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announced 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Synchronica plc, the emerging markets leader in next-generation mobile messaging services, announced the conditional agreement to acquire Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business, which provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Unikie Oy, acquired Silta

synopsis: Unikie, a Finnish software development company, has acquired Neusoft Mobile Solutions from Neusoft, a leading IT solutions & services company. Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a Finnish company that developed Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application for telco businesses.
buyer: Unikie Oy
Unikie is a Finnish software development company that develops demanding software solutions. Unikie offers a simulation and testing environment for LiDAR based systems and self-controlling technologies. For carriers they offer the latest IP based voice and messaging solutions. "
target parent: Neusoft Corporation
target: Silta
Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a company in Finland that delivers mobile solutions to telco customers. They offer Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application that creates value for their customer's business. They offer full branding services to customize Silta to a client's brand.
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closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Jibe Mobile

synopsis: Google Inc. announced the acquisition of Jibe Mobile to help bring Rich Communications Services (RCS) to its Android products. Jibe - The IP Communications Cloud Company - provides an open platform that bridges the gap between carriers, subscribers, and their friends across devices and networks.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$166,677.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Jibe Mobile
Jibe - The IP Communications Cloud Company - provides an open platform that bridges the gap between carriers, subscribers, and their friends across devices and networks - to build the new global communications ecosystem.
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closed 6/24/2014 via Company Press Release

IDT Messaging, acquired HDmessaging

synopsis: HDmessaging, who builds and powers white-label messaging systems for mobile operators, has sold its assets to IDT Messaging, a subsidiary of IDT Corporation. IDT is a global, publicly traded telecommunications and technology company.
buyer parent: IDT Corporation
buyer: IDT Messaging (NYSE:IDT:$1,642.96)
IDT Messaging offers white-label applications for Android, iOS, Windows8, web and mobile web, plus extensive SMS functionality. "
target: HDmessaging
HDmessaging builds and powers white-label messaging systems for mobile operators who want to offer their consumers a better service than SMS or OTT messaging applications.
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announced 2/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Impact Telecom, will acquire Citessentials

synopsis: Impact Telecom, a global provider of voice and data services, announced it has signed an agreement for Impact to acquire SMS solutions provider Citessentials. Citessentials offers a proprietary SMS platform with a robust messaging portal, enabling customers to access mobile messaging requirements from any computer with Internet connectivity.
buyer: Impact Telecom
Impact Telecom, a leader in the telecommunications market, delivers flexible and effective solutions to carriers, businesses and homes. Impact owns and operates a state-of-the-art VoIP network carrying billions of minutes monthly. "
target: Citessentials
Citessentials offers a proprietary SMS platform with a robust messaging portal, enabling customers to access mobile messaging requirements from any computer with Internet connectivity, eliminating the need for downloads or installation, complex integration or expensive up-front development costs.
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closed 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Genband, acquired uReach Technologies

synopsis: GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, announced it has agreed to acquire uReach Technologies, which includes a carrier-class portfolio of voice, video and unified messaging solutions and services.
buyer: Genband
GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in more than 80 countries. From the Core to the Edge to the Experience™, the company’s technology seamlessly evolves IP networks to new levels in scalability, security, profitability and efficiency. "
target: uReach Technologies
uReach Technologies is defining the next generation communications experience with innovative solutions to power the mobile-centric universe, the always-connected home, and the increasingly virtual business community.
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closed 2/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Flash Networks, Inc., acquired Mobixell Networks

synopsis: Flash Networks, the leading provider of mobile Internet optimization and monetization solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Mobixell Networks, a dominant player in mobile data management, network optimization, and rich media delivery solutions.
buyer: Flash Networks, Inc.
Flash Networks is a global provider of intelligent mobile Internet solutions that enable operators to improve quality of experience, reduce network operational expenses and manage and monetize the mobile Internet. Flash Networks' top-tier clients include Orange, O2, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. "
target: Mobixell Networks
Mobixell Networks provides innovative multimedia technologies and business solutions that facilitate the expansion of mobile operators, content and service providers' mobile multimedia services by enabling content consumption, Peer-2-Peer content sharing, and User Generated Content communities.
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announced 4/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Marlin Equity Partners, will purchase Mediation and Messaging Product Businesses from Openwave Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Openwave Systems Inc., a global software innovator and the inventor of the mobile internet, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Mediation and Messaging product businesses to Marlin Equity Partners. Marlin intends to rename the acquired businesses Openwave Mobility (formerly Mediation) and Openwave Messaging.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, CA-based private equity firm with over $1 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
seller parent: Harbinger Capital Partners
seller: Openwave Systems, Inc.
Openwave Systems, Inc. Mediation and Messaging Product Businesses are leading software products focused on providing carrier-grade solutions in the Mobility and Messaging segments.
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$50
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closed 4/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Myriad Group AG, acquired Synchronica plc

synopsis: Myriad Group AG, the company powering billions of rich mobile social and web experiences on any connected device, announces it has reached the required shareholder approvals to acquire UK-based Synchronica plc. Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions.
buyer: Myriad Group AG (SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones. "
target: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$38 [$49]
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$18
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announced 5/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Mavenir Systems, Inc., will acquire Airwide Solutions

synopsis: Mavenir Systems announced the acquisition of privately-held Airwide Solutions, the leading provider of mobile messaging solutions. This acquisition positions Mavenir as a strong global force fully capable of enabling mobile operators to transform their core network and launch converged voice, video and messaging services over LTE.
buyer: Mavenir Systems, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mavenir Systems, Inc. provides mobile infrastructure solutions to mobile operators looking to deploy LTE communications services. Mavenir offers the most complete portfolio of convergence applications and solutions to power new Mobile Cloud Services. "
target: Airwide Solutions
Airwide Solutions is the global-market-leading provider of next-generation mobile messaging and wireless internet infrastructure, applications and solutions. Airwide Solutions’ next generation mobile services products bring operators’ control of their data services business to a new level.
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closed 4/6/2011 via Market Wire

Metaswitch Networks, acquired Colibria

synopsis: Metaswitch Networks, a multi-award winning supplier of next generation infrastructure and applications to network operators, announced the acquisition of Colibria, the leading independent provider of enhanced instant messaging, presence and network address book solutions.
buyer: Metaswitch Networks
Metaswitch Networks is a leading provider of the technologies and solutions that are powering the migration of communications networks to open, next-generation architectures. "
target: Colibria
Colibria is the global provider of new generation messaging, presence and social networking solutions. Colibria's award-winning technology enables operators and service providers to deploy enhanced messaging services in order to differentiate their services and to unlock new revenue streams.
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closed 5/18/2009 via BusinessWire

Geodesic, Ltd., acquired Interactive Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Geodesic Limited, a leading provider of award-winning mobile and desktop communication and entertainment solutions, including instant messaging, VoIP, SMS over IP, Internet radio and video, announced that it has acquired Interactive Networks Inc., a South America-based software provider of advanced instant messaging and value added solutions.
buyer: Geodesic, Ltd. (BSE:503699:$0.00)
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio. "
target: Interactive Networks, Inc.
Based in Montevideo, Uruguay, Interactive Networks specializes in secure private instant messaging solutions for enterprises, private label IM solutions for internet services and IM solutions for mobile operators.
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closed 4/30/2008 via BusinessWire

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Critical Path, Inc.

synopsis: Critical Path, Inc., a leading provider of messaging software and services, today announced the consummation of the merger pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of December 5, 2007, and amended as of February 19, 2008.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers. "
target: Critical Path, Inc.
Critical Path's Memova® suite of applications and services are chosen by leading service providers and enterprises around the world to enable millions of people to communicate, connect, share and organize while providing industry-leading safety and assurance.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 1/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Vocera Communications, Inc., acquired Wallace Wireless Inc

synopsis: Vocera Communications, Inc., the leading provider of hospital communication solutions, has announced the acquisition of Wallace Wireless, Inc. Wallace Wireless develops software solutions that deliver pages, text messages, and alerts directly to smartphones in a secure, reliable, and traceable way, over both WiFi and cellular data networks.
buyer: Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA:$112.75)
Vocera Communications, Inc. is the leading provider of voice communications systems designed to restore the human connection to healthcare. Vocera provides integrated communications solutions for both voice and alarm and alert systems. "
target: Wallace Wireless Inc
Wallace Wireless is the leading provider of wireless applications for business continuity and efficiency. Wallace develops software solutions that deliver pages, text messages, and alerts directly to smartphones in a secure, reliable, and traceable way, over both WiFi and cellular data networks.
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closed 4/27/2016 via GlobeNewswire

F24 AG, acquired Dolphin Systems AG

synopsis: F24 AG has acquired 100% of shares in Swiss company Dolphin Systems AG, the specialists in alerting and messaging solutions based in Wollerau near Zurich. Dolphin employs over 30 highly qualified staff with extensive experience in telecom and IT solution implementation, project management and software engineering.
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: Dolphin Systems AG
Based in Wollerau, Switzerland, Dolphin Systems AG develops and operates standardized and custom cloud solutions for professional communication, information, surveillance and alerting. In addition to its sikado(TM) portal, Dolphin Systems supplies eCall(TM) sms & fax-portal.
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announced 9/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will acquire Core Mobility, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc., a leading developer and marketer of mobility solutions and services for the wireless market, and Core Mobility, Inc., a developer of mobility software and solutions, announced the signing of an Agreement and Plan of Merger whereby Smith Micro will acquire Core Mobility.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. "
target: Core Mobility, Inc.
Core Mobility is the market leader in the rapid development of integrated mobile clients and end-to-end services that ensure discovery, ease of use, and service adoption.
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closed 4/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

AIRCOM International, acquired Symena

synopsis: AIRCOM International, the leading independent network planning and optimisation solutions provider, announced that it is to acquire Symena, the world leader in optimisation and Automatic Cell Planning tools.
buyer: AIRCOM International
AIRCOM is an independent provider of network management tools and services. I-VIEW, our open, standards-based framework, allows mobile network operators to rapidly, efficiently and seamlessly plan, manage, configure and optimise their networks. "
target: Symena
Symena develops market-leading software that automates cell planning, network deployment and ongoing operations. Founded in 2002, Symena was the first company to offer a commercial ACP solution for LTE.
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closed 1/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Dialogic Corporation

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited, a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Dialogic Group Inc., a cloud-optimized solutions provider. Dialogic is an industry leader in media processing software, with a highly scalable solution that supports real-time video conferencing and collaboration applications across all devices.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic is a cloud-optimized solutions provider for real-time communications media, applications, and infrastructure to service providers, enterprises, and developers. Dialogic works with the world's top mobile operators and nearly 1,000 application developers to build and deploy on agile networks.
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closed 12/3/2013 via BusinessWire

TEOCO Corporation, acquired AIRCOM International

synopsis: TEOCO, the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to communications service providers (CSP) worldwide, announced it has completed its acquisition of AIRCOM International, the leading provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks.
buyer: TEOCO Corporation
TEOCO is the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to Communication Service Providers worldwide. Teoco's product portfolio includes Customer Analytics, Margin Assurance, Service Assurance and Network Optimization solutions. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: AIRCOM International
Aircom is the leading independent provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks. AIRCOM’s products, all of which are LTE capable, enable operators to regain visibility and control of their network, which in turn drives efficiency and profitability.
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closed 10/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Fortissimo Capital, acquired Starhome BV

synopsis: Israeli firm Fortissimo Capital announced that it has completed the acquisition of Starhome BV, a Dutch provider of roaming technology and data services for mobile network operators. Starhome offers inter-network convergent solutions for fixed, Internet protocol, and wireless networks.
buyer: Fortissimo Capital
Fortissimo Capital is a leading Israeli private equity investment group. Fortissimo’s private equity funds invest primarily in Israeli related public and private technology and industrial companies that require a capital infusion to expand their business. "
target parent: Comverse Technology, Inc.
target: Starhome BV
Starhome BV provides roaming services and converged solutions for mobile network operators. It offers inter-network convergent solutions for fixed, Internet protocol, and wireless networks. Starhome has been at the center of the roaming industry for over 12 years.
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$71
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closed 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velocix Group, purchased IP Video Business from Nokia Corporation

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

Nokia Corporation, acquired SpaceTime Insight, Inc.

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

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Unium Inc.

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

Nokia Corporation, will acquire DeepField

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

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Gainspeed

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

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Nakina Systems

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

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$191,616.03)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
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$2,741 [$3,069]
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$1,064
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

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

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

HERE, will acquire Medio Systems, Inc.

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

Nokia Corporation, will acquire earthmine

synopsis: earthmine Inc. announced that it is has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Nokia. earthmine, based in Berkeley, California, is a privately-owned company that develops a powerful end-to-end 3D street level imaging solution -- from collection hardware to processing workflows, cloud hosting and client software.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: earthmine
earthmine is a leader in 3D imagery delivering a full end to end solution from 3D mobile mapping systems, automated data processing pipelines, cloud based hosting services and server software, to desktop software, client side developer tools and direct integration with leading GIS software.
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closed 9/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Digia Plc, acquired Qt

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

FINO, purchased Mobile Payment Services Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Nokia has eliminated its mobile payment services business in India by selling it off to a financial inclusion facilitating firm Fino. The acquisition of Nokia Mobile Payment Services in India will allow Blackstone backed FINO to foray into prepaid mobile payment space.
buyer: FINO
FINO is an integrated technology platform and delivery channel, enabling sourcing and servicing of world's micro customers on a large scale. FINO, with its leading edge solutions plays a key role in India's quest for developing branchless banking infrastructure. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
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announced 6/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Scalado AB

synopsis: Nokiaa, world leader in mobile communications, is to acquire Scalado, a provider of imaging technologies, applications, and engineering services for the camera phone industry.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Scalado AB
Scalado AB provides imaging technologies, applications, and engineering services for the camera phone industry.
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closed 10/14/2011 via BusinessWire

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

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

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

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

NAVTEQ, acquired Trapster

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

NAVTEQ, acquired PixelActive

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, has acquired PixelActive. The acquisition is an extension of NAVTEQ's strategy to accelerate expansion from a 2D to 3D map.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: PixelActive
PixelActive is a leading provider of 3D urban modeling software for video games, simulation, navigation, and urban planning. Their flagship product, CityScape, enables developers to create 3D urban environments easier and faster than traditional methods.
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closed 8/23/2010 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired NAVKEY

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announced that it has acquired NAVKEY, the leading provider of digital map data for the Personal Navigation Device (PND) market in Argentina.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: NAVKEY
NAVKEY is the leading provider of digital map data for the Personal Navigation Device (PND) market in Argentina.
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closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Motally, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia announced that it has completed the acquisition of Motally, Inc. Motally's mobile analytics service enables developers and publishers to optimize the development of their mobile applications through increased understanding of how users engage. The service offering is planned to be adapted for Qt, Symbian, MeeGo and Java developers.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Motally, Inc.
Motally Inc. was founded in 2008 in San Francisco and has patent-pending technology to ensure accurate data collection and analytic reporting for publishers' mobile sites.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/12/2010 via Company Press Release

QBase Holdings, LLC, acquired MetaCarta, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia announced that it has divested MetaCarta Inc. to Qbase Holdings LLC, a privately held US based company. Nokia will retain MetaCarta's geographic intelligence technology, which it is incorporating in its local search and other services. MetaCarta serves primarily government as well as oil and gas customers.
buyer: QBase Holdings, LLC
Qbase delivers leading solutions in data management, analytics and visualization, high throughput computing technologies, and a full spectrum of information technology services. QBase's innovative technology makes their clients' data work smarter and faster to drive better results at lower cost. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: MetaCarta, Inc.
MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic intelligence solutions, offers users map-driven geographic search, geographic referencing, and data visualization capabilities. MetaCarta products make data and unstructured content "location-aware" making that information geographically relevant.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Myriad Group AG, acquired Synchronica plc

synopsis: Myriad Group AG, the company powering billions of rich mobile social and web experiences on any connected device, announces it has reached the required shareholder approvals to acquire UK-based Synchronica plc. Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions.
buyer: Myriad Group AG (SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones. "
target: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$38 [$49]
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Synchronica plc, the emerging markets leader in next-generation mobile messaging services, announced the conditional agreement to acquire Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business, which provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/31/2010 via PR Newswire

Synchronica plc, will purchase Instant Messaging Business from Colibria

synopsis: Synchronica plc, the international provider of next-generation mobile messaging services, has signed an agreement to acquire Colibria's IMPS Instant Messaging business, reseller agreements and existing worldwide mobile operator customer base.
buyer parent: DAT Group plc
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
seller: Colibria
Colibria is the global provider of new generation messaging, presence and social networking solutions. Colibria's award-winning technology enables operators and service providers to deploy enhanced messaging services in order to differentiate their services and to unlock new revenue streams.
price ($mm)
$2.85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Synchronica plc, will acquire Axis Mobile Ltd.

synopsis: Synchronica plc, the mobile email and synchronisation specialist, is pleased to announce that it has entered a conditional acquisition agreement, to acquire the operating subsidiary of competitor, AxisMobile plc.
buyer parent: DAT Group plc
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
target: Axis Mobile Ltd.
AxisMobile is a leading provider of consumer mobile email technology to communication service providers. Our vision is to provide email on every mobile phone.
price ($mm)
$6.61
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2007 via BusinessWire

Synchronica plc, acquired GoodServer

synopsis: Further to our announcement of 17 August 2007, Synchronica plc, the mobile synchronisation and device management company, announces that it has exercised its option to acquire substantially all intellectual property assets and license contracts of David Rauschenbach t/a GoodServer, a provider of e-mail enablement and integration technologies.
buyer parent: DAT Group plc
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
target: GoodServer
GoodServer is a provider of e-mail enablement and integration technologies. Key products provide complete implementations of the dominant industry standard protocols used to send and receive Email and AGMS which is GoodServer’s second-generation e-mail middleware server and integration platform.
price ($mm)
$0.68
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Synchronica plc, the emerging markets leader in next-generation mobile messaging services, announced the conditional agreement to acquire Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business, which provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Unikie Oy, acquired Silta

synopsis: Unikie, a Finnish software development company, has acquired Neusoft Mobile Solutions from Neusoft, a leading IT solutions & services company. Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a Finnish company that developed Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application for telco businesses.
buyer: Unikie Oy
Unikie is a Finnish software development company that develops demanding software solutions. Unikie offers a simulation and testing environment for LiDAR based systems and self-controlling technologies. For carriers they offer the latest IP based voice and messaging solutions. "
target parent: Neusoft Corporation
target: Silta
Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a company in Finland that delivers mobile solutions to telco customers. They offer Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application that creates value for their customer's business. They offer full branding services to customize Silta to a client's brand.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Jibe Mobile

synopsis: Google Inc. announced the acquisition of Jibe Mobile to help bring Rich Communications Services (RCS) to its Android products. Jibe - The IP Communications Cloud Company - provides an open platform that bridges the gap between carriers, subscribers, and their friends across devices and networks.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$166,677.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Jibe Mobile
Jibe - The IP Communications Cloud Company - provides an open platform that bridges the gap between carriers, subscribers, and their friends across devices and networks - to build the new global communications ecosystem.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2014 via Company Press Release

IDT Messaging, acquired HDmessaging

synopsis: HDmessaging, who builds and powers white-label messaging systems for mobile operators, has sold its assets to IDT Messaging, a subsidiary of IDT Corporation. IDT is a global, publicly traded telecommunications and technology company.
buyer parent: IDT Corporation
buyer: IDT Messaging (NYSE:IDT:$1,642.96)
IDT Messaging offers white-label applications for Android, iOS, Windows8, web and mobile web, plus extensive SMS functionality. "
target: HDmessaging
HDmessaging builds and powers white-label messaging systems for mobile operators who want to offer their consumers a better service than SMS or OTT messaging applications.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Impact Telecom, will acquire Citessentials

synopsis: Impact Telecom, a global provider of voice and data services, announced it has signed an agreement for Impact to acquire SMS solutions provider Citessentials. Citessentials offers a proprietary SMS platform with a robust messaging portal, enabling customers to access mobile messaging requirements from any computer with Internet connectivity.
buyer: Impact Telecom
Impact Telecom, a leader in the telecommunications market, delivers flexible and effective solutions to carriers, businesses and homes. Impact owns and operates a state-of-the-art VoIP network carrying billions of minutes monthly. "
target: Citessentials
Citessentials offers a proprietary SMS platform with a robust messaging portal, enabling customers to access mobile messaging requirements from any computer with Internet connectivity, eliminating the need for downloads or installation, complex integration or expensive up-front development costs.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Genband, acquired uReach Technologies

synopsis: GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, announced it has agreed to acquire uReach Technologies, which includes a carrier-class portfolio of voice, video and unified messaging solutions and services.
buyer: Genband
GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in more than 80 countries. From the Core to the Edge to the Experience™, the company’s technology seamlessly evolves IP networks to new levels in scalability, security, profitability and efficiency. "
target: uReach Technologies
uReach Technologies is defining the next generation communications experience with innovative solutions to power the mobile-centric universe, the always-connected home, and the increasingly virtual business community.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Flash Networks, Inc., acquired Mobixell Networks

synopsis: Flash Networks, the leading provider of mobile Internet optimization and monetization solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Mobixell Networks, a dominant player in mobile data management, network optimization, and rich media delivery solutions.
buyer: Flash Networks, Inc.
Flash Networks is a global provider of intelligent mobile Internet solutions that enable operators to improve quality of experience, reduce network operational expenses and manage and monetize the mobile Internet. Flash Networks' top-tier clients include Orange, O2, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. "
target: Mobixell Networks
Mobixell Networks provides innovative multimedia technologies and business solutions that facilitate the expansion of mobile operators, content and service providers' mobile multimedia services by enabling content consumption, Peer-2-Peer content sharing, and User Generated Content communities.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 4/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Marlin Equity Partners, will purchase Mediation and Messaging Product Businesses from Openwave Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Openwave Systems Inc., a global software innovator and the inventor of the mobile internet, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Mediation and Messaging product businesses to Marlin Equity Partners. Marlin intends to rename the acquired businesses Openwave Mobility (formerly Mediation) and Openwave Messaging.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, CA-based private equity firm with over $1 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
seller parent: Harbinger Capital Partners
seller: Openwave Systems, Inc.
Openwave Systems, Inc. Mediation and Messaging Product Businesses are leading software products focused on providing carrier-grade solutions in the Mobility and Messaging segments.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Myriad Group AG, acquired Synchronica plc

synopsis: Myriad Group AG, the company powering billions of rich mobile social and web experiences on any connected device, announces it has reached the required shareholder approvals to acquire UK-based Synchronica plc. Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions.
buyer: Myriad Group AG (SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones. "
target: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$38 [$49]
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Mavenir Systems, Inc., will acquire Airwide Solutions

synopsis: Mavenir Systems announced the acquisition of privately-held Airwide Solutions, the leading provider of mobile messaging solutions. This acquisition positions Mavenir as a strong global force fully capable of enabling mobile operators to transform their core network and launch converged voice, video and messaging services over LTE.
buyer: Mavenir Systems, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mavenir Systems, Inc. provides mobile infrastructure solutions to mobile operators looking to deploy LTE communications services. Mavenir offers the most complete portfolio of convergence applications and solutions to power new Mobile Cloud Services. "
target: Airwide Solutions
Airwide Solutions is the global-market-leading provider of next-generation mobile messaging and wireless internet infrastructure, applications and solutions. Airwide Solutions’ next generation mobile services products bring operators’ control of their data services business to a new level.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2011 via Market Wire

Metaswitch Networks, acquired Colibria

synopsis: Metaswitch Networks, a multi-award winning supplier of next generation infrastructure and applications to network operators, announced the acquisition of Colibria, the leading independent provider of enhanced instant messaging, presence and network address book solutions.
buyer: Metaswitch Networks
Metaswitch Networks is a leading provider of the technologies and solutions that are powering the migration of communications networks to open, next-generation architectures. "
target: Colibria
Colibria is the global provider of new generation messaging, presence and social networking solutions. Colibria's award-winning technology enables operators and service providers to deploy enhanced messaging services in order to differentiate their services and to unlock new revenue streams.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/18/2009 via BusinessWire

Geodesic, Ltd., acquired Interactive Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Geodesic Limited, a leading provider of award-winning mobile and desktop communication and entertainment solutions, including instant messaging, VoIP, SMS over IP, Internet radio and video, announced that it has acquired Interactive Networks Inc., a South America-based software provider of advanced instant messaging and value added solutions.
buyer: Geodesic, Ltd. (BSE:503699:$0.00)
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio. "
target: Interactive Networks, Inc.
Based in Montevideo, Uruguay, Interactive Networks specializes in secure private instant messaging solutions for enterprises, private label IM solutions for internet services and IM solutions for mobile operators.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2008 via BusinessWire

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Critical Path, Inc.

synopsis: Critical Path, Inc., a leading provider of messaging software and services, today announced the consummation of the merger pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of December 5, 2007, and amended as of February 19, 2008.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers. "
target: Critical Path, Inc.
Critical Path's Memova® suite of applications and services are chosen by leading service providers and enterprises around the world to enable millions of people to communicate, connect, share and organize while providing industry-leading safety and assurance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3.77 [$18.08]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Vocera Communications, Inc., acquired Wallace Wireless Inc

synopsis: Vocera Communications, Inc., the leading provider of hospital communication solutions, has announced the acquisition of Wallace Wireless, Inc. Wallace Wireless develops software solutions that deliver pages, text messages, and alerts directly to smartphones in a secure, reliable, and traceable way, over both WiFi and cellular data networks.
buyer: Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA:$112.75)
Vocera Communications, Inc. is the leading provider of voice communications systems designed to restore the human connection to healthcare. Vocera provides integrated communications solutions for both voice and alarm and alert systems. "
target: Wallace Wireless Inc
Wallace Wireless is the leading provider of wireless applications for business continuity and efficiency. Wallace develops software solutions that deliver pages, text messages, and alerts directly to smartphones in a secure, reliable, and traceable way, over both WiFi and cellular data networks.
price ($mm)
$2.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2016 via GlobeNewswire

F24 AG, acquired Dolphin Systems AG

synopsis: F24 AG has acquired 100% of shares in Swiss company Dolphin Systems AG, the specialists in alerting and messaging solutions based in Wollerau near Zurich. Dolphin employs over 30 highly qualified staff with extensive experience in telecom and IT solution implementation, project management and software engineering.
buyer: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 AG develops and operates high-security notification, alerting and crisis management solutions for emergency, crisis and business continuity management situations in medium- and large-size companies and public-sector organisations worldwide. "
target: Dolphin Systems AG
Based in Wollerau, Switzerland, Dolphin Systems AG develops and operates standardized and custom cloud solutions for professional communication, information, surveillance and alerting. In addition to its sikado(TM) portal, Dolphin Systems supplies eCall(TM) sms & fax-portal.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will acquire Core Mobility, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc., a leading developer and marketer of mobility solutions and services for the wireless market, and Core Mobility, Inc., a developer of mobility software and solutions, announced the signing of an Agreement and Plan of Merger whereby Smith Micro will acquire Core Mobility.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. "
target: Core Mobility, Inc.
Core Mobility is the market leader in the rapid development of integrated mobile clients and end-to-end services that ensure discovery, ease of use, and service adoption.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

AIRCOM International, acquired Symena

synopsis: AIRCOM International, the leading independent network planning and optimisation solutions provider, announced that it is to acquire Symena, the world leader in optimisation and Automatic Cell Planning tools.
buyer: AIRCOM International
AIRCOM is an independent provider of network management tools and services. I-VIEW, our open, standards-based framework, allows mobile network operators to rapidly, efficiently and seamlessly plan, manage, configure and optimise their networks. "
target: Symena
Symena develops market-leading software that automates cell planning, network deployment and ongoing operations. Founded in 2002, Symena was the first company to offer a commercial ACP solution for LTE.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Dialogic Corporation

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited, a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Dialogic Group Inc., a cloud-optimized solutions provider. Dialogic is an industry leader in media processing software, with a highly scalable solution that supports real-time video conferencing and collaboration applications across all devices.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic is a cloud-optimized solutions provider for real-time communications media, applications, and infrastructure to service providers, enterprises, and developers. Dialogic works with the world's top mobile operators and nearly 1,000 application developers to build and deploy on agile networks.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2013 via BusinessWire

TEOCO Corporation, acquired AIRCOM International

synopsis: TEOCO, the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to communications service providers (CSP) worldwide, announced it has completed its acquisition of AIRCOM International, the leading provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks.
buyer: TEOCO Corporation
TEOCO is the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to Communication Service Providers worldwide. Teoco's product portfolio includes Customer Analytics, Margin Assurance, Service Assurance and Network Optimization solutions. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: AIRCOM International
Aircom is the leading independent provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks. AIRCOM’s products, all of which are LTE capable, enable operators to regain visibility and control of their network, which in turn drives efficiency and profitability.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Fortissimo Capital, acquired Starhome BV

synopsis: Israeli firm Fortissimo Capital announced that it has completed the acquisition of Starhome BV, a Dutch provider of roaming technology and data services for mobile network operators. Starhome offers inter-network convergent solutions for fixed, Internet protocol, and wireless networks.
buyer: Fortissimo Capital
Fortissimo Capital is a leading Israeli private equity investment group. Fortissimo’s private equity funds invest primarily in Israeli related public and private technology and industrial companies that require a capital infusion to expand their business. "
target parent: Comverse Technology, Inc.
target: Starhome BV
Starhome BV provides roaming services and converged solutions for mobile network operators. It offers inter-network convergent solutions for fixed, Internet protocol, and wireless networks. Starhome has been at the center of the roaming industry for over 12 years.
price ($mm)
$71
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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2019
rev ($mm)
$173.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.12
EBIT ($mm)
$12.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1100
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Ticker: OM:SINCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinch AB
Sinch AB
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$598.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$60.69
EBIT ($mm)
$47.30
Net Income ($mm)
$33.49
Employees
595
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Ticker: NMSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NMS Communications
NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$82.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
347
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Ticker: SIX:MYRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$56.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SNCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies is the leader in mobile cloud innovation and software-based activation for mobile carriers around the world. The company’s technology solutions allow customers to connect, synchronize and activate connected devices and services that empower enterprises and consumers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$474.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$115.99
EBIT ($mm)
$77.00
Net Income ($mm)
$35.14
Employees
1765
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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Ticker: TEUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation is a leading provider of mobile networking software and services. Pareteum empowers Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) by providing a patented cloud based mobile communications infrastructure, operating software and managed services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$32.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
138
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Ticker: XTRA:CYR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyan AG
cyan is a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions. Their main business areas are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers, the insurance & financial services sector and government institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALANV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anevia
Anevia
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$13.99
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: DIMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and distribution of cloud-based, Machine-to-Machine communications solutions used to remotely track, monitor, manage and protect multiple fixed and mobile assets in real-time from virtually any desktop or device.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
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Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$557.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2457
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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Ticker: AIM:IMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.12
EBIT ($mm)
$12.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1100
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  • watch
Ticker: OM:SINCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinch AB
Sinch AB
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$598.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$60.69
EBIT ($mm)
$47.30
Net Income ($mm)
$33.49
Employees
595
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: NMSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NMS Communications
NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$82.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
347
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: SIX:MYRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$56.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: SNCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies is the leader in mobile cloud innovation and software-based activation for mobile carriers around the world. The company’s technology solutions allow customers to connect, synchronize and activate connected devices and services that empower enterprises and consumers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$474.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$115.99
EBIT ($mm)
$77.00
Net Income ($mm)
$35.14
Employees
1765
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: TEUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation is a leading provider of mobile networking software and services. Pareteum empowers Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) by providing a patented cloud based mobile communications infrastructure, operating software and managed services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$32.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
138
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: XTRA:CYR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyan AG
cyan is a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions. Their main business areas are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers, the insurance & financial services sector and government institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALANV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anevia
Anevia
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$13.99
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: DIMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and distribution of cloud-based, Machine-to-Machine communications solutions used to remotely track, monitor, manage and protect multiple fixed and mobile assets in real-time from virtually any desktop or device.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$557.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2457
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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  • watch