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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Havok Inc., acquired Rocketbox Studios

synopsis: Havok announced that it has acquired Rocketbox Studios GmbH, the leading provider of high-quality 3D character models and animations to the training and simulation community. Rocketbox’s product offering comprises diverse libraries of high-quality fully-rigged character models combined with compatible high-fidelity animation libraries.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok™, an Intel® company, is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games, entertainment, and simulation industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known game developers. "
target: Rocketbox Studios
Rocketbox Studios GmbH is a German art studio that is specialized in 3D characters and animations, offering libraries of highly realistic and animated 3d content. Rocketbox is the creator of the well-known "Rocketbox Libraries" solution, consisting of 3d models and animations.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
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announced 4/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Box Inc., will acquire Verold

synopsis: Box, the world's leading enterprise software platform for secure content collaboration, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Verold, a powerful cloud-based 3D model viewer and editor to make it incredibly easy for businesses to create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile.
buyer: Box Inc. (BOX:$529.43)
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond. "
target: Verold
Verold is a powerful cloud-based 3D model viewer and editor to make it incredibly easy for businesses to create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile. Verold is a team of developers, designers and 3D technologists headquartered in downtown Toronto, Canada.
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closed 12/16/2013 via PR Web

Tech Soft 3D, acquired tetra4D

synopsis: Tech Soft 3D announced the acquisition of tetra4D, the world’s largest provider of 3D PDF technology to the end user market, and its line of 3D PDF products, including 3D PDF Converter, the world's only solution for converting native 3D CAD data into rich, interactive 3D PDF documents from within Adobe Acrobat.
buyer: Tech Soft 3D
Tech Soft 3D is the leading global B2D provider of engineering solutions that help software teams deliver successful applications. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Tech Soft 3D has offices in California, France, England and Japan. "
target: tetra4D
tetra4D is the only authorized provider of native 3DPDF technology solutions for Adobe. Rapid on-going delivery of new 3DPDF products to the market continues to grow the thriving ecosystem of customers around the globe who depend on 3D PDF for sharing their valuable 3D data securely .
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

ESRI, acquired Procedural Inc.

synopsis: Esri has acquired Procedural, one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Urban planners, architects, video game developers, and movie studios around the world use Procedural's CityEngine product to create 3D cities at any resolution.
buyer: ESRI
The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide. Esri applications provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. "
target: Procedural Inc.
Procedural, Inc. is one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Procedural was founded in 2007 as a spin-off of the ETH Zurich and is located in Zurich, Switzerland. With CityEngine, Procedural Inc.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Aniplex Inc., acquired Live2D Inc.

synopsis: Aniplex, a Japanese anime production company, has acquired a majority stake in Live2D, a software company in Japan that offers computer graphics software. Live2D's software allows artists to create 3D models and animations from 2D images. Live2D supports a wide spectrum of applications and can be used for video games, movies, apps, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Aniplex Inc.
Aniplex is a Japanese anime production company. The company produces high-quality animated TV programs, OVAs, and animated theatrical films. Their productions are based on popular manga series such as Rurouni Kenshin, Fullmetal Alchemist, Naruto, Yakitate!! Japan, and more. "
target: Live2D Inc.
Live2D is a software company in Japan that offers computer graphics software. Their software allows artists to easily create 3D models and animations from 2D images. Live2D supports a wide spectrum of applications and can be used for video games, movies, events, signage, apps, live streams and more.
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closed 10/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Skymatter Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Skymatter Limited, the New Zealand-based, privately held developer of Mudbox 3D modeling software. On August 6, 2007, Autodesk announced an agreement to purchase Skymatter's assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Skymatter Limited
Skymatter is a private technology company committed to providing real solutions to the high-end needs of the Visual Effects, Gaming and Design industries. The Skymatter team has deep experience with diverse subjects including advanced mathematics, game engine development and rendering technology.
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Emergent Game Technologies, acquired NDL

synopsis: Emergent Game Technologies, a venture capital funded developer of the Emergent Platform(TM), a suite of video game tools and online infrastructure, and NDL, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology for the computer and video game industry, have merged.
buyer: Emergent Game Technologies
Emergent Game Technologies provides software, tools and infrastructure for the video game and military simulation industries. These products include a highly optimized platform, The Emergent Platform(TM) for online games, based on open standards, that provides unparalleled scalability, reliability a"
target: NDL
NDL is an independent developer of highly flexible 3D graphics software used by leading game publishers and developers such as Atari, Vivendi Universal Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Bethesda Softworks, and Irrational Games. The company's flagship product, the Gamebryo graphics engine and too
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Sony Pictures Entertainment, acquired Nurulize

synopsis: Sony Innovation Studios Inc., a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has recently acquired Nurulize, a virtual reality software developer. Nurulize develops advanced software packages that enable users to edit, color, and enhance volumetrically acquired images, in a real-time collaborative environment.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution, and more. "
target: Nurulize
Nurulize is a virtual reality software developer founded in 2013 to create disruptive applications for the emerging VR revolution. Nurulize develops advanced software packages that enable users to edit, color, and enhance volumetrically acquired images, in a real-time collaborative environment.
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closed 6/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Image Metrics, Ltd., acquired Character-FX

synopsis: Image Metrics, Inc., the leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, announced that it has acquired avatar technology company Character-FX, founded by 3D animation pioneer John Riggs.
buyer: Image Metrics, Ltd. (IMGX:$0.00)
Image Metrics provides facial animation software and services to the interactive entertainment and film industries. Image Metrics’ proprietary software utilizes video of an actor’s performance to drive the animation of a facial performance without markers or makeup. "
target: Character-FX
CharacterFX ("CFX") is a complete software solution for 3D character rigging. CFX’s unique approach allows rapid construction of animator friendly rigs that enable high quality animation results for high-end film, games and consumer projects.
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closed 11/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Softimage Co.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Softimage - a developer of 3D technology for the film, television and games markets.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target parent: Avid Technology, Inc.
target: Softimage Co.
Softimage Co. delivers innovative 3D animation tools to digital artists in the games, film, and television industries. Its product line includes SOFTIMAGE|XSI, the most advanced 3D software for modeling, animating and rendering; SOFTIMAGE|FACE ROBOT®; and SOFTIMAGE|CAT™.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Splunk Inc., acquired VictorOps

synopsis: Splunk Inc., a company that turns machine data into answers, has completed the acquisition of VictorOps, Inc., a leader in DevOps incident management. Driven by IT and DevOps system data, VictorOps provides a unified platform for real-time alerting, collaboration, and documentation.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,044.48)
Splunk Inc. turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges. "
target: VictorOps
VictorOps, Inc is a leader in DevOps incident management. Driven by IT and DevOps system data, VictorOps provides a unified platform for real-time alerting, collaboration, and documentation. Using VictorOps, teams resolve incidents faster to help minimize the impact of downtime and speed innovation.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Perforce

synopsis: Leading private investment firm Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. announced that it has acquired Perforce, developer of the industry’s most flexible, scalable and secure version control and collaboration platform, from growth equity investor Summit Partners. Enterprises rely on Perforce to build complex digital products faster and with higher quality.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content.
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closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Perforce, acquired Hansoft

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the technology development lifecycle, announced its acquisition of Sweden-based Hansoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise Agile planning tools.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content. "
target: Hansoft
Built by veterans of the game development industry, Hansoft is an enterprise Agile planning and project management tool for diverse teams, expanding scale, changing goals, and tight schedules.
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Summit Partners, acquired Perforce

synopsis: Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor, announced the acquisition of Perforce Software, developer of the industry's most flexible, scalable and secure version control and collaboration platform. Perforce's source code management and collaboration platform, Perforce Helix, enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global growth equity firm that is currently investing more than $6.5 billion into equity and fixed income opportunities. Summit has invested in more than 430 companies in technology, healthcare and other growth sectors. "
target: Perforce
Perforce Software helps companies build and deliver complex products more collaboratively and securely. Its highly scalable source code management (SCM) and collaboration platform, Perforce Helix, enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file.
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announced 11/4/2009 via Market Wire

GenArts, Inc., will acquire wondertouch, LLC

synopsis: GenArts Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, announced a definitive agreement to acquire wondertouch, LLC. wondertouch is the creator of particle illusion, a sprite-based particle effects application designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool.
buyer: GenArts, Inc.
GenArts is a premier provider of visual special effects software for the film and video industry. GenArts' Sapphire Plug-ins extend the capabilities of editing and effects workstations by providing digital artists with a collection of over 200 state-of-the-art image processing and synthesis effects."
target: wondertouch, LLC
wondertouch is a software developer specializing in particle effects for the visual effects industry. The company's flagship product particleIllusion, a sprite-based particle effects application, is designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool and efficient workflow.
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closed 10/17/2016 via PR Newswire

CoreOS, acquired Redspread Inc.

synopsis: CoreOS, the enterprise Kubernetes company, announced that Redspread, a company that enables organizations to manage containerized environments, has joined the company. With this addition, CoreOS deepens its commitment to extend Kubernetes and foster the adoption of hyperscale infrastructure for everyone.
buyer: CoreOS
CoreOS is the company behind open source projects such as CoreOS Linux. CoreOS provides enterprise solutions including Tectonic, the premier infrastructure platform for distributed applications, and Quay, a private image registry. "
target: Redspread Inc.
Redspread Inc. develops and markets collaborative deployment tools for Docker and Kubernetes. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Mountain View, California.
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closed 5/15/2019 via Company Description

TapClicks, acquired StatX

synopsis: TapClicks, the global leader in marketing intelligence, analytics, reporting, workflow and orders management, has acquired StatX, a unique mobile app that combines mobile messaging and live dashboards for providers and consumers in the crypto and blockchain ecosystem.
buyer: TapClicks
TapClicks is a leading marketing technology company for agencies, media companies, brands, and enterprises. Its Platform includes sales enablement, workflow and order management, analytics, and automated reporting -- all within a single intuitive user interface available on demand in the cloud. "
target: StatX
StatX is a unique mobile app that combines mobile messaging and live dashboards for providers and consumers in the crypto and blockchain ecosystem. StatX enables critical business change to be shared immediately and teams to collaborate on mobile easily and efficiently.
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closed 2/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired PhoeniX Software

synopsis: Synopsys, the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies, completed its acquisition of Netherlands-based PhoeniX Software, a global supplier of photonic chip design solutions. PhoeniX offers software solutions for micro and nano technology corporations including Living Database, a manufacturing execution system for process flow design.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: PhoeniX Software
Based in the Netherlands, PhoeniX Software is a global supplier of photonic chip design solutions. PhoeniX offers software solutions for micro and nano technology corporations including Living Database, a manufacturing execution system for process flow design, wafer tracking and data analysis.
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closed 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Wiredrive merged with MediaSilo,

synopsis: MediaSilo and Wiredrive have merged, forming the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. MediaSilo founder Kai Pradel will serve as CEO of the joint entity. Wiredrive is the leading platform among agencies and brands to present work-in-progress and video reels.
buyer: MediaSilo
Boston-based MediaSilo is the industry leader in providing secure video collaboration solutions to media and entertainment companies and the post-production houses that serve them. MediaSilo’s flexible video sharing platform handles encoding and playback, review and approval. "
target: Wiredrive
Wiredrive is a secure media-sharing and collaboration tool designed for creative professionals. Top agencies, brands, production houses, and entertainment companies rely on Wiredrive to effectively collaborate with teams and privately share video.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Havok Inc., acquired Rocketbox Studios

synopsis: Havok announced that it has acquired Rocketbox Studios GmbH, the leading provider of high-quality 3D character models and animations to the training and simulation community. Rocketbox’s product offering comprises diverse libraries of high-quality fully-rigged character models combined with compatible high-fidelity animation libraries.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok™, an Intel® company, is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games, entertainment, and simulation industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known game developers. "
target: Rocketbox Studios
Rocketbox Studios GmbH is a German art studio that is specialized in 3D characters and animations, offering libraries of highly realistic and animated 3d content. Rocketbox is the creator of the well-known "Rocketbox Libraries" solution, consisting of 3d models and animations.
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closed 10/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Havok Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Havok, the leading provider of 3D physics, from Intel. The company is a technology supplier in the games industry and the leading real-time physics creator.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Havok Inc.
As a leading provider of game development technologies, Havok has over 15 years of experience servicing the most demanding technology requirements for leading game developers.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Havok Inc., acquired Rocketbox Studios

synopsis: Havok announced that it has acquired Rocketbox Studios GmbH, the leading provider of high-quality 3D character models and animations to the training and simulation community. Rocketbox’s product offering comprises diverse libraries of high-quality fully-rigged character models combined with compatible high-fidelity animation libraries.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok™, an Intel® company, is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games, entertainment, and simulation industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known game developers. "
target: Rocketbox Studios
Rocketbox Studios GmbH is a German art studio that is specialized in 3D characters and animations, offering libraries of highly realistic and animated 3d content. Rocketbox is the creator of the well-known "Rocketbox Libraries" solution, consisting of 3d models and animations.
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announced 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Havok Inc., will acquire Trinigy GmbH

synopsis: Havok™, a premier provider of interactive software solutions for the games, entertainment and simulation industries, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trinigy, a 3D game engine provider. Trinigy’s Vision Game Engine has been used by a broad range of games and simulation companies and is available on all major platforms.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok™, an Intel® company, is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games, entertainment, and simulation industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known game developers. "
target: Trinigy GmbH
Trinigy provides game engine technology and first-class support to video game and serious game development studios across the globe. Engineered to provide more creative and technical freedom, Trinigy's Vision Engine is in use in more than 200 commercial game productions.
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closed 10/27/2010 via PR Newswire

Havok Inc., acquired New Game Technologies

synopsis: Havok, the Emmy award winning technology company, has acquired the Kore Virtual Machine (VM) product and technology. Kore VM was developed by New Game Technologies and is an optimized implementation of the Lua scripting language and ships with Kore Studio, an on-target profiler and an integrated environment for Microsoft Visual Studio.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games and movie industries. Havok uses world leading expertise in physics, animation and tools to turn a customers' creative aspirations into technical realities. "
target: New Game Technologies
Kore VM was developed by the Irish company New Game Technologies and is a highly optimized implementation of the Lua scripting language and ships with Kore Studio, an on-target profiler and an integrated environment for Microsoft Visual Studio.
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announced 9/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Intel Capital, will acquire Havok Inc.

synopsis: Intel Corporation announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Havok Inc., the leading provider of interactive software and services used by digital media creators in the game and movie industries. Havok will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel.
buyer: Intel Capital (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. "
target: Havok Inc.
Havok is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games and movie industries. With world leading expertise in physics, animation and tools, we make it our business to turn our customers’ creative aspirations into technical realities.
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closed 10/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Havok Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Havok, the leading provider of 3D physics, from Intel. The company is a technology supplier in the games industry and the leading real-time physics creator.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Havok Inc.
As a leading provider of game development technologies, Havok has over 15 years of experience servicing the most demanding technology requirements for leading game developers.
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closed 9/28/2011 via Company Press Release

Unity Technologies, acquired Mecanim, Inc.

synopsis: Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for awesome games and interactive 3D on the web, mobile, console and beyond, announced its acquisition of animation technology startup Mécanim. The addition, now known as Unity Canada, further reinforces Unity Technologies' commitment to democratizing game creation.
buyer: Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies ApS provides a 3D game development tool. Its tool enables the creation of online content that provides the newest games on the console market. The company also provides Unity Asset Server, an integrated version control solution for all Unity assets and scripts. "
target: Mecanim, Inc.
Mecanim Inc. is an animation technology startup focusing on character animation, gaming and consulting.
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announced 9/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Intel Capital, will acquire Havok Inc.

synopsis: Intel Corporation announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Havok Inc., the leading provider of interactive software and services used by digital media creators in the game and movie industries. Havok will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel.
buyer: Intel Capital (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. "
target: Havok Inc.
Havok is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games and movie industries. With world leading expertise in physics, animation and tools, we make it our business to turn our customers’ creative aspirations into technical realities.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Framer BV, acquired Popmotion

synopsis: Framer, a Netherlands-based interactive design tool, has acquired Popmotion, a popular collection of open-source JavaScript motion libraries in the UK. Popmotion's motion libraries are used by web animation designers and React developers to create and design delightful interfaces.
buyer: Framer BV
Framer is a Netherlands-based interactive design tool that allows users to design interactive high-fidelity prototypes for iOS, Android, desktop, or the web. Framer enables users to turn static mockups into interactive prototypes and to experiment quickly with dynamic animations and interactions. "
target: Popmotion
Popmotion is a popular collection of open-source JavaScript motion libraries in the UK. Popmotion's motion libraries are used by web animation designers and React developers to create and design delightful interfaces. Their libraries include Pose, Popmotion Pure, Popcorn, Stylefire, and Framesync.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Medal TV, acquired Megacool

synopsis: Medal.tv, a maker of short-form gaming videos, has acquired Megacool, a mobile SDK that allows players to create and share videos and GIFS, to expand into mobile game clip sharing. The acquisition enables Medal.tv to expand into the mobile gaming market, leveraging Megacool's mobile SDK and community of developers and publishers using it.
buyer: Medal TV
Medal.tv is the largest platform for sharing short-form gaming content with friends. Founded in 2015 by game developers trying to get their game discovered, Medal has grown into a platform used by millions of users to share exciting gaming moments with their friends. "
target: Megacool
Megacool is a free SDK that integrates seamlessly into mobile games. Megacool provides a tailored package of growth tools to acquire and retain players, allowing players to create and share videos and animated GIFs from engaging moments in games.
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closed 12/8/2015 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired ClearLeap

synopsis: IBM, a global technology and innovation company, announced that it has acquired Clearleap, Inc., a provider of cloud based video services, to boost its cloud computing initiatives. Clearleap's open API framework enables organizations to easily build video into applications and to adapt to specific business needs.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$79,591.00)
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: ClearLeap
Clearleap, Inc. is a provider of cloud based video services. Clearleap's open API framework enables organizations to easily build video into applications and to adapt to specific business needs such as custom workflows and advanced analytics.
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announced 11/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Digiflare will be merged with Accedo,

synopsis: Accedo and Digiflare have announced a merger to create the world's leading video experience company. Digiflare is trusted by leading media and entertainment companies to build video apps that deliver the best experience for viewers across TV, mobile and tablet.
buyer: Accedo
Accedo is the market leading enabler of TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. "
target: Digiflare
Digiflare builds innovative video app experiences for today’s multi-screen world. Founded in 2008, Digiflare is trusted by leading media and entertainment companies to build video apps that deliver the best experience for viewers across TV, mobile and tablet.
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closed 12/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Moore Frères & Company, acquired Opera TV

synopsis: Opera Software ASA, and Moore Frères & Company, an investment company focused exclusively on the tech, media, and telecom industries, announced that Moore Frères has acquired a majority stake in Opera TV. Opera TV is the leading independent developer of cloud and embedded software that enables the TV and media industry's transition to OTT content.
buyer: Moore Frères & Company
Moore Frères & Company is a New York-based investment holding company focused on acquiring established companies across the global technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector. The Company invests in TMT assets with the intention of perpetual ownership. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: Opera TV
Opera TV is the market leader in enabling the TV industry's transition to OTT. The Opera TV portfolio powers rich web experiences on tens of millions of devices each year, including Smart TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray Disc players, Game Consoles and chipsets for more than 60 customers.
price ($mm)
$114
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/22/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired S3 TV Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has completed its acquisition of S3 TV Technology, a business unit of Dublin-headquartered S3 Group that delivers consultancy, automated testing, service monitoring and diagnostic solutions to video service providers globally.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,215.01)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. "
target parent: S3 Group
target: S3 TV Technology Ltd.
S3 TV Technology works with many of the leading global video service providers to enhance the performance and service readiness of their video platforms, facilitating the creation of a continuous delivery model for the development and deployment of new services.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

RGB Networks, acquired RipCode, Inc.

synopsis: RGB Networks, the leader in network video processing, has acquired RipCode, Inc., a developer of solutions for mobile IP video. RGB will incorporate RipCode’s technology into its Video Multiprocessing Gateway (VMG), enabling video service providers to cost-effectively deliver services to their subscribers on TVs, PCs and mobile devices.
buyer: RGB Networks
RGB Networks enables video service providers to migrate to a three screen environment for the delivery of linear and on-demand video over managed and unmanaged IP networks. "
target: RipCode, Inc.
RipCode provides transcoding and video delivery solutions to providers of mobile, desktop and IPTV content. Their platform supports live and file-based transcoding applications – integrated with streaming, adaptive streaming, progressive download, and leading smart phone smooth delivery protocols.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/15/2010 via Market Wire

Harmonic, Inc., acquired Omneon, Inc.

synopsis: Harmonic Inc., a leading provider of broadcast and on-demand video delivery solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Omneon, Inc., a leading provider of video production and playout solutions for many of the world's premier media companies.
buyer: Harmonic, Inc. (HLIT:$398.30)
Harmonic Inc. is redefining video delivery with the industry's most powerful solutions for delivering live and on-demand video to TVs, PCs and mobile devices. Harmonic's technical innovation and market leadership enable the company to offer a unique and comprehensive solution portfolio. "
target: Omneon, Inc.
Omneon Video Networks provides a cost-effective and scalable video server infrastructure for the professional broadcasting industry. Omneon Inc. offers customers in professional media organizations an open platform optimized for the production, transformation and distribution of digital media.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$105
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/20/2006 via PR Newswire

Brightcove, acquired MetaStories

synopsis: Internet TV pioneer Brightcove announced today it has acquired Seattle-based MetaStories, expanding the rich-media publishing capabilities Brightcove will offer independent producers and media companies through its Internet TV service.
buyer: Brightcove (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove is an open Internet TV service that empowers video producers and programmers to build broadband businesses while giving viewers more choices and control over their use of video and television. "
target: MetaStories
Founded in 2000, MetaStories has become a leading provider of rich-media publishing solutions, used by a wide variety of top-tier media companies including Yahoo!, MSN, USATODAY.com, Discovery Networks, National Geographic, and Scripps Networks.
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closed 2/6/2017 via BusinessWire

V-Nova, acquired Faroudja Enterprises

synopsis: V-Nova Ltd., a leading provider of video compression solutions, announced the completion of its first acquisition, by purchasing the full global patent portfolio of video imaging experts Faroudja Enterprises Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: V-Nova
V-Nova is a software company providing advanced signal compression technology and software solutions to address the dramatic growth in global network traffic. V-Nova is at the heart of digitalisation, serving multiple industry segments, including TV & Media. "
target: Faroudja Enterprises
Faroudja Enterprises develops intellectual property to improve video streaming and file compression efficiency without affecting perceived quality. The technology potentially delivers a bitrate reduction of 35 to 50 percent with any existing compression system.
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closed 9/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Wowza Media Systems, Inc, acquired Camfoo GmbH

synopsis: Wowza® Media Systems, LLC, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ media server software, announced that the company has acquired Camfoo GmbH, a leading solution for managing cloud-based media streaming.
buyer: Wowza Media Systems, Inc
Wowza® Media Systems is the "Any Screen Done Right™" media server software company delivering an industrial-strength infrastructure for live video, video-on-demand, live recording, and video chat. "
target: Camfoo GmbH
The Camfoo team has developed, implemented and delivered over 1,000 streaming media projects since 2006. The company's technology has powered some of the largest live media events on the Internet, from major music festivals to the British royal wedding.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/16/2010 via BusinessWire

AOL LLC, acquired Pictela, Inc.

synopsis: AOL Inc. announced it has acquired Pictela, Inc., the provider of an award-winning global technology platform for serving and distributing high- definition brand content across online advertising and social media. The transaction brings further scale to AOL’s suite of premium advertising tools for advertisers, agencies and publishers.
buyer: AOL LLC (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Pictela, Inc.
Pictela, Inc. provides a global platform for distributing high definition brand content and advertising. Pictela units support videos, photos, text and applications. Since forming in 2009, Pictela has experienced rapid growth with clients across Retail, CPG, Automotive, Travel and Entertainment.
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announced 12/4/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Google Inc., will acquire Widevine Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Google said that it would acquire streaming video software maker for devices Widevine Technologies Inc..
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Widevine Technologies, Inc.
Widevine provides multiplatform, multiformat content security to content owners, Internet TV and PayTV providers for protecting premium content distributed over any network.
price ($mm)
$158
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/9/2019 via BusinessWire

LTN Global, will acquire Make.TV

synopsis: LTN Global, a world-leading provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
buyer: LTN Global
LTN Global Communications leverages its innovative, industry-leading IP-based live video delivery service and integrated production to transmission workflows to enable content creation, monetization, and distribution. They deliver seamless experiences at every link in the video value chain. "
target: Make.TV
Make.TV is a developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Permira, will purchase Service Provider Video Software Solutions from Cisco Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Permira, the global private equity firm, and Cisco announced that a company backed by the Permira Funds will acquire Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Cisco's SPVSS helps service providers, broadcasters, and media companies deliver new consumer experiences through innovations in cloud and virtualization.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €32 billion. "
seller: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
The acquisition includes Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Cisco's SPVSS helps service providers, broadcasters, and media companies deliver new consumer experiences through innovations in cloud and virtualization.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Vigour

synopsis: 24i Media, a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands, has acquired Vigour, a leading multiscreen video platform provider based in the Netherlands. Vigour's platform allows broadcasters and operators to deliver their services to all digital devices and allows end-users to connect multiple devices to the service simultaneously.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands. Their award-winning technology helps customers develop and deploy apps faster and more efficiently on all devices, screens and platforms. 24i delivers OTT apps that are designed to maximize ROI and create seamless consumer experiences."
target: Vigour
Vigour is a leading multiscreen video platform provider based in the Netherlands. Their platform allows broadcasters and operators to deliver their services to all digital devices and allows end-users to connect multiple devices to the service simultaneously.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/10/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, will acquire Envivio

synopsis: Envivio, Inc, a leading provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ericsson, a provider of communications technology and services.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericson provides sound insurance advice coupled with superior service. We accomplish this with the right tools and, more importantly, the right people. Our entire staff of licensed insurance advisors knows the Ericson mission and works hard to make it a reality every day. "
target: Envivio (ENVI:$42.89)
Envivio is a global market leader and innovator of video software solutions that are trusted by video service providers and content companies worldwide to power stunning video quality and captivating, personalized experiences to their millions of viewers on any device, over any network.
price ($mm)[EV]
$116 [$82]
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA

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Vobile, Inc.
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Net Insight AB
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Anevia
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