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closed 11/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired Kno Inc

synopsis: Intel Corporation unveiled that an education- software setup called Kno, is acquired by the company that specializes in interactive textbooks for mobile devices. They have partnered with over 80 leading publishers to offer more than 200,000 interactive titles that make learning more engaging, efficient, and social for students.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. "
target: Kno Inc
Kno, Inc. is an education software company on a mission to "Change The Way Students Learn." They have partnered with over 80 leading publishers to offer more than 200,000 interactive titles that make learning more engaging, efficient, and social for students.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

TI Digital Solutions, acquired Alfabook

synopsis: Telecom Italia's ICT subsidiary TI Digital Solutions has announced the acquisition of Italian digital publisher Alfabook. Alfabook creates software solutions based on semantic technologies within the context of general, educational and professional publishing.
buyer parent: Telecom Italia
buyer: TI Digital Solutions
TI Digital Solutions brings in the leadership and experience acquired by the Telecom Italia Group and applies it to every aspect of digital innovation such as M2M and IOT solutions, Digital Multi-channel CRM solutions, Cloud Computing Business Intelligence and Social Reputation solutions. "
target: Alfabook
Alfabook creates software solutions based on semantic technologies within the context of general, educational and professional publishing. Alfabook helps publishing companies, businesses and institutions transform the eBook into a viable alternative to the printed book.
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closed 10/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Edline LLC merged with Blackboard Inc.,

synopsis: Education software company Blackboard Inc. has bought Edline Holdings Inc., a learning management software company. Edline offers its flagship product "learning community management system," which provides content management such as Web design, editing, permissions, templates, and also learning management tools.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard's solutions allow thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations to extend teaching and learning online, facilitate campus commerce and security, and communicate more effectively with their communities. "
target parent: Archipelago Learning, Inc.
target: Edline LLC
Edline is the K12 Web site/portal solution that enables secure parent access to grades, attendance, homework, and other private information. Edline generates teacher web pages, provides group calendaring, virtual file storage, and parental email alerts as part of their web communication platform.
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closed 7/12/2011 via BusinessWire

Weld North LLC, acquired E2020, Inc.

synopsis: Weld North Holdings LLC announced it has acquired e2020, Inc. (Education2020), a leading e-learning company serving middle and high schools across the U.S. Founded in 1998, e2020 is a pioneer in the e-learning industry, which has grown to serve more than 4 million K-12 students in 2010, up from 45,000 in 2000.
buyer: Weld North LLC
Weld North is an investment company concentrating on education, health and wellness, consumer services and marketing businesses. Weld North seeks to make control investments in businesses with high potential for long-term growth in cash flow. "
target: E2020, Inc.
e2020, Inc. is a leading e-learning company serving middle and high schools across the U.S. Its courses are provided through a SaaS model. Its courseware features video-based instruction using highly qualified teachers aligned to standards and administrative tools to ensure high completion rates.
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closed 12/9/2010 via BNC Analysis

CompassLearning, Inc., acquired Renzulli Learning Systems, LLC

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners® is pleased to announce that it has acquired Renzulli Learning Systems, LLC, a provider of interactive, online educational programming that engages students through the use of customized learning profiles. Renzulli has been integrated with CompassLearning, a Marlin portfolio company.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: CompassLearning, Inc.
CompassLearning, Inc. develops research-based curriculum and assessment software solutions for students. Odyssey, its flagship K–12 software-based curriculum, assesses each student's understanding of key concepts and prescribes a personalized learning path consisting of research-based activities. "
target: Renzulli Learning Systems, LLC
Renzulli Learning, creator of the Renzulli Learning Differentiation EngineTM, puts students in touch with engaging, individualized resources specially chosen for their interest areas and learning styles.
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closed 6/13/2014 via PR Newswire

Pansophic Learning, purchased Select Businesses from K12, Inc.

synopsis: Pansophic Learning has acquired from K12 Inc. several assets including an international brick and mortar private school, a higher education platform business and the K12 business in the Middle East. Additionally, Pansophic Learning acquired licenses to curriculum and technology.
buyer parent: Safanad Limited
buyer: Pansophic Learning
Pansophic Learning is an education company that strives to provide students and educators exceptional learning solutions that enable them to maximize their success academically and in life, regardless of geographic, financial, or demographic circumstance. "
seller: K12, Inc. (LRN:$888.17)
The assets acquired from K12 post-secondary business; K12's interest in an existing Middle East joint venture currently operating with a Safanad Limited affiliate; and a private international brick and mortar school.
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$21
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closed 1/9/2007 via PR Newswire

ePALS Classroom Exchange merged with In2Books,

synopsis: In2Books and ePALS Classroom Exchange announce that they have merged. The combination brings together In2Books' research proven, literacy-based subject matter curriculum with ePALS's network of more than 120,000 collaborating classrooms and 7 million students in 191 countries.
buyer: In2Books
The In2Books Foundation provides an effective and convenient way to “think globally and act locally.” With the foundation’s assistance, community organizations can organize volunteers and bring the In2Books program into their schools and neighborhoods. "
target: ePALS Classroom Exchange
ePALS Classroom Exchange is internationally recognized as the leading provider of school-safe email and collaborative technology. The ePALS Global Network enables students and teachers from 191 countries worldwide to employ the Internet as the ultimate communication and cross-cultural learning tool.
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closed 10/6/2011 via Capital IQ

Cambium Learning Group, Inc., acquired Class.com, Inc.

synopsis: Cambium Learning Group, Inc., a leading educational company focused primarily on serving the needs of at-risk and special student populations, announced that the Company has purchased the assets of Class.com, an industry-leading provider of online learning solutions.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (ABCD:$159.46)
Cambium Learning Group is the leading educational company focused primarily on serving the needs of at-risk and special student populations. The company operates three core divisions: Voyager, Sopris, and Cambium Learning Technologies. "
target: Class.com, Inc.
Class.com equips educators with the tools to help every student succeed by providing schools and organizations with high-quality, research-based, online learning solutions that cater to the needs of 21st-century learners.
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closed 5/31/2012 via PR Newswire

Full East International Limited, merged with Neologic Animation Inc.

synopsis: Neologic Animation Inc., an educational software Company in the People's Republic of China, announced that it has completed its merger with Full East International Limited. Neologic Animation Inc.'s afterschool training website for primary school students, is an educational online game.
buyer: Full East International Limited (NANI:$0.00)
Full East International Limited is a shell company. "
target: Neologic Animation Inc.
Neologic Animation Inc. is an educational software company in the People's Republic of China. The educational online game "Naniya World" is geared to primary school students and is focused on cultivating students' independent learning capacity as well as their self-development capacity.
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closed 1/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

Scantron Corporation, acquired GlobalScholar

synopsis: Scantron Corporation announced that it has acquired GlobalScholar, an education technology company. GlobalScholar’s technology solutions are marketed under the “Pinnacle” brand and are designed to manage the entire cycle of learning for K-12 students, teachers, parents and education administrators.
buyer parent: M&F Worldwide Corp.
buyer: Scantron Corporation
Scantron helps education, commercial, and government organizations worldwide measure and improve effectiveness with assessment and survey solutions built on leading products and comprehensive, value-added services. "
target parent: Knowledge Universe, Inc.
target: GlobalScholar
GlobalScholar empowers educators, parents and students throughout the entire learning lifecycle, helping schools achieve educational excellence. Pinnacle Suite, supports all aspects of managing education at K-12 schools.
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closed 4/11/2007 via BusinessWire

Kaplan, Inc., acquired Virtual Sage

synopsis: Kaplan Inc., a global education leader, announced the acquisition of Virtual Sage, a developer of online high school courses. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan serves students of all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test preparation, professional training and programs for kids and schools. "
target: Virtual Sage
Virtual Sage offers a complete curriculum of individual courses - currently over 180 comprehensive online courses for grades 8 – 12. The curriculum includes college prep, elective, honors, and Advanced Placement courses. Virtual Sage develops and adds new courses to the online program regularly.
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closed 6/20/2013 via PR Newswire

McGraw-Hill Education, acquired Aleks Corporation

synopsis: McGraw-Hill Education, a leading digital learning company, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire ALEKS Corporation, the privately held developer of the ALEKS adaptive learning technology for the K-12 and higher education markets.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: McGraw-Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions that improve learning outcomes around the world. "
target: Aleks Corporation
ALEKS Corporation is the leader in the creation of web-based artificially intelligent educational software. ALEKS is founded on a field of ground-breaking research in mathematical cognitive science and applied mathematics known as Knowledge Space Theory.
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closed 11/1/2012 via Company Press Release

ConnectEDU, Inc., acquired Epsilen Inc.

synopsis: ConnectEDU announced the acquisition of Epsilen – a cloud-based e-portfolio, skills assessment, professional development and social learning management platform.
buyer: ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU, Inc. is the web-based leader in empowering learners to manage their education, launch their careers, and secure a more stable financial future. ConnectEDU uses information technology to connect real learners and real data with real colleges, and real career opportunities. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: Epsilen Inc.
Serving educators and students in over 600 K-12 and higher education institutions worldwide, Epsilen provides a social learning environment with personalized tools to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
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closed 7/27/2011 via Market Wire

New University Holdings Corp., merged with ePals, Inc.

synopsis: ePals Corp (formerly New University Holdings Corp.) has completed its previously announced merger with ePals, Inc., pursuant to which New University acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of ePals ,Inc., a leading K12 social learning network (SLN) and education technology company.
buyer: New University Holdings Corp.
New University Holdings Corp. intends to identify and evaluate assets or businesses with a view to complete a qualifying transaction. The company was incorporated in July 2010 and is headquartered in New York, New York. "
target: ePals, Inc.
ePals, Inc. is a leading global K12 social learning network and offers primary and secondary schools, teachers, students and parents worldwide a safe and secure platform for building educational communities, providing quality digital content, and more.
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closed 4/27/2011 via Company Press Release

Edline LLC, acquired TH(i)NQ Ed

synopsis: Edline, the leading provider of website and communications solutions specifically designed for K-12 education, has announced the acquisition of TH(i)NQ Ed, formerly SchoolCenter, a leading provider of K-12 website and communication solutions. TH(i)NQ Ed serves over 5,000 schools throughout the U.S.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Edline LLC
Edline is the K12 Web site/portal solution that enables secure parent access to grades, attendance, homework, and other private information. Edline generates teacher web pages, provides group calendaring, virtual file storage, and parental email alerts as part of their web communication platform. "
target: TH(i)NQ Ed
THiNQ Ed is a leading strategic online solutions company in the education market, providing schools and districts with a proven approach to developing and implementing best-in-class online environments that build stronger communities and enhance collaboration inside and outside the classroom.
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closed 11/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Measured Progress, acquired Datawise, Inc.

synopsis: Measured Progress has greatly enhanced its assessment and data management capabilities with the recent acquisition of Datawise, Inc. Datawise provides support for all aspects of assessment automation and data management.
buyer: Measured Progress
Measured Progress is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to student learning and improving instruction in the standards-based classroom. The organization develops state- and district-level assessments and is a provider of alternate assessment for students with cognitive disabilities. "
target: Datawise, Inc.
Datawise is a Redding, California-based company that empowers educators by offering access to meaningful data. Datawise specializes in all aspects of assessment automation and data management.
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closed 7/22/2010 via BNC Analysis

Promethean World PLC, acquired SynapticMash, LLC

synopsis: Promethean, a U.K.-based provider of interactive learning technology, has acquired U.S. education software firm SynapticMash Inc.
buyer: Promethean World PLC (LSE:PRW:$174.51)
Promethean World PLC creates, develops, supplies and supports leading edge, interactive learning technology including interactive whiteboards. Promethean also provides comprehensive training and support. "
target: SynapticMash, LLC
SynapticMash creates online tools for school administrators, teachers, parents, and students to enhance their learning programs.
price ($mm)
$9.00
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closed 1/29/2007 via BNC Analysis

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Study Island

synopsis: Study Island, a provider of web based educational programs for K-12, has been purchased by Providence Equity Partners, Inc. in a cash transaction for $100 million.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target: Study Island
Study Island has provides K-12 schools with the most practical and effective web-based learning programs available. All of our products are web-based, state standards-based, and research based. Our in-house writing and editing staff designs and creates our programs.
price ($mm)
$100
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$10
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closed 6/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Education World, acquired SchoolNotes

synopsis: SchoolNotes has been acquired by Education World. SchoolNotes provides easy-to-use school-to-home communications tools, enabling teachers to set up Web pages where students can get their homework and consult learning resources.
buyer parent: EDmin.com, Inc.
buyer: Education World
Education World, the leading free education Web site, features new, original content every weekday of the school year. "
target: SchoolNotes
SchoolNotes provides easy-to-use school-to-home communications tools, enabling teachers to set up Web pages where students can get their homework and consult learning resources. SchoolNotes also offers classroom updates for parents to check on student progress.
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closed 4/10/2014 via Market Wire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Renaissance Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of online assessments and data-powered teaching and learning solutions, announced that Hellman & Friedman, the San Francisco-based private equity investment firm, has successfully completed its acquisition of Renaissance from the Permira funds.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a leading private equity investment firm that focuses on investing in superior business franchises and serving as a partner to management in select industries including software, internet & digital media, business & marketing services, financial services and healthcare. "
target parent: Permira
target: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance Learning is a leader of K12 assessment and learning analytics with a presence in more than a third of U.S. schools and 60 countries around the world. Renaissance Learning enables educators to deliver highly differentiated and timely instruction.
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closed 11/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired Kno Inc

synopsis: Intel Corporation unveiled that an education- software setup called Kno, is acquired by the company that specializes in interactive textbooks for mobile devices. They have partnered with over 80 leading publishers to offer more than 200,000 interactive titles that make learning more engaging, efficient, and social for students.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. "
target: Kno Inc
Kno, Inc. is an education software company on a mission to "Change The Way Students Learn." They have partnered with over 80 leading publishers to offer more than 200,000 interactive titles that make learning more engaging, efficient, and social for students.
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announced 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Intel Corporation, will acquire Smart Edge

synopsis: Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Smart Edge™ intelligent-edge platform business from Pivot Technology Solutions Inc., an IT infrastructure and service provider. Smart Edge is a cloud-native, scalable and secure platform for multi-access edge computing (MEC).
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of computer products and technologies. It delivers computer, networking, and communications platforms. "
target parent: Pivot Technology Solutions
target: Smart Edge
Smart Edge is a cloud-native, scalable and secure platform for multi-access edge computing (MEC). With Smart Edge, enterprises and communications service providers can enable cloud-like services closer to the user on the customer-premise or network edge.
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closed 8/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired Vertex.AI

synopsis: Intel announced it has acquired Vertex.AI, a company that brings the full power of deep learning to every device, big or small. They add visual intelligence capabilities to edge devices with their Vision framework and deliver advanced deep learning capabilities to any device with their fully supported Vantage platform.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of computer products and technologies. It delivers computer, networking, and communications platforms. "
target: Vertex.AI
Vertex.AI brings the full power of deep learning to every device, big or small. They add visual intelligence capabilities to edge devices with their Vision framework and deliver advanced deep learning capabilities to any device with their fully supported Vantage platform.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

DataDirect Networks Inc., purchased Lustre File System from Intel Corporation

synopsis: DataDirect Networks (DDN®), the world’s leading big data storage supplier to data-intensive, global organizations, has announced its acquisition of Intel’s Lustre File System business and related assets for undisclosed terms. Lustre has long been recognized as the industry's most advanced parallel file system technology.
buyer: DataDirect Networks Inc.
DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world’s leading big data storage supplier to data-intensive, global organizations. They are based in Chatsworth, CA. "
seller: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
The acquisition includes the assets of the Lustre File System from Intel. Lustre has long been recognized as the industry's most advanced parallel file system technology. Intel Corporation is an American multinational corporation and technology company.
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TPG Capital, acquired Wind River

synopsis: TPG Capital, the global private equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Wind River®, a leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things (IoT).
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm with more than $79 billion of assets under management. TPG’s investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public equity. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Wind River
Wind River is a world leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things. The company has been pioneering computing inside embedded devices since 1981, and its technology is found in more than 2 billion products.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Groupe Renault, will purchase French Embedded Software R&D Activity from Intel Corporation

synopsis: Renault has announced the signing of a final agreement to acquire Intel’s French embedded software R&D activity based in Toulouse and Sophia-Antipolis, France. Intel’s French R&D teams, which hold established software development expertise complementary to Renault’s, will bring Renault expertise, advanced methods and tools.
buyer: Groupe Renault (ENXTPA:RNO:$67,452.99)
Groupe Renault has been making cars since 1898. Today it is an international multi-brand group, selling more than 2.8 million vehicles in 125 countries in 2015, with 36 manufacturing sites, 12,000 points of sales and employing more than 120,000 people. "
seller: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel’s French embedded software R&D activity is based in Toulouse and Sophia-Antipolis, France. Intel’s French R&D teams hold established software development expertise. They use advanced methods and tools, plus have access to a sound network of suppliers, laboratories and partner companies.
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announced 3/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mobileye

synopsis: Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, announced it will acquire Mobileye N.V., a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor.
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closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired VOKE

synopsis: Intel, a multinational corporation and technology company, has acquired VOKE, which specializes in immersive sports video experiences. VOKE's signature product is TrueVR™, which allows viewers to delve into the midst of events from various angles and zoom in on specific details.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: VOKE
VOKE is bringing to market a live event virtual reality (VR) platform that has already caught the attention of several professional sports franchises. VOKE's signature product is TrueVR™, which allows viewers to delve into the midst of events from various angles and zoom in on specific details.
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TPG Capital, acquired McAfee, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, once one of the household names in computer security software, is poised to become an independent business once more. Intel said it had sold a majority stake in its cybersecurity business to the investment firm TPG.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global private investment firm that has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world.
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announced 8/9/2016 via Reuters

Intel Corporation, will acquire Nervana Systems

synopsis: Intel signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nervana Systems, a recognized leader in deep learning. Nervana has a fully-optimized software and hardware stack for deep learning. Their IP and expertise in accelerating deep learning algorithms will expand Intel’s capabilities in the field of AI.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Nervana Systems
Nervana has a fully-optimized software and hardware stack for deep learning. Using deep learning as a computational paradigm, they are optimizing from hardware to software to develop intelligent solutions for real-world problems.
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Intel Corporation, acquired Itseez

synopsis: Intel has acquired computer vision startup Itseez as it moves further in the Internet of Things and automotive electronics markets. Itseez is a software R&D company focused on computer vision.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Itseez
Itseez is a software R&D company focused on computer vision. Itseez provides consulting services to the industry leaders, helping them to create next generation products.
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Wind River Systems, acquired Arynga

synopsis: Wind River announced it has added the Arynga software product line to its automotive portfolio. Arynga provides over-the-air (OTA) update software for automotive solutions, including both software-over-the-air (SOTA) and firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) update technologies. Arynga’s software and development team are now part of Wind River.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Wind River Systems
Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized, enterprise-wide development solutions. "
target: Arynga
Arynga, Inc. operates as a software solutions and services company. The company focuses on delivering wireless solutions for transportation, energy, oil and gas, and consumer electronics companies. It offers CarSync, a software/firmware update module for automotive companies.
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announced 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Replay Technologies

synopsis: Intel, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue, is buying Replay Technologies, an Israeli company that helps sports broadcasters show a panoramic view of the action.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Replay Technologies
Replay Technologies' vision is to power the next big revolution in video by using their proprietary freeD™ technology to create novel viewing experiences. They help sports broadcasters show a panoramic view of the action.
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announced 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Websense, Inc., will acquire Stonesoft

synopsis: Raytheon Company's Websense, a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft, is buying Intel Corp's Stonesoft, a Finnish cybersecurity arm that delivers software based, dynamic, customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and simplify security management.
buyer parent: Raytheon Company
buyer: Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. is a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft. Websense TRITON® APX provides advanced, adaptive cyber security that protects critical data wherever it resides and gives actionable intelligence across the entire threat lifecycle. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Stonesoft (SFT1V:HEX:$52.10)
Stonesoft Corporation delivers software based, dynamic, customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and simplify security management. The company leads research into advanced cyber threats and the advanced evasion techniques (AETs) used in stealth, targeted cyber attacks.
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announced 10/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Saffron Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Intel, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, is acquiring Saffron, a startup in Cary, North Carolina that makes a cognitive computing platform. Saffron’s software takes in a variety of data on a topic provided by the client and then parses similarities and relationships to “learn” about that topic.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Saffron Technology, Inc.
Saffron Technology, Inc. develops cognitive computing systems that use incremental learning to understand and unify by entity (person, place or thing) the connections between an entity and other “things” in data, along with the context of their connections and their raw frequency counts.
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closed 10/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Havok Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Havok, the leading provider of 3D physics, from Intel. The company is a technology supplier in the games industry and the leading real-time physics creator.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Havok Inc.
As a leading provider of game development technologies, Havok has over 15 years of experience servicing the most demanding technology requirements for leading game developers.
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announced 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

TIBCO Software Inc., will acquire Mashery, Inc.

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, analytics, and event processing, announced it will acquire Mashery, the industry leader in Application Programming Interface (API) management. The company was founded to help customers take advantage of APIs to build new revenue channels, speed time to market, and spur innovation.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO Software empowers executives, developers, and business users with Fast Data solutions that make the right data available in real time for faster answers, better decisions, and smarter action. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Mashery, Inc.
Mashery offers products and services that enable businesses to leverage technology. Mashery was born out of key business needs in the market to enable faster app development and partner growth, provide better more secure API performance, and deliver data-powered insights.
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announced 7/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Persistent Systems Ltd., will acquire Aepona Group Ltd.

synopsis: Pune-based software product and technology services provider Persistent Systems Ltd (PSI) has agreed to acquire Ireland-based technology firm Aepona Holdings Ltd. The company lets service providers open up their networks to developers by leveraging cloud service.
buyer: Persistent Systems Ltd. (BSE:533179:$488.67)
Persistent Systems builds software that drives their customers business, for enterprises and software product companies with software at the core of their digital transformation. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Aepona Group Ltd.
Aepona provides an industry-proven platform for Service Provider and Enterprise business transformation, allowing organizations to realize the value of their business assets – creating new sources of revenue and opening up new routes to market.
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closed 12/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Intel Security, acquired PasswordBox

synopsis: Intel announced the acquisition of PasswordBox, a Montreal-based and award-winning provider of a cross-platform identity management service that gives users a convenient way to log into all of their websites and applications from any device without having to type or remember passwords.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Intel Security
With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence, Intel Security is intensely focused on developing proactive, proven security solutions and services that protect systems and networks for business and personal use. "
target: PasswordBox
Award-winning PasswordBox is the only digital life manager that logs you in instantly to your favorite websites and apps without having to type in, or even memorize, your passwords. Collaborate with secure password sharing, for personal and business purposes.
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closed 5/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, purchased personal assistants platform from Ginger Software

synopsis: Intel Corporation acquired the personal assistants platform from Ginger Software, which designs spell check and grammar check software. The personal assistants platform is a text reader, grammar checker and sentence rephraser that instantly corrects any sentence the user types, and generates personalized practice sessions based on users' mistakes.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. "
seller: Ginger Software
Ginger Software designs spell check and grammar check software. Their personal assistants platform is a text reader, grammar checker and sentence rephraser that instantly corrects any sentence the user types, and generates personalized practice sessions based on users' mistakes.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/21/2014 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, purchased Intel Media from Intel Corporation

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. and Intel Corporation announced an agreement for Verizon to purchase from Intel the assets of Intel Media, a business division dedicated to the development of Cloud TV products and services.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$131,087.00)
Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. "
seller: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Media is the arm of the chipmaker that ran the OnCue Cloud TV platform that focuses on Cloud TV products and makers of the OnCue online television service.
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announced 3/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mobileye

synopsis: Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, announced it will acquire Mobileye N.V., a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15,300 [$14,700]
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$125
EV / rev
41.0x
EV / EBITDA
117.6x
closed 12/3/2012 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, purchased Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) from AuthenTec, Inc.

synopsis: INSIDE Secure announced it has completed the acquisition of Embedded Security Solutions (ESS). ESS, an asset of AuthenTec, Inc, is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property (IP) and software for a variety of industries, including the mobile and networking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
seller parent: Apple, Inc.
seller: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s Embedded Security Solutions is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property and software for a variety of industries.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/27/2014 via Reuters

Atos S.A., will acquire Bull SA

synopsis: Atos plans to buy fellow French IT services firm Bull to strengthen its position in the fast-growing cloud computing services sector in the latest rebirth for a brand which recalls the earliest days of computer electronics.
buyer: Atos S.A. (ENXTPA:ATO:$14,178.89)
Atos is an international information technology services company. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting and technology services, systems integration and managed services. "
target: Bull SA (ENXTPA:BUL:$1,718.68)
Bull designs and develops servers and software for an open environment, integrating the most advanced technologies, and proposes a wide range of services, from system integration consulting to outsourcing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$812 [$590]
rev ($mm)
$1,737
EBITDA ($mm)
$87
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 10/29/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired BLADE Network Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$79,591.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 10/1/2008 via BusinessWire

Dot Hill Systems Corporation, acquired Ciprico

synopsis: Ciprico Inc. closed the asset sale of certain of Ciprico’s intellectual property assets to Dot Hill Systems Corp. Pursuant to bankruptcy proceedings Dot Hill Systems was the winning bidder to acquire all of Ciprico's rights to its RAIDCore™ technology and a joint ownership interest with Ciprico in its NAS intellectual property.
buyer: Dot Hill Systems Corporation (HILL:$243.90)
Delivering innovative technology and global support, Dot Hill empowers the OEM community to bring storage solutions to market, quickly, easily and cost-effectively. "
target: Ciprico
Ciprico Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent storage software, solutions and appliances for business to enterprise class IT servers, professional workstations and digital media workflows.
price ($mm)
$3.15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2009 via PR Newswire

EMC Corp., acquired Data Domain

synopsis: EMC Corp., the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced that it has acquired majority ownership of Data Domain, Inc. Data Domain will become the foundation of a new product division within EMC's storage business focused on the development and delivery of next-generation disk-based backup, recovery and archive solutions.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,108 [$1,861]*
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
101.1x
cancelled 6/3/2009 via

Network Appliance Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Data Domain

synopsis: NetApp and Data Domain announced that they have entered into a revised acquisition agreement under which NetApp will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Data Domain common stock for $30 per share in cash and stock in a transaction valued at approximately $1.9B, net of Data Domain's cash.
buyer: Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP:$6,064.00)
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)
$2,134
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
7.1x
EV / EBITDA
83.5x
cancelled 6/1/2009 via

EMC Corp., cancelled an acquisition of Data Domain

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, proposed to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Data Domain, Inc. for $30.00 per share in cash. EMC's all-cash proposal is superior to the proposed NetApp transaction and EMC is promptly commencing a tender offer for all outstanding Data Domain common stock.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,108 [$1,861]*
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
101.1x
closed 9/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired DATAllegro

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. continues to rapidly expand the capabilities of its data platform and is already revealing product road map details following the acquisition of DATAllegro Inc., a provider of large-volume, high-performance data warehouse appliances.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: DATAllegro
DATAllegro offers the most advanced data warehouse appliance on an enterprise-class platform. By combining DATAllegro's patent-pending software with the industry's leading hardware, storage and database technologies, DATAllegro has taken data warehouse performance and innovation to the next level.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

SanDisk Corporation, acquired Fusion-io, Inc.

synopsis: SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, has acquired Fusion-io, a leading developer of flash-based PCIe hardware and software solutions that enhance application performance in enterprise and hyperscale datacenters.
buyer: SanDisk Corporation (SNDK:$6,341.22)
SanDisk Corporation, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a global leader in flash storage solutions. For more than 25 years, SanDisk has expanded the possibilities of storage, providing trusted and innovative products that have transformed the electronics industry. "
target: Fusion-io, Inc. (FIO:$359.35)
Fusion-io accelerates the data-intensive applications that enrich our lives. As the industry leader, they provide the most advanced portfolio of flash memory products for small businesses to the world's largest data centers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,263 [$1,038]
rev ($mm)
$387
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/29/2003 via

synopsis: NYFIX, Inc. NYFX announced that it has completed its acquisition of Renaissance Trading Technologies, which was effective July 1, 2003. NYFIX had previously acquired an 18% equity interest in Renaissance. Renaissance brings to NYFIX a complete state-of-the-art NASDAQ market access trading platform and workstation system...
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: NYFIX, Inc. (NYFX:$109.99)
A pioneer in electronic trading solutions, NYFIX continues to transform trading through innovation. The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading. "
target:
price ($mm)
$362*
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Alarm.com, Inc., acquired OpenEye

synopsis: Alarm.com announced a majority-stake acquisition of OpenEye, a leading provider of cloud-managed video surveillance solutions for the commercial market. OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence, and loss prevention.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Their security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management solutions are available through their network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe. "
target: OpenEye
OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence, and loss prevention. All OpenEye Web Services platform software is developed in Liberty Lake, Washington and many of OpenEye's products are made in America.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PE Hub

Laurel Solutions, acquired Servelec Technologies Limited

synopsis: Laurel Solutions, a company that invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology, has acquired Servelec Technologies, a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software.
buyer parent: FFL Partners, LLC
buyer: Laurel Solutions
Laurel Solutions invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology. Their companies provide commercial and industrial hardware, software and connectivity solutions that improve productivity, safety, and environmental performance. "
target: Servelec Technologies Limited
Founded in 1977, Servelec Technologies is a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software. Their solutions provide complete end-to-end automation and optimization solutions to clients around the world.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$103,698.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., acquired Applianz Technologies

synopsis: Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc., an information management and technology company, announced it has acquired Corner Post Holdings, Inc. DBA Applianz Technologies, an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
buyer: Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.
Underground Vaults & Storage specializes in secure records and asset storage and management. UV&S serves national and international clients representing numerous industries including healthcare, legal, financial, insurance, cultural, oil/gas, entertainment, and government. "
target: Applianz Technologies
Applianz Technologies is an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Datto merged with Autotask Corporation,

synopsis: Datto, the leading provider of total data protection solutions for businesses around the world, announced it has finalized its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses. Datto is being merged with Autotask, a leading IT Business Management software provider.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Autotask Corporation
Vista Equity Partners invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies’ realizing their full potential. "
target: Datto
Datto protects business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the world's fastest growing companies. Datto’s Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

AT&T, will acquire Vyatta

synopsis: AT&T, an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has agreed to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated assets of Brocade Communications Systems. Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Broadcom Limited
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks (IPv4 and IPv6). The Brocade 5600 vRouter (formerly Vyatta 5600 vRouter) is the networking industry leader in software innovation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2017 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, acquired BluVector

synopsis: LLR Partners announced the acquisition of BluVector, an advanced, next-generation machine learning threat detection and cyber hunting solution, from Northrop Grumman Corporation. BluVector is a cyber-threat detection and hunting platform that defends enterprises against evolving security threats.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Northrop Grumman Corporation
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Untangle

synopsis: Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business, announced that it has been acquired by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with $47 billion in assets under management.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $47 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: Untangle
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world.
price ($mm)
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$5.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
399
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Ticker: DELL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dell Technologies
Dell Technologies
Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work and live. It provides customers with the industry’s broadest and most innovative technology and services portfolio spanning from edge to core cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$91,601.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,919.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,139.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,534.00
Employees
157000
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Ticker: IBM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IBM
IBM
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$79,591.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,710.00
EBIT ($mm)
$12,230.00
Net Income ($mm)
$8,728.00
Employees
350600
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Ticker: HPQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HP
HP
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$58,715.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,994.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,315.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,215.00
Employees
55000
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Ticker: MLNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mellanox Technologies
Mellanox Technologies
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency and delivering data faster.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$406.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.27
EBIT ($mm)
($16.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1471
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Ticker: SGX:E27
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eucon Holding Limited
Eucon Holding Limited
Eucon Holding Limited is an integrated PCB (printed circuit board) service provider and a LED-related lighting products manufacturer. Its suite of PCB solutions being mechanical drilling, laser drilling, routing and PCB manufacturing are provided through its 6 plants (1 in Taiwan and 5 in Shanghai).
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$31.06
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
725
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Ticker: TSE:6730
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axell Corporation
Axell Corporation
Japan-based AXELL Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductor ICs and printed circuit boards with embedded semiconductor ICs. They also research, develop, and sell technologies relating to graphics, sound, machine learning, information securities, blockchain, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$105.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.16
EBIT ($mm)
$19.39
Net Income ($mm)
$13.90
Employees
74
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure
Inside Secure is at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, providing software, silicon IP, tools and know-how needed to protect customers’ transactions, content, applications, and communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$6.80
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
160
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Ticker: SIGM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sigma Designs, Inc.
Sigma Designs, Inc.
Sigma Designs, Inc. is a global integrated semiconductor solutions provider offering intelligent media platforms for use in the home entertainment markets. They make the semiconductor technologies that serve as the foundation for IPTV set-top boxes, Smart TVs, IoT Devices and Media Connectivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$222.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.96
EBIT ($mm)
$1.46
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
691
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Ticker: TXN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Texas Instruments, Inc.
Texas Instruments is a Dallas, Texas-based company that specializes in developing and commercializing semiconductor and computer technology for cellular handsets, digital signal processors, and analog semiconductors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14,625.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,626.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,784.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,385.00
Employees
29865
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Ticker: SIMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Image
Silicon Image
Silicon Image is a leading provider of multimedia connectivity solutions and services for mobile, consumer electronics and PC applications. Their semiconductor and intellectual property products feature wireless and wired technologies that deliver connectivity across a wide array of devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$275.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.44
EBIT ($mm)
$22.15
Net Income ($mm)
$12.10
Employees
640
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Ticker: INVN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InvenSense, Inc.
InvenSense, Inc.
InvenSense Inc. is the leading provider of MotionTracking™ sensor system on chip (SoC) and Sound solutions for consumer electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, wearables, gaming devices, optical image stabilization, and remote controls for Smart TVs.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$252.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.62
EBIT ($mm)
$25.03
Net Income ($mm)
$6.12
Employees
476
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