Like eMarket Software, Inc.

closed 9/28/2011 via PR Newswire

MAPSearch, acquired eMarket Software, Inc.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation has acquired the assets of eMarket Software, Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform that will become the web-based mapping platform for PennWell's MAPSearch business.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: MAPSearch
Combining the best of spatial accuracy, comprehensive coverage, robust attribute data, and exceptional customer services, MAPSearch offers a unique data service suitable for merger analysis, project sighting, system planning, investment evaluation and more. "
target: eMarket Software, Inc.
eMarket Software, Inc. is a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to the energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform.
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closed 5/11/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired XeDAR Geospatial

synopsis: IHS Inc. announced that it has acquired XēDAR Corporation, a leading developer and provider of geospatial information products and services. XēDAR collects high-resolution aerial digital imagery, both multispectral and laser, then processes and enhances the resulting data, and sells the products to government and commercial clients.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: XeDAR Geospatial
XeDAR Corporation provides systems analysis services to the federal government, as well as geospatial databases to many of the world’s largest oil companies and the government. Its solutions play a key role in the successful operations of a broad spectrum of commercial and government organizations.
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$28
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

PelicanCorp Pty Ltd, acquired Geolantis GmbH

synopsis: PelicanCorp, the global leader in the damage prevention industry, has acquired Geolantis, an Austrian developer of innovative spatial solutions. Geolantis offers a cloud based platform with mobile apps to manage mobile workforces and map & survey above and underground infrastructure.
buyer parent: Fisher German LLP
buyer: PelicanCorp Pty Ltd
PelicanCorp is a leading provider of cloud-based applications for utilities, asset owners, and to the One Call industry specifically for the protection of essential infrastructure. PelicanCorp offers solutions for call centers, ticket management, permit management, damage reporting, and more. "
target: Geolantis GmbH
Geolantis is an Austrian developer of innovative spatial solutions. Geolantis offers a cloud based platform with mobile apps to manage mobile workforces and map & survey above and underground infrastructure. Geolantis serves the offshore drilling, construction, airport, and wind power industries.
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closed 1/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Cubic Corporation, acquired PIXIA Corp

synopsis: Cubic, a market-leading global provider of innovative, mission-critical solutions, has acquired PIXIA, the industry leader in high-performance scalable data access solutions. PIXIA offers cloud-based platforms designed to access and manage large amounts of imagery data, wide-area motion imagery and geospatial data for U.S. intelligence agencies.
buyer: Cubic Corporation (CUB:$1,496.48)
Cubic is a technology-driven, market-leading provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, defense C4ISR, and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries’ effectiveness and operational readiness. "
target: PIXIA Corp
PIXIA is the industry leader in high-performance scalable data access solutions. PIXIA offers cloud-based platforms designed to access and manage large amounts of imagery data, wide-area motion imagery and geospatial data for U.S. intelligence agencies and other government customers.
price ($mm)
$200*
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announced 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Trimble, will acquire CityWorks

synopsis: Trimble announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Cityworks (Azteca Systems LLC), a leading provider of enterprise asset management (EAM) software for utilities and local government.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,264.30)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: CityWorks
Cityworks streamlines the way government agencies and utilities manage infrastructure and property by combining the power and flexibility of Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping technology with the business logic of asset management, permitting, licensing and more.
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closed 10/23/2015 via Market Wire

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, acquired Digital Petrodata

synopsis: TGS announced that its Geological Products division purchased all the outstanding shares of Digital Petrodata LLC. The company is a small GIS technology company based in Denver that provides integrated GIS data and cloud solutions for E&P companies.
buyer: TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (OB:TGS:$612.08)
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, and data integration solutions. "
target: Digital Petrodata
Digital Petrodata is a small GIS technology company based in Denver that provides integrated GIS data and cloud solutions for E&P companies. The company has built a nationwide GIS multi-client database containing every producing oil and gas field, pool, and formation in the United States.
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closed 9/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

MISTRAS Holdings Group, acquired New Century Software Inc.

synopsis: MISTRAS Group, a leading, “one source” global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions used to maximize the uptime and safety of critical energy, industrial, and public infrastructure, has acquired New Century Software, a leading provider of pipeline integrity management software and services to energy transportation companies.
buyer: MISTRAS Holdings Group (:$740.33)
MISTRAS is a leading "one source" global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions used to maximize the uptime and safety of critical energy, industrial, and public infrastructure. "
target: New Century Software Inc.
New Century Software delivers pipeline integrity management software and services to energy transportation companies. New Century Software's flexible solutions empower organizations to manage pipeline integrity data and navigate regulatory compliance, ensuring safety and reliability.
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closed 6/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Administração e Gestão de Sistemas de Salubridade, SA, acquired Aquasis

synopsis: Administração e Gestão de Sistemas de Salubridade (AGS), a Portuguese company that provides services to the water industry, has acquired a 55% stake in Aquasis from Águas de Portugal (AdP), a company in Portugal that manages the urban water cycle. Aquasis is a Portuguese company that develops Geographic Information Systems for the water industry.
buyer parent: Marubeni Corporation
buyer: Administração e Gestão de Sistemas de Salubridade, SA
Administração e Gestão de Sistemas de Salubridade (AGS) is a Portuguese company that provides services to the water industry. Its activities range from consultancy and development of specialized engineering services to the management and maintenance of urban water systems and treatment facilities. "
target parent: Águas de Portugal
target: Aquasis
Aquasis is a Portuguese company that develops and implements Geographic Information Systems for the water industry. Their InterAqua solution helps businesses manage 2,000 kilometers of water infrastructure, 10,000 valves, 100,000 service pipes, 30,000 manholes, and 100 water and wastewater plants.
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closed 11/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired GOconnectIT B.V.

synopsis: Main Capital has acquired a majority stake in the fast-growing GIS and Field Service Management specialist GOconnectIT from Nieuwegein. GOconnectIT supplies leading and innovative SaaS solutions for the underground cable and pipeline industry, supporting customers in optimizing their administrative processes.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Main Capital is a private equity investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux and DACH area. Within this sector, they are the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: GOconnectIT B.V.
For fifteen years, GOconnectIT has been offering innovative and specialist ICT solutions for the infra world. GOconnectIT has a sole focus on the cable and pipeline industry. The company does this with very progressive software solutions for GIS and field service automation.
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closed 6/22/2012 via Market Wire

Jonas Software, acquired New Century Software Inc.

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gary Jonas Computing Ltd has completed the acquisition of New Century Software Inc. The New Century acquisition expands Jonas' presence in the construction market. New Century Software offers pipeline GIS solutions for the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software is the leading provider of enterprise management software solutions to the Club, Foodservice, Construction, Leisure Fitness & Sports, Attractions, Metal Service Centers, Moving & Storage and Education industries. "
target: New Century Software Inc.
New Century Software, Inc. is a privately held company that is providing consulting, data conversion, integrity management, and software development. Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, New Century has provided services for most of the major integrated energy companies and pipeline operators.
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closed 3/5/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Hild Technology Services, Inc

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced that it has acquired the digital oil and gas pipeline and infrastructure information business from Hild Technology Services.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: Hild Technology Services, Inc
Hild Technology Services, Inc offers digital pipeline data for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping service for USA, Canada, Mexico, and offshore. Their service can be purchased as a national file, by the state, or by the county.
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closed 2/26/2014 via Market Wire

DigitalGlobe, Inc., acquired Spatial Energy

synopsis: DigitalGlobe, Inc., a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, announced that it has acquired Spatial Energy, a leading source for digital imagery and related services to the energy industry.
buyer: DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI:$809.90)
DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. They offer a range of on- and offline products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate their imagery into business operations and applications. "
target: Spatial Energy
Spatial Energy provides more than 50 different geospatial data sets. Its cloud-based spatial data management and delivery platform integrates vast archives of geospatial data into a centralized online database that can be accessed anywhere and procured through a subscription service.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

ARCOS, Inc., acquired SAMsix

synopsis: The Riverside Company has added SAMsix to its ARCOS platform. ARCOS provides a suite of SaaS products for scheduling, contacting, and assembling utility repair crews during outages or unplanned maintenance events while SAMsix offers innovative mobile software that provides mobile damage assessment and crew location services for utilities.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: ARCOS, Inc.
ARCOS, LLC is the North American leader in delivering SaaS emergency resource management solutions to help utilities respond, restore and report to daily and large scale emergency events. ARCOS software ultimately enables utilities to restore energy fast and safely to communities. "
target: SAMsix
For over 15 years, SAMsix has been designing and implementing outage management systems, GIS, network analysis and field data gathering tools for some of the world’s largest utility companies and government agencies.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

SSP Innovations, LLC, acquired TC Technology

synopsis: SSP Innovations, LLC, an IT services and software development company, announced the acquisition of TC Technology, a leading provider of mobile solutions and services for the utility, telecom, and pipeline industries.
buyer parent: Warren Equity Partners
buyer: SSP Innovations, LLC
SSP Innovations. LLC., headquartered in Centennial, Colorado, is an IT services and software development company focused on delivering GIS and workforce management solutions to electric, gas, and water utilities as well as oil & gas pipeline operators and telecommunication providers. "
target: TC Technology
TC Technology provides mobile information management systems to organizations that benefit from GIS-powered workflow automation. Their software streamlines fieldwork for utilities across North America delivering measurable benefits to operations, engineering, compliance and IT departments.
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closed 3/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Pandell, purchased Land Management Software Set from Divestco Inc.

synopsis: Pandell, a pioneer of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry solutions, announced that it has purchased the land management software set; LandRite, iLand, and MapQ, from Calgary-based geoscience solutions provider, Divestco. The transaction also includes the associated resource team, and a large customer base of more than 120 energy companies.
buyer: Pandell
Pandell is a software solutions company that delivers industry specialized software products and business services. For oil and gas companies, Pandell offers a suite of back-office software products and outsourced production and financial accounting services. "
seller: Divestco Inc. (TSXV:DVT:$22.05)
Divestco's Land Management Software Set includes: LandRite (Land and Asset Management), iLand (Surface Land Acquisitions Management), and MapQ (Surface Land Mapping). Divestco is a Calgary-based geoscience solutions provider.
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closed 8/17/2006 via BusinessWire

Freestone Resources, Inc., acquired Mineral Info, Inc.

synopsis: Freestone Resources, Inc. has completed the purchase of Mineral Info, Inc. a web based company specializing in the listing and marketing of petroleum mineral leases, producing properties, and minerals and royalties available for purchase. Mineral Info's mission is to assist mineral owners selling or leasing their minerals.
buyer: Freestone Resources, Inc. (US:FSNR:$0.00)
Freestone Resources, Inc. is an East Texas based publicly traded Oil and Gas company which is actively pursuing opportunities in Texas and New Mexico oil and gas fields in the areas of lease acquisitions, exploration, production, recompletions, and waste disposal. "
target: Mineral Info, Inc.
A listing service for mineral owners who are interested in getting the best price available for their minerals. By utilizing a patented method, system and approach, Mineral Info, Inc. has made enormous strides on behalf of mineral owners in terms of marketing and managing of mineral estates.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired MineralSoft

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the leading energy SaaS and data analytics company, announced it has acquired MineralSoft. MineralSoft is a software platform designed to make managing mineral, royalty, and non-operated working interests easier and more profitable.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state-of-the-art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data. "
target: MineralSoft
MineralSoft is the leading software platform for managing minerals, royalties, and non-operated working interests. Focused exclusively on helping owners of these non-operated assets maximize value, MineralSoft delivers powerful revenue and land management solutions through its SaaS platform.
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closed 6/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Oceaneering International, Inc, acquired AIRSIS, Inc.

synopsis: Oceaneering International, Inc., a subsea engineering and applied technology company announced it has acquired AIRSIS Inc., a provider of remote asset management software services.
buyer: Oceaneering International, Inc
Oceaneering International, Inc. is a subsea engineering and applied technology company based in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. that provides engineered services and hardware to customers who operate in marine, space, and other environments. The company was founded in 1964. "
target: AIRSIS, Inc.
AIRSIS, Inc. is a diversified technology company with a 10 year track record of providing innovative solutions to a wide range of customers. They have three main business lines: internet software development, remote asset management, and maritime solutions.
price ($mm)
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$7
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Headwave Inc. and Hue AS merged with Bluware,

synopsis: Bluware has merged with technology innovators Hue AS and Headwave Inc. Hue develops unique and tailored software and services to solve the most complex visualization and compute challenges for oil and gas. Headwave, Inc. is a US / Norwegian company, which provides Headwave 3, the first Third Wave geoscience software product.
buyer: Bluware
Bluware is a software consulting firm focused exclusively on the upstream oil and gas industry. Founded in 1987, they have worked with the world’s leading operators to create software solutions that maximize the contribution of geoscience disciplines to the business of finding and producing oil. "
target: Headwave Inc. and Hue AS
Hue develops unique and tailored software and services to solve the most complex visualization and compute challenges for oil and gas. Headwave, Inc. is a US / Norwegian company, which provides Headwave 3, the first Third Wave geoscience software product and Foundation for geoscience research.
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announced 7/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Hansen Technologies, will acquire Enoro

synopsis: Hansen Technologies, a provider of billing and customer care technologies for Utilities, Telcos and Pay TV operators, will acquire Enoro from Herkules Capital, a Private Equity firm in Norway. Enoro is a software provider for the utility sector, providing Customer Information Systems (CIS) and Meter and Energy Data Management (EDM/MDM) solutions.
buyer: Hansen Technologies (ASX:HSN:$157.48)
Hansen Technologies is a global provider of billing and customer care technologies for Utilities, Telcos and Pay TV operators. Hansen’s proven and scalable solutions enable more than 200 clients to deliver cost-effective end-to-end business initiatives that improve their customers’ experience. "
target parent: Herkules Capital
target: Enoro
Enoro is a leading European software provider for the utility sector, providing Customer Information Systems (CIS) and Meter and Energy Data Management (EDM/MDM) solutions. Enoro occupies over 45% market share with more than 300 customers and over 250 employees.
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$54 [$73]
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$38
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$8
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closed 9/28/2011 via PR Newswire

MAPSearch, acquired eMarket Software, Inc.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation has acquired the assets of eMarket Software, Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform that will become the web-based mapping platform for PennWell's MAPSearch business.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: MAPSearch
Combining the best of spatial accuracy, comprehensive coverage, robust attribute data, and exceptional customer services, MAPSearch offers a unique data service suitable for merger analysis, project sighting, system planning, investment evaluation and more. "
target: eMarket Software, Inc.
eMarket Software, Inc. is a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to the energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform.
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closed 9/28/2011 via PR Newswire

MAPSearch, acquired eMarket Software, Inc.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation has acquired the assets of eMarket Software, Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform that will become the web-based mapping platform for PennWell's MAPSearch business.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: MAPSearch
Combining the best of spatial accuracy, comprehensive coverage, robust attribute data, and exceptional customer services, MAPSearch offers a unique data service suitable for merger analysis, project sighting, system planning, investment evaluation and more. "
target: eMarket Software, Inc.
eMarket Software, Inc. is a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to the energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform.
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closed 9/28/2011 via PR Newswire

MAPSearch, acquired eMarket Software, Inc.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation has acquired the assets of eMarket Software, Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform that will become the web-based mapping platform for PennWell's MAPSearch business.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: MAPSearch
Combining the best of spatial accuracy, comprehensive coverage, robust attribute data, and exceptional customer services, MAPSearch offers a unique data service suitable for merger analysis, project sighting, system planning, investment evaluation and more. "
target: eMarket Software, Inc.
eMarket Software, Inc. is a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to the energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform.
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announced 11/18/2019 via BusinessWire

NV5 Global, Inc., will acquire Quantum Spatial

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, has agreed to sell Quantum Spatial, one of the nation's largest independent geospatial data firms, to NV5 Global, a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions.
buyer: NV5 Global, Inc. (NVEE:$491.68)
NV5 Global, Inc. primarily focuses on five business verticals: construction quality assurance, infrastructure engineering and support services, energy, program management, and environmental solutions. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Quantum Spatial
Quantum Spatial, Inc., (QSI) the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, provides geographic insights to the largest government and corporate organizations that need geospatial intelligence to mitigate risk, plan for growth, better manage resources and advance scientific understanding.
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closed 5/11/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired XeDAR Geospatial

synopsis: IHS Inc. announced that it has acquired XēDAR Corporation, a leading developer and provider of geospatial information products and services. XēDAR collects high-resolution aerial digital imagery, both multispectral and laser, then processes and enhances the resulting data, and sells the products to government and commercial clients.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: XeDAR Geospatial
XeDAR Corporation provides systems analysis services to the federal government, as well as geospatial databases to many of the world’s largest oil companies and the government. Its solutions play a key role in the successful operations of a broad spectrum of commercial and government organizations.
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closed 10/11/2007 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Exploration Data Services

synopsis: IHS Inc. a leading global provider of critical technical information, decision-support tools and strategic services, acquired of the assets of Exploration Data Services of the Gulf Coast and its subsidiary, Geodigit, LLC, which collectively maintain and market extensive geological data covering the subsurface Gulf of Mexico.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: Exploration Data Services
Exploration Data Services has created its tops database by analyzing more than 25,000 wells with a maximum of 12 tops per well. Its GIS application allows access to continuously updated information and has layer control to enable correlation to other data sets.
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closed 10/23/2015 via Market Wire

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, acquired Digital Petrodata

synopsis: TGS announced that its Geological Products division purchased all the outstanding shares of Digital Petrodata LLC. The company is a small GIS technology company based in Denver that provides integrated GIS data and cloud solutions for E&P companies.
buyer: TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (OB:TGS:$612.08)
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, and data integration solutions. "
target: Digital Petrodata
Digital Petrodata is a small GIS technology company based in Denver that provides integrated GIS data and cloud solutions for E&P companies. The company has built a nationwide GIS multi-client database containing every producing oil and gas field, pool, and formation in the United States.
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cancelled 6/28/2007 via

Quantum Yield Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Pulse Data Inc.

synopsis: Quantum Yield Inc. announces its offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pulse Data Inc. Quantum is offering $3.05 (Cdn.) principal amount of a 10% secured, retractable debenture in exchange for each Pulse Share.
buyer: Quantum Yield Inc.
Quantum is an Alberta company that was incorporated on April 2, 2007 for the purpose of making this offer for all of the Pulse Shares. It has not conducted any material business operations other than entering into a technology license agreement with Unitech Energy Resources Inc. "
target: Pulse Data Inc.
Pulse is a Calgary-based company specializing in information management, with current focus on the energy sector. Pulse's primary business is the acquisition, marketing and licensing of non-exclusive seismic data to the Western Canadian energy sector.
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closed 1/11/2007 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired Geological Data Services Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a global provider of integrated oil and gas information, software and consulting services, has acquired the majority of the assets of Geological Data Services Inc. of Addison, Texas, a provider of interpreted subsurface data “formation-tops” covering the Permian Basin, U.S. mid-continent and Rocky Mountain regions.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: Geological Data Services Inc.
Geological Data Services provides the best in Subsurface Formation Tops Data files in a variety of extremely useable formats and forms, in prime oil producing areas. Our data is compatible with all major mapping software.
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closed 3/5/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Hild Technology Services, Inc

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced that it has acquired the digital oil and gas pipeline and infrastructure information business from Hild Technology Services.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: Hild Technology Services, Inc
Hild Technology Services, Inc offers digital pipeline data for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping service for USA, Canada, Mexico, and offshore. Their service can be purchased as a national file, by the state, or by the county.
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closed 2/26/2014 via Market Wire

DigitalGlobe, Inc., acquired Spatial Energy

synopsis: DigitalGlobe, Inc., a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, announced that it has acquired Spatial Energy, a leading source for digital imagery and related services to the energy industry.
buyer: DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI:$809.90)
DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. They offer a range of on- and offline products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate their imagery into business operations and applications. "
target: Spatial Energy
Spatial Energy provides more than 50 different geospatial data sets. Its cloud-based spatial data management and delivery platform integrates vast archives of geospatial data into a centralized online database that can be accessed anywhere and procured through a subscription service.
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closed 8/17/2006 via BusinessWire

Freestone Resources, Inc., acquired Mineral Info, Inc.

synopsis: Freestone Resources, Inc. has completed the purchase of Mineral Info, Inc. a web based company specializing in the listing and marketing of petroleum mineral leases, producing properties, and minerals and royalties available for purchase. Mineral Info's mission is to assist mineral owners selling or leasing their minerals.
buyer: Freestone Resources, Inc. (US:FSNR:$0.00)
Freestone Resources, Inc. is an East Texas based publicly traded Oil and Gas company which is actively pursuing opportunities in Texas and New Mexico oil and gas fields in the areas of lease acquisitions, exploration, production, recompletions, and waste disposal. "
target: Mineral Info, Inc.
A listing service for mineral owners who are interested in getting the best price available for their minerals. By utilizing a patented method, system and approach, Mineral Info, Inc. has made enormous strides on behalf of mineral owners in terms of marketing and managing of mineral estates.
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closed 6/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, acquired Arcis Seismic Solutions Corp.

synopsis: TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company announced the acquisition of Calgary-based Arcis Seismic Solutions Corp. Founded in 1996 with a head office located in Calgary, Alberta Canada, Arcis has built one of the most modern 3D seismic data libraries in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.
buyer: TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (OB:TGS:$612.08)
TGS provides multi-client geoscience data and services to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies around the globe. TGS’ geophysical and geological data products include multi-client seismic libraries, permanent reservoir monitoring, magnetic and gravity data, and more. "
target: Arcis Seismic Solutions Corp.
Arcis Seismic Solutions has built one of the most modern 3D seismic data libraries in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The 3D multi-client library consists of 12,689 km2 with core activity in many prolific hydrocarbon trends in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
price ($mm)[EV]
$51 [$72]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Seitel, Inc. merged with ValueAct Capital Partners LP,

synopsis: Seitel, Inc., a leading provider of seismic data to the oil and gas industry, announced the closing of the Merger with ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P.
buyer: ValueAct Capital Partners LP
ValueAct Capital, with offices in San Francisco and Boston and more than $5 billion in investments, seeks to make active strategic-block value investments in a limited number of companies. "
target: Seitel, Inc.
Seitel is a leading provider of seismic data and related geophysical services to the oil and gas industry in North America. Seitel has ownership in an extensive library of proprietary onshore and offshore seismic data that it offers for license to a wide range of oil and gas companies.
price ($mm)
$780
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Geokinetics, Inc., purchased PGS Onshore from Petroleum Geo-Services

synopsis: Geokinetics Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Petroleum Geo-Services' ("PGS") onshore seismic data acquisition and multi-client data library business ("PGS Onshore").
buyer: Geokinetics, Inc. (GOK:$0.00)
Geokinetics Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is a leading global provider of seismic acquisition and high-end seismic data processing services to the oil and gas industry. Geokinetics has strong operating presence in North America and is focused on key markets internationally. "
seller: Petroleum Geo-Services
Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) offers a broad range of products including; seismic and electromagnetic services, data acquisition, processing, reservoir analysis/interpretation and multi-client library data. We help oil companies to find oil and gas reserves offshore worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$208 [$196]
rev ($mm)
$212
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
8.9x
closed 1/12/2007 via PR Newswire

Veritas DGC Inc. merged with Compagnie Generale de Geophysique,

synopsis: Compagnie Generale de Geophysique announced the completion of the merger between Veritas DGC Inc. and a subsidiary of Compagnie Generale de Geophysique, following satisfaction of the closing conditions of the merger agreement.
buyer: Compagnie Generale de Geophysique (GGY:$0.00)
Compagnie Generale de Geophysique is a global participant in the oilfield services industry, providing a wide range of seismic data acquisition, processing and reservoir services to clients in the oil and gas exploration and production business. "
target: Veritas DGC Inc.
Veritas DGC, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a leading provider of integrated geophysical information and services to the petroleum industry worldwide. Veritas is listed on New York Stock Exchange under the ticker code VTS.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,185 [$2,986]
rev ($mm)
$884
EBITDA ($mm)
$418
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 1/5/2006 via BusinessWire

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, acquired Aceca Limited

synopsis: TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA has successfully concluded its acquisition of privately held Aceca Limited. The transaction, previously announced on September 16th, significantly broadens the TGS geoscience knowledge base and will add new multi-client interpretive products and subsurface interpretation consulting services to the TGS product line.
buyer: TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (OB:TGS:$612.08)
TGS is a leading global provider of multi-client geoscientific data, associated products and services to the oil and gas industry. TGS specializes in the creation of non-exclusive seismic surveys worldwide. "
target: Aceca Limited
Oil companies subscribe to a combined license of each interpretive study and a proprietary Aceca intranet and web enabled interface named Facies Map Browser (FMB) used to view the interpretations.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2006 via

NAVTEQ, purchased gedas MapIT from gedas

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, announced plans to acquire the gedas MapIT business unit in Mexico; gedas MapIT is the leading digital map provider in Mexico. The acquisition broadens NAVTEQ digital map coverage while creating an efficient local foundation for further expansion.
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
seller: gedas
gedas provides consulting on the development, system integration and operation of IT solutions to companies in the automotive and manufacturing industries. gedas' technological expertise in its core market, along with its knowledge of business processes specific to the automotive industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynamic Map Platform, acquired Ushr Inc.

synopsis: Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. (DMP), a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data, has completed the acquisition of Ushr, a company that offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology.
buyer: Dynamic Map Platform
Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. is a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data used in the realization of autonomous driving and safe-driving support systems, beginning with Japan’s motorways and expanding to overseas markets. "
target: Ushr Inc.
Ushr Inc. offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology. Ushr’s technology and software are shaping the evolution of self-driving technology by providing customers with the reassurance that the paths their vehicles travel are safe, smart and predictable.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Verisk Analytics, Inc., acquired The GeoInformation Group

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced the acquisition of The GeoInformation Group, a leader in the field of geographic data solutions based in Cambridge, United Kingdom. They are an award-winning provider of detailed geospatial information essential for those seeking insight into land and property across the U.K.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,544.20)
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows. "
target: The GeoInformation Group
The GeoInformation Group is an award-winning provider of detailed geospatial information essential for those seeking insight into land and property across the U.K.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired CAPS

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced that it has acquired the Computer Assisted Product Selection (CAPS) electronic components database and tools business, including CAPS Expert, from PartMiner Worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: CAPS
The CAPS database is a leading source for identifying specific electronic components based on engineering specifications. It combines information on more than 265 million physical devices, along with intuitive tools for integration into engineering design processes and applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

SAI Global Inc., acquired ILI, Inc.

synopsis: SAI Global Limited is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of ILI, a UK-based international standards publishing and database subscription services business, for US$60 million.
buyer: SAI Global Inc. (ASX:SAI:$436.24)
SAI Global is one of the world's leading business publishing, compliance, training and assurance organizations with offices in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, and across Asia. SAI Global works with organizations to help them build better businesses. "
target: ILI, Inc.
ILI has two business divisions: standards publishing division and database division. Standards publishing division: an electronic and paper-based standards publishing business which holds non-exclusive publishing licences with all the major international standards bodies.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA

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