Like Skyfire Labs, Inc.

closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

Opera Software, acquired Skyfire Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Opera Software is buying Skyfire Labs, a leader in mobile video optimization and cloud solutions for mobility. Skyfire is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: Skyfire Labs, Inc.
Skyfire, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
price ($mm)[EV]
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announced 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, will purchase Internet-Browser Operations from Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, said it would sell its internet-browser business to a Chinese consortium. The Chinese bidders have agreed to buy certain parts of Opera’s consumer business in a deal valued at $600 million on an enterprise basis.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
seller: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)
$600
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cancelled 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, cancelled an acquisition of Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software ASA, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, announced that an offer to acquire the company by Golden Brick Consortium for $1.2 billion has now been terminated.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
target: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,204 [$1,268]
rev ($mm)
$616
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
14.9x
cancelled 5/22/2007 via

Harbinger Capital Partners, cancelled an acquisition of Openwave Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Harbinger today announced its intention to acquire 40,389,560 shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, of Openwave Systems Inc. and the associated Rights issued under the Rights Plan to purchase certain shares of Openwave preferred stock. The acquisition consideration will be approximately $335 million.
buyer: Harbinger Capital Partners
Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. is a Cayman Islands corporation (the "Harbinger Master Fund") and Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P. is a Delaware limited partnership. "
target: Openwave Systems, Inc.
Openwave Systems Inc. is one of the world's leading innovators of software applications and infrastructure designed to enable revenue-generating, personalized services, including merchandising and advertising, which converge the mobile and broadband experience across all of a user's devices.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$112]*
rev ($mm)
$338
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Instart Logic, acquired Kwicr

synopsis: Instart Logic, the leading provider of application delivery solutions, announced it has acquired Kwicr, the market leader in mobile application acceleration for Apple and Android platforms. Instart Logic gains patented technology, an industry-first Mobile Delivery Network software development kit (SDK), and significant new analytics capabilities.
buyer: Instart Logic
Instart Logic makes application delivery fast, secure, and easy. Instart Logic’s end-to-end platform combines machine learning for performance and security with a content delivery network (CDN) for application delivery, and is designed for DevOps and mobile-first applications. "
target: Kwicr
Kwicr is dedicated to improving the mobile experience. Their Mobile Delivery Network is a platform that radically boosts app performance by accelerating Internet traffic over mobile broadband networks. They micro-manage network congestion to get performance from the available infrastructure.
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closed 11/10/2008 via Reuters

VMware Inc., acquired Trango Virtual Processors

synopsis: U.S. business software maker VMware Inc has bought a small French company that specializes in virtualization software for mobile phones, which allows a single phone to run multiple operating systems.
buyer parent: EMC Corp.
buyer: VMware Inc. (VMW:$9,496.00)
VMware is the global leader in virtual infrastructure software for industry-standard systems. Organizations of all sizes use VMware solutions to simplify their IT, fully leverage their existing computing investments and respond faster to changing business demands. "
target: Trango Virtual Processors
Trango Virtual Processors is a leading provider of virtualization solutions for embedded processors, licensing TRANGO Hypervisor IP to major semiconductor and device manufacturers.
price ($mm)
$62
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closed 9/6/2018 via PR Newswire

GigSky, Inc., acquired Simless, Inc.

synopsis: GigSky, a leading provider of global cellular connectivity and eSIM solutions, has acquired Simless, a subscription management platform and integrated SIM (iSIM) solution provider that simplifies the way people and objects get access to cellular connectivity.
buyer: GigSky, Inc.
Founded in 2010, GigSky is a leading provider of global cellular connectivity and eSIM solutions for consumers, businesses and manufacturers. Through their 500+ carrier network, GigSky provides affordable and reliable coverage in over 200 countries and territories. "
target: Simless, Inc.
Founded in 2014, Simless is a subscription management platform and integrated SIM (iSIM) solution provider that simplifies the way people and objects get access to cellular connectivity. Simless’ server platform allows users to remotely create, distribute, and manage digital SIM cards.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB, acquired SurfKitchen Ltd.

synopsis: Teleca, a world-leading supplier of solutions and services to the mobile- and connected devices industries, has announced that it has acquired UK based SurfKitchen, which helps mobile operators and their partners overcome the discoverability, usability and fulfillment challenges associated with the delivery of mobile applications and services.
buyer: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players. "
target: SurfKitchen Ltd.
SurfKitchen Inc. is uniquely focused on providing mobile operators and their partners with the ability to deliver the optimum mobile user experience for mobile Internet applications and services.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Unikie Oy, acquired Silta

synopsis: Unikie, a Finnish software development company, has acquired Neusoft Mobile Solutions from Neusoft, a leading IT solutions & services company. Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a Finnish company that developed Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application for telco businesses.
buyer: Unikie Oy
Unikie is a Finnish software development company that develops demanding software solutions. Unikie offers a simulation and testing environment for LiDAR based systems and self-controlling technologies. For carriers they offer the latest IP based voice and messaging solutions. "
target parent: Neusoft Corporation
target: Silta
Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a company in Finland that delivers mobile solutions to telco customers. They offer Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application that creates value for their customer's business. They offer full branding services to customize Silta to a client's brand.
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closed 9/4/2014 via BusinessWire

Taqua, LLC, acquired Kineto Wireless

synopsis: Taqua®, LLC, a leading supplier of mobile and fixed IP convergence systems, applications, and services announced the acquisition of Milpitas-based Kineto Wireless, the market leader in mobile client solutions that enable smartphones to deliver high quality voice and messaging services over Wi-Fi networks, commonly referred to as VoWiFi.
buyer: Taqua, LLC
Taqua enables service providers to deliver next generation IP-based communications while pragmatically transitioning their legacy networks to LTE and IMS architectures. Since 1998, Taqua’s mobile and fixed IP convergence solutions have been used by hundreds of wireline, cable and wireless carriers. "
target: Kineto Wireless
Kineto strives to assist mobile operators in the transition to IP-based services. Their solutions help operators respond to the growing threat from over-the-top (OTT) service providers and remain competitive as communications service providers.
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announced 4/8/2013 via Reuters

Ericsson AB, will acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

synopsis: Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it had struck a deal to buy Microsoft Corp's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet. The deal would make Ericsson, already the world's biggest mobile networks maker, the leading provider of IPTV with a 25 percent market share.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Microsoft Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom is the world’s most deployed IPTV platform. Mediaroom-powered TV services are being offered by more than 40 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to more than eleven million consumer households.
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announced 2/1/2013 via GlobeNewswire

2UP Gaming PLC, will acquire Streamark PLC

synopsis: UK based 2UP Gaming PLC, operators of a leading online gaming website www.2UP.com, has announced that they have executed an agreement to acquire Streamark PLC. Streamark develops applications based on streaming video, tracking and communications technologies for mobile telecom operators, TV network and cable operators and hardware manufacturers.
buyer: 2UP Gaming PLC (GXG:2GM:$0.00)
2UP Gaming PLC is a UK based publicly held provider of leisure and entertainment products in the gaming, wagering and lotteries segments of the gambling industry. Through www.2UP.com customers can access all gaming, wagering and lottery products from one website. "
target: Streamark PLC
Streamark develops applications based on streaming video, tracking and communications technologies for mobile telecom operators, TV network and cable operators and hardware manufacturers.
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announced 5/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Tern Plc, will acquire Flexiant Limited

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

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., will acquire Connectem

synopsis: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. announced its intent to acquire Connectem, a privately-held company in the LTE virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) market. Connectem provides vEPC solutions that leverage cloud computing, network virtualization, and software networking technologies to deliver higher scale and efficiency on x86-based servers.
buyer: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD:$2,382.24)
Founded in 1995, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. is an industry leader in providing reliable, high-performance network solutions that help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a virtualized world where applications and information reside anywhere. "
target: Connectem
Connectem provides highly-differentiated vEPC solutions with unique architectural attributes that leverage cloud computing, network virtualization, and software networking technologies to deliver higher scale and efficiency on industry-standard x86-based servers.
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announced 12/31/2016 via Company Press Release

OnApp, will acquire Virtkick, Inc.

synopsis: OnApp, a global cloud management software provider, has announced its intention to acquire Virtkick. OnApp is impressed by the way Virtkick simplifies every step of cloud hosting. Their unique fully-managed SaaS platform approach, from the user-centric interface to orchestration and billing, were especially interesting to OnApp for future projects.
buyer: OnApp
OnApp is widely regarded as the leading cloud management software platform for the service provider industry. It is a complete Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution for cloud providers, CDN providers, telcos, carriers, MSPs and enterprises. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Virtkick, Inc.
Virtkick lets independent hosting companies increase conversion rates, simplify server management and take on the biggest hosting providers. Virtkick is a SaaS cloud management panel that offers simplicity and great user experience for their customers.
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closed 7/17/2012 via Market Wire

Apigee Corp., purchased Technology Assets from Wholesale Applications Community

synopsis: Apigee has acquired the technology assets of WAC (Wholesale Applications Community), a global alliance of leading telecommunications companies focused on creating a unified and open platform for mobile application development. Apigee will build on WAC's technology to deliver a unified network API service for telecommunications operators.
buyer: Apigee Corp. (APIC:$85.61)
Apigee is the leading provider of API products and technology for enterprises and developers. Over 250 enterprises like Comcast, GameSpy, TransUnion Interactive, Guardian Life and Constant Contact and thousands of developers use Apigee's technology. "
seller: Wholesale Applications Community
The Wholesale Applications Community is an alliance of operators, OEMs and network equipment manufacturers set up to make it easier for developers to use network APIs through one harmonised platform – and thus make smarter web apps.
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closed 5/15/2006 via BusinessWire

Tatara Systems, acquired Xybec Solutions

synopsis: Tatara Systems, the worldwide leader in mobile services convergence solutions, today announced the acquisition of Xybec Solutions, a privately held Canadian developer of communications software. The deal, which was completed for an undisclosed sum, will see Xybec's headquarters in British Columbia become Tatara Vancouver.
buyer: Tatara Systems
Tatara Systems, Inc. invents, develops, and deploys solutions for service providers allowing them to offer converged mobile services to their subscribers – across laptops, PDAs, and Smartphones. "
target: Xybec Solutions
Leading Connection Management Solutions for Wireless Networks Access to Applications over Multiple Wireless Networks: GPRS/EDGE/UMTS, CDMA/1xRTT/1xEVDO, Public WiFi/Private WLAN.
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closed 9/30/2008 via BNC Analysis

Tetco Technologies SA, acquired Voxpilot Ltd.

synopsis: Tetco Technologies, a French company dedicated to unified communications and voice and data convergence, has acquired Voxpilot, a major player in VoiceXML technology for interactive voice and video applications.
buyer: Tetco Technologies SA
Group Tetco is fully dedicated to the telecommunication market and has become a major actor in development, integration and distribution of Value Added Services and Solutions for both Telecom Operators and Enterprises. "
target: Voxpilot Ltd.
Voxpilot is a provider of IMS-Ready, VoiceXML and Video-In-VoiceXML technology. Voxpilot brings the next generation of interactive telecommunication services to enterprises, integrators, carriers and service providers.
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closed 10/3/2016 via BusinessWire

InfoVista, acquired TEMS

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

InfoVista, acquired Aexio

synopsis: InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions, announced that it has acquired Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based mobile network optimization specialist Aexio.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: InfoVista
Infovisa is an independent provider of data processing systems and related services for bank trust departments, independent trust companies, not-for-profit foundations, colleges, and universities. "
target: Aexio
Aexio has seen significant uptake of its best-of-breed network optimization software solutions, especially among mobile operators looking at using live network measurements to improve their network performance.
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closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

Opera Software, acquired Skyfire Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Opera Software is buying Skyfire Labs, a leader in mobile video optimization and cloud solutions for mobility. Skyfire is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: Skyfire Labs, Inc.
Skyfire, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$50 [$42]
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closed 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Symantec acquired SurfEasy from Opera Software. SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
price ($mm)
$39
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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
announced 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, will purchase Internet-Browser Operations from Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, said it would sell its internet-browser business to a Chinese consortium. The Chinese bidders have agreed to buy certain parts of Opera’s consumer business in a deal valued at $600 million on an enterprise basis.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
seller: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)
$600
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cancelled 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, cancelled an acquisition of Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software ASA, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, announced that an offer to acquire the company by Golden Brick Consortium for $1.2 billion has now been terminated.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
target: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,204 [$1,268]
rev ($mm)
$616
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
14.9x
closed 8/19/2015 via Company Press Release

Opera Mediaworks Inc., acquired Yvolver, Inc.

synopsis: Opera Mediaworks Inc. has acquired Yvolver, Inc. Based in Dallas, Texas, the Yvolver team has built a marketing engagement platform focused on delivering powerful technology and tools for game and app developers.
buyer parent: Opera Software
buyer: Opera Mediaworks Inc.
Opera Mediaworks is the first mobile ad platform built for brands, delivering breakthrough marketing at scale. Their technology powers the biggest publishers in the world, enabling marketers to convey the highest quality ad experiences to more people in more places when it matters most. "
target: Yvolver, Inc.
Yvolver was founded with the mission to provide new technologies for developers to maximize user engagement, retention and overall app monetization. Yvolver offers a unique, proprietary service that significantly benefits the economics of the mobile app industry.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Opera Mediaworks Inc., acquired Mobilike Mobil Reklam Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.S.

synopsis: Opera Mediaworks, the mobile advertising subsidiary of browser maker Opera, has acquired Mobilike, one of the leading mobile ad networks in Turkey. Mobilike provides rich media and video ads on smartphones and tablets.
buyer parent: Opera Software
buyer: Opera Mediaworks Inc.
Opera Mediaworks is the first mobile ad platform built for brands, delivering breakthrough marketing at scale. Their technology powers the biggest publishers in the world, enabling marketers to convey the highest quality ad experiences to more people in more places when it matters most. "
target parent: Mobile Network Group
target: Mobilike Mobil Reklam Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.S.
Mobilike Mobil Reklam Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.S. operates a mobile advertising network in Turkey. It provides rich media and video ads on smartphones and tablets.
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closed 3/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Opera Software, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Opera Software announced that it has acquired SurfEasy Inc., a leading Toronto-based company that provides an easy-to-use VPN solution for protecting customers' online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy Inc. provides easy-to-use solutions for protecting our customers' online privacy and security on any smartphone, tablet and computer. With SurfEasy, customers' identities and locations are hidden from any websites they visit.
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closed 12/2/2014 via Market Wire

Opera Mediaworks Inc., acquired AdVine

synopsis: Global and local advertisers will reach millions of consumers in Africa, following Opera Mediaworks' acquisition of AdVine, South Africa's leading premier mobile-advertising network. Opera Mediaworks is the first mobile ad platform built for brands, delivering breakthrough marketing at scale.
buyer parent: Opera Software
buyer: Opera Mediaworks Inc.
Opera Mediaworks is the first mobile ad platform built for brands, delivering breakthrough marketing at scale. Their technology powers the biggest publishers in the world, enabling marketers to convey the highest quality ad experiences to more people in more places when it matters most. "
target: AdVine
AdVine is South Africa’s leading premium mobile advertising sales agency, and part of the global 4th Screen Mobile Advertising Network. They manage the advertising sales on behalf of mobile publishers whilst working closely with the media buying agencies.
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closed 6/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Opera Mediaworks Inc., acquired AdColony

synopsis: Opera announced that it has acquired AdColony, a leading mobile video advertising platform, to deliver best-in-class mobile video advertising to publishers and advertisers with a combined reach of more than 700 million global consumers. AdColony excels in delivering innovative, TV-like crystal-clear video ads instantly in HD.
buyer parent: Opera Software
buyer: Opera Mediaworks Inc.
Opera Mediaworks powers the mobile ad economy through technology innovation, transparency and trust, to create vibrant marketplaces for publishers and advertisers across the globe. This enables advertisers to efficiently reach their target audience and publishers to improve their monetization. "
target parent: Jirbo
target: AdColony
AdColony is a mobile video advertising company whose proprietary Instant-Play technology serves razor sharp, full-screen video ads instantly in HD across its extensive network of iOS and Android apps, eliminating the biggest pain points in mobile video advertising.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
44.3x
closed 4/30/2014 via Market Wire

Opera Mediaworks Inc., acquired apprupt

synopsis: Opera Mediaworks, the world's largest mobile advertising platform, announced the acquisition of apprupt, a leading mobile advertising company in Germany. The deal will expand Opera Mediaworks' reach into the German market whilst giving apprupt's existing client base access to additional capabilities.
buyer parent: Opera Software
buyer: Opera Mediaworks Inc.
Opera Mediaworks operates the world's biggest brand-focused mobile ad network, serving 23 of the 25 top global brands. They also deliver the world's leading mobile ad server and monetization tools to 17 of the top 25 media companies worldwide. "
target: apprupt
Apprupt is a leading mobile advertising specialist in German-speaking markets, reaching more than 22 million mobile users. With a premium publisher portfolio of more than 250 mobile websites and apps, apprupt enables brands and advertising partners to engage with premium audiences on mobile devices.
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closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

Opera Software, acquired Skyfire Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Opera Software is buying Skyfire Labs, a leader in mobile video optimization and cloud solutions for mobility. Skyfire is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: Skyfire Labs, Inc.
Skyfire, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
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closed 2/16/2012 via Company Press Release

Opera Software, acquired 4th Screen Advertising Ltd.

synopsis: Opera Software announced that it has acquired 4th Screen Advertising, Ltd., to significantly expand its offering to advertisers and mobile publishers that engage consumers via the mobile web and applications, across all mobile platforms. Opera offers complete advertising solutions for mass-market feature phone and smartphone platforms.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera is an industry leader in the development of Web browsers for the desktop, device and mobile markets. The web browsers are adapted to a wide range of platforms, operating systems and embedded Internet products including computers, tablets, mobiles and PDAs, various game consoles and more. "
target: 4th Screen Advertising Ltd.
4th Screen Advertising is one of the world's leading premium mobile advertising agencies. 4th Screen goes beyond just clicks, offering brands and advertisers engagement and rich media based mobile campaigns. Publisher clients include The Guardian, MTV, Global Radio, Shazam, and IMDb.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.06 [$4.30]
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closed 2/16/2012 via Company Press Release

Opera Software, acquired Mobile Theory

synopsis: Opera Software announced that it has acquired Mobile Theory Inc., which will significantly expand its offering to advertisers and mobile publishers that engage consumers via the mobile web and applications, across all mobile platforms.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera is an industry leader in the development of Web browsers for the desktop, device and mobile markets. The web browsers are adapted to a wide range of platforms, operating systems and embedded Internet products including computers, tablets, mobiles and PDAs, various game consoles and more. "
target: Mobile Theory
Mobile Theory is the premier mobile ad network built for brand advertisers. Through an exclusive network of premium-quality mobile sites and apps, Mobile Theory enables the world's top brands to deliver rich media advertising campaigns that engage and immerse the mobile consumer.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

Opera Software, acquired Skyfire Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Opera Software is buying Skyfire Labs, a leader in mobile video optimization and cloud solutions for mobility. Skyfire is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: Skyfire Labs, Inc.
Skyfire, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is known for its Rocket Optimizer™ software. This allows mobile operators to leverage cloud computing to optimize virtually any video and other multimedia on crowded cell towers, including 3G and 4G LTE networks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$50 [$42]
rev ($mm)
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announced 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, will purchase Internet-Browser Operations from Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, said it would sell its internet-browser business to a Chinese consortium. The Chinese bidders have agreed to buy certain parts of Opera’s consumer business in a deal valued at $600 million on an enterprise basis.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
seller: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, cancelled an acquisition of Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software ASA, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, announced that an offer to acquire the company by Golden Brick Consortium for $1.2 billion has now been terminated.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
target: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,204 [$1,268]
rev ($mm)
$616
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
14.9x
announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

Uber Technologies, Inc., will purchase Map-Generating Technology from Microsoft Corporation

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$12,183.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

Options Media Group, cancelled an acquisition of Illume Software, Inc.

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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closed 11/14/2011 via BusinessWire

WorldLingo merged with TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, announced a merger with WorldLingo. Based in Las Vegas, WorldLingo specializes in translation technology and other solutions for website localization, as well as document, instant message, e-mail, and real-time chat translation.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 70 cities on five continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: WorldLingo
WorldLingo is a leading provider of integrated, online translation solutions, with services ranging from cost-effective machine translation solutions to professional human translation and culturally sensitive localization.
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cancelled 11/1/2011 via Bloomberg

H & R Block, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of TaxACT

synopsis: H&R Block Inc. was barred by a federal judge from proceeding with its proposed $287.5 million acquisition of the maker of TaxAct products because it would diminish competition in the tax preparation market.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block Inc. is one of the world's largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels. "
target: TaxACT
2nd Story Software is critically acclaimed as a leader in developing affordable tax preparation software and providing Web-based services directly to consumers. TaxACT gives users well-informed tax strategies in an easy-to-use format, while maintaining focus on providing best value for customers.
price ($mm)
$268
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/6/2017 via Reuters

Media Do, will acquire Lunascape Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Media Do Co., Ltd., a company that distributes electronic book content, is to acquire Lunascape Co., Ltd., a company that engages in developing a web browser with features like security and anti- phishing. Both companies are based in Japan.
buyer: Media Do (TSE:3678:$419.61)
Media Do distributes electronic book content. The Company offers various types of eBook publications including comics, fiction and nonfiction books, photo-books, and magazines. "
target: Lunascape Co., Ltd.
Lunascape Co., Ltd. engages in developing web browser with features like security and anti- phishing. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
$3.41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

SnapPress merged with Bear SAS,

synopsis: The Montpellier specialist in augmented reality, Bear2B, announced its merger with the Parisian company SnapPress. SnapPress is a mobile application that let's users broadcast their content in augmented reality. Bear is an augmented reality platform that links print and digital universes with a mobile application. The new group is called Argo.
buyer: Bear SAS
France-based Bear is an augmented reality platform that links print and digital universes with a mobile application. Via a mobile app, the user can scan the pages of a book and use Bear technology to access complementary digital content: text, photo, video, 3D animation, operable buttons, etc. "
target: SnapPress
Parisian company SnapPress is the first browser on paper. "Snap" the world around you with the SnapPress mobile appplication and reveal hidden digital content. Live a new reading experience by accessing a multitude of information and exclusive content: videos, games, music, 3D animations, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Toshi, acquired Cipher Browser

synopsis: Toshi, a mobile browser and wallet for the Ethereum network, has acquired Cipher Browser, a full-featured mobile dapp browser and wallet for the Ethereum blockchain. Cipher allows users to interact with dapps powered by Ethereum on their mobile device and makes it easy for them to securely store, send and receive Ether and ERC20 tokens.
buyer parent: Coinbase
buyer: Toshi
Toshi is a mobile app that provides a user controlled Ethereum wallet, a browser for the Ethererum network, and a secure messaging system. Toshi allows users to browse for 3rd party financial apps powered by Ethereum, and to control and send their money anywhere. "
target: Cipher Browser
Cipher Browser is the world's first full-featured mobile dapp browser and wallet for the Ethereum blockchain. Cipher allows users to interact with dapps powered by Ethereum on their mobile device and makes it easy for them to securely store, send and receive Ether and ERC20 tokens.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Cliqz GmbH, acquired Ghostery, Inc.

synopsis: Ghostery announced that it has relaunched as Evidon, Inc. and sold its popular Ghostery consumer browser extension and mobile apps to German Cliqz GmbH. Ghostery offers a free browser extension and mobile browser that make browsing the internet cleaner, faster, and safer by detecting and blocking tracking technologies on websites.
buyer parent: Hubert Burda Media
buyer: Cliqz GmbH
Cliqz, which is owned by Mozilla and Hubert Burda Media, offers privacy-focused browsers and browser extensions with an innovative quick-search functionality for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS "
target parent: Evidon
target: Ghostery, Inc.
Ghostery offers a free browser extension and mobile browser that make browsing the internet cleaner, faster, and safer. Ghostery detects and blocks tracking technologies on the websites users visit to speed up page loads, eliminate clutter, and protect data and privacy.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd merged with Qihoo 360 Consortium,

synopsis: Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., a leading Internet company in China, announced the completion of the merger by the Qihoo 360 Consortium, led by Qihoo 360 CEO, Hongyi Zhou. Qihoo 360 Technology researches, designs, develops internet security software and sells third party anti-virus software, as well as system optimization products.
buyer: Qihoo 360 Consortium
Qihoo 360 Consortium is led by Qihoo’s chairman, Zhou Hongyi. The investors include the Citic Guoan Group, Golden Brick Silk Road Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Taikang Life Insurance, the Ping An Insurance Group, Sunshine Insurance, New China Capital, Huatai Ruilian, and Huasheng Capital. "
target: Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd (QIHU:$1,804.58)
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. is a leading Internet company in China. Qihoo 360 Technology is also the number one provider of Internet and mobile security products in China as measured by its user base.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,168 [$8,284]*
rev ($mm)
$1,510
EBITDA ($mm)
$368
EV / rev
6.7x
EV / EBITDA
27.3x
announced 3/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Box Inc., will acquire Subspace

synopsis: Box announced that it is acquiring Subspace, an innovative startup that helps IT departments enable employee productivity with secure collaboration and access to data on any device. All seven members of the Subspace team – including founders Jon Fan, Ben Kus and Peter Loer – will join Box.
buyer: Box Inc. (BOX:$529.43)
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond. "
target: Subspace
Subspace provides secure, easy, and compliant remote access to corporate resources through an enterprise grade version of Chrome. Their web browser creates a secured work environment with built-in corporate connectivity on any laptop, desktop, or mobile device from any location.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/16/2014 via Market Watch

Changyou.com Limited, will acquire MoboTap, Inc.

synopsis: Changyou.com Limited and MoboTap Inc., a Cayman Islands company that is the mobile technology developer behind the Dolphin Browser, have entered into a definitive investment agreement pursuant to which Changyou will purchase 51% of the equity interests in MoboTap.
buyer parent: Sohu.com Inc.
buyer: Changyou.com Limited (CYOU:$741.04)
Changyou.com is a leading developer and operator of online games in China. They operate one of the most popular multi-player online role-playing games in China and two popular web games. Changyou also owns and operates the 17173.com Website, a leading game information portal in China. "
target: MoboTap, Inc.
MoboTap is a mobile technology developer that is committed to advancing the mobile revolution by improving the way people experiences the mobile web through their smartphone devices. Their Dolphin Browser is a free mobile browser specifically optimized for mobile users.
price ($mm)
$91*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2013 via Forbes

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Rockmelt, Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo acquires Rockmelt, a social web browser built off of Chromium and boasts deep integration with both Facebook and Twitter. Rockmelt’s apps and website will shut down after August 31, 2013. Yahoo plans to integrate Rockmelt’s technology throughout their various products.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Rockmelt, Inc.
Rockmelt is a social web browser built off of Chromium and boasts deep integration with both Facebook and Twitter with its “Edges” which are filled with friends that are online and feeds that you follow complete with update badges.
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closed 3/30/2016 via PR Web

WbSrch, acquired Snagr.io

synopsis: WbSrch, a general-purpose search engine based in Portland, OR, has purchased the music search engine Snagr.io and has rebranded it as MusicSrch.com. Snagr.io searches a selection of popular social media and music sites such as Spotify, Tidal, Musicbrainz, and Twitter for the online presences of a band, DJ, or musician.
buyer: WbSrch
WbSrch is an general-purpose web search engine with indexes in more than 30 languages. It currently has a small crawl index that is being used to refine its search algorithms. "
target: Snagr.io
SNAGR is music artists search engine. It searches on 12+ different streaming, video, and music sites for artists. Sites are searched in parallel and results are on-the-fly combined, ranked and sorted to give user readable and an understandable overview.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Coinify ApS, acquired Coinzone

synopsis: Coinify, a company that provides services for everyone to accept bitcoin payments, and to buy and sell with bitcoin, has acquired Coinzone, a company that develops a payments processor system that enables buying, selling, and accepting bitcoin payment.
buyer: Coinify ApS
Coinify works to spread the use of digital currencies. They provide services for everyone to accept bitcoin payments, and to buy and sell with bitcoin. Coinify is one of the leading players in Europe in the digital currency market. "
target: Coinzone
Coinzone B.V. develops a payments processor system that enables buying, selling, and accepting bitcoin payment. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/2/2015 via Market Wire

LULU Software, will acquire Online PDF Services

synopsis: LULU Software, the creators of the award-winning Soda® PDF software, will acquire Online PDF Services. Online PDF Services is comprised of 10 domain names, including pdfmerge.com, which have allowed users to quickly and efficiently merge, rotate, compress, protect, convert, and split multiple documents online.
buyer: LULU Software
LULU Software is the publisher of Soda® PDF, a portable document format (PDF) editing and creation application. Founded in 2010, LULU Software creates simple, smart and efficient software for PCs. "
target: Online PDF Services
Online PDF Services is comprised of 10 domain names, including pdfmerge.com, which have allowed users to quickly and efficiently merge, rotate, compress, protect, convert, and split multiple documents online since 2008. The tools are free, but also offer a pay-per-use option for oversized files.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/26/2013 via PR Newswire

Yippy, Inc., will acquire Gigablast, Inc.

synopsis: Yippy, Inc., a unified search company known for its search clustering technology and eDiscovery tools, announced that it has agreed to acquire Gigablast, Inc. through a letter of intent with binding provisions. Gigablast provides Internet search services for both consumers and businesses.
buyer: Yippy, Inc. (OTCPK:YIPI:$0.08)
Based in Fort Myers, FL, Yippy, Inc. is a technology company specializing in the development of search, data normalization and aggregation through application service environments for consumer and enterprise markets. "
target: Gigablast, Inc.
Gigablast is an independent, algorithmic, Internet search engine that provides Internet search services for both consumers (at www.gigablast.com) and businesses (via an XML search feed or through the Gigablast customized Hosted Search offering).
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Google Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$33,126.00
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DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Babylon Ltd.
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ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$1.81
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$640.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2093
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Ticker: OPERA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opera Software
Opera Software
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$496.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.40
EBIT ($mm)
($21.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$412.50
Employees
851
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Ticker: BITS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream develops software technologies and applications for the graphic art and mobile communications industries. Its fonts and font technologies enable device manufacturers and application developers to render the highest quality text in any language, on any device, at any resolution.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$23.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: GOOGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Google Inc.
Google Inc.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$155,058.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$33,126.00
EBIT ($mm)
$44,069.00
Net Income ($mm)
$32,620.00
Employees
114096
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Ticker: TSE:2468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd. provides mobile phone solutions. It offers sound generators, and speech recognition and translation products. The company also provides memory card writing services for the education market. Fuetrek Co. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$35.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$2.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.44
Employees
199
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Ticker: DGLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive is a SaaS (Software as a Service) and application provider that delivers B2B and B2C digital media-sharing solutions that are both easy to offer and easy to use.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: TASE:BBYL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Babylon Ltd.
Babylon Ltd.
Babylon.com is a leading global provider of Internet search services and language solutions. Babylon offers translations in 77 languages, dictionary definitions, and Wikipedia results in 25 languages.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$22.89
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$7.68
Employees
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Ticker: ATVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies, Inc., operates a group of subsidiaries and divisions in the U.S., and Canada that offer a Smart Enterprise Suite of products and services. Our products encompass web portals, enterprise middleware, mobile data access, data management and system migration applications.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$7.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.81
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$640.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2093
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Ticker: BOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Box Inc.
Box Inc.
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$529.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($107.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($149.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1824
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$46,983.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,822.78
EBIT ($mm)
$12,097.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11,960.20
Employees
54623
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Ticker: BIDU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, Baidu aims to provide the best and most equitable way for people to find what they're looking for.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13,248.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,513.28
EBIT ($mm)
$2,722.54
Net Income ($mm)
$3,463.10
Employees
39343
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Ticker: NTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,750.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,998.42
EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: KOSE:A035420
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,765.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,101.84
EBIT ($mm)
$908.72
Net Income ($mm)
$632.78
Employees
2346
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Ticker: TSE:4689
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Yahoo Japan Corporation operates Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online information portal that offers auctions, entertainment, news, and online shopping in addition to its search engine and Internet directory.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$3,937.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,247.58
EBIT ($mm)
$2,112.33
Net Income ($mm)
$1,587.74
Employees
7034
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Ticker: TSE:3659
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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