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closed 5/5/2014 via Market Wire

Applause, acquired Testhub

synopsis: Software testing leader uTest rebranded as Applause and announced its entry into the EU market by acquiring top German crowdtesting company, Testhub, which will become the European headquarters for Applause operations. As part of the acquisition, Berlin Technologie Holding becomes a strategic investor in Applause EU.
buyer: Applause
Launched in 2008 as uTest, Applause enables companies to deliver digital experiences-- from web to mobile and beyond. By combining in-the-wild testing services, software tools and analytics, it helps companies achieve the 360° app quality they need to thrive in the modern apps economy. "
target: Testhub
Testhub is an expert in crowd-based software testing. With the help of the Crowd intelligence websites, e-commerce shops, mobile applications (apps) as well as additional software products can be tested under real conditions by a multitude of real testers and their devices.
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closed 3/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Computer Task Group Inc., acquired StarDust

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

Acronis Inc., acquired T-Soft Ltd.

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

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

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

Saksoft Limited, acquired 360Logica.com

synopsis: Saksoft, the information management specialist company, in a filing to the BSE, said it has acquired a 51% ownership stake in 360Logica Testing Services Private Limited, a leading offshore software testing company. The company provides independent testing services and QA consulting through dedicated offshore teams and onsite experts.
buyer: Saksoft Limited (NSEI:SAKSOFT:$41.94)
Saksoft is a leading provider of Information Management solutions to successful organizations around the world. They deliver success by helping clients to consolidate, organize and manage the vast volumes of data they collect. "
target: 360Logica.com
360logica is a leading offshore software testing company. Based in premier locations in India and the United States, 360logica provides independent testing services and QA consulting through dedicated offshore teams and onsite experts.
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closed 9/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Computer Sciences Corporation, acquired AppLabs Technologies

synopsis: Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) announced that it has acquired AppLabs Technologies Private Limited, the world’s largest pure-play software testing and quality management service provider. The acquisition vaults CSC into a leadership role in providing application testing services in the high growth discrete testing market.
buyer: Computer Sciences Corporation (DXC:$18,892.00)
Computer Sciences Corporation is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: AppLabs Technologies
AppLabs Technologies is the world's largest software testing and quality management company. It provides both quality assurance and third-party validation through a combination of consulting, outsourcing, offshore and specialist services.
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announced 10/27/2005 via PR Newswire

AppLabs Technologies will be merged with VisualSoft Technologies,

synopsis: AppLabs Technologies, a specialist in testing, development and certification solutions; eSolutions, and VisualSoft Technologies, a software solution provider operating in the areas of outsourced product development and advanced technology solutions, announced today that the three companies plan to merge together.
buyer: VisualSoft Technologies
VisualSoft Technologies is a leading software solution company providing end to end solutions covering the full life cycle of software development. "
target: AppLabs Technologies
AppLabs Technologies is a global IT services company specializing in software testing and development, with an emphasis on quality assurance, performance, certification and hardware testing.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Testronic Laboratories Limited, acquired Whyttest SRL

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

GlobalStep, acquired Testology

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

Keywords Studios, acquired Enzyme Testing Labs Inc.

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the world’s leading technical services provider to the global video games industry, announced that it has acquired Enzyme Testing Labs. Based in St-Jerome, Quebec and with offices in Montreal and in Kawasaki, Enzyme’s strengths are in functional QA and localisation testing of video games for leading game publishers and developers.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$421.54)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: Enzyme Testing Labs Inc.
Enzyme is a privately held, North-American based company, focused on video game Quality Assurance (QA). The organization has over ten years of experience in video game QA testing with offices in St-Jerome - Quebec, Montreal - Quebec and Kawasaki - Japan.
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announced 8/22/2012 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Pole To Win Co., Ltd announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the worldwide Interactive Entertainment division of e4e Inc. Interactive Entertainment is the premier service partner to the games industry. They work with leading developers and publishers across Console, PC, Mac, Social Gaming, Casual Gaming and Mobile Applications.
buyer: Pole To Win Co., Ltd. (TSE:3657:$208.93)
Pole To Win, a subsidiary of Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc., was established in 1994 in Japan covering a range of services over the past 18 years, primarily testing and localizing entertainment software. "
seller: e4e Inc.
e4e is an IT Enabled Services and Business Process Outsourcing Company with proven experience in delivering business value through cost reduction, process re-engineering and most importantly through enhanced service quality and superior customer experience in the existing and new markets.
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announced 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Northedge Capital Partners, will acquire Catalis SE

synopsis: Catalis Group, a UK video game firm that's composed of; Testronic, a provider of quality assurance services, Kuju, a company that creates top-rated games, and Curve Digital, an award-winning digital games publisher, will be acquired by NorthEdge, a UK a private equity firm focused on lower mid-market buy-out and development capital transactions.
buyer: Northedge Capital Partners
Headquartered in the UK, NorthEdge manages £650m of private equity funds aimed at lower mid-market buy-out and development capital transactions. They are looking to invest in like-minded businesses who have real ambition and the potential to shape global markets from the regional powerhouses. "
target: Catalis SE (DB:XAE2:$29.89)
Catalis Group is a UK video game firm that covers every aspect of game testing, development and publishing. It’s composed of 3 companies; Testronic, a provider of quality assurance services, Kuju, a company that creates top-rated games, and Curve Digital, an award-winning digital games publisher.
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$109
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announced 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, will acquire VMC Consulting Corporation

synopsis: Technical services provider Keywords Studios is set to buy QA and customer support provider VMC from owner Volt Information Sciences. VMC provides functional testing, customer support and localization services both in and outside of the games industry.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$421.54)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. They provide integrated art production, localization, testing, audio, player support and engineering services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to blue chip clients in over 18 countries. "
target parent: Volt Information Sciences, Inc.
target: VMC Consulting Corporation
VMC combines technical expertise and vigilant dedication to deliver unmatched development, QA, localization, and technical support services. VMC serves as a seamless extension of their client's team to improve product quality, accelerate productivity, and maximize customer satisfaction.
price ($mm)
$66
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announced 9/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Altran announced that it will acquire GlobalEdge Software Limited, an India-based product engineering company specialized in embedded software solutions and IoT Solutions. GlobalEdge Software serves mostly the Semiconductor, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Telecom, IoT and Industrial sectors.
buyer: Altran Technologies S.A. (ENXTPA:ALT:$2,646.51)
As a global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), Altran offers its clients a new way to innovate. The Group has provided its expertise to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecom sectors, among others. "
target: Global Edge Software Limited
GlobalEdge Software is an embedded product engineering and testing services company working in the Semiconductor, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Telecom, IoT and Industrial sectors. With a portfolio of products, middleware solutions and test automation frameworks, they give a time-to-market edge.
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closed 1/17/2017 via Market Wire

LogiGear Corporation, acquired True North Service, Inc.

synopsis: LogiGear, a world leader in software testing solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of True North Service (TNS), a provider of contract staffing and software testing services to technology companies.
buyer: LogiGear Corporation
LogiGear Corporation provides leading-edge software testing technologies and expertise, along with software development services that enable companies to accelerate business growth while having confidence in the software they deliver. "
target: True North Service, Inc.
True North Service (TNS) is a provider of contract staffing and software testing services to technology companies. TNS was established in Seattle in 2007 as a mobile content certification house testing games and apps for developers, operators, and storefronts before TNS expanded its services.
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announced 1/27/2016 via Reuters

VERISERVE Corporation, will acquire GIOT Corporation

synopsis: Verserve Corporation will acquire additional shares in GIOT Corporation to raise its stake in the company to 96.51 percent. GIOT Corporation offers inter-operability verification services of IT equipment. GIOT provides smart phone test and certification, technical support, and call center services.
buyer parent: Sumitomo Corporation
buyer: VERISERVE Corporation (TSE:3724:$53.71)
VeriServe is a quality verification service provider for IT related products. It has specialties in both Embedded area (such as mobile phones, car navigation systems, audio-visual products, etc) and Enterprise IT systems area. "
target: GIOT Corporation
GIOT Corporation, based in Japan, offers Internet of Things (IoT) interoperability testing.
price ($mm)
$0.44*
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$2
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0.3x
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closed 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

DXC Technology Company, acquired Luxoft

synopsis: DXC Technology, the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, has acquired Luxoft, a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies.
buyer: DXC Technology Company (DXC:$18,892.00)
DXC Technology is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. "
target: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Based in Switzerland, Luxoft is a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies. Its offerings encompass strategic consulting, custom software development services, and digital solution engineering.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,067 [$1,978]
rev ($mm)
$911
EBITDA ($mm)
$98
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2.2x
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20.1x
closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Compose, Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced the acquisition of San Mateo, CA-based Compose, Inc. The company is a privately held company that provides MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, and other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings targeted at web and mobile app developers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$75,030.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Compose, Inc.
Compose offers auto-scaling, production-ready databases to help software development teams deploy data services quickly and easily. Compose currently supports five popular open source databases including MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB.
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closed 5/5/2014 via Market Wire

Applause, acquired Testhub

synopsis: Software testing leader uTest rebranded as Applause and announced its entry into the EU market by acquiring top German crowdtesting company, Testhub, which will become the European headquarters for Applause operations. As part of the acquisition, Berlin Technologie Holding becomes a strategic investor in Applause EU.
buyer: Applause
Launched in 2008 as uTest, Applause enables companies to deliver digital experiences-- from web to mobile and beyond. By combining in-the-wild testing services, software tools and analytics, it helps companies achieve the 360° app quality they need to thrive in the modern apps economy. "
target: Testhub
Testhub is an expert in crowd-based software testing. With the help of the Crowd intelligence websites, e-commerce shops, mobile applications (apps) as well as additional software products can be tested under real conditions by a multitude of real testers and their devices.
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announced 8/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Applause

synopsis: Applause, the global leader in digital experience quality, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses. Applause ensures software quality for websites, mobile apps, IoT products and in-store interactions.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
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: Applause
Applause empowers the world’s leading digital brands to deliver flawless digital experiences to their customers on any device, in every location. Applause ensures software quality for websites, mobile apps, IoT products and in-store interactions through its technology platform and global community.
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closed 5/5/2014 via Market Wire

Applause, acquired Testhub

synopsis: Software testing leader uTest rebranded as Applause and announced its entry into the EU market by acquiring top German crowdtesting company, Testhub, which will become the European headquarters for Applause operations. As part of the acquisition, Berlin Technologie Holding becomes a strategic investor in Applause EU.
buyer: Applause
Launched in 2008 as uTest, Applause enables companies to deliver digital experiences-- from web to mobile and beyond. By combining in-the-wild testing services, software tools and analytics, it helps companies achieve the 360° app quality they need to thrive in the modern apps economy. "
target: Testhub
Testhub is an expert in crowd-based software testing. With the help of the Crowd intelligence websites, e-commerce shops, mobile applications (apps) as well as additional software products can be tested under real conditions by a multitude of real testers and their devices.
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closed 8/15/2012 via Market Wire

uTest, Inc, acquired Apphance

synopsis: uTest, the world's leading provider of in-the-wild software testing services, announced it has acquired mobile app quality tools company, Apphance, from its parent company, Polidea. uTest acquires all intellectual property related to Apphance as well as engineering talent.
buyer: uTest, Inc
uTest provides in-the-wild testing services that span the entire software development lifecycle – including functional, security, load, localization and usability testing. They put web, mobile and desktop applications through their paces by testing on real devices under real-world conditions. "
target parent: Polidea
target: Apphance
Apphance is a mobile app quality tool that enables mobile developers to know how their apps are working across a wide range of devices, carriers, OS versions and more.
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announced 8/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Applause

synopsis: Applause, the global leader in digital experience quality, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses. Applause ensures software quality for websites, mobile apps, IoT products and in-store interactions.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
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: Applause
Applause empowers the world’s leading digital brands to deliver flawless digital experiences to their customers on any device, in every location. Applause ensures software quality for websites, mobile apps, IoT products and in-store interactions through its technology platform and global community.
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closed 2/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Alithya, acquired Askida

synopsis: Alithya Group inc., a leader in digital strategy and transformation in North America, has acquired Askida, a Canadian firm specializing in software quality assurance and application development. Askida offers custom software development services for web apps, legacy systems, open-source software, and commercial software.
buyer: Alithya (TSX:ALYA:$203.78)
Alithya is a leader in digital strategy and transformation in North America. Alithya's integrated offering is based on four pillars of expertise: business strategy, application services, enterprise solutions, and data and analytics. "
target: Askida
Askida is a Canadian firm specializing in software quality assurance and application development. Askida creates, improves and tests applications for their clients. The firm offers custom software development services for web apps, legacy systems, open-source software, and commercial software.
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$12
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$10
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announced 10/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

GSS Infotech, will acquire Nexii Labs Inc.

synopsis: GSS Infotech Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyderabad headquartered GSS Infotech Ltd, has signed the Share Purchase Agreement for acquiring 100% shares of Nexii Labs Inc. Nexii Labs is a global IT services company headquartered in USA with R&D center in India.
buyer: GSS Infotech
Founded in 1999 GSS Infotech is a pioneer in applying innovative, technology-based solutions to common business problems. They help organizations leverage the power of Virtualization, "The Cloud" and outsourced models of technology services delivery. "
target: Nexii Labs Inc.
Nexii Labs is a global IT services company headquartered in USA with R&D center in India. Nexii Labs is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2008 certified organization that offers application development, quality assurance, mobility solutions, cloud services, managed services, and technical support.
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closed 8/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

FogChain, acquired Quilmont Solutions

synopsis: FogChain, an end-to-end software development life cycle and quality assurance solutions provider, has acquired Quilmont Solutions, a profitable software development technology and solutions provider specializing in automated testing, Continuous Integration and Deployment, mobile and website development, and software quality assurance.
buyer: FogChain (CNSX:FOG:$0.00)
FogChain is a fully integrated, end-to-end software development life cycle (SDLC) and quality assurance solutions provider. FogChain’s suite of services and technology provides application development at scale with greater speed, efficiency and at a lower cost. "
target: Quilmont Solutions
Quilmont Solutions is a software development solutions provider specializing in automated testing, Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD), mobile and website development, and software quality assurance.
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$2.00
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announced 4/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

WirTek A/S, will acquire Software-Pro A/S

synopsis: Wirtek A/S has entered into an agreement to purchase Software-Pro A/S, a Danish software testing and quality assurance company. Software-Pro helps customers test software to implement changes that lead to improved productivity, quality and predictability.
buyer: WirTek A/S (CPSE:WIRTEK:$2.14)
Wirtek A/S is a Danish IT consulting services company with strong competencies in the outsourcing of software development and product testing services. Their competencies include web-based solutions and portals, mobile solutions as well as embedded systems. "
target: Software-Pro A/S
Software-Pro is a Danish IT consultancy that helps customers test software to implement changes that lead to improved productivity, quality and predictability. Software-Pro provides advice, staffing and education within software testing and quality assurance.
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closed 1/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

ANECON merged with Nagarro, Inc.,

synopsis: ANECON GmbH, a Vienna, Austria-based software company, has merged with Nagarro, a provider of technology services for digital disruption. ANECON is an experienced consultant and implementation-oriented software and IT services provider. Their methodical advice and implementation power differentiate them from other software service providers.
buyer parent: Allgeier Holding AG
buyer: Nagarro, Inc.
Nagarro provides technology services for digital disruption to both industry leaders and challengers. Nagarro combines design, digital and data to help their clients outperform the competition. "
target: ANECON
Based in Austria, ANECON is an experienced consultant and implementation-oriented software and IT services provider. Characterized by methodical advice and implementation power, they offer DevOps, Software testing, software consulting services and more.
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$19
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closed 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

ECS Digital Limited, acquired QAWorks Limited

synopsis: London-based ECS Digital has acquired QAWorks, the UK’s leading technical software testing organisation. QAWorks is recognised in the industry as the home of the Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET). QAWorks helps teams improve their engineering practices, including Continuous Testing, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
buyer parent: ECS Group
buyer: ECS Digital Limited
ECS Digital is a leader in automation and digital transformation based out of London, Singapore, and the US. They help enterprises deliver software and software related services faster and at a lower cost through the adoption of DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices. "
target: QAWorks Limited
Founded in 2000, QAWorks is one of the longest- established software testing companies in the UK. Working with developers, QAWorks helps teams improve their engineering practices, including Continuous Testing, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
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closed 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

DXC Technology Company, acquired Luxoft

synopsis: DXC Technology, the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, has acquired Luxoft, a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies.
buyer: DXC Technology Company (DXC:$18,892.00)
DXC Technology is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. "
target: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Based in Switzerland, Luxoft is a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies. Its offerings encompass strategic consulting, custom software development services, and digital solution engineering.
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$2,067 [$1,978]
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$911
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$98
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20.1x
announced 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Northedge Capital Partners, will acquire Catalis SE

synopsis: Catalis Group, a UK video game firm that's composed of; Testronic, a provider of quality assurance services, Kuju, a company that creates top-rated games, and Curve Digital, an award-winning digital games publisher, will be acquired by NorthEdge, a UK a private equity firm focused on lower mid-market buy-out and development capital transactions.
buyer: Northedge Capital Partners
Headquartered in the UK, NorthEdge manages £650m of private equity funds aimed at lower mid-market buy-out and development capital transactions. They are looking to invest in like-minded businesses who have real ambition and the potential to shape global markets from the regional powerhouses. "
target: Catalis SE (DB:XAE2:$29.89)
Catalis Group is a UK video game firm that covers every aspect of game testing, development and publishing. It’s composed of 3 companies; Testronic, a provider of quality assurance services, Kuju, a company that creates top-rated games, and Curve Digital, an award-winning digital games publisher.
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closed 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Dept Agency, acquired Factor-a

synopsis: factor-a, pioneer and one of the world’s leading Amazon agencies joins digital agency Dept. Cologne-based factor-a helps international brands in increasing their success on the Amazon platform. Factor-a provides manufacturers and brands with the decisive advantage for more sales on Amazon by combining intelligent software with agency performance.
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international network of leading digital agencies. From their offices across Europe and the US, 500 talented and experienced people combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier. "
target: Factor-a
Factor-a provides manufacturers and brands with the decisive advantage for more sales on Amazon by combining intelligent software with agency performance. factor-a is the result of strategic e-commerce consulting.
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announced 11/18/2020 via PR Web

The Planet Group, will acquire Interactive Business Systems

synopsis: The Planet Group, a leading provider of outsourced human capital and consulting solutions, will acquire Interactive Business Systems (IBS), a provider of flexible IT staffing and solutions. IBS offers services for IT staffing, application maintenance, Office 365/Sharepoint, QA/testing, and offshore consulting.
buyer parent: MidOcean Partners
buyer: The Planet Group
The Planet Group is a diversified professional services organization focused on providing high-value outsourced human capital solutions and niche consulting services to Fortune 500 and other leading clients in the fastest growing and most in-demand sectors. "
target: Interactive Business Systems
Interactive Business Systems (IBS) is a provider of flexible IT staffing and solutions. IBS provides customized services to all kinds of businesses. They offer services for IT staffing, application maintenance, Office 365/Sharepoint, QA and offshore consulting.
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closed 10/28/2020 via PR Web

10Pearls, LLC, acquired TCT Computing Group, Inc.

synopsis: 10Pearls, an end-to-end digital technology services company, has acquired TCT Computing Group, a boutique testing, quality assurance, and consulting services provider. The acquisition helps accelerate 10Pearls’ growth and bolster its end-to-end services, specifically around testing services, quality assurance, and automation.
buyer: 10Pearls, LLC
10Pearls is a global end-to-end digital technology services partner helping businesses leverage technology to scale and innovate. The company helps its customers digitalize their existing business, build innovative new products, and augment their existing teams with high performance team members. "
target: TCT Computing Group, Inc.
TCT provides consulting services focused on testing within the software and application lifecycle on specific functional or performance testing projects. TCT’s quality assurance center of excellence focuses on bringing enterprise-grade tools and best practices to enable faster production readiness.
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closed 10/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc., acquired NMi Certin, B.V.

synopsis: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners ("LLCP"), a global private equity firm, has acquired NMi Certin B.V. from First Dutch Innovations. NMi is the leading independent specialist for legal metrology testing and inspection services in Europe. NMi specializes in type approval & certification, verification & calibration and consultancy services.
buyer: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity firm that invests across various targeted sectors. LLCP utilizes a differentiated Structured Private Equity investment strategy, combining debt and equity capital investments in portfolio companies. "
target parent: First Dutch Innovations
target: NMi Certin, B.V.
NMi is the leading independent specialist for legal metrology testing and inspection services in Europe. NMi specializes in type approval & certification, verification & calibration and consultancy services covering a broad range of advice on complex regulations and accreditations.
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closed 9/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Smartiks, acquired Compello Analytics Consulting

synopsis: Smartiks, a Turkish software company that provides effective business solutions, software development, and consultancy services, has acquired Compello, a provider of IT consultancy and software development services in Turkey. Compello offers services for analytics, mobile application development, cloud solutions, and outsourced software testing.
buyer: Smartiks
Smartiks is a Turkish software company that provides effective business solutions, software development, and consultancy services. Smartiks offers solutions for Oracle Human Resources, Oracle Siebel CRM, Oracle Customer Experience, corporate software development, IoT, and more. "
target: Compello Analytics Consulting
Compello is a provider of information technology consultancy and software development services in Turkey. Compello offers services for analytics, mobile application development, cloud solutions, and outsourced software testing.
price ($mm)
$2.45
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closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

PodCo Media Networks, Inc., acquired Diecast Studios

synopsis: PodCo Media Networks™, Inc., a content publisher whose podcast offerings empower the voices of a new, diverse generation of business leaders, announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Diecast Studios. Diecast offered design and development services under one roof, combining the consistency of in-house with the resource array of an agency.
buyer: PodCo Media Networks, Inc.
PodCo Media Networks is the premier source for business-oriented podcasts that reflect a broad spectrum of voices and topics in today's fast-changing markets. The network is comprised of four leading podcasts- Confessions of a Marketer, The Innovation Podcast, Demystifying Data and My First Job. "
target: Diecast Studios
Chicago-based Diecast Studios offers design and development services under one roof, combining the consistency of in-house with the resource array of an agency.
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closed 8/21/2019 via PR Newswire

MINDBODY Inc., acquired Simplicity First Software Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: MINDBODY, the leading technology platform for the wellness industry, announced the acquisition of Simplicity First, a software consulting firm based in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Simplicity First, which had been a MINDBODY partner for several years, specializes in software development, quality assurance and project management.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MINDBODY Inc. (MB:$228.91)
MINDBODY Inc. is the leading technology platform for the wellness services industry. Local wellness entrepreneurs worldwide use MINDBODY's integrated software and payments platform to run, market and build their businesses. "
target: Simplicity First Software Pvt. Ltd.
Simplicity First is a software consulting firm based in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Simplicity First specializes in software development, quality assurance and project management.
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announced 7/10/2019 via PE Hub

Bridgepoint, will acquire QualiTest Group

synopsis: Bridgepoint has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Qualitest, a software testing and quality assurance company. Bridgepoint will replace Marlin Equity Partners as the majority owner of Qualitest. QualiTest Group is the world’s largest pure-play outsourced software testing and business assurance specialist with offices in the US, UK and India.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: QualiTest Group
QualiTest Group is the world’s largest pure-play outsourced software testing and business assurance specialist with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel and India.
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announced 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

TXT e-solutions SpA, will acquire Assioma.net

synopsis: TXT e-solutions S.p.A., signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Assioma.Net S.r.l. Assioma is an Italian specialist of software quality, with sophisticated know how matured with about thirty years experience and about 150 employees in Turin, Milan and Bari offices.
buyer: TXT e-solutions SpA (BIT:TXT:$75.33)
Founded in 1989, TXT e-solutions is an international, specialized provider of engineering software solutions for the aerospace, aviation, and automotive industries. TXT's software supports their clients in their mission, business-critical core processes, and product lifecycles. "
target: Assioma.net
Assioma is an Italian specialist of software quality, with sophisticated know how matured with about thirty years experience and about 150 employees in Turin, Milan and Bari offices.
price ($mm)
$7.65
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 8/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Siili Solutions, acquired VALA Group Oy

synopsis: Siili Solutions Corporation has acquired 60 per cent of the share capital of VALA Group Oy, a company specializing in software quality assurance and automation. VALA Group will continue to operate independently with its own brand.
buyer: Siili Solutions (HLSE:SIILI:$101.57)
Siili Solutions Oyj is a leading software integrator and digital service partner that provides the leading Finnish and global companies with technology-independent IT expert services covering their entire information systems. "
target: VALA Group Oy
VALA Group Oy is an international quality-based software quality assurance expert, software automation and software development established in Helsinki in 2008. The company’s significant industries include media, health technology, electronics and telecommunications.
price ($mm)
$8.40*
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
closed 6/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Trifork A/S, acquired TestHuset

synopsis: Trifork, a Denmark-based holding group of software companies, announced it acquired Danish IT company TestHuset A/S. TestHuset will continue as a separate company and an independent advisor for all its Danish clients by testing software solutions to help clients secure business value of their investments.
buyer: Trifork A/S
Based in Denmark, Trifork A/S is an innovative software development company focusing on Mobile, Agile and Cloud. It develops and delivers business critical IT systems for several sectors, with two overall segments: Trifork and Trifork Incuba. "
target: TestHuset
Based in Denmark, TestHuset provides testing software solutions that help companies secure the business value of their investments in new IT-solutions. They focus on being innovative so their consultants work to increase the quality of their clients in terms of job-solving, teaching and consulting.
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