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closed 3/18/2015 via PR Newswire

One Call Now, acquired cNotify

synopsis: One Call Now, America's largest message notification provider, has acquired cNotify, the business notification and automated messaging service provided by CBTS (Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions). cNotify is a Hosted Messaging Service that provides real time, "on-demand" outbound communications to a large number of people.
buyer: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously. "
target parent: Cincinnati Bell, Inc.
target: cNotify
cNotify is a Hosted Messaging Service that provides real time, "on-demand" outbound communications to a large number of people. cNotify combines the uses of phone call, email, text message, pager, and fax to ensure that users will receive the critical messages.
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closed 6/12/2014 via PR Newswire

CLX Networks, acquired Voltari Corporation

synopsis: CLX Networks, the global leader in enterprise messaging and awarded Europe's fastest large company revenue grower of the year, is proud to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Voltari's messaging business in North America.
buyer: CLX Networks (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX is a market-leading enabler of mobile enterprise communications. With its cloud-based API and an unparalleled lineup of mobile operator relationships globally, CLX enables enterprises direct and efficient access to more than six billion mobile subscribers worldwide. "
target: Voltari Corporation (VLTC:$10.88)
Voltari is a digital advertising company. Voltari's messaging business includes direct operator connections in both the USA and Canada.
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closed 8/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Comverse, Inc., acquired Acision

synopsis: Comverse, Inc, a global leader in digital services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Acision, a privately-held leader in secure mobile messaging and engagement services, based in Reading, United Kingdom.
buyer: Comverse, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Comverse is a leading global provider of telecom business solutions that enable communication service provider success in the hyper-connected world through service innovation and smart monetization. The company's proven and innovative product portfolio includes BSS, and Digital Services. "
target: Acision
Acision connects the world by powering relevant, seamless mobile engagement services that interoperate across all IP platforms and enrich the user experience creating value and new communication opportunities for carriers, enterprises and consumers across the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$200 [$357]
rev ($mm)
$191
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 2/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Atlantic Bridge Ventures, acquired Acision

synopsis: Atlantic Bridge Ventures, a European multi-stage technology private equity fund, has led a consortium of private equity buyers in the acquisition of LogicaCMG's Telecoms Products business, for a cash consideration of GBP265m (EUR392m).
buyer: Atlantic Bridge Ventures
Atlantic Bridge is a multi-stage technology private equity fund, with offices in Dublin and London and focused on the telecoms infrastructure, semi conductor and software markets. Atlantic Bridge brings together one of the strongest technology investment teams in the market. "
target parent: LogicaCMG
target: Acision
Telecoms Products is the world's leading provider of converged mobile messaging solutions for text and multimedia messaging for 300 customers, who serve over 1 billion consumers worldwide. They also provide voice and video mail services and are a leading provider of intelligent payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$518
rev ($mm)
$29
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
17.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/31/2014 via PR Newswire

Garnero Group Acquisition Company, will acquire WISeKey

synopsis: Garnero Group Acquisition Company ("GGAC"), a blank check company, and WISeKey SA, an international mobile cybersecurity provider, announced that they have entered into definitive agreements whereby GGAC will acquire approximately 70% ownership stake in WISeKey from certain holders of WISeKey shares.
buyer: Garnero Group Acquisition Company
Garnero Group Acquisition Company (GGAC) is a Cayman Islands exempted company incorporated as a blank check company for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, and more. "
target: WISeKey (SIX:WIHN:$2.11)
WISeKey is an eSecurity company which offers its digital security solutions to a wide range of customers, governments, business and individual website hosts.
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announced 1/11/2011 via Market Wire

Integrated Mobile, Inc. will be merged with BroadSource, Inc.,

synopsis: BroadSource, Inc., the expert in telecom expense management technology and services, and Integrated Mobile (IMI) have announced that the two companies will merge. Integrated Mobile is the leading provider of managed mobility services with customers representing more than 25% of the Fortune 1000.
buyer: BroadSource, Inc.
BroadSource is known as the expert in telecom expense management technology and services, exclusively for companies with telecom expenses under $20 million annually. "
target: Integrated Mobile, Inc.
Integrated Mobile (IMI) is the leading provider of managed mobility services with customers representing more than 25% of the Fortune 1000. IMI offers a full suite of managed mobility solutions and services that deliver end-to-end management of the enterprise's entire wireless lifecycle.
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closed 11/4/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Sunset Brands, Inc., acquired Kaizen Communications

synopsis: Sunset Brands, Inc proudly announces its acquisition of Kaizen Communications, a mobile tech firm specializing in wireless messaging, distribution of mobile content and mobile campaign management.
buyer: Sunset Brands, Inc.
Sunset Brands, Inc. trades on the Pink Sheets under the symbol SSBN. "
target parent: NuMobile, Inc.
target: Kaizen Communications
Kaizen Communications, Inc. is a technology company specializing in mobile commerce, specifically as an application provider in the SMS/MMS/IVR (texting, video, multi-media, interactive voice response) equation.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired TextAnywhere

synopsis: Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of TextAnywhere from Stericycle Inc. TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: TextAnywhere
TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired HSL Mobile

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Norway's leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has acquired HSL Mobile, a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Artilium Plc, acquired interactive digital media GmbH

synopsis: Belgian telecoms service provider Artilium announced it has acquired Interactive Digital Media (IDM), a Germany-based provider of cloud communications services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
buyer: Artilium Plc (AIM:ARTA:$12.84)
Artilium is a leading Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) through its own state of the art Cloud platform. They provide a fully branded mobile offering complete with sim cards and a control panel. "
target: interactive digital media GmbH
Interactive Digital Media GmbH (IDM) specializes in worldwide SMS transmission, mobile and telecommunication services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
price ($mm)
$4.25
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Simple SMS Group

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the Austrian mobile messaging companies Simple SMS GmbH and Simple SMS Wholesale GmbH (together Simple SMS Group). Simple SMS Group offers secure SMS messaging whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Simple SMS Group
Based in Austria, Simple SMS Group is a specialist in web based platform & services for a huge range of professional mobile messaging for business customers. Simple SMS offers simple, fast and secure SMS messaging solutions for their users, whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
price ($mm)
$2.37
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
announced 12/13/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will purchase Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in Europe, will acquire Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG, a software company that develops products for telecom and marketing services. Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland that provides services to more than 175 countries.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Horisen AG
Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland with a strong footprint delivering services to more than 175 countries globally. Horisen Messaging is a part of Horisen, a software company specialized in developing products for telecom and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
5.0x
announced 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

MessageMedia, will acquire MessageNet Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Salmat announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell MessageNet, the Salmat Group's SMS business, to MessageMedia. As a market leader for trusted & reliable Enterprise SMS Communications since 1995, MessageNet provides cost effective, business critical, mobile messaging solutions to organizations across all industries and sectors.
buyer: MessageMedia
MessageMedia is Australia's largest business mobile messaging service provider. Through its reliable and innovative IT solutions and award-winning customer service, MessageMedia helps businesses of all sizes deliver business efficiencies, improve customer engagement and increase revenue. "
target parent: Salmat Ltd.
target: MessageNet Pty Ltd.
MessageNet has been a market leader for trusted & reliable Enterprise SMS Communications since 1995. Organizations across all industries and sectors rely on MessageNet to provide cost effective, business critical, mobile messaging solutions.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, acquired Esendex Limited

synopsis: HgCapital has acquired Nottingham-based messaging services business Esendex from Darwin Private Equity. Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve service, and communicate in a crisis.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Darwin Private Equity LLP
target: Esendex Limited
Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve customer service, communicate in a crisis and reduce operating costs.
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closed 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Modica Group, acquired Run The Red Ltd

synopsis: Pushpay Holdings, the mobile payments app developer, sold its Run The Red business, a personalised text messaging service for businesses to Modica Group.
buyer: Modica Group
Modica delivers Mobile and Internet Infrastructure services via Software and Platform as a Service (SaaS/PaaS) to help our clients talk to their customers using the Internet, and mobile channels for marketing and communications. "
target parent: Pushpay Limited
target: Run The Red Ltd
Run The Red business is a personalised text messaging service for businesses. Run The Red manages hundreds of mission critical messaging services for clients in the Telco, IT, Finance, Government, Health & Education, Media and Entertainment sectors.
price ($mm)
$3.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 6/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

Pushpay Limited, acquired Run The Red Ltd

synopsis: PushPay Holdings Ltd., an emerging player in mobile payment services, has confirmed the purchase of the business assets of Run the Red Limited for an amount that is yet to be disclosed. Run the Red Limited is a market leader in delivering targeted text messaging solutions locally and globally.
buyer: Pushpay Limited (NZSE:PPH:$111.73)
Pushpay is the innovative, secure, new solution for mobile payments. It's designed for two simple purposes: to help organisations improve their business, and simplify everyday payments for anyone with a smartphone. Users can load their debit or credit card once, and make payments with ease. "
target: Run The Red Ltd
Run The Red is a 12 year old company which integrates text messaging with core business applications using a high quality SMS Gateway and delivers over 150 million targeted text messages per year.
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closed 7/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Darwin Private Equity LLP, acquired Esendex Limited

synopsis: Darwin Private Equity has completed the management buyout of Esendex. Esendex is a leading provider of mission-critical application-to-person SMS services to businesses. Its services are used by businesses around the world to improve customer service, communicate with employees, increase operational efficiency and generate sales.
buyer: Darwin Private Equity LLP
Darwin is a private equity firm which invests in UK-based businesses worth up to £100 million, working in partnership with management teams to help them unlock the potential of their business. "
target: Esendex Limited
Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve customer service, communicate in a crisis and reduce operating costs.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 2/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Afilias Limited, acquired dotMobi

synopsis: Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and the registry operator for .INFO, announced that it has acquired mTLD Top-Level Domain Ltd., the sponsoring organization and registry operator for the .mobi top-level domain.
buyer: Afilias Limited
Afilias is a global provider of Internet infrastructure services that connect people to their data. Afilias’ reliable, secure, scalable, and globally available technology supports a wide range of applications including Internet domain registry services to over 15 million domain names. "
target: dotMobi
dotMobi (the informal name of mTLD Top Level Domain Ltd.), is leading the growth of internet use from mobile phones with the .mobi domain name. Unique among domain name providers, dotMobi ensures that services and sites developed around .mobi are optimized for use by mobile devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2007 via

Mach Sarl, acquired Cibernet

synopsis: MACH, the leading global clearing and settlement partner for mobile based transactions, has announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire CB Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Cibernet; a leading mobile roaming, clearing and business solutions provider.
buyer: Mach Sarl
MACH is the leading global clearing and settlement partner for mobile based transactions. MACH helps telecommunications companies and enterprises across the world to secure and develop existing and new revenue streams. "
target: Cibernet
Cibernet provides clearing and settlement services globally to more then 250 operators, through its state-of-the-art One1Clear™ platform, assuring mobile operators roaming revenues with an integrated end-to-end service.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2014 via PR Newswire

CallFire, acquired FireText Communications Ltd

synopsis: CallFire, Inc., the cloud-based text and voice platform that helps organizations communicate with their target audiences, announced the acquisition of FireText, a UK-based company offering powerful SMS marketing tools to reach and engage with customers. The acquisition will expand CallFire into the European market.
buyer: CallFire
CallFire provides phone and text services to help organizations efficiently communicate with customers, prospects and other constituents through its CallFire and EzTexting brands. The CallFire self-serve platform is intuitive enough for the smallest organization, yet robust enough for Fortune 500. "
target: FireText Communications Ltd
FireText is a leading provider of SMS marketing in the UK. Their powerful web-based platform was launched in 2010 to offer the most powerful text marketing platform for businesses of all sizes. The simple-yet-powerful online platform allows you to send & schedule SMS text messages within seconds.
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closed 3/18/2015 via PR Newswire

One Call Now, acquired cNotify

synopsis: One Call Now, America's largest message notification provider, has acquired cNotify, the business notification and automated messaging service provided by CBTS (Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions). cNotify is a Hosted Messaging Service that provides real time, "on-demand" outbound communications to a large number of people.
buyer: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously. "
target parent: Cincinnati Bell, Inc.
target: cNotify
cNotify is a Hosted Messaging Service that provides real time, "on-demand" outbound communications to a large number of people. cNotify combines the uses of phone call, email, text message, pager, and fax to ensure that users will receive the critical messages.
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closed 8/24/2015 via PR Newswire

Send Word Now, acquired One Call Now

synopsis: Send Word Now, a global leader of enterprise communications, including emergency notification and mobile collaboration, has acquired One Call Now, a leading provider of notification services to SMB, education, non-profit and property management markets. One Call Now is used by thousands of organizations to distribute emergency and routine messages.
buyer: Send Word Now
Send Word Now is the leading worldwide provider of critical communications solutions. Their easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification, enterprise collaboration and mobile applications are used by organizations worldwide to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most."
target: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously.
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closed 3/18/2015 via PR Newswire

One Call Now, acquired cNotify

synopsis: One Call Now, America's largest message notification provider, has acquired cNotify, the business notification and automated messaging service provided by CBTS (Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions). cNotify is a Hosted Messaging Service that provides real time, "on-demand" outbound communications to a large number of people.
buyer: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously. "
target parent: Cincinnati Bell, Inc.
target: cNotify
cNotify is a Hosted Messaging Service that provides real time, "on-demand" outbound communications to a large number of people. cNotify combines the uses of phone call, email, text message, pager, and fax to ensure that users will receive the critical messages.
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closed 2/5/2015 via PR Newswire

One Call Now, acquired Safeguard Communications (UK) Limited

synopsis: One Call Now, America's largest message notification provider, announced it has acquired Safeguard Communications (UK) Ltd., a leader in crisis communications and business continuity message notification services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously. "
target: Safeguard Communications (UK) Limited
Safeguard Communications provides clients with practical and workable resilient communication solutions that are tailored to their exact needs and work in partnership with them to deliver mobile messaging, automated notification and crisis communication projects.
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closed 8/24/2015 via PR Newswire

Send Word Now, acquired One Call Now

synopsis: Send Word Now, a global leader of enterprise communications, including emergency notification and mobile collaboration, has acquired One Call Now, a leading provider of notification services to SMB, education, non-profit and property management markets. One Call Now is used by thousands of organizations to distribute emergency and routine messages.
buyer: Send Word Now
Send Word Now is the leading worldwide provider of critical communications solutions. Their easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification, enterprise collaboration and mobile applications are used by organizations worldwide to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most."
target: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/15/2015 via BusinessWire

Veritas Capital Partners, acquired Emergency Communications Network, Inc.

synopsis: Veritas Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that an affiliate of Veritas has acquired Emergency Communications Network (ECN), a national provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) -based unified critical communications, from The Riverside Company.
buyer: Veritas Capital Partners
Veritas Capital is a private equity firm specializing in investments in leveraged recapitalizations, buyouts, and growth capital investments. The firm seeks to invest in companies involved in technology and outsourcing services to the government. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Emergency Communications Network, Inc.
Emergency Communications Network Inc. is a Florida company that delivers critical, time-sensitive communications to people on behalf of government entities and schools. Its offerings include CodeRED, CodeRED Weather Warning, CodeED, and CheckUp Call.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/14/2014 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, will acquire SchoolMessenger

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven communication services, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Reliance Holding, Inc. d/b/a SchoolMessenger, a leading provider of notification and mobile communication solutions for the K-12 education market.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: SchoolMessenger
Reliance Communications, through its SchoolMessenger brand, is a provider of on-demand notification solutions for the education market. The company is counted on by school districts and other institutions to keep parents, staff and students informed in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
price ($mm)
$77
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/6/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired Emergency Communications Network, Inc.

synopsis: The Riverside Co. has acquired Emergency Communications Network ("ECN"). Using its automated software and telephone services, ECN delivers messages to citizens or predetermined groups in specific geographic areas to communicate about weather, missing persons and other vital information.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth. "
target: Emergency Communications Network, Inc.
Emergency Communications Network Inc. is a Florida company that delivers critical, time-sensitive communications to people on behalf of government entities and schools. Its offerings include CodeRED, CodeRED Weather Warning, CodeED, and CheckUp Call.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/25/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Technology Crossover Ventures, acquired Rave Mobile Safety

synopsis: Rave Mobile Safety, the leading critical communication and data platform, was bought by Technology Crossover Ventures, a capital provider to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry.
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Technology Crossover Ventures provides capital to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry. TCV has invested over $11 billion in leading technology companies and has helped guide CEOs through more than 120 IPOs and strategic acquisitions. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management
target: Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety provides the leading critical communication and data platform trusted to help save lives. Used by leading education and healthcare institutions, enterprises and state and local public safety agencies, the award-winning Rave platform protects millions of individuals.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/13/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired ParentLink

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. has acquired ParentLink, uniting two of the leading providers of K-12 communications. The combination will create a powerful approach to K-12 community engagement intended to increase parent involvement and improve student success. ParentLink gives schools a proven, easy-to-use tool that gets information to the people who need it.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company and is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models. They partner with higher education, K-12, corporate organizations, and government agencies around the world. "
target parent: Parlant Technology, Inc.
target: ParentLink
ParentLink is a system that provides a powerful communication platform to meet the unique needs of a school district. From emergency messaging, to custom messages, language translation, and surveys, ParentLink gives schools a proven, easy-to-use tool that gets information to the people who need it.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Sensity, acquired Eucetus

synopsis: Sensity Systems Inc., provider of a leading Internet of Things platform for Smart Cities, announced it has acquired Eutecus, an embedded software and configurable processor solutions provider for critical video and multi-sensory analytics systems.
buyer: Sensity
Sensity Systems uses energy-efficient LED lighting as the foundation for its IoT platform for Smart Cities. The company enables light owners to capitalize on the LED conversion process by embedding networking technology within both retrofit and new LED luminaires. "
target: Eucetus
Eutecus, Inc. develops and licenses embedded software and configurable coprocessors that enables the design of intelligent cameras, radars and other smart sensing devices. Their products include surveillance, traffic monitoring, building security and more.
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TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology. TCS infrastructure forms the foundation for market leading solutions in E9-1-1, text messaging, commercial location and deployable wireless communications.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$300.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$33.24
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
1009
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Ticker: AIM:ARTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Artilium Plc
Artilium Plc
Artilium is a demonstrated leader in the development of next generation communication technologies. Artilium's strategy focuses on supporting its customers to successfully grow their business by providing flexible, cost effective and innovative solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
73
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Ticker: OTCPK:KTEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KonaTel
KonaTel
KonaTel provides cellular products and services in various retail and wholesale markets in the United States. The company provides innovative mobile options, competitive prices, wireless invoice analysis & optimization, and outstanding support that empowers clients to expand their business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: MEDL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc. is an American mobile application developer and mobile marketing firm based in Fountain Valley, California. The company designs, develops and markets mobile applications (apps) for iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad and Android.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$2.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
27
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Ticker: MCVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MacroSolve, Inc.
MacroSolve, Inc. is a pioneer in delivering mobile apps technologies and holds patent #7,822,816 a platform technology that is foundational to the mobile app marketplace. It monetizes its IP portfolio through licensing and patent enforcement in the mobile app market development space.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22
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Ticker: TSE:4323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1973, Japan System Techniques Co., Ltd. (JAST) is a Japanese software development company. Through their subsidiaries the company provides services for system development, web development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$148.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.49
EBIT ($mm)
$8.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.12
Employees
920
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Ticker: XTRA:CLIQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital is a global interactive media specialists company. It creates interactive entertainment solutions that it distributes to consumers across television, the internet and mobile devices, allowing them and their partners access to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$81.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.78
EBIT ($mm)
$5.55
Net Income ($mm)
$3.57
Employees
100
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Ticker: BTZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitzio, Inc.
Bitzio, Inc.
Bitzio is a leading mobile media and app development company focused on connecting fans of large entertainment and sports properties with the players, celebrities and teams they love. Powering these apps is the Bitzio Engine, which captures valuable user data and drives increased user monetization.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce Inc. is a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions. Through their wholly owned subsidiaries, they provide online merchants and leading brands with complete solutions for successfully conducting business with customers anytime, anywhere and on any device.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
69
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Ticker: TSE:3823
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acrodea, Inc.
Acrodea, Inc.
Acrodea provides services and solutions that target smartphones and other mobile devices. They offer service platform provisioning and provide solutions that support software conceptualization, design, and sales for mobile telecom carriers, mobile handset manufacturers, content providers, etc.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
83
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Ticker: BSE:532944
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OnMobile Global Limited
OnMobile Global Limited
OnMobile is a leading provider of mobile life solutions. With a Billion plus users every month across the globe, their Mobile solutions help people access information & entertainment, connect with others, their passions and express themselves.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$90.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.55
EBIT ($mm)
$1.20
Net Income ($mm)
$1.33
Employees
905
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Ticker: JCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,261.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$475.65
EBIT ($mm)
$268.73
Net Income ($mm)
$146.38
Employees
2587
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Ticker: EGHT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. provides secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions. 8x8's cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible SaaS alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$352.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($90.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1497
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Ticker: EVBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everbridge
Everbridge
Everbridge, Inc. is a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications that enable customers to automate and accelerate the process of keeping people safe and businesses running during critical events.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$171.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($32.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($40.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
787
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