Like Microsoft Mediaroom

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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closed 9/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vision247, acquired Synapse TV

synopsis: Broadcast services company Vision247 has taken control of Synapse TV, a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
buyer: Vision247
Vision 247 provides a full range of services for broadcasters, production companies and media owners to manage, deliver and monetize content. Their Online Video Platform provides powerful and reliable solutions to getting content to any connected device that customers want to view it on. "
target: Synapse TV
Synapse TV is a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
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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.
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$338
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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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closed 6/28/2016 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Quickplay

synopsis: AT&T has completed its acquisition of Quickplay Media, Inc. from Madison Dearborn Partners. The deal complements AT&T’s strategy to deliver video content wherever and whenever viewers want it by adding a leader in powering over-the-top (OTT) video and TV Everywhere services to AT&T's portfolio.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: Quickplay
Backed by a decade of experience, Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device. Their managed services leverage cloud economics and an open platform to integrate best-of-breed partners so users can focus on growing theirs business.
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closed 4/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired Octoshape, ApS

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired Octoshape. Octoshape's services are designed to help optimize the quality of video streams for over-the-top (OTT) content and to enable Internet Protocol television (IPTV) solutions.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere. "
target: Octoshape, ApS
Octoshape is a revolutionary cloud over-the-top (OTT) IPTV service provider that focuses on delivering broadcast, enterprise, and carrier solutions. Octoshape's cloud technologies are adopted worldwide to enable the evolution of broadcast TV to broadband TV.
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closed 7/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired QuickPlay Media Inc.

synopsis: QuickPlay Media Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based infrastructure for premium media services, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of a majority of its outstanding equity interests to investment funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners LLC.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care. "
target: QuickPlay Media Inc.
QuickPlay Media is the leading provider of solutions for the distribution of premium video to portable wireless devices. QuickPlay’s OpenVideo platform provides the most secure and flexible way for companies to deliver engaging multi-screen entertainment experiences.
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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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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Eden Rock Communications, LLC announced for the acquisition of Eden Rock by Nokia Networks. Nokia Networks will gain access to Eden Rock’s multivendor Self Organizing Network (SON) solution. SON is one of the fastest growing and most important segments within the mobile broadband industry.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: Nokia Networks, Inc.
Nokia Networks provides broadband infrastructure software and services and operates at the forefront of their industry. From the first ever call on GSM to the first call on LTE, they have set the pace of innovation, a record that continues with future technologies such as 5G. "
target: Eden Rock Communications, LLC
Eden Rock Communications is a pioneer in the Self Organizing Network (SON) space and creator of an industry leading multi-vendor, multi-technology, centralized SON solution, Eden-NET.
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closed 1/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Mavenir Systems, Inc., acquired Ulticom, Inc.

synopsis: Mavenir Systems®, a leading provider of software-based networking solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Ulticom, Inc. Ulticom is a leading provider of telecom signaling solutions enabling the global transformation to 4G LTE, with key Diameter solutions deployed in ten tier one carrier networks globally.
buyer: Mavenir Systems, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mavenir Systems provides software-based networking solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver next generation services over 4G LTE networks. Mavenir™ has a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Ulticom, Inc. (ULCM:$45.83)
Ulticom provides service essential signaling component and system solutions for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications. Ulticom's products are used to deploy broadband mobile access, multimedia transport control, subscriber data management and enhanced communication services.
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closed 12/3/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Platinum Equity, LLC, acquired Ulticom, Inc.

synopsis: Platinum Equity announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ulticom, Inc., a provider of signaling software used in communications networks. Ulticom provides service essential signaling component and system solutions for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global M&A&O® firm specializing in the merger, acquisition and operation of companies that provide services and solutions to customers in a broad range of business markets, including information technology, telecommunications, metals services, manufacturing and distribution. "
target parent: Comverse Technology, Inc.
target: Ulticom, Inc. (ULCM:$45.83)
Ulticom provides service essential signaling component and system solutions for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications. Ulticom's products are used to deploy broadband mobile access, multimedia transport control, subscriber data management and enhanced communication services.
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closed 6/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

ARM Ltd., acquired Stream Technologies Ltd

synopsis: Stream Technologies, a Glasgow-based wireless connectivity company, has been acquired by Japanese chip design company ARM. Stream Technologies is a connectivity management technology provider that removes the complexity of long range networks.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: ARM Ltd. (ARM:$1,404.42)
Based in the UK, ARM designs technology at the heart of the World's most advanced digital products. They are enabling the development of new markets and transformation of industries and society, invisibly creating opportunity for a globally connected population. "
target: Stream Technologies Ltd
Based in the UK, Stream Technologies is an advanced connectivity management platform that empowers IoT deployments of global enterprises as well as a scalable network management solution which removes the complexity of long range networks.
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announced 10/23/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Broadsoft, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco and BroadSoft announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire BroadSoft, Inc. BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. They are a market leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since the company was established. Cisco's people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Broadsoft, Inc. (BSFT:$354.53)
BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. They are a market leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform.
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$2,241 [$1,873]
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$362
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$24
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announced 12/9/2016 via Company Press Release

CLX Communications, will acquire Sinch

synopsis: CLX Communications AB, a leading global provider of cloud-based communication services, announces that it has submitted a binding offer for the acquisition of all shares in Sinch AB. Sinch provides developers with a communications platform that enables iOS and Android developers to add a layer of voice and messaging to their application.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices. "
target: Sinch
Sinch AB provides developers with a communications platform that enables iOS and Android developers to add a layer of voice and messaging to their application.
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closed 1/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

Aastra Technologies Ltd., acquired Telepo

synopsis: Aastra Technologies Ltd's European subsidiary has acquired Telepo Ltd. Telepo AB provides enterprise mobility and converged communication solutions for businesses and service providers. It offers Business Communication Solution that provides mobile business users and enterprise voice administrators with various services.
buyer: Aastra Technologies Ltd. (AATSF:$692.99)
Aastra Technologies Limited is a global company at the forefront of the Enterprise Communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative and integrated solutions that address the communication needs of businesses. "
target: Telepo
Telepo AB provides enterprise mobility and converged communication solutions for businesses and service providers. It offers Business Communication Solution that provides mobile business users and enterprise voice administrators with various services.
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closed 2/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Flash Networks, Inc., acquired Mobixell Networks

synopsis: Flash Networks, the leading provider of mobile Internet optimization and monetization solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Mobixell Networks, a dominant player in mobile data management, network optimization, and rich media delivery solutions.
buyer: Flash Networks, Inc.
Flash Networks is a global provider of intelligent mobile Internet solutions that enable operators to improve quality of experience, reduce network operational expenses and manage and monetize the mobile Internet. Flash Networks' top-tier clients include Orange, O2, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. "
target: Mobixell Networks
Mobixell Networks provides innovative multimedia technologies and business solutions that facilitate the expansion of mobile operators, content and service providers' mobile multimedia services by enabling content consumption, Peer-2-Peer content sharing, and User Generated Content communities.
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announced 9/14/2009 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc., a leading developer and marketer of mobility solutions and services for the wireless market, and Core Mobility, Inc., a developer of mobility software and solutions, announced the signing of an Agreement and Plan of Merger whereby Smith Micro will acquire Core Mobility.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$24.67)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. "
target: Core Mobility, Inc.
Core Mobility is the market leader in the rapid development of integrated mobile clients and end-to-end services that ensure discovery, ease of use, and service adoption.
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

CenturyLink, Inc., acquired Streamroot, Inc.

synopsis: CenturyLink, a global technology leader, has acquired Streamroot Inc., a leading provider of innovative OTT delivery technologies for media groups, content publishers and enterprise customers. Streamroot’s Streamroot DNA solution is a WebRTC-based peer-to-peer video CDN that allows live and VOD broadcasters to improve quality and cut costs.
buyer: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL:$22,821.00)
CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting. "
target: Streamroot, Inc.
Streamroot is a leading provider of innovative OTT delivery technologies for media groups, content publishers and enterprise customers. Streamroot’s Streamroot DNA solution is a WebRTC-based peer-to-peer video CDN that allows live and VOD broadcasters to improve quality and cut costs.
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closed 4/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ocom B.V., acquired SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.

synopsis: Ocom, the leading Internet service provider in Europe, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SynEdge, a provider of Next Generation CDN (Content Delivery Network) services, from POST Capital, the investment arm of POST Luxembourg. 
buyer: Ocom B.V.
Ocom is Europe's leading internet services company. Ocom and its subsidiaries are part of the experience of millions of internet users around the world every day. Companies trust our companies to bring content to end users in a reliable fashion. "
target parent: POST Luxembourg
target: SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.
SynEdge is the next generation content delivery network designed for the mobile world. SynEdge has developed and operates a fast, global content delivery network with focus on mobile devices, extensive (real-time) performance reporting and security services.
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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 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Kansys, will purchase Enterprise and Cloud Billing from Ericsson AB

synopsis: Kansys, a BSS/OSS best of breed software, services, and cloud integrator, will be acquiring the Enterprise and Cloud Billing (ECB) business from Ericsson. ECB is a charging solution primarily developed to monetize any product or service, including IoT services.
buyer: Kansys
Kansys is a BSS/OSS best of breed software, services, and cloud integrator specializing in management and monetization of complex B2B data. Kansys has provided software and managed services to enterprise customers with high volume, transaction-oriented, multi-partner service requirements. "
seller: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. Their Enterprise and Cloud Billing business is a charging solution primarily developed to monetize any product or service, including IoT services.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, purchased Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ross Video, a manufacturer of innovative products for video production, has acquired Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media, a global media services company. Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. "
seller parent: Ericsson AB
seller: Red Bee Media Limited
Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events through 3D graphics and image recognition. Piero Sports Graphics belongs to Red Bee Media, a global media services company.
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announced 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ericsson AB, will acquire CENX, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, will acquire CENX, a service assurance and network analytics firm. CENX's predictive and historical analytics provide service providers with a holistic perspective of the network in real time.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: CENX, Inc.
CENX is a service assurance and network analytics firm. Their predictive and historical analytics provide service providers with a holistic perspective of the network in real time. CENX allows operators to pinpoint and prevent faults, optimize capacity, and spot and exploit new opportunities.
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closed 2/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ericsson Emodo, acquired Placecast, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the Swedish networking and telecom company announced its acquisition of Placecast, a combo data management and demand-side platform (DSP) for location data. Placecast is now part of Emodo, Ericsson’s programmatic mobile ad platform.
buyer parent: Ericsson AB
buyer: Ericsson Emodo
Emodo is an end-to-end data management solution and advertising platform, offering high quality addressable audiences at scale for advertisers and publishers. Emodo is Ericsson AB's programmatic mobile ad platform that helps telcos monetize their subscriber data. "
target: Placecast, Inc.
Placecast is the industry’s leading enterprise mobile data management platform (DMP) that combines carrier data, location data, and user behavior across different devices to provide marketers a rich understanding between people and places and to help them make smarter marketing decisions.
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announced 4/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire NodePrime

synopsis: Ericsson announces its intention to further invest in NodePrime to acquire 100 percent of its operations and talents based in San Francisco. NodePrime's platform is the only infrastructure management platform available, designed to support the command and control of the complete ecosystem of components in today's existing datacenters.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: NodePrime
NodePrime is a hyperscale datacenter management platform that provides multi-vendor hardware control, high-speed scalable timeseries data collection and powerful interfaces for datacenter operators and developers.
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announced 1/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire FYI Television, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, announced its intention to acquire FYI Television, the premier entertainment metadata and rich media content supplier based in Grand Prairie, Texas.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: FYI Television, Inc.
FYI Television, Inc., a global TV metadata and entertainment image content expert, accumulates and distributes TV entertainment content and linear scheduling data, aggregating the information into customized formats for various television, mobile, internet and print clients.
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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.
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announced 8/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire Icon Americas

synopsis: Ericsson has agreed to acquire the assets of Icon Americas, a consulting and systems integration company. The acquisition boosts Ericsson's services portfolio in Latin America - particularly in application development and maintenance. Approximately 250 employees and consultants are expected to join Ericsson.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: Icon Americas
Icon Americas provides information technology consulting, system integration, and software development support services. Its areas of expertise include: IT Solutions Development and Technological Convergence; Systems Reengineering; Application support; and more.
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announced 9/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire Apcera, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Apcera, a U.S.-based enterprise services company and creator of the next-generation platform as-a-service (PaaS) called Continuum(TM) which works across cloud, on premise and hybrid environments.
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 their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Apcera, Inc.
Apcera provides innovative organizations with the tools they need to successfully take advantage of today’s groundbreaking technology. The company’s flagship product is Continuum, a platform that deploys, orchestrates and governs a diverse set of workloads, either on premise or in the cloud.
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announced 9/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire Fabrix Systems

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fabrix Systems, a leading provider of cloud storage, computing and network delivery for video applications that power some of the most advanced cable and telecom cloud DVR deployments.
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 their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Fabrix Systems
Fabrix Systems is a leading provider of cloud storage, computing and network delivery for video applications that power some of the most advanced cable and telecom cloud DVR deployments.
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closed 7/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, acquired MetraTech Corp.

synopsis: Ericsson, a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators, has acquired US-based MetraTech Corp., a provider of metadata-based billing, commerce and settlement solutions uniquely adaptable to multiple business models and industries.
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 their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: MetraTech Corp.
MetraTech accelerates commerce by providing an unlimited ability for customers to innovate how financial relationships are created, structured and managed. It supports a broad customer base of leading companies from a range of industries in 150 countries, 36 languages and 28 currencies.
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Ericsson AB, acquired Azuki Systems

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, Inc., a provider of TV Anywhere delivery platforms for service providers, content owners and broadcasters.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Azuki Systems
Azuki Systems' next-generation TV Anywhere solution combines the power of over-the-top video with the highest quality of user experience, personalization, content protection, scalability and reliability. It also enables multiple monetization options, beyond portals and authentication services.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/12/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ericsson AB has completed its acquisition of Red Bee Media Ltd. Red Bee Media is a world-leading media management company providing technology and creative solutions that help channels, broadcasters, content rights holders and brand owners reach and engage with their audiences in traditional and new ways.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Macquarie Group Limited
target: Red Bee Media Limited
Red Bee Media provides a range of media services; from media asset management to playout and digital video publishing, metadata services, multilingual access services and creative services to major broadcasters and broadband platforms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Microsoft Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom is the world’s most deployed IPTV platform. Mediaroom-powered TV services are being offered by more than 40 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to more than eleven million consumer households.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Ericsson AB, acquired ConceptWave Software Inc.

synopsis: ConceptWave Software Inc., a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions for the global communications service provider market, announced that it has been acquired by Ericsson, the world's leading provider of communications technology and services, through a 100% share purchase transaction.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. Ericsson enables the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow people to study, work and live their lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. "
target: ConceptWave Software Inc.
ConceptWave is a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions that enable communications service providers to rapidly introduce new market offers and to empower superior customer experience.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/13/2012 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will purchase Broadcast Services Division from Technicolor SA

synopsis: Ericsson announced that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Broadcast Services Division of Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, headquartered in France. The closing of the acquisition is subject to relevant customary regulatory administrative approvals and consultations.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries utilize its network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls are made through its systems. "
seller: Technicolor SA (ENXTPA:TCH:$4,513.87)
Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. The company also remains a large physical media service provider.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 Buyers will purchase Mobile, Networking and Semiconductor Patents from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$78,308.49)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$260,174.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2012 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, acquired Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators, has completed the acquisition of Telcordia, a global leader in the development of mobile, broadband and enterprise communications software and services.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries utilize its network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls are made through its systems. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
Telcordia Technologies provides a range of networking and operations software, as well as consulting, implementation, and training services. Its products are used to enable such functions as network design, customer care and billing, service activation, number portability, and workforce management.
price ($mm)
$1,150
rev ($mm)
$739
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2010 via BNC Analysis

Ericsson AB, acquired Optimi Corporation

synopsis: Swedish network equipment vendor Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson (ERIC) has purchased Optimi Corporation, a U.S.-Spanish telecommunications product and service vendor, in order to boost its network modernization capabilities.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world. "
target: Optimi Corporation
Optimi is a global leader in network simulation, prediction, optimization and service monitoring solutions for wireless carriers, network equipment manufacturers and engineering consulting firms.
price ($mm)
$99
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/2/2009 via PR Newswire

Ascom Holding AG, will acquire Ericsson TEMS AB

synopsis: Ascom has signed a binding agreement to purchase TEMS, a software company with a global market leadership position in optimization solutions for mobile networks, from Ericsson.
buyer: Ascom Holding AG (SWX:ASCN:$401.27)
Ascom is an international solution provider with comprehensive technological know-how in Mission-Critical Communication. The company concentrates on the core areas of Wireless Solutions and Security Solutions. "
target parent: Ericsson AB
target: Ericsson TEMS AB
TEMS is a software company with a global market leadership position in optimization solutions for mobile networks. TEMS has approximately 300 employees in 17 countries around the globe. Its principal locations are in Skelleftea (Sweden), and Reston, Virginia (USA).
price ($mm)
$168
rev ($mm)
$146
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/30/2006 via Company Press Release

Alcatel merged with Lucent Technologies Inc.,

synopsis: Alcatel and Lucent Technologies today announced the completion of their merger transaction and that they will begin operations as the world's leading communication solutions provider on December 1st, 2006.
buyer: Lucent Technologies Inc. (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: Alcatel
Alcatel provides end-to-end communications solutions, enabling carriers, service providers and enterprises to deliver content to any type of user, anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15,554
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,408
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 7/24/2019 via PR Newswire

3B Scientific GmbH, acquired Cardionics

synopsis: 3B Scientific, a leading German manufacturer and marketer of anatomical and biological education and simulation products for science, healthcare and patient education, announced the acquisition of Cardionics, a leader in Auscultation Simulation products that integrate seamlessly into classroom, clinical, and telehealth applications.
buyer parent: Whitney & Co. LLC
buyer: 3B Scientific GmbH
Headquartered in Germany, 3B Scientific is the world's leading manufacturer of anatomical and biological education and simulation for science, healthcare and patient education. Represented in over 100 countries worldwide, 3B Scientific stands for best quality, best value, and best service. "
target: Cardionics
Cardionics continues to set the pace for auscultation products and services through the development of unique, interactive, and experiential systems that integrate seamlessly into classroom, clinical, and telehealth applications.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2018 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired SmartRG

synopsis: ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced its acquisition of SmartRG Inc, a pacesetter and accomplished innovator of carrier-class, open-source connected home platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target: SmartRG
SmartRG Inc. offers the best whole-home Wi-Fi service delivery platform in its class. Its innovative technology and elegant designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Critical Alert Systems, acquired Intego Software LLC

synopsis: Critical Alert Systems announced the acquisition of Intego Systems, which has been a leading innovator in nurse call systems since its founding in 1983. Critical Alert Systems provides critical messaging services through its subsidiaries to more than 300 healthcare facilities in the northeast and southcentral United States.
buyer: Critical Alert Systems
Critical Alert Systems provides critical messaging services to more than 300 healthcare facilities. The company operates as UCOM Paging in the northeast and TeleTouch Paging in the southcentral United States. "
target: Intego Software LLC
Intego Systems serves the healthcare industry with products and services that help hospitals measurably improve patient care. It develops and manufactures nurse call systems and the integrated software products that allow for these systems to communicate with the hospital enterprise.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2016 via PR Newswire

SECURUS Technologies, Inc., purchased Corrections Telemedicine Assets from PHD Medical, Inc.

synopsis: Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced that it has acquired PHD Medical's corrections focused telemedicine hardware, software, management and development assets in Baie d'Urfe, Quebec, Canada.
buyer parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
buyer: SECURUS Technologies, Inc.
Securus Technologies is committed to serve by providing emergency response, incident management, public information, investigation, biometric analysis, communication, information management, inmate self-service, and monitoring products and services in order to make our world a safer place to live. "
seller: PHD Medical, Inc.
The acquisition includes PHD Medical's corrections focused telemedicine hardware, software, management and development assets. PHD Medical offers telemedicine and diagnostic software.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

CIVIQ Smartscapes, acquired elevate DIGITAL

synopsis: JMC Capital Partners through its portfolio company, CIVIQ Smartscapes, a company that designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures, has acquired elevate Digital. Elevate Digital is a leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology that engages with people and devices within verticals.
buyer parent: JMC Capital Partners
buyer: CIVIQ Smartscapes
CIVIQ Smartscapes designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures that provide access to and enhance public information, commerce, safety and efficiency to create "smartscapes" – the future of intelligent urban infrastructure. "
target: elevate DIGITAL
elevate DIGITAL is the leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology. The elevate platform manages and controls connective messaging, digital applications, geo-targeted services and data collection within SMART display technology.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Wireless Logic, acquired Matooma

synopsis: Wireless Logic Group, UK's independent Machine to Machine and Internet of Things connectivity platform provider, has acquired Matooma, a French company, recognized for its expertise and innovation within the cellular IOT connectivity space, with a broad base of customers using their secure network solutions across multiple applications.
buyer parent: Montagu Private Equity
buyer: Wireless Logic
UK-based Wireless Logic is an independent Machine to Machine and Internet of Things connectivity platform provider. Wireless Logic works with application providers, systems integrators, and enterprises to deliver services including management platforms, private network infrastructure, and more. "
target: Matooma
Headquartered in France, Matooma is recognized for its expertise and innovation within the cellular IOT (Internet of Things) connectivity space, with a broad base of customers using their secure network solutions across multiple applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/26/2012 via Market Wire

Acme Packet, Inc., acquired IPTEGO GmbH

synopsis: Acme Packet®, the leader in session delivery networks, announced that it has acquired privately held IPTEGO GmbH. IPTEGO is a provider of software solutions that offer real-time, end-to-end communications network intelligence, voice and video operations monitoring, customer experience management and fraud prevention and detection.
buyer: Acme Packet, Inc. (APKT:$274.44)
Acme Packet, Inc., the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. "
target: IPTEGO GmbH
IPTEGO GmbH develops and provides software and hardware appliances for the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) industry. The company offers PALLADION, a system for monitoring, managing, and controlling Session Initiation Protocol based networks.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2013 via Market Watch

Medtronic, Inc., acquired CardioCom

synopsis: Medtronic, Inc., the global leader in medical technology, announced the closing of the acquisition of Cardiocom, a privately held developer and provider of integrated telehealth and patient services for the management of chronic diseases, in an all cash transaction valued at $200 million.
buyer: Medtronic, Inc. (MDT:$30,891.00)
Medtronic develops and manufactures a wide range of products and therapies with emphasis on providing a complete continuum of care to diagnose, prevent and monitor chronic conditions. "
target: CardioCom
Cardiocom is a proven leader in Integrated Clinical Telehealth Services. Cardiocom is a world-class developer, manufacturer and clinical telehealth solutions provider with cutting-edge, yet user-friendly telemonitoring products and services.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Genband will be merged with Sonus Networks, Inc.,

synopsis: Sonus Networks, Inc. and GENBAND announced a definitive agreement under which the two companies will merge under a newly formed holding company. GENBAND is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries.
buyer: Sonus Networks, Inc. (RBBN:$557.22)
Sonus brings the next generation of Cloud-based SIP and 4G/VoLTE solutions to its customers by enabling and securing mission critical traffic for VoIP, video, IM and online collaboration. "
target: Genband
GENBAND is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries. Kandy is its award-winning, disruptive real-time communications software development platform.
price ($mm)
$412
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. and Vista Equity Partners announced the successful completion of the tender offer by India Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Holdco, LLC and an affiliate of Vista, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $26.50 per share.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Infoblox (BLOX:$358.29)
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI, Infoblox provides control and security from the core.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
981.6x
closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired TechMass

synopsis: TeamSystem, the Italian leader in digital business management solutions, has acquired a majority stake in TechMass, a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the Italian leader in digital business management solutions. TeamSystem provides solutions for enterprises, craftspeople, accountants, business consultants, lawyers, property managers and associations. They offer solutions for ERP, accounting, CRM, document management, and more. "
target: TechMass
TechMass is a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance. TechMass enables manufacturers to monitor and improve the efficiency of their production floor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Hartford Steam Boiler, acquired Meshify

synopsis: Hartford Steam Boiler, part of Munich Re, announced it has acquired Meshify, a startup with technology that connects disconnected devices through the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). The acquisition supports HSB’s IoT strategy of providing services and technology to help businesses and insurers improve operations and prevent or reduce loss.
buyer parent: Munich Re Group
buyer: Hartford Steam Boiler
Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a member of Munich Re’s Risk Solutions family since 2009, is a leading specialty insurer providing equipment breakdown, other specialty coverages, inspection services and engineering-based risk management that set the standard for excellence worldwide. "
target: Meshify
Meshify has developed software and communication hardware to operate in the growing market of the Internet of Things (IoT). The solution allows Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) and service providers to convert existing devices to internet-connected products quickly and efficiently.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/16/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Etteplan, will acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy

synopsis: Etteplan has agreed to acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy. Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
buyer: Etteplan (HLSE:ETTE:$256.29)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target: Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy
Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/25/2008 via PR Newswire

Hybrilonics, Inc., will be merged with FailSafe Solutions, LLC.

synopsis: FailSafe Solutions LLC, developers of automated network management solutions, announced its intent to enter into a reverse merger with Hybrilonics, Inc, a pink-sheet listed shell company. The merger will enable FailSafe, an Israeli high tech company, to broaden its access to much needed expansion capital as a public entity.
buyer: Hybrilonics, Inc.
Hybrilonics, Inc. Is a non-reporting, Delaware Corporation, formerly traded under the symbol HBLC - "pink sheets". Hybrilonics, Inc. became a shell corporation by way of an asset sale and distribution to its shareholders. "
target: FailSafe Solutions, LLC.
FailSafe Solutions LLC develops a network management device called the RITS (Robotic IT Solution) that automates much of the manual IT professional's tasks, such as maintenance, problem resolution, and storage support functions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Packeteer, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Untangle, acquired Cymphonix Corporation

synopsis: Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, announced the acquisition of Cymphonix Corporation. Their network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
buyer: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small. "
target: Cymphonix Corporation
Cymphonix Internet Management network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Sandvik, acquired Newtrax Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Sandvik, a global engineering group, has acquired Newtrax, a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,817.53)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Newtrax Technologies Inc.
Newtrax is a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: AIM:IMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.12
EBIT ($mm)
$12.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1100
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Ticker: NMSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NMS Communications
NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$82.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
347
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Ticker: SIX:MYRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$56.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SNCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies is the leader in mobile cloud innovation and software-based activation for mobile carriers around the world. The company’s technology solutions allow customers to connect, synchronize and activate connected devices and services that empower enterprises and consumers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$474.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$115.99
EBIT ($mm)
$77.00
Net Income ($mm)
$35.14
Employees
1765
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: TEUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation is a leading provider of mobile networking software and services. Pareteum empowers Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) by providing a patented cloud based mobile communications infrastructure, operating software and managed services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$32.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
138
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Ticker: XTRA:CYR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyan AG
cyan is a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions. Their main business areas are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers, the insurance & financial services sector and government institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$557.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2457
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Ticker: DIMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and distribution of cloud-based, Machine-to-Machine communications solutions used to remotely track, monitor, manage and protect multiple fixed and mobile assets in real-time from virtually any desktop or device.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OM:NETI B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net Insight AB
Net Insight AB
Net Insight’s products enable lossless video transport at any scale – from live contribution via Internet, to ultra-high-definition distribution in managed media networks spanning the globe.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$45.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.98
EBIT ($mm)
$5.71
Net Income ($mm)
$4.40
Employees
138
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Ticker: ANET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arista Networks, Inc.
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,897.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$606.09
EBIT ($mm)
$584.16
Net Income ($mm)
$226.82
Employees
1800
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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Ticker: OM:ERIC B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ericsson AB
Ericsson AB
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$23,129.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,707.09
EBIT ($mm)
$2,064.42
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
95887
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Ticker: BB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry
Blackberry
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$882.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.00
EBIT ($mm)
($97.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3288
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Ticker: MSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7,532.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,940.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,567.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,000.00
Employees
17000
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Ticker: NXPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NXP B.V.
NXP B.V.
NXP B.V., a semiconductor company, provides high-performance mixed-signal and standard product solutions that leverage its radio frequency, analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing expertise worldwide.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$4,358.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,324.00
EBIT ($mm)
$791.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: 6736
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORP’s main businesses are IT and Entertainment (pachinko). They provide communication modules such as mobile routers and devices that transfer & back up mobile phone data and also, they deliver computer systems, tools, and services specialized in pachinko parlor support.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$232.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.99
EBIT ($mm)
$18.18
Net Income ($mm)
$10.55
Employees
789
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Ticker: MIFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G wireless technologies. Novatel Wireless' products, software, USB modems and embedded modules enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
240
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Ticker: NOK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nokia Corporation
Nokia Corporation
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,163.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,987.03
EBIT ($mm)
$1,220.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
103000
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Ticker: BSE:530135
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Optiemus Infracom Limited
Optiemus Infracom Limited
Founded in 1993, Optiemus Infracom is a diversified, award-winning telecommunications enterprise in India. The group has over two decades of rich experience in managing, distributing, manufacturing and retailing mobile brands and other telecommunication products in India.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$101.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.53
EBIT ($mm)
$5.39
Net Income ($mm)
$1.94
Employees
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Ticker: ZOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies is a holding company with subsidiaries that engage in manufacturing, research and development, and sale of electronic and telecommunication products for the latest generation mobile phones, wireless communication circuitry, and related software products.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$49.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JKSE:SKYB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PT Skybee Tbk
PT Skybee Tbk
PT Skybee Tbk engages in the manufacture and trade of mobile phones in Indonesia. The company also provides mobile and computing or the hardware and smart phones to access mobile Internet connection; new media and content; and interactive multimedia or value added telecommunication services.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: BRTHF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brother Industries, Ltd.
Brother Industries, Ltd.
Brother International Corporation is one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office. Brother markets many industrial products, home appliances, and business products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$497,390.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$58,939.00
EBIT ($mm)
$34,183.00
Net Income ($mm)
$19,525.00
Employees
31314
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Ticker: TSE:6501
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi delivers innovations that answer society's challenges with proven experience in global markets. Hitachi focuses on the Social Innovation Business that includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, automotive systems and healthcare.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$83,826.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,182.65
EBIT ($mm)
$6,176.29
Net Income ($mm)
$1,991.83
Employees
295941
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Ticker: TSE:7751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canon Inc.
Canon Inc.
Canon Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging equipment, industrial equipment and information systems. Canon’s extensive range of products includes production, inkjet and laser printers, cameras, video and cinematography equipment and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$34,079.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,416.02
EBIT ($mm)
$2,166.15
Net Income ($mm)
$1,511.88
Employees
195056
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Ticker: ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent is the leading IP networking, ultra-broadband access and cloud technology specialist. They are dedicated to making global communications more innovative, sustainable and accessible for people, businesses and governments worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$15,240.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,145.73
EBIT ($mm)
$661.26
Net Income ($mm)
$142.10
Employees
52673
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Ticker: BSE:532374
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sterlite Technologies Limited
Sterlite Technologies Limited
Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) develops & delivers products, solutions and infrastructure for telecom & power transmission networks, globally. STL is among the global leaders in all its business areas of Optical Fibre, Fibre Optic Cables,Power Conductors and HV / EHV Power Cables.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$529.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$83.77
EBIT ($mm)
$54.57
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1500
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