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closed 6/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Flashman Studios LLC, acquired Beefy Media

synopsis: Flashman Studios, an entertainment services firm specialized in the interactive entertainment industry, has acquired Beefy Media LLC, a leading provider of video game production services. The acquisition will expand Flashman’s services to offer its clients a more complete solution when taking game products from concept to marketplace.
buyer: Flashman Studios LLC
Flashman Studios is a business management firm that represents game developers, intellectual property, and game publishers in the video game industry. Flashman was founded in 2004 and is based in San Francisco, CA. Flashman team members have been successful in bringing 100+ games to market. "
target: Beefy Media
Beefy Media is a full service Video Game Production company. They focus on building video game strategies and overseeing the project management and execution of their client's vision.
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closed 10/6/2015 via PR Newswire

CDI Corporation, acquired EdgeRock Technologies, LLC.

synopsis: CDI Corp. announced that it has acquired 100 percent of the members' interests in EdgeRock Technologies, LLC, a privately held, emerging leader in specialist IT staffing. Founded in 2005, EdgeRock provides clients with crucial Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) talent needed to fully optimize the value of their ERP technology investments.
buyer: CDI Corporation (CDI:$941.43)
CDI Corporation provides engineering and technology solutions and recruitment and staffing services to leading companies with operations around the world. Their solutions and technical and professional staffing services allow their clients to improve productivity, performance and profitability. "
target: EdgeRock Technologies, LLC.
EdgeRock Technologies is a professional services firm that provides highly qualified, independent SAP, Oracle, and PeopleSoft consultants to companies. EdgeRock provides leading companies with the crucial expertise they need to fully leverage the potential of their ERP technology investments.
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$35
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announced 4/2/2013 via PR Newswire

attune Consulting will be merged with Sabre Technologies,

synopsis: attune Consulting announced that MAS Holdings will invest $20 million to fuel attune's development as the leading IT business and technology solutions company focused exclusively on the fashion & lifestyle industries. attune will merge with Sabre Technologies, a software services provider specializing in cloud, mobile & other Web-based technology.
buyer parent: MAS Holdings
buyer: Sabre Technologies
Founded in 2001 and backed by MAS Holdings, one of Sri Lanka's largest and most successful companies, Sabre Technologies specializes in developing Web, cloud and mobility solutions for companies looking to use technology to increase their competitive position and differentiation in the marketplace. "
target: attune Consulting
attune Consulting is a premier global solution provider to the fashion industry. attune's comprehensive offering of end-to-end ERP solutions, combined with full lifecycle services, include preconfigured solutions for accelerated SAP Apparel & Footwear (SAP AFS) and Retail implementations.
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announced 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Var Prime Srl, will acquire Porini Technologies Srl

synopsis: Var Group S.p.A. signed a binding agreement to acquire through Var Prime S.r.l., the whole capital of Porini Technologies S.r.l. Porini Technologies S.r.l. is active in the field of Cloud services on Microsoft Dynamics ERP platform.
buyer parent: Sesa S.p.A.
buyer: Var Prime Srl
Var Prime is the Var Group company specialized in Microsoft Dynamics services dedicated to small and medium enterprises and international groups with vertical and industry-certified solutions. "
target: Porini Technologies Srl
Porini Technologies is a specialised company delivering managed services on the cloud and developing innovative applications on Microsoft Azure Technology. It provides services based on Microsoft Dynamics platforms & Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (IaaS, PaaS).
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closed 11/2/2015 via BusinessWire

Semcon AB, acquired Kongsberg Devotek AS

synopsis: Semcon, an international technology company in the engineering services and product information sectors, is acquiring Kongsberg Devotek AS, a company that provides technical expertise in project form, mainly towards customers in areas like oil and gas, maritime, automotive and industry in general.
buyer: Semcon AB (OM:SEMC:$186.89)
Semcon is a global company active in the areas of engineering services and product information. They develop technologies, products, plants and information solutions along the entire development chain and also provide many services including quality control, training and methodology development. "
target: Kongsberg Devotek AS
Kongsberg Devotek AS provides various technology solutions. It offers embedded services, such as consultancy, product development, and training services within telecom and datacom industry featuring embedded software engineering/design, quality assurance, verification, testing, and validation.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Testronic Laboratories Limited, acquired Whyttest SRL

synopsis: Service provider Testronic has acquired QA and customer support company Whyttest. 150 technicians from the firm, based in Romania and Serbia, will be joining Testronic, which will be taking the total headcount of the company to over 1,000 staff. Whyttest was founded in 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, by Marius Potirniche, who previously worked for Ubis
buyer: Testronic Laboratories Limited
Testronic are leaders in Quality Assurance, Localization Services, Compliance, and Certification, Testronic offers end-to-end Testing and QA solutions for the games and film/television industries. "
target: Whyttest SRL
Whyttest is a QA (quality assurance) and customer support company. Whyttest was founded in 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, by Marius Potirniche, who previously worked for 12 years at Ubisoft.
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closed 10/25/2018 via PR Newswire

GlobalStep, acquired Testology

synopsis: GlobalStep, a world leader in technology services to the Games Industry, announced its acquisition of Testology. Founded in 2006, Testology has been providing Quality Assurance Services to the video games industry out of its offices in Aldershot, located in close proximity to Guildford, a games industry hub in the UK.
buyer: GlobalStep
GlobalStep is a world leader in technology services. It's service offerings to the games industry include Quality Assurance, Localization, Quality Engineering, Player Support, and Play Test Data Analytics. "
target: Testology
Founded in 2006, Testology has been providing Quality Assurance Services to the video games industry out of its offices in Aldershot, located in close proximity to Guildford, a games industry hub in the UK.
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closed 11/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Enzyme Testing Labs Inc.

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the world’s leading technical services provider to the global video games industry, announced that it has acquired Enzyme Testing Labs. Based in St-Jerome, Quebec and with offices in Montreal and in Kawasaki, Enzyme’s strengths are in functional QA and localisation testing of video games for leading game publishers and developers.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$414.44)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: Enzyme Testing Labs Inc.
Enzyme is a privately held, North-American based company, focused on video game Quality Assurance (QA). The organization has over ten years of experience in video game QA testing with offices in St-Jerome - Quebec, Montreal - Quebec and Kawasaki - Japan.
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announced 8/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Pole To Win Co., Ltd., will purchase Worldwide Interactive Entertainment Business from e4e Inc.

synopsis: Pole To Win Co., Ltd announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the worldwide Interactive Entertainment division of e4e Inc. Interactive Entertainment is the premier service partner to the games industry. They work with leading developers and publishers across Console, PC, Mac, Social Gaming, Casual Gaming and Mobile Applications.
buyer: Pole To Win Co., Ltd. (TSE:3657:$208.93)
Pole To Win, a subsidiary of Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc., was established in 1994 in Japan covering a range of services over the past 18 years, primarily testing and localizing entertainment software. "
seller: e4e Inc.
e4e is an IT Enabled Services and Business Process Outsourcing Company with proven experience in delivering business value through cost reduction, process re-engineering and most importantly through enhanced service quality and superior customer experience in the existing and new markets.
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announced 9/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Altran Technologies S.A., will acquire Global Edge Software Limited

synopsis: Altran announced that it will acquire GlobalEdge Software Limited, an India-based product engineering company specialized in embedded software solutions and IoT Solutions. GlobalEdge Software serves mostly the Semiconductor, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Telecom, IoT and Industrial sectors.
buyer: Altran Technologies S.A. (ENXTPA:ALT:$2,646.51)
As a global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), Altran offers its clients a new way to innovate. The Group has provided its expertise to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecom sectors, among others. "
target: Global Edge Software Limited
GlobalEdge Software is an embedded product engineering and testing services company working in the Semiconductor, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Telecom, IoT and Industrial sectors. With a portfolio of products, middleware solutions and test automation frameworks, they give a time-to-market edge.
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announced 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Northedge Capital Partners, will acquire Catalis SE

synopsis: Catalis Group, a UK video game firm that's composed of; Testronic, a provider of quality assurance services, Kuju, a company that creates top-rated games, and Curve Digital, an award-winning digital games publisher, will be acquired by NorthEdge, a UK a private equity firm focused on lower mid-market buy-out and development capital transactions.
buyer: Northedge Capital Partners
Headquartered in the UK, NorthEdge manages £650m of private equity funds aimed at lower mid-market buy-out and development capital transactions. They are looking to invest in like-minded businesses who have real ambition and the potential to shape global markets from the regional powerhouses. "
target: Catalis SE (DB:XAE2:$29.89)
Catalis Group is a UK video game firm that covers every aspect of game testing, development and publishing. It’s composed of 3 companies; Testronic, a provider of quality assurance services, Kuju, a company that creates top-rated games, and Curve Digital, an award-winning digital games publisher.
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closed 3/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Computer Task Group Inc., acquired StarDust

synopsis: CTG, a leading provider of information technology (IT) solutions and services in North America and Western Europe, announced it has acquired StarDust, a leader in testing and quality assurance for digital services based in Marseille, France, and with operations in Montreal, Canada.
buyer: Computer Task Group Inc. (CTG:$394.17)
CTG (Computer Task Group) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations."
target: StarDust
StarDust is a leader in testing and quality assurance for digital services based in Marseille, France, and with operations in Montreal, Canada.
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$4.85
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closed 7/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Acronis Inc., acquired T-Soft Ltd.

synopsis: Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage, announced that it has acquired software engineering company T-Soft. T-Soft has been providing Acronis with exceptional software development services since 2012. The Sofia-based subsidiary will change its name to Acronis Bulgaria.
buyer: Acronis Inc.
Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware; disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Acronis protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile. "
target: T-Soft Ltd.
T-Soft is a software services company. T-Soft started providing highly efficient manual and automated software testing services. As a natural extension of their know-how, T-Soft added software development, technical support and technical writing to its portfolio of services.
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closed 8/9/2017 via PR Web

QA Mentor, Inc., acquired Zado Infotech Solutions India Pvt Ltd

synopsis: QA Mentor, Inc., the global award-winning, leading software quality assurance and testing services provider, has acquired Zado Infotech Solutions India Pvt Ltd, a provider of test automation solutions with specific focus on web, mobile and cloud applications. Zado ensures the reliability and performance of applications in diverse environments.
buyer: QA Mentor, Inc.
QA Mentor was established in 2010 with the objective of helping organizations improve their QA functions, optimize their QA process and become the best Software Testing QA Company in the world. "
target: Zado Infotech Solutions India Pvt Ltd
Zado Infotech Solutions is a provider of test automation solutions with specific focus on web, mobile and cloud applications. The company’s framework-driven approach to test automation ensures reliability and performance of applications in diverse environments and complexities.
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Compose, Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced the acquisition of San Mateo, CA-based Compose, Inc. The company is a privately held company that provides MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, and other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings targeted at web and mobile app developers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$75,030.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Compose, Inc.
Compose offers auto-scaling, production-ready databases to help software development teams deploy data services quickly and easily. Compose currently supports five popular open source databases including MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB.
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closed 1/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Saksoft Limited, acquired 360Logica.com

synopsis: Saksoft, the information management specialist company, in a filing to the BSE, said it has acquired a 51% ownership stake in 360Logica Testing Services Private Limited, a leading offshore software testing company. The company provides independent testing services and QA consulting through dedicated offshore teams and onsite experts.
buyer: Saksoft Limited (NSEI:SAKSOFT:$41.94)
Saksoft is a leading provider of Information Management solutions to successful organizations around the world. They deliver success by helping clients to consolidate, organize and manage the vast volumes of data they collect. "
target: 360Logica.com
360logica is a leading offshore software testing company. Based in premier locations in India and the United States, 360logica provides independent testing services and QA consulting through dedicated offshore teams and onsite experts.
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closed 5/5/2014 via Market Wire

Applause, acquired Testhub

synopsis: Software testing leader uTest rebranded as Applause and announced its entry into the EU market by acquiring top German crowdtesting company, Testhub, which will become the European headquarters for Applause operations. As part of the acquisition, Berlin Technologie Holding becomes a strategic investor in Applause EU.
buyer: Applause
Launched in 2008 as uTest, Applause enables companies to deliver digital experiences-- from web to mobile and beyond. By combining in-the-wild testing services, software tools and analytics, it helps companies achieve the 360° app quality they need to thrive in the modern apps economy. "
target: Testhub
Testhub is an expert in crowd-based software testing. With the help of the Crowd intelligence websites, e-commerce shops, mobile applications (apps) as well as additional software products can be tested under real conditions by a multitude of real testers and their devices.
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closed 9/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Computer Sciences Corporation, acquired AppLabs Technologies

synopsis: Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) announced that it has acquired AppLabs Technologies Private Limited, the world’s largest pure-play software testing and quality management service provider. The acquisition vaults CSC into a leadership role in providing application testing services in the high growth discrete testing market.
buyer: Computer Sciences Corporation (DXC:$19,577.00)
Computer Sciences Corporation is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: AppLabs Technologies
AppLabs Technologies is the world's largest software testing and quality management company. It provides both quality assurance and third-party validation through a combination of consulting, outsourcing, offshore and specialist services.
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announced 10/27/2005 via PR Newswire

AppLabs Technologies will be merged with VisualSoft Technologies,

synopsis: AppLabs Technologies, a specialist in testing, development and certification solutions; eSolutions, and VisualSoft Technologies, a software solution provider operating in the areas of outsourced product development and advanced technology solutions, announced today that the three companies plan to merge together.
buyer: VisualSoft Technologies
VisualSoft Technologies is a leading software solution company providing end to end solutions covering the full life cycle of software development. "
target: AppLabs Technologies
AppLabs Technologies is a global IT services company specializing in software testing and development, with an emphasis on quality assurance, performance, certification and hardware testing.
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closed 6/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Flashman Studios LLC, acquired Beefy Media

synopsis: Flashman Studios, an entertainment services firm specialized in the interactive entertainment industry, has acquired Beefy Media LLC, a leading provider of video game production services. The acquisition will expand Flashman’s services to offer its clients a more complete solution when taking game products from concept to marketplace.
buyer: Flashman Studios LLC
Flashman Studios is a business management firm that represents game developers, intellectual property, and game publishers in the video game industry. Flashman was founded in 2004 and is based in San Francisco, CA. Flashman team members have been successful in bringing 100+ games to market. "
target: Beefy Media
Beefy Media is a full service Video Game Production company. They focus on building video game strategies and overseeing the project management and execution of their client's vision.
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closed 6/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Flashman Studios LLC, acquired Beefy Media

synopsis: Flashman Studios, an entertainment services firm specialized in the interactive entertainment industry, has acquired Beefy Media LLC, a leading provider of video game production services. The acquisition will expand Flashman’s services to offer its clients a more complete solution when taking game products from concept to marketplace.
buyer: Flashman Studios LLC
Flashman Studios is a business management firm that represents game developers, intellectual property, and game publishers in the video game industry. Flashman was founded in 2004 and is based in San Francisco, CA. Flashman team members have been successful in bringing 100+ games to market. "
target: Beefy Media
Beefy Media is a full service Video Game Production company. They focus on building video game strategies and overseeing the project management and execution of their client's vision.
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closed 6/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Flashman Studios LLC, acquired Beefy Media

synopsis: Flashman Studios, an entertainment services firm specialized in the interactive entertainment industry, has acquired Beefy Media LLC, a leading provider of video game production services. The acquisition will expand Flashman’s services to offer its clients a more complete solution when taking game products from concept to marketplace.
buyer: Flashman Studios LLC
Flashman Studios is a business management firm that represents game developers, intellectual property, and game publishers in the video game industry. Flashman was founded in 2004 and is based in San Francisco, CA. Flashman team members have been successful in bringing 100+ games to market. "
target: Beefy Media
Beefy Media is a full service Video Game Production company. They focus on building video game strategies and overseeing the project management and execution of their client's vision.
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closed 9/6/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired MoGi Group

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, has acquired MoGi Group, a Dublin-based gaming solutions house recognized as a premier partner for studios, developers, and content owners in the gaming space. MoGi provides video game localization, community management, player support, and more.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. More than 5,000 global organizations employ TransPerfect’s GlobalLink Product Suite to simplify the management of multilingual content. The company is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. "
target: MoGi Group
Dublin-based MoGi Group provides world-class video game localization, community management, player support, quality assurance and games testing, voice-over recording, cybersecurity, tool development, art design, and age rating services to over 650 satisfied clients worldwide.
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closed 8/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Playerize, acquired KITN Media

synopsis: SuperRewards, the pioneer of virtual currency for social and mobile games, has been acquired by Playerize. SuperRewards was founded in 2007 and quickly became a leading monetization service for online, free-to-play games.
buyer: Playerize
Playerize was founded in 2011 to drive growth for social and mobile games. Playerize helps game studios find more players for their online and mobile games with a marketplace of advertising channels and affiliates, a true alternative to traditional on-network advertising. "
target parent: Adknowledge, Inc.
target: KITN Media
KITN Media is the owner of Super Rewards, a product that enables applications and online games to turn virtual currencies into real dollars by offering users an opportunity to earn extra points or virtual dollars by participating in surveys, trials and online purchases.
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closed 7/22/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Adknowledge, Inc., acquired KITN Media

synopsis: Adknowledge acquired KITN Media, owner of Super Rewards, the largest virtual currency monetization platform for online games and social network applications. The acquisition combines the Super Rewards platform with the expertise, financial strength, and international presence of Adknowledge to create a full suite of social advertising solutions.
buyer: Adknowledge, Inc.
Through Cubics.com, Adknowledge provides a social advertising platform that is used by thousands of applications developers to monetize their user base. Adknowledge has grown to become the largest social advertising network, displaying more than 10 billion ads a month on social applications. "
target: KITN Media
KITN Media is the owner of Super Rewards, a product that enables applications and online games to turn virtual currencies into real dollars by offering users an opportunity to earn extra points or virtual dollars by participating in surveys, trials and online purchases.
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closed 3/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Woven, acquired Headlight Corp

synopsis: Woven, a software company helping engineering teams hit hiring goals, has acquired Headlight, a tech screening platform. Headlight offers scalable, candidate-friendly tech screening services for technology firms. Headlight also helps surface talent through its tech tournaments, where candidates compete for prizes and introductions to top employers.
buyer: Woven
Woven’s evidence-based developer hiring platform helps high-growth software teams hit hiring goals. With Woven, every candidate gets a fair chance to demonstrate their technical, problem-solving, and collaboration ability, allowing customers to back their decisions with evidence, reducing bias. "
target: Headlight Corp
Headlight is a performance hiring platform. Headlight offers scalable, candidate-friendly tech screening services to streamline hiring for technology firms. The company helps surface talent through its tech tournaments, where candidates compete for glory, prizes, and introductions to top employers.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Testronic Laboratories Limited, acquired Whyttest SRL

synopsis: Service provider Testronic has acquired QA and customer support company Whyttest. 150 technicians from the firm, based in Romania and Serbia, will be joining Testronic, which will be taking the total headcount of the company to over 1,000 staff. Whyttest was founded in 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, by Marius Potirniche, who previously worked for Ubis
buyer: Testronic Laboratories Limited
Testronic are leaders in Quality Assurance, Localization Services, Compliance, and Certification, Testronic offers end-to-end Testing and QA solutions for the games and film/television industries. "
target: Whyttest SRL
Whyttest is a QA (quality assurance) and customer support company. Whyttest was founded in 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, by Marius Potirniche, who previously worked for 12 years at Ubisoft.
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closed 10/25/2018 via PR Newswire

GlobalStep, acquired Testology

synopsis: GlobalStep, a world leader in technology services to the Games Industry, announced its acquisition of Testology. Founded in 2006, Testology has been providing Quality Assurance Services to the video games industry out of its offices in Aldershot, located in close proximity to Guildford, a games industry hub in the UK.
buyer: GlobalStep
GlobalStep is a world leader in technology services. It's service offerings to the games industry include Quality Assurance, Localization, Quality Engineering, Player Support, and Play Test Data Analytics. "
target: Testology
Founded in 2006, Testology has been providing Quality Assurance Services to the video games industry out of its offices in Aldershot, located in close proximity to Guildford, a games industry hub in the UK.
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closed 11/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Enzyme Testing Labs Inc.

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the world’s leading technical services provider to the global video games industry, announced that it has acquired Enzyme Testing Labs. Based in St-Jerome, Quebec and with offices in Montreal and in Kawasaki, Enzyme’s strengths are in functional QA and localisation testing of video games for leading game publishers and developers.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$414.44)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: Enzyme Testing Labs Inc.
Enzyme is a privately held, North-American based company, focused on video game Quality Assurance (QA). The organization has over ten years of experience in video game QA testing with offices in St-Jerome - Quebec, Montreal - Quebec and Kawasaki - Japan.
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announced 8/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Pole To Win Co., Ltd., will purchase Worldwide Interactive Entertainment Business from e4e Inc.

synopsis: Pole To Win Co., Ltd announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the worldwide Interactive Entertainment division of e4e Inc. Interactive Entertainment is the premier service partner to the games industry. They work with leading developers and publishers across Console, PC, Mac, Social Gaming, Casual Gaming and Mobile Applications.
buyer: Pole To Win Co., Ltd. (TSE:3657:$208.93)
Pole To Win, a subsidiary of Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc., was established in 1994 in Japan covering a range of services over the past 18 years, primarily testing and localizing entertainment software. "
seller: e4e Inc.
e4e is an IT Enabled Services and Business Process Outsourcing Company with proven experience in delivering business value through cost reduction, process re-engineering and most importantly through enhanced service quality and superior customer experience in the existing and new markets.
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closed 9/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Talent Partners, acquired Canadian Connection

synopsis: Talent Partners, the leader in talent and production support services for more than 750 agency and advertiser clients representing 1,500 brands, has launched Talent Partners Canada. Through a merger with long-running, Toronto-based talent payment and signatory services company, Canadian Connection.
buyer: Talent Partners
Talent Partners, Inc. builds and refines a set of production support products and services. Its services range from negotiating talent contracts to managing broadcast traffic; and TraffixWorks, an advertisement distribution solution that provides hands-on traffic services to support businesses. "
target: Canadian Connection
Canadian Connection is a Toronto-based talent payment and signatory services company. They are signatory to all the major North American talent unions; SAG, AFTRA, UDA & AFofM. They specialize in working closely with U.S. agencies who come to Canada to shoot their commercials.
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closed 9/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc., acquired Sometrics, Inc.

synopsis: American Express has acquired virtual currency platform and in-game payments provider Sometrics. Sometrics helps gaming publishers market free-to-play online games and monetize virtual currency with a consumer destination site and in-game payment solutions. Sometrics will be added to American Express’ Serve digital payment platform.
buyer parent: American Express Company
buyer: Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc.
Serve Virtual Enterprises is a next-generation digital payments platform that helps you organize your money, send and receive funds, and manage payment requests — all from a single, unified online account. Serve makes paying and being paid simple. "
target: Sometrics, Inc.
Founded in 2007 and based in El Segundo, Calif., Sometrics helps publishers monetize online games through virtual currency with the industry's most advanced in-game payment and optimization platform and consumer digital goods marketplace.
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announced 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Winning by Design, will acquire Science to Sales

synopsis: Winning by Design, the premier SaaS sales strategy consulting and coaching firm, will acquire Science to Sales, based in Vancouver, BC. They partner with businesses to deliver strong sales and marketing plans, and then provide a team to execute on those plans in order to generate the rapid revenue growth required to attract additional investment.
buyer: Winning by Design
Winning by Design is the premier provider of strategy consulting and coaching programs for SaaS sales and high-velocity sales organizations. Winning By Design has over 150 SaaS sales clients. "
target: Science to Sales
Science to Sales partners with business leaders to deliver strong sales and marketing plans, and then provides a team to execute on those plans in order to generate the rapid revenue growth required to attract additional investment. They are based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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closed 3/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Computer Task Group Inc., acquired StarDust

synopsis: CTG, a leading provider of information technology (IT) solutions and services in North America and Western Europe, announced it has acquired StarDust, a leader in testing and quality assurance for digital services based in Marseille, France, and with operations in Montreal, Canada.
buyer: Computer Task Group Inc. (CTG:$394.17)
CTG (Computer Task Group) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations."
target: StarDust
StarDust is a leader in testing and quality assurance for digital services based in Marseille, France, and with operations in Montreal, Canada.
price ($mm)
$4.85
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Acronis Inc., acquired T-Soft Ltd.

synopsis: Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage, announced that it has acquired software engineering company T-Soft. T-Soft has been providing Acronis with exceptional software development services since 2012. The Sofia-based subsidiary will change its name to Acronis Bulgaria.
buyer: Acronis Inc.
Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware; disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Acronis protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile. "
target: T-Soft Ltd.
T-Soft is a software services company. T-Soft started providing highly efficient manual and automated software testing services. As a natural extension of their know-how, T-Soft added software development, technical support and technical writing to its portfolio of services.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/9/2017 via PR Web

QA Mentor, Inc., acquired Zado Infotech Solutions India Pvt Ltd

synopsis: QA Mentor, Inc., the global award-winning, leading software quality assurance and testing services provider, has acquired Zado Infotech Solutions India Pvt Ltd, a provider of test automation solutions with specific focus on web, mobile and cloud applications. Zado ensures the reliability and performance of applications in diverse environments.
buyer: QA Mentor, Inc.
QA Mentor was established in 2010 with the objective of helping organizations improve their QA functions, optimize their QA process and become the best Software Testing QA Company in the world. "
target: Zado Infotech Solutions India Pvt Ltd
Zado Infotech Solutions is a provider of test automation solutions with specific focus on web, mobile and cloud applications. The company’s framework-driven approach to test automation ensures reliability and performance of applications in diverse environments and complexities.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Saksoft Limited, acquired 360Logica.com

synopsis: Saksoft, the information management specialist company, in a filing to the BSE, said it has acquired a 51% ownership stake in 360Logica Testing Services Private Limited, a leading offshore software testing company. The company provides independent testing services and QA consulting through dedicated offshore teams and onsite experts.
buyer: Saksoft Limited (NSEI:SAKSOFT:$41.94)
Saksoft is a leading provider of Information Management solutions to successful organizations around the world. They deliver success by helping clients to consolidate, organize and manage the vast volumes of data they collect. "
target: 360Logica.com
360logica is a leading offshore software testing company. Based in premier locations in India and the United States, 360logica provides independent testing services and QA consulting through dedicated offshore teams and onsite experts.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/5/2014 via Market Wire

Applause, acquired Testhub

synopsis: Software testing leader uTest rebranded as Applause and announced its entry into the EU market by acquiring top German crowdtesting company, Testhub, which will become the European headquarters for Applause operations. As part of the acquisition, Berlin Technologie Holding becomes a strategic investor in Applause EU.
buyer: Applause
Launched in 2008 as uTest, Applause enables companies to deliver digital experiences-- from web to mobile and beyond. By combining in-the-wild testing services, software tools and analytics, it helps companies achieve the 360° app quality they need to thrive in the modern apps economy. "
target: Testhub
Testhub is an expert in crowd-based software testing. With the help of the Crowd intelligence websites, e-commerce shops, mobile applications (apps) as well as additional software products can be tested under real conditions by a multitude of real testers and their devices.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Computer Sciences Corporation, acquired AppLabs Technologies

synopsis: Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) announced that it has acquired AppLabs Technologies Private Limited, the world’s largest pure-play software testing and quality management service provider. The acquisition vaults CSC into a leadership role in providing application testing services in the high growth discrete testing market.
buyer: Computer Sciences Corporation (DXC:$19,577.00)
Computer Sciences Corporation is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: AppLabs Technologies
AppLabs Technologies is the world's largest software testing and quality management company. It provides both quality assurance and third-party validation through a combination of consulting, outsourcing, offshore and specialist services.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/27/2005 via PR Newswire

AppLabs Technologies will be merged with VisualSoft Technologies,

synopsis: AppLabs Technologies, a specialist in testing, development and certification solutions; eSolutions, and VisualSoft Technologies, a software solution provider operating in the areas of outsourced product development and advanced technology solutions, announced today that the three companies plan to merge together.
buyer: VisualSoft Technologies
VisualSoft Technologies is a leading software solution company providing end to end solutions covering the full life cycle of software development. "
target: AppLabs Technologies
AppLabs Technologies is a global IT services company specializing in software testing and development, with an emphasis on quality assurance, performance, certification and hardware testing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Compose, Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced the acquisition of San Mateo, CA-based Compose, Inc. The company is a privately held company that provides MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, and other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings targeted at web and mobile app developers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$75,030.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Compose, Inc.
Compose offers auto-scaling, production-ready databases to help software development teams deploy data services quickly and easily. Compose currently supports five popular open source databases including MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB.
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