions. It has a premier customer base, including some of the largest technology, silicon, and media companies in the world.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB, acquired SurfKitchen Ltd.

synopsis: Teleca, a world-leading supplier of solutions and services to the mobile- and connected devices industries, has announced that it has acquired UK based SurfKitchen, which helps mobile operators and their partners overcome the discoverability, usability and fulfillment challenges associated with the delivery of mobile applications and services.
buyer: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players. "
target: SurfKitchen Ltd.
SurfKitchen Inc. is uniquely focused on providing mobile operators and their partners with the ability to deliver the optimum mobile user experience for mobile Internet applications and services.
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closed 8/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Telestream, Inc., acquired Popwire

synopsis: Telestream, the leading global provider of multiformat media encoding and file-based delivery solutions for the broadcast and entertainment industry, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Popwire from Teleca, a telecommunications leader.
buyer: Telestream, Inc.
Telestream products have set the standard with the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, enterprises and government institutions for automated media encoding and delivery over IP networks. "
target parent: Teleca AB
target: Popwire
Popwire invents and develops software that enables world class transcoding solutions independent of format and technology.
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announced 2/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB will be merged with Symphony Service Corp.,

synopsis: Symphony Service Corp., a leader in global product development services for Independent Software Vendors and Teleca, a supplier of product development services and solutions for mobile appliance Original Equipment Manufacturers and telecommunications operators, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Symphony Service Corp.
Symphony Services is a software innovation company. It helps its clients ideate, develop, deploy and manage innovative software and software-enabled products. Symphony's solutions address traditional and new software product engineering challenges. "
target: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players.
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announced 8/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Neusoft Corporation, will acquire Sesca Mobile Software Oy

synopsis: Neusoft Corporation announced that it has signed an agreement with the Finnish software company Sesca Group Ltd. under which Neusoft will acquire Sesca's mobile phone software development and testing business operations in Finland and Romania.
buyer: Neusoft Corporation (SHSE:600718:$1,116.69)
Neusoft is a leading IT solutions & services company and the largest offshore software and service outsourcing provider in China. Neusoft's software products and platform are the key knowledge assets and the base to construct reliable industry-oriented IT solutions. "
target parent: Sesca Group, Ltd.
target: Sesca Mobile Software Oy
Sesca Mobile Software Oy develops software for the mobile telecommunications industry across Symbian, Java, Microsoft and Linux. Operators, manufacturers and enterprises all benefit from the competitive advantage of outsourcing smart phone software development to Sesca.
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$5.03
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announced 5/14/2012 via PR Web

Stonehenge-Telecom Holdings, Inc., will acquire Supranetcom Ltd.

synopsis: Stonehenge Telecom, a premier provider of next generation telecommunication services and products, announced that they have entered intoa definitive agreement under which Stonehenge will acquire Supranetcom of Paris, France. Supranetcom is a highly successful Software as a Service (SaaS) development company.
buyer: Stonehenge-Telecom Holdings, Inc.
Stonehenge Telecom is a U.S. based telecommunications company with additional offices in Europe, and emergent operations in Asia and Latin America. "
target: Supranetcom Ltd.
Founded in 2003, Supranetcom is a highly successful Software as a Service (SaaS) development company based in Paris France, whose primary specialization is in the design and deployment of Service Delivery Platforms tailored to the Carrier, Service Provider, and Enterprise Segments.
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closed 11/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Yandex N.V., acquired SPB Software Inc.

synopsis: Yandex, the leading internet company in Russia, announced the acquisition of SPB Software, a leading developer of mobile software with offices in Russia, Taiwan, and Thailand. SPB offers a full suite of mobile solutions including a mobile user interface engine for smartphones and tablets.
buyer: Yandex N.V. (YNDX:$2,296.94)
Yandex is the leading internet company in Russia, operating the country's most popular search engine and the most visited website. The company also operates in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Turkey. Yandex's mission is to answer any question internet users may have. "
target: SPB Software Inc.
SPB Software is a leading brand in mobile software. SPB stands for a unique line of popular consumer products, ranging from mobile games, to usability and productivity applications, to business, communication, and multimedia software for mobile phones.
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closed 8/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

NCC Group plc, acquired Intrepidus Group

synopsis: NCC Group has acquired US-based security research firm Intrepidus Group. Intrepidus is an independent security research and development firm, working with a number of large companies including wireless technology businesses and financial institutions to pinpoint and eradicate security flaws in mobile devices, applications, systems and networks.
buyer: NCC Group plc (LSE:NCC:$335.96)
NCC Group is a leading global information assurance firm. Information assurance is delivered through escrow and verification, security testing, audit and compliance, software testing and web performance services. "
target: Intrepidus Group
Intrepidus Group is a leading provider of mobile application and device security services. They assess mobile applications, train developers to code defensively for these platforms, and evaluate the security mechanisms of cutting edge telecommunications products and smart phone devices.
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$5.80
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$3
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announced 10/11/2011 via Market Wire

Broadsoft, Inc., will acquire Movial Corporation

synopsis: BroadSoft, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Movial Corporation. Movial designs and develops state-of-the-art user interfaces (UIs) and multimedia sharing applications that are optimized for a wide range of communications devices and IP-based communications applications.
buyer: Broadsoft, Inc. (BSFT:$354.53)
BroadSoft provides software that enables mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to deliver voice and multimedia services over their IP-based networks. Its products include BroadWorks and BroadCloud. "
target: Movial Corporation
Movial Corporation is a privately held client developer for IP communications services. The company designs and develops state-of-the-art user interfaces (UIs) and multimedia sharing applications that are optimized for a wide range of communications devices and IP-based communications applications.
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$6.00
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$3
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announced 7/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Xerox Corporation, will acquire WDSGlobal

synopsis: Xerox has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WDS, a firm that provides technical support, knowledge management and related consulting to the world’s largest wireless telecommunication brands. WDS uses a proprietary cloud-based platform called GlobalMineTM to capture, analyze and manage millions of technical support interactions.
buyer: Xerox Corporation (XRX:$10,610.00)
Xerox Corporation is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology, expertise and services enable workplaces to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business. "
target: WDSGlobal
WDS is a firm that provides technical support, knowledge management and related consulting to the world’s largest wireless telecommunication brands. WDS uses a proprietary cloud-based platform called GlobalMineTM to capture, analyze and manage millions of technical support interactions.
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closed 3/4/2014 via PR Newswire

KPMG International, acquired Cynergy Systems, Inc.

synopsis: KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has completed the acquisition of Cynergy Systems, Inc., to help businesses capitalize on the transformative opportunities provided by digital and mobile technologies.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm, operates from 87 offices with more than 23,000 employees and partners throughout the U.S. Our purpose is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the capital markets. "
target: Cynergy Systems, Inc.
Cynergy is a mobility services business and a digital experience company specializing in strategy, design and development across mobile, web and desktop. Cynergy is headquartered in Baltimore.
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closed 6/19/2012 via BusinessWire

SeaChange International, acquired Flashlight Engineering and Consulting, LLC

synopsis: SeaChange International, Inc., a leading global multi-screen video software innovator, announced that it has purchased all assets and intellectual property, including source code, from Flashlight Engineering and Consulting, LLC of Portland, Oregon. Flashlight specializes in designing and writing software for digital TVs and set-top boxes.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
SeaChange International is a leading provider of software applications, services and integrated solutions for video-on-demand (VOD), digital advertising, and content acquisition monetization and management. "
target: Flashlight Engineering and Consulting, LLC
Flashlight Engineering and Consulting, LLC provides expert consulting and software development services to the US cable and telecom operators and their primary vendors. They have worked across the spectrum of iTV software, from drivers to applications and from servers to clients.
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closed 7/22/2008 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, acquired ITC Networks

synopsis: Luxoft, a global provider of high-end application and product development services, has acquired Bucharest-headquartered ITC Networks, a leading Romanian software outsourcing provider specializing in the telecommunications industry. The combined company will have more then 3000 employees and an annual revenue run rate of over $150 million.
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft was founded with a very clear mission: to help its customers in designing, developing, testing, and managing software solutions. Today, we continue operating within this mission, broadening the scope of services and demonstrating strong delivery and growth capabilities. "
target: ITC Networks
ITC Networks is a specialized provider of software engineering services for the telecommunications industry. ITC Networks’ range of services includes system and application development, re-engineering, software testing and test automation, maintenance, and support.
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announced 9/13/2007 via BusinessWire

Aricent, will acquire DataLinx

synopsis: Aricent, a full-service, full-spectrum communications software company, announced that DataLinx has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Aricent. DataLinx is a leader in consulting, system integration and software development based in Tarrytown, New York, USA. The combination of Aricent and DataLinx will benefit service providers worldwide.
buyer: Aricent
Aricent is a full-service, full-spectrum communications software company. We're committed to powering communications for all of our clients-the world's leading communications equipment manufacturers, device manufacturers and service providers. "
target: DataLinx
DataLinx was founded in 1992 with the vision of delivering cost-effective business and systems consulting, OSS solutions, and network infrastructure & technology that address critical business needs of global telecommunications service providers, enterprises and government agencies.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/30/2007 via BusinessWire

Wind River Systems, acquired Comsys S.R.L.

synopsis: Wind River Systems, Inc, the global leader in Device Software Optimization, today announced that it has acquired privately-held S.C. Comsys S.R.L., an embedded software professional services organization based in Romania. Wind River will pay up to US$1.4 million to acquire all outstanding shares of Comsys.
buyer: Wind River Systems
Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized, enterprise-wide development solutions. "
target: Comsys S.R.L.
Founded in 2000, Comsys currently has 52 employees and a unique depth of knowledge and expertise in device software services.
price ($mm)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/2/2007 via

The Management Network Group, Inc., acquired Cartesian Limited

synopsis: TMNG Global a leading provider of management consulting services to the global communications, media and entertainment industries, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the outstanding stock of Cartesian Limited, a United Kingdom-based software engineering and consulting firm.
buyer: The Management Network Group, Inc. (TMNG:$74.04)
The Management Network Group, Inc. is a leading provider of professional services to the converging communications industry and the financial services firms that support it.TMNG Global has provided strategic and management consulting, as well as managed services, to more than 1000 clients worldwide."
target: Cartesian Limited (OTCPK:CRTN:$55.24)
Cartesian is an independent technical consulting and software development company, delivering products and services to the telecoms industry. Cartesian's expertise covers networks, engineering, and technology, through to revenue assurance and billing.
price ($mm)
$7.30
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Wipro Limited, will acquire Saraware Oy

synopsis: Wipro Technologies, the global IT Services arm of Wipro Limited announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Finland based Saraware Oy in an all cash deal. The consideration of Euro 25 Million includes upfront cash payment and debt takeover.
buyer: Wipro Limited (BSE:507685:$8,437.32)
Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. "
target: Saraware Oy
Saraware is a software engineering service company, which is specialized in product development in telecommunications technology. We develop advanced programming solutions for our customer’s needs to improve their operations and competitiveness.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Panasonic Avionics Corporation, acquired Tactel AB

synopsis: Panasonic Avionics Corporation has acquired Tactel, one of the most successful developer of mobile solutions. Based in Malmö delivers Tactel unique and engaging user experiences on a range of hardware and software platforms.
buyer parent: Panasonic Corporation
buyer: Panasonic Avionics Corporation
Panasonic Avionics is the world's leading supplier of in-flight entertainment and communication systems. The company's best-in-class solutions fully integrate with the cabin enabling airlines to deliver the ultimate travel experiences with a rich variety of entertainment choices. "
target parent: FSN Capital Partners AS
target: Tactel AB
Tactel is a leading developer of mobile applications, providing solutions and consulting services to many of the world's major network operators and mobile handset vendors.
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closed 7/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Morpho, acquired Cassis International

synopsis: Morpho (Safran group), one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions, announced it has acquired Cassis International, a pioneer and leader in Trusted Service Management (TSM).
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company in the Safran group, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. "
target: Cassis International
Cassis International Pte. Ltd. develops software technology and services in the field of secure personal devices. The company offers trusted services management (TSM), mobile payments, and near field communications (NFC) technologies.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired All In Media

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a global leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of All In Media, a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps.
buyer parent: Tessera Holding Corporation
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
Since 1993, DTS, Inc. has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema, automotive and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. "
target: All In Media
All In Media is a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired ProFUSION Embedded Systems

synopsis: Intel has announced that it acquired ProFUSION Embedded Systems, a Brazil-based startup specializing in user interface application design and development, graphics and animation, HTML5 and web technologies expertise focused on consumer devices.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. "
target: ProFUSION Embedded Systems
ProFUSION Embedded Systems is a Brazil-based startup specializing in user interface application design and development, graphics and animation, HTML5 and web technologies expertise focused on consumer devices.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Ensoft

synopsis: Cisco, a company that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware and telecommunications equipment, is to acquire Ensoft, a company that delivers software solutions for high-end computer networking and telecommunications systems. Ensoft is based in Harpenden, England.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Ensoft
Ensoft delivers software solutions for high-end computer networking and telecommunications systems. It works intimately with major US product vendors on industry-leading platforms for core/edge routing, Carrier Ethernet, broadband, mobile, and video. They are based in Harpenden, England.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications, purchased Device Management and AOTA from Gemalto NV

synopsis: Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), the first and leading telecommunications company in Myanmar, has acquired the Device Management and Advanced Over-The-Air (AOTA) services from Gemalto, a security software company. The Device Management and AOTA services of Gemalto develops device management software for mobile network operators.
buyer: Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications
With over 20 million users, Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) is the first and leading telecommunications company in Myanmar, providing both fixed and mobile telecommunication services to people and enterprises of Myanmar. "
seller: Gemalto NV (ENXTAM:GTO:$3,383.47)
The acquisition includes the Device Management and Advanced Over-The-Air (AOTA) services from Gemalto. The Device Management and AOTA services of Gemalto develops device management software for mobile network operators.
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